Annotation

BA 892
Recorded: 1970-09
LC 0171
First released: 1971

Annotation last modified on 2015-03-01 16:13 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Oberon's Birthday: Symphony
6:51
2 Oberon's Birthday: Now the night is chas'd away (Attendant)
2:42
3 Oberon's Birthday: Let the fifes and the clarions (Attendants): Dance
2:08
4 Oberon's Birthday: When a cruel long winter (Phoebus)
2:48
5 Oberon's Birthday: Hail! great parent (Chorus)
2:18
6 Oberon's Birthday: Thus the ever grateful Spring (Spring)
2:47
7 Oberon's Birthday: Here's the Summer, sprightly, gay (Summer)
1:14
8 Oberon's Birthday: See, my many-coloured fields (Autumn)
3:04
9 Oberon's Birthday: Next, Winter comes slowly (Winter)
2:55
10 Oberon's Birthday: Hail! great parent (Chorus)
2:24
11 Night and Silence: Prelude: Come all ye youngsters of the sky (Fairy-Spirit)
2:31
12 Night and Silence: The Songsters: May the God of Wit inspire (Fairy-Spirits)
1:57
13 Night and Silence: Echo: Now join your warbling voices all (Chorus)
2:15
14 Night and Silence: Fill up the bowl, then (The Poet)
6:38
15 Night and Silence: See, even Night herself is here (Night)
5:22
16 Night and Silence: I am come to look all fast (Mystery)
0:43
17 Night and Silence: One charming might (Secrecy)
2:16
18 Night and Silence: Hush, no more (Sleep)
4:04
19 Night and Silence: Dance
1:30
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 The Sweet Passion: Overture
1:44
2 The Sweet Passion:
2:43
3 The Sweet Passion: The Plaint: O let me weep, for ever weep!
7:52
4 The Sweet Passion: Now the maids ans the man
3:42
5 The Sweet Passion: A Dance of Haymakers
0:56
6 The Sweet Passion: A thousand, thousand ways
3:06
7 The Sweet Passion: Hornpipe & Rondeau
2:33
8 Epithalamium: Symphony
1:25
9 Epithalamium: Hark! hark! the echoing air
2:30
10 Epithalamium: Sure the dull God of Marriage
2:27
11 Epithalamium: See, I obey
1:49
12 Epithalamium: Turn then thine eyes
1:10
13 Epithalamium: My torch indeed... They shall be as happy
2:57
14 Epithalamium: Chaconne
3:33
15 Epithalamium: They shall be as happy
0:53

Credits

CD 1

conductor:
Benjamin Britten (tracks 1–19)
orchestra:
English Chamber Orchestra (tracks 1–19)

CD 2

composer:
Henry Purcell (baroque composer) (1692) (track 3)
conductor:
Benjamin Britten (tracks 1–15)
orchestra:
English Chamber Orchestra (tracks 1–15)
performer:
soprano vocals:
Jennifer Vyvyan (track 3)
part of:
recording of: