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  • Audio CD (4 Feb. 2013)
  • Number of Discs: 8
  • Format: Box set
  • Label: EMI
  • ASIN: B00ACHXFL2
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
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Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. I. Lacrymosa (Andante ben misurato) - - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  2. II. Dies irae (Allegro con fuoco) - - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  3. III. Requiem aeternam (Andante molto tranquillo) - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  4. Dawn - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  5. Sunday Morning - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  6. Moonlight - Libor Pesek
  7. Storm - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  8. Passacaglia from 'Peter Grimes' Op. 33b - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  9. Theme: Allegro maestoso e largamente (full orchestra - woodwind - brass - strings - percussion - full orchestra) - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  10. Variation A: Presto (flutes & piccolo) - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  11. Variation B: Lento (oboes) - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  12. Variation C: Moderato (clarinets) - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  13. Variation D: Allegro con marcia (bassoons) - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  14. Variation E: Brillante, alla polacca (violins) - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  15. Variation F: Meno mosso (violas) - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  16. Variation G: L'istesso tempo (cellos) - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  17. Variation H: Cominciando lento ma poco a poco accel. al Allegro (double basses) - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  18. Variation I: Maestoso (harp) - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  19. Variation J: L'istesso tempo (horns) - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  20. Variation K: Vivace (trumpets) - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  21. Variation L: Allegro pomposo (trombones & tuba) - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  22. Percussion - Variation M: Moderato (percussion) - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek
  23. Fugue: Allegro molto - Con slancio (L'istesso tempo) (full orchestra) - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Libor Pesek

Disc: 2

  1. Canadian Carnival, Op.19 - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle/Wesley Warren
  2. Theme - - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
  3. Var.I Recitative - - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
  4. Var.II Romance - - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
  5. Var.III March - - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
  6. Var.IV Arabesque - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
  7. Var.V Chant - - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
  8. Var.VI Nocturne - - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
  9. Var.VII Badinerie - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
  10. Var.VIII Burlesque - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
  11. Var.IX Toccata I - Toccata II - - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
  12. Var.X Adagio - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
  13. Var.XI Tarantella - Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
  14. Scottish Ballad, Op.26 - Sir Simon Rattle/Peter Donohoe/Philip Fowke/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  15. An American Overture, Op.27 - Sir Simon Rattle/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  16. Occasional Overture, Op.38 - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
  17. The Building of the House - Overture, Op.79 - Sir Simon Rattle/CBSO Chorus/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Simon Halsey

Disc: 3

  1. I. Toccata (Allegro molto e con brio) - Leif Ove Andsnes/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Paavo Jarvi
  2. II. Waltz (Allegretto) - Leif Ove Andsnes/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Paavo Jarvi
  3. III. Impromptu (Andante lento) - - Leif Ove Andsnes/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Paavo Jarvi
  4. IV. March (Allegro moderato - sempre alla marcia) - Leif Ove Andsnes/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Paavo Jarvi
  5. I. Moderato con moto - Paavo Berglund/Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Ida Haendel
  6. II. Vivace - Cadenza - - Paavo Berglund/Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Ida Haendel
  7. III. Passacaglia (Andante lento (un poco meno mosso) - Largamente (lento) - Lento e solenne) - Paavo Berglund/Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Ida Haendel
  8. Young Apollo, Op.16 - Sir Simon Rattle/Peter Donohoe/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Felix Kok/Jeremy Ballard/Peter Cole/Michal Kaznowski

Disc: 4

  1. I. Boisterous Bourrée - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown
  2. II. Playful Pizzicato - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown
  3. III. Sentimental Sarabande - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown
  4. IV. Frolicsome Finale - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown
  5. Introduction and Theme - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown
  6. Variation 1: Adagio - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown
  7. Variation 2: March - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown
  8. Variation 3: Romance - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown
  9. Variation 4: Aria italiana - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown
  10. Variation 5: Bourrée classique - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown
  11. Variation 6: Wiener Walzer - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown
  12. Variation 7: Moto perpetuo - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown
  13. Variation 8: Funeral March - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown
  14. Variation 9: Chant - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown
  15. Variation 10: Fugue and Finale - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown
  16. Prelude & Fugue, Op.29 - Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown
  17. Lachrymae, Op.48 - Lars Anders Tomter/Norwegian Chamber Orchestra/Iona Brown

Disc: 5

  1. The Tournament - Takuo Yuasa
  2. The Lute Song - Takuo Yuasa
  3. March - Takuo Yuasa
  4. Coranto - Takuo Yuasa
  5. Pavane - Takuo Yuasa
  6. Morris Dance - Takuo Yuasa
  7. Galliard - Takuo Yuasa
  8. Lavolta - Takuo Yuasa
  9. Gloriana moritura - Takuo Yuasa
  10. I. Allegro maestoso - Steven Isserlis/City of London Sinfonia/Nicholas Ward/Richard Hickox
  11. II. Presto inquieto - Steven Isserlis/City of London Sinfonia/Nicholas Ward/Richard Hickox
  12. Cadenza - Steven Isserlis/City of London Sinfonia/Nicholas Ward/Richard Hickox
  13. Cadenza (Cello Symphony Op. 68) - Steven Isserlis/City of London Sinfonia/Nicholas Ward/Richard Hickox
  14. IV. Passacaglia (Andante allegro) - Steven Isserlis/City of London Sinfonia/Nicholas Ward/Richard Hickox
  15. Variations on a Christmas carol, 'Men of Goodwill' - Minnesota Orchestra/Sir Neville Marriner

Disc: 6

  1. I: Poco presto ed agitato - Daniel Harding/Britten Sinfonia
  2. II: Andante lento - Daniel Harding/Britten Sinfonia
  3. III: Tarantella (Presto vivace) - Daniel Harding/Britten Sinfonia
  4. Russian Funeral - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
  5. I. Cakes and Ale - Sir Simon Rattle
  6. II. The Bitter Withy - Sir Simon Rattle
  7. III. Hankin Booby - Sir Simon Rattle
  8. IV. Hunt the Squirrel - Sir Simon Rattle
  9. V. Lord Melbourne - Sir Simon Rattle
  10. March - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson
  11. Nocturne - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson
  12. Waltz - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson
  13. Pantomime - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson
  14. Moto perpetuo - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson
  15. March - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson
  16. Canzonetta - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson
  17. Tirolese - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson
  18. Bolero - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson
  19. Tarantella - English Chamber Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson
  20. I. Allegro brillante - - Steuart Bedford/John Tunnell/George McPhee
  21. II. Allegretto - Steuart Bedford/John Tunnell/George McPhee
  22. III. Allegretto - - Steuart Bedford/John Tunnell/George McPhee
  23. IV. Bolero (Allegro moderato) - - Steuart Bedford/John Tunnell/George McPhee
  24. V. Allegro con brio - Steuart Bedford/John Tunnell/George McPhee

Disc: 7

  1. Prelude - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  2. The Fool and the Dwarf (David Purser, principal trombone) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  3. March and Courtiers' Dance (John Harle, alto saxophone) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  4. Entry of the Pages and the Four Kings (Sebastian Bell, principal flute) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  5. Variation of the King of the North - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  6. Variation of the King of the East (Michael Thompson, horn) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  7. Variation of the King of the West - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  8. Variation of the King of the South (John Chimes, timpani; Kevin Nutty, native drums) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  9. The Kings bow before the Emperor - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  10. Variation of Princess Belle Epine - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  11. Variation of Princess Belle Rose and Pas de deux (Gareth Hulse, oboe; John Miller, trumpet) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  12. The Kings and Belle Rose - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  13. Belle Epine and the Four Kings - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  14. The Rage of the Kings - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  15. Entry of the Four Winged Frogs (John Orford, principal bassoon) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  16. Introduction: Belle Rose borne in by the Frogs - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  17. Waltz (Clouds, Stars and Moon) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  18. Belle Rose borne in by the Frogs - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  19. Entrée (Sea Horses, Fish Creatures and Waves) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  20. Variation (Sea Horses) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  21. Variation (Fish Creatures) (Helen Tunstall, harp; Joy Farrall, clarinet) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  22. Coda - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  23. Belle Rose borne in by the Frogs - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  24. Pas de deux (Male and Female Flames) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  25. Variation (Male Flame) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  26. Variation (Female Flame) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  27. Coda - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  28. Belle Rose, exhausted, borne in by the Frogs - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  29. Belle Rose in darkness (Nona Liddell, violin) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  30. The Pagodas (James Holland, principal percussion; John Constable, principal keyboard) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  31. The Salamander - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  32. Pas de deux (The Prince and Belle Rose) (Nicholas Daniel, cor anglais; Helen Tunstall, harp) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  33. Belle Rose hunts for the Prince - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen

Disc: 8

  1. Empress Belle Epine - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  2. The Old Emperor (John Harle, alto saxophone) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  3. Appearance of Belle Rose and the Salamander - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  4. Transformation - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  5. Pas de six: Entrée - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  6. Variation I: Pas de deux - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  7. Variation II: Girl's Solo (Nona Liddell, violin; Christopher van Kampen, cello) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  8. Boy's Solo - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  9. Pas de trois - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  10. Coda - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  11. Pas de caractère (The Emperor and the Fool) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  12. Pas de deux (Belle Rose and the Prince of the Pagodas) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  13. Variation (The Prince) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  14. Variation (Belle Rose) - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  15. Finale - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen
  16. Apotheosis - London Sinfonietta/Oliver Knussen

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Britten: Orchestral Works: Release Date: 02/05/2013 . Label: EMI Classics . Catalog #: 781602 . Spars Code: DDD . Composer: Benjamin Britten . Performer: Robert Tear, Peter Donohoe, Peter [English Horn] Walden, Wesley Warren, ... Conductor: Libor Pesek, Simon Rattle, Paavo Järvi, Paavo Berglund, ... Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Choir, ... Number of Discs: 8 . Recorded in: Stereo . Works on This Recording: Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20 . Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia from Peter Grimes, Op. 33 . The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 . Violin Concerto in D minor Op. 15 . Piano Concerto, Op. 13 . Young Apollo, Op. 16 . Canadian Carnival Overture, Op. 19 . Scottish Ballad, Op. 26 . Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op. 21 . Occasional Overture, Op. 38 . The Building of the House Overture . An American Overture . Simple Symphony, Op. 4 . Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10 . Prelude & Fugue for 18 strings, Op. 29 . Lachrymae for viola & strings, Op. 48a . Gloriana - Symphonic Suite Op. 53a . Men of Goodwill (Variations on a Christmas Carol for orchestra) . Symphony for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 68 . Russian Funeral . Matinées musicales (after Rossini), Op. 24 . Soirées musicales (after Rossini), Op. 9 . Sinfonietta, Op. 1 . Suite on English Folk Tunes 'A Time there was', Op. 90 . The Tocher (Rossini Suite) . The Prince of the Pagodas, Op. 57

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