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The Resource Phaedra ; Five French folksong arrangements ; Les illuminations, Benjamin Britten

Phaedra ; Five French folksong arrangements ; Les illuminations, Benjamin Britten

Label
Phaedra ; Five French folksong arrangements ; Les illuminations
Title
Phaedra ; Five French folksong arrangements ; Les illuminations
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin Britten
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
Related
Member of
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
DLC
Date time place
Recorded Oct. 24-25 and 29, 1986, in St. John's Church, Hackney, London
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Felicity Palmer, mezzo-soprano (1st-2nd works) ; Jill Gomez, soprano (3rd work) ; Endymion Ensemble ; John Whitfield, conductor
Label
Phaedra ; Five French folksong arrangements ; Les illuminations, Benjamin Britten
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • The 1st work a dramatic cantata for mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra; the 2nd work originally for voice and piano, acc. arr. for orchestra by the composer; the 3rd work for high voice and string orchestra
  • The 1st work sung in English; the remaining works sung in French
  • Words of the 1st work from Robert Lowell's verse translation of Jean Racine's Phèdre; words of the 3rd work by Arthur Rimbaud
  • Eds. recorded: Faber Music (1st work); Boosey & Hawkes (2nd-3rd works)
  • Compact disc
  • Durations: 16:00; 12:00; 23:00
  • Texts in English, French, and German (36 p.) included
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 audio disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
metal
Lccn
88753269
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MLL CD 6299
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
CDC 7 49259 2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
other
System control number
  • (RLIN)DCLC88753269-R
  • (OCoLC)ocn370652020
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Phaedra ; Five French folksong arrangements ; Les illuminations, Benjamin Britten
Publication
Note
  • The 1st work a dramatic cantata for mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra; the 2nd work originally for voice and piano, acc. arr. for orchestra by the composer; the 3rd work for high voice and string orchestra
  • The 1st work sung in English; the remaining works sung in French
  • Words of the 1st work from Robert Lowell's verse translation of Jean Racine's Phèdre; words of the 3rd work by Arthur Rimbaud
  • Eds. recorded: Faber Music (1st work); Boosey & Hawkes (2nd-3rd works)
  • Compact disc
  • Durations: 16:00; 12:00; 23:00
  • Texts in English, French, and German (36 p.) included
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 audio disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
metal
Lccn
88753269
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MLL CD 6299
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
CDC 7 49259 2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
other
System control number
  • (RLIN)DCLC88753269-R
  • (OCoLC)ocn370652020
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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