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The Resource The complete works, The operas, Britten

The complete works, The operas, Britten

Label
The complete works, The operas
Title
The complete works
Title part
The operas
Statement of responsibility
Britten
Title variation
  • Britten the complete works
  • Operas
Creator
Contributor
Composer
Conductor
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • biography of composer or author
  • historical information
Cataloging source
EYR
Date time place
Recorded Paul Bunyan on May 5 & 7, 1987, at Ordway Music Theatre, St. Paul Minnesota, and June 1989 at Henry Wood Hall, London (appendix); Peter Grimes on Dec. 2-3 & 7-9, 1958 at Walthamstow Assembley Hall; The rape of Lucretia on July 20-25, 1970 at The Maltings, Snape; Albert Herring on April 1-8, 1964 at Jubliee Hall, Aldeburgh; Billy Budd on Dec. 7-9 & 13-15, 1967 at Kingsway Hall, London; Gloriana on Oct. 26-Nov. 6, 1992 at Brangwyn Hall, Swansea; Turn of the screw on Jan. 3-7, 1955 at Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London; Owen Wingrave on Dec. 1-4, 1970 at Kingsway Hall, London; and Death in Venice on April 19-20 & 23-26, 1974 at The Maltings, Snape
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Various vocalists, musical ensembles, and conductors
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The complete works, The operas, Britten
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Decca presents the first ever Britten complete works in collaboration with Britten-Pears Foundation and 18 record labels"--Sticker on packaging
  • Compact discs
  • Program notes, full credits, and synposes in booklet (96 p. : ill.)
Accompanying material
1 booklet (96 pages)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
CD 1-2. Paul Bunyan, op. 17 (Soloists, chorus & Orchestra of the Plymouth Music Series ; English Chamber Orchestra (Appendix) ; Philip Brunelle) -- CD 3-4. Peter Grimes, op. 33 (Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House (Covent Garden), Douglas Robinson, chorus master) -- CD 5-6. The Rape of Lucretia, op. 37 (English Chamber Orchestra ; Benjamin Britten, conductor) -- CD 7-8. Albert Herring, op. 39 (English Chamber Orchestra ; Benjamin Britten, conductor) -- CD 9-10. Billy Budd, op. 50 (London Symphony Orchestra ; Benjamin Britten, conductor) -- CD 11-12. Gloriana, op. 53 (Orchestra and Chorus of Welsh National Opera, Gareth Jones, chorus master & assistant conductor, John Stein, orchestra leader, Tom Finucane, gittern ; Monmouth School Choir, Jonathan Holmes, director ; Charles Mackerras, conductor) -- CD 13-14. Turn of the screw, op. 54 ( English Opera Group Orchestra ; Benjamin Britten, conductor) -- CD 15-16. A midsummer night's dream, op. 64 (Choirs of Downside and Emanuel Schools, Derrick Herdman, Christian Strover, chorus masters ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Steuart Bedford, assistant conductor ; Benjamin Britten, conductor) -- CD 17-18. Owen Wingrave, op. 85 (The Wandsworth School Boys' choir, Russell Burgess, chorus master ; English Chamber Orchestra ; Benjamin Britten, conductor) -- CD 19-20. Death in Venice, op. 88 (English Opera Group ; English Chamber Orchestra ; Steuart Bedford, conductor)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Limited edition.
Extent
20 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
028947853640
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 4785364DX66 (set)
  • 478 5364 DX66 (set)
  • 478 5364 (set)
  • 478 5452--478 5471
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn853151796
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The complete works, The operas, Britten
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Decca presents the first ever Britten complete works in collaboration with Britten-Pears Foundation and 18 record labels"--Sticker on packaging
  • Compact discs
  • Program notes, full credits, and synposes in booklet (96 p. : ill.)
Accompanying material
1 booklet (96 pages)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
CD 1-2. Paul Bunyan, op. 17 (Soloists, chorus & Orchestra of the Plymouth Music Series ; English Chamber Orchestra (Appendix) ; Philip Brunelle) -- CD 3-4. Peter Grimes, op. 33 (Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House (Covent Garden), Douglas Robinson, chorus master) -- CD 5-6. The Rape of Lucretia, op. 37 (English Chamber Orchestra ; Benjamin Britten, conductor) -- CD 7-8. Albert Herring, op. 39 (English Chamber Orchestra ; Benjamin Britten, conductor) -- CD 9-10. Billy Budd, op. 50 (London Symphony Orchestra ; Benjamin Britten, conductor) -- CD 11-12. Gloriana, op. 53 (Orchestra and Chorus of Welsh National Opera, Gareth Jones, chorus master & assistant conductor, John Stein, orchestra leader, Tom Finucane, gittern ; Monmouth School Choir, Jonathan Holmes, director ; Charles Mackerras, conductor) -- CD 13-14. Turn of the screw, op. 54 ( English Opera Group Orchestra ; Benjamin Britten, conductor) -- CD 15-16. A midsummer night's dream, op. 64 (Choirs of Downside and Emanuel Schools, Derrick Herdman, Christian Strover, chorus masters ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Steuart Bedford, assistant conductor ; Benjamin Britten, conductor) -- CD 17-18. Owen Wingrave, op. 85 (The Wandsworth School Boys' choir, Russell Burgess, chorus master ; English Chamber Orchestra ; Benjamin Britten, conductor) -- CD 19-20. Death in Venice, op. 88 (English Opera Group ; English Chamber Orchestra ; Steuart Bedford, conductor)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Limited edition.
Extent
20 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
028947853640
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 4785364DX66 (set)
  • 478 5364 DX66 (set)
  • 478 5364 (set)
  • 478 5452--478 5471
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn853151796
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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