Edith Sitwell

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Britten : Serenade, Folksongs; Walton : Fašade

CD (1) DECCA - The British Music Collection - 468 801-2


Benjamin Britten : Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, op. 31
Peter Pears (Tenor)
Dennis Brain (French Horn)
Boyd Neel String Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1944/05/25 & 1944/10/08 - Kingsway Hall, London, England

William Walton : Fašade, An Entertainment
Edith Sitwell (Speaker); Peter Pears (Speaker)
John Francis (Flute); Stephen Waters (Clarinet); Temple Savage (Bass Clarinet); Michael Krein (Alto sax); David Mason (Trumpet); James Blades (Percussion); Anthony Pini (Cello); Terence Weil (Cello)
English Opera Group (Chamber Orchestra) conducted by Anthony Collins
1953

Trad. : Sally in our alley, arr. Britten
Peter Pears (Tenor)
Benjamin Britten (Piano)
1959/10/30 - Kingsway Hall, London, England

Trad. : The bonny Earl o' Moray (Scottish tune), arr. Britten
Peter Pears (Tenor)
Benjamin Britten (Piano)
1961/11/06 to 1961/11/09 - Kingsway Hall, London, England

Trad. : The last rose of summer, arr. Britten
Peter Pears (Tenor)
Benjamin Britten (Piano)
1961/11/06 to 1961/11/09 - Kingsway Hall, London, England

Trad. : Avenging and bright, arr. Britten
Peter Pears (Tenor)
Benjamin Britten (Piano)
1961/11/06 to 1961/11/09 - Kingsway Hall, London, England

British Composers

CD (1) SYMPOSIUM - 1203


William Walton : Fašade, An Entertainment
Edith Sitwell (Speaker); Constant Lambert (Speaker)
Chamber Orchestra conducted by William Walton
1929/11/28

Constant Lambert : The Rio Grande for Chorus, Contralto, Piano & Orchestra
Saint Michael's Singers / HallÚ Orchestra conducted by Constant Lambert
1930/01/11

Britten : The Heart of the matter; Schumann : Andante and variations

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Benjamin Britten : The Heart of the Matter - 1.Prologue : Fanfare, Where are the seeds of the Universal Fire?, a sequence of music with words by Edith Sitwell
Peter Pears (Tenor)
Dennis Brain (French Horn); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
1956/06/21 - Aldeburgh Parish Church, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Benjamin Britten : The Heart of the Matter - 2.An old woman - Harvest, a sequence of music with words by Edith Sitwell
Edith Sitwell (Speaker)
1956/06/21 - Aldeburgh Parish Church, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Benjamin Britten : The Heart of the Matter - 3.Fanfare, a sequence of music with words by Edith Sitwell
Dennis Brain (French Horn)
1956/06/21 - Aldeburgh Parish Church, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Benjamin Britten : The Heart of the Matter - 4.Most lovely shade - The Youth with the Red-Gold Hair, a sequence of music with words by Edith Sitwell
Edith Sitwell (Speaker)
1956/06/21 - Aldeburgh Parish Church, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Benjamin Britten : The Heart of the Matter - 5.We are the darkness in the heat of the day, a sequence of music with words by Edith Sitwell
Peter Pears (Tenor)
Benjamin Britten (Piano)
1956/06/21 - Aldeburgh Parish Church, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Benjamin Britten : The Heart of the Matter - 6.Now that Fate is dead and gone - Dirge for the New Sunrise, a sequence of music with words by Edith Sitwell
Edith Sitwell (Speaker)
1956/06/21 - Aldeburgh Parish Church, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Benjamin Britten : Canticle III - "Still Falls the Rain" for Tenor, Horn and Piano, op. 55
Peter Pears (Tenor)
Dennis Brain (French Horn); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
1956/06/21, Aldeburgh Festival - Aldeburgh Church, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Benjamin Britten : The Heart of the Matter - 8.Invocation, The Winter of the world - Holiday - The Canticle of the Rose, a sequence of music with words by Edith Sitwell
Edith Sitwell (Speaker)
1956/06/21 - Aldeburgh Parish Church, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Benjamin Britten : The Heart of the Matter - 9.Epilogue : Fanfare, So, out of the dark, a sequence of music with words by Edith Sitwell
Peter Pears (Tenor)
Dennis Brain (French Horn); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
1956/06/21 - Aldeburgh Parish Church, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Robert Schumann : Andante and variations for 2 Pianos, op. 46
Maria Curcio (Piano); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
1956/06/21 - Aldeburgh Parish Church, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Robert Schumann : Studies in canon form n░1 & 6, arr. for 2 pianos by Claude Debussy, op. 56
Maria Curcio (Piano); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
1956/06/21 - Aldeburgh Parish Church, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Robert Schumann : Adagio and Allegro for Horn and Piano in A-Flat Major, op. 70
Dennis Brain (French Horn); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
1956/06/21, Aldeburgh Festival - Aldeburgh Parish Church, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England