Steuart Bedford

Celeste; Piano; Conductor

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Tchaikovsky : Romeo and Juliet, Francesca da Rimini; Falla : El Amor Brujo

CD (1) BBC - Legends - Britten the Performer - BBCB 8012-2


Peter Illyich Tchaikovsky : Romeo & Juliet, Fantasy Overture after Shakespeare
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1968/06/16, 21st Aldeburgh Festival - Concert Hall, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Peter Illyich Tchaikovsky : Francesca da Rimini, op. 32
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1971/06/13, Aldeburgh Festival - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Manuel de Falla : El Amor brujo, Escenas gitanas de Andalucia - ballet en un acto
Anna Reynolds (Mezzo-Sopano)
Steuart Bedford (Piano)
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1972/06/19, Aldeburgh Festival - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Salute to Percy Grainger

CD (1) DECCA - ADRM Digital - 425 159-2 LM


Trad. : Shepherd's hey, arr. Grainger
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1968/12/07 & 1968/12/08 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Trad. : Willow, willow, arr. Grainger
Peter Pears (Tenor)
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1968/12/07 & 1968/12/08 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Trad. : I'm seventeen come Sunday, arr. Grainger
Ambrosian Singers conducted by John McCarthy / English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1968/12/07 & 1968/12/08 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Trad. : Bold William Taylor, arr. Grainger
John Shirley-Quirck (Bass)
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1968/12/07 & 1968/12/08 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Trad. : There was a pig went out to dig, arr. Grainger
Ambrosian Singers conducted by John McCarthy
1968/12/07 & 1968/12/08 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Trad. : My Robin is to the greenwood gone, arr. Grainger
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1968/12/07 & 1968/12/08 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Trad. : Lord Maxwell's goodnight, arr. Grainger
Peter Pears (Tenor)
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1968/12/07 & 1968/12/08 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Trad. : The Duke of Marlborough fanfare, arr. Grainger
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1968/12/07 & 1968/12/08 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Trad. : Let's dance gay in green meadow, arr. Grainger
Viola Tunnard (Piano); Benjamin Britten (Piano)
1968/12/07 & 1968/12/08 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Trad. : Scotch Strathspey and reel, arr. Grainger
Ambrosian Singers conducted by John McCarthy / English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1968/12/07 & 1968/12/08 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Trad. : The pretty maid milkin' her cow, arr. Grainger
Peter Pears (Tenor)
Benjamin Britten (Piano)
1968/12/07 & 1968/12/08 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Trad. : The sprig of thyme, arr. Grainger
Peter Pears (Tenor)
Benjamin Britten (Piano)
1968/12/07 & 1968/12/08 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Trad. : Lisbon, arr. Grainger
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1968/12/07 & 1968/12/08 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Trad. : The lost lady found, arr. Grainger
Ambrosian Singers / English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1968/12/07 & 1968/12/08 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Trad. : Shallow Brown, arr. Grainger
John Shirley-Quirck (Bass)
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1968/12/07 & 1968/12/08 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Trad. : Molly on the shore, arr. Grainger
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Steuart Bedford
1972/11 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Trad. : Shenandoah, arr. Grainger
John Shirley-Quirck (Bass)
Wandsworth School Boys Choir / Linden Singers conducted by Steuart Bedford
1972/11 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Trad. : Irish tune from County Derry, arr. Grainger
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Steuart Bedford
1972/11 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Trad. : Brigg fair, arr. Grainger
Peter Pears (Tenor)
Linden Singers conducted by Steuart Bedford
1972/11 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Trad. : Green bushes, arr. Grainger
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Steuart Bedford
1972/11 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Purcell : The Fairy Queen, Dido & Aeneas

CD (2) DECCA - Double - 4685612


Henry Purcell : The Fairy Queen, A Masque, devised by Pears, real. and ed. Britten & I. Holst, Z. 629
Jennifer Vyvyan (Soprano); Mary Wells (Soprano); Norma Burrowes (Soprano); Alfreda Hodgson (Mezzo-Sopano); James Bowman (Countertenor); Charles Brett (Countertenor); Peter Pears (Tenor); Ian Partridge (Tenor); Owen Brannigan (Bass); John Shirley-Quirck (Bass)
Philip Ledger (Harpsichord); Kenneth Heath (Cello); Martin Gatt (Bassoon); Peter Graeme (Oboe)
Ambrosian Opera Chorus conducted by Benjamin Britten / English Chamber Orchestra (leader Kenneth Sillito) conducted by Benjamin Britten
1970/09/18 to 1970/09/21 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Henry Purcell : Dido and Aeneas, Opera in three acts, real. and ed. Britten & I. Holst, Z. 626
Janet Baker (Mezzo-Sopano); Peter Pears (Tenor); Norma Burrowes (Soprano); Felicity Lott (Soprano); Anna Reynolds (Mezzo-Sopano); Felicity Palmer (Soprano); Alfreda Hodgson (Contralto); Timothy Everett (Voice); Robert Tear (Tenor)
London Opera Chorus / Aldeburgh Festival Strings conducted by Steuart Bedford
1975/12/22 - Kingsway Hall, London, England

Britten : The Rape of Lucretia, Phaedra

CD (2) DECCA - LONDON - 425 666-2


Benjamin Britten : The Rape of Lucretia, Opera, op. 37
Benjamin Luxon (Speaker)
Peter Pears (Tenor); Heather Harper (Soprano); John Shirley-Quirck (Bass); Bryan Drake (Baritone); Janet Baker (Mezzo-Sopano); Elizabeth Bainbridge; Jenny Hill (Soprano)
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1970/07/20 to 1970/07/25 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Benjamin Britten : Phaedra, op. 93
Janet Baker (Mezzo-Sopano)
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Steuart Bedford
1977/03 - All Saint's Church, Petersham, England

Britten : Phaedra, Sacred and Profane, Prelude and Fugue

LP (1) DECCA - LONDON - OS 26527


Benjamin Britten : Prelude and Fugue for 18 Strings, op. 29
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1971/09/30 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Benjamin Britten : Phaedra, op. 93
Janet Baker (Mezzo-Sopano)
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Steuart Bedford
1977/03 - All Saint's Church, Petersham, England

Benjamin Britten : Sacred and Profane, Eight Medieval Lyrics, op. 91
The Wilbye Consort conducted by Peter Pears
1976/10 - All Saint's Church, Petersham, England

Benjamin Britten : Wealden trio, Christmas song of the women
The Wilbye Consort conducted by Peter Pears
1976/10 - All Saint's Church, Petersham, England

Benjamin Britten : Sweet was the song
The Wilbye Consort conducted by Peter Pears
1976/10 - All Saint's Church, Petersham, England

Benjamin Britten : The Sycamore tree
The Wilbye Consort conducted by Peter Pears
1976/10 - All Saint's Church, Petersham, England

Benjamin Britten : A Shepherd's carol
The Wilbye Consort conducted by Peter Pears
1976/10 - All Saint's Church, Petersham, England

Britten : Canadian Carnival, Violin Concerto, Mont Juic

CD (1) NAXOS - 8.557198


Benjamin Britten : Canadian Carnival, op. 19 "Kermesse canadienne"
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Steuart Bedford
1989/10 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Benjamin Britten : Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, op. 15
Lorraine McAslan (Violin)
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Steuart Bedford
1989/10 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Lennox Berkeley : Mont Juic - Movement 1 : Andante maestoso, Suite of Catalan Dances, op. 9/1
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Steuart Bedford
1989/10 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Lennox Berkeley : Mont Juic - Movement 2 : Allegro grazioso, Suite of Catalan Dances, op. 9/2
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Steuart Bedford
1989/10 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Benjamin Britten : Mont Juic - Movement 3 : Lament, Andante moderato, Suite of Catalan Dances, op. 12/1
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Steuart Bedford
1989/10 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Benjamin Britten : Mont Juic - Movement 4 : Allegro molto, Suite of Catalan Dances, op. 12/2
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Steuart Bedford
1989/10 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Britten : Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo, Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Winter Words

CD (1) NAXOS - The English Song Series - 8.557201


Benjamin Britten : The Holy Sonnets of John Donne for Soprano/Tenor and Piano, op. 35
Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Steuart Bedford (Piano)
1995/12/16 to 1995/12/18 & 1996/01/22 - Blackheath Concert Halls, London, England

Benjamin Britten : Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo for Tenor and Piano, op. 22
Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Steuart Bedford (Piano)
1995/12/16 to 1995/12/18 & 1996/01/22 - Blackheath Concert Halls, London, England

Benjamin Britten : Winter Words, Lyrics and Ballads of Thomas Hardy, for High Voice and Piano, op. 52
Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Steuart Bedford (Piano)
1995/12/16 to 1995/12/18 & 1996/01/22 - Blackheath Concert Halls, London, England

Benjamin Britten : Winter Words - Appendix : If it's ever Spring again, Lyrics and Ballads of Thomas Hardy, for High Voice and Piano, op. 52
Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Steuart Bedford (Piano)
1995/12/16 to 1995/12/18 & 1996/01/22 - Blackheath Concert Halls, London, England

Benjamin Britten : Winter Words - Appendix : The Children and Sir Nameless, Lyrics and Ballads of Thomas Hardy, for High Voice and Piano, op. 52
Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Steuart Bedford (Piano)
1995/12/16 to 1995/12/18 & 1996/01/22 - Blackheath Concert Halls, London, England

Britten : Canticles 1-5; The Heart of the Matter

CD (1) NAXOS - The English Song Series - 8.557202


Benjamin Britten : Canticle I - "My beloved is mine and I am his" for Soprano/Tenor and Piano, op. 40
Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Steuart Bedford (Piano)
1996/03/19, 1996/03/20, 1996/03/23 & 1996/03/24 - All Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London, England

Benjamin Britten : Canticle II - "Abraham and Isaac" for Alto, Tenor and Piano, op. 51
Philip Langridge (Tenor); Jean Rigby (Contralto)
Steuart Bedford (Piano)
1996/03/19, 1996/03/20, 1996/03/23 & 1996/03/24 - All Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London, England

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, revised Peter Pears
Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Frank Lloyd (Horn); Steuart Bedford (Piano)
1996/03/19, 1996/03/20, 1996/03/23 & 1996/03/24 - All Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London, England

Benjamin Britten : The Heart of the Matter - 2.The earth of my heart was broken and gaped low, Fanfare, a sequence of music with words by Edith Sitwell, revised Peter Pears
Judi Dench (Speaker)
Frank Lloyd (Horn)
1996/03/19, 1996/03/20, 1996/03/23 & 1996/03/24 - All Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London, England

Benjamin Britten : The Heart of the Matter - 3.In the hour when the sapphire of the bone, a sequence of music with words by Edith Sitwell, revised Peter Pears
Judi Dench (Speaker)
1996/03/19, 1996/03/20, 1996/03/23 & 1996/03/24 - All Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London, England

Benjamin Britten : The Heart of the Matter - 4.Song : We are the darkness in the heat of the day, a sequence of music with words by Edith Sitwell, revised Peter Pears
Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Steuart Bedford (Piano)
1996/03/19, 1996/03/20, 1996/03/23 & 1996/03/24 - All Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London, England

Benjamin Britten : The Heart of the Matter - 5.In such a heat of the earth, a sequence of music with words by Edith Sitwell, revised Peter Pears
Judi Dench (Speaker)
1996/03/19, 1996/03/20, 1996/03/23 & 1996/03/24 - All Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London, England

Benjamin Britten : Canticle III - "Still Falls the Rain" for Tenor, Horn and Piano, op. 55
Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Frank Lloyd (Horn); Steuart Bedford (Piano)
1996/03/19, 1996/03/20, 1996/03/23 & 1996/03/24 - All Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London, England

Benjamin Britten : The Heart of the Matter - 7.I see Christ's wounds weep in the Rose on the wall, a sequence of music with words by Edith Sitwell, revised Peter Pears
Judi Dench (Speaker)
1996/03/19, 1996/03/20, 1996/03/23 & 1996/03/24 - All Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London, England

Benjamin Britten : The Heart of the Matter - 8.Epilogue : Fanfare, So, out of the dark, a sequence of music with words by Edith Sitwell, revised Peter Pears
Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Frank Lloyd (Horn); Steuart Bedford (Piano)
1996/03/19, 1996/03/20, 1996/03/23 & 1996/03/24 - All Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London, England

Benjamin Britten : Canticle IV - "The Journey of the Magi" for Countertenor, Tenor, Baritone and Piano, op. 86
Derek Lee Ragin (Countertenor); Philip Langridge (Tenor); Gerald Finley (Baritone)
Steuart Bedford (Piano)
1996/03/19, 1996/03/20, 1996/03/23 & 1996/03/24 - All Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London, England

Benjamin Britten : Canticle V - "The Death of Narcissus" for Tenor and Harp, op. 89
Philip Langridge (Tenor)
Osian Ellis (Harp)
1996/03/19, 1996/03/20, 1996/03/23 & 1996/03/24 - All Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London, England

Britten : The Turn of the screw

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Benjamin Britten : The Turn of the screw, Opera, op. 54
Peter Pears (Tenor); Heather Harper (Soprano); Elizabeth Gale; Richard Cooper; Janice Chapman; Rae Woodland
Kenneth Sillito (Violin); Peter Carter (Violin); Cecil Aronowitz (Viola); Kenneth Heath (Cello); Adrian Beers (Double-Bass); Richard Adeney (Flute); Peter Graeme (Oboe); Thea King (Clarinet); Martin Gatt (Bassoon); Ian Harper (Horn); David Corkhill (Percussion); Osian Ellis (Harp); Steuart Bedford (Piano); Steuart Bedford (Celeste)
Ensemble conducted by Benjamin Britten
1972/06/15 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Britten : The Turn of the Screw

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Benjamin Britten : The Turn of the screw, Opera, op. 54
Peter Pears (Tenor); Heather Harper (Soprano); Elizabeth Gale; Corin Manley; Janice Chapman; Rae Woodland
Kenneth Sillito (Violin); Peter Carter (Violin); Cecil Aronowitz (Viola); Kenneth Heath (Cello); Adrian Beers (Double-Bass); Richard Adeney (Flute); Peter Graeme (Oboe); Thea King (Clarinet); Martin Gatt (Bassoon); Ian Harper (Horn); David Corkhill (Percussion); Osian Ellis (Harp); Steuart Bedford (Piano)
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1972/08/03 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Death in Venice

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Benjamin Britten : Death in Venice, opera in two acts, op. 88
Peter Pears (Tenor); John Shirley-Quirck (Bass); Andrea Velis (Tenor)
Metropolitan Opera Association Orchestra conducted by Steuart Bedford
1974/12/14 - Metropolitan Opera House, New York, USA

Mozart : Idomeneo

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Idomeneo, r di Creta, Opera seria in 3 acts, K. 366
Peter Pears (Tenor); Anne Pashley; Rae Woodland; Heather Harper (Soprano); Robert Tear (Tenor); Anthony Williams; Alexandra Browning; Carolyn Maia; Paul Wade; Peter Leeming; Erica Busch; Judith Stubbs; Paul Nemeer; Peter Bamber
English Opera Group Chorus conducted by Steuart Bedford / English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1969/09/08 - London Opera Centre, London, England

Orchestral concert

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Symphony n35 in D Major, K. 385 "Haffner"
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1972/06/19, Aldeburgh Festival - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Gustav Mahler : Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Anna Reynolds (Mezzo-Sopano)
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1972/06/19, Aldeburgh Festival - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Franz Joseph Haydn : Concerto for Cello and Orchestra n1 in C Major, Hob. VII/b2
Elizabeth Wilson (Cello)
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1972/06/19 - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England

Manuel de Falla : El Amor brujo, Escenas gitanas de Andalucia - ballet en un acto
Anna Reynolds (Mezzo-Sopano)
Steuart Bedford (Piano)
English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1972/06/19, Aldeburgh Festival - Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England