Norman Lumsden

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Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

A Midsummer night's dream, Opera in 3 acts, op. 64
Alfred Deller (Alto); Elizabeth Harwood; Stephen Terry; Richard Dakin; John Pryer; Ian Wodehouse; Gordon Clark; Eric Alder; John Shirley-Quirck (Bass); Helen Watts (Contralto); Peter Pears (Tenor); Thomas Hemsley (Baritone); Josephine Veasey (Mezzo-Sopano); Heather Harper (Soprano); Owen Brannigan (Bass); Norman Lumsden (Bass); Kenneth Macdonald; David Kelly (Bass); Robert Tear (Tenor); Keith Raggett
Choirs of Downside and Emanuel Schools / London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1966/09/25 to 1966/10/04, 1966/10/15 - Walthamstow Assembly (Town) Hall, London, England
CD (2) DECCA - LONDON - ADRM - 425 664-2

Albert Herring, Opera in 3 acts, op. 39
Peter Pears (Tenor); Joan Cross (Soprano); Gladys Parr; Norman Tattersall; Norman Lumsden (Bass)
English Opera Group Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1957/06/14 - Jubilee Hall, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England
AUDIO UNRELEASED RECORDING, in search

Billy Budd, Opera in 2 acts, revised version, op. 50
Peter Glossop (Baritone); Peter Pears (Tenor); Michael Langdon (Bass); John Shirley-Quirck (Bass); Bryan Drake (Baritone); David Kelly (Bass); Gregory Dempsey (Tenor); David Bowman (Baritone); Owen Brannigan (Bass); Robert Tear (Tenor); Robert Bowman (Tenor); Delme Bryn-Jones (Baritone); Eric Garrett (Baritone); Norman Lumsden (Bass); Nigel Rogers (Tenor); Benjamin Luxon (Baritone); Geoffrey Coleby (Baritone); James Newby (Treble); David Read; Henry Bush (Baritone)
Boys from Wandsworth School / Ambrosian Opera Chorus / London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten
1967/12/07 to 1967/12/09, 1967/12/13 to 1967/12/15 - Kingsway Hall, London, England
CD (3) DECCA - LONDON - ADRM - 417 429-2

The Beggar's Opera, a ballad-opera by John Gay (1728) realized from the original airs by Benjamin Britten, op. 46
Peter Pears (Tenor); Nancy Evans (Contralto); Rose Hill; George James; Flora Nielsen; Otakar Kraus (Baritone); Jennifer Vyvyan (Soprano); Norman Platt; Gladys Parr; Norman Lumsden (Bass); Catherine Lawson; Lesley Duff; Mildred Watson; Dennis Dowling; Roy Ashton; Max Worthley; John Highcock
English Opera Group (Chamber Orchestra) conducted by Benjamin Britten
1948/09/22
CD (1) PEARL - GEM 0225

The Little Sweep, Opera in 1 act, op. 45
Jennifer Vyvyan (Soprano); April Cantelo (Soprano); John Noble; Edgar Evans; David Hemmings (Soprano); Joseph Ward; Catherine Wilson; Sheila Rex; Norman Lumsden (Bass); Peter Pears (Tenor); Dennis Dowling
Choir of Alleyn's School / English Opera Group (Chamber Orchestra) conducted by Benjamin Britten
1955/10/01 & 1955/10/02 - Decca Recording Studio No. 1, West Hampstead, London, England
CD (1) DECCA - LONDON - 436 393-2 LM

The Rape of Lucretia, Opera, op. 37
Peter Pears (Tenor); Joan Cross (Soprano); Norman Lumsden (Bass); Dennis Dowling; Frederick Sharpe; Nancy Evans (Contralto); Flora Nielsen; Margaret Ritchie
English Opera Group (Chamber Orchestra) conducted by Reginald Goodall, supervised by Benjamin Britten
1947/07/16 to 1947/07/19, 1947/10/19 - EMI Studio N1, Abbey Road, London, England
CD (2) EMI CLASSICS - British Composers - CMS 764727 2

The Rape of Lucretia - Here is the thirsty evening
Peter Pears (Tenor); Dennis Dowling; Norman Lumsden (Bass); Frederick Sharpe
English Opera Group (Chamber Orchestra) conducted by Reginald Goodall, supervised by Benjamin Britten
1947/07/17 - EMI Studio N1, Abbey Road, London, England
CD (2) PEARL - GEMS 0231

Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

O Lord, grant the Queen a long life
Alfred Deller (Alto); Peter Pears (Tenor); Norman Lumsden (Bass)
Ralph Downes (Organ)
Aldeburgh Festival Choir and Orchestra conducted by Imogen Holst
1953/06/20, Aldeburgh Festival, Opening Concert - Aldeburgh Parish Church, Snape Maltings, Suffolk, England
LP (1) DECCA - LONDON - LL 808; LP (1) DECCA - LXT 2798, in search