Britten, Edward Benjamin (1913 – 1976)

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Date
Title / Tracks
Performers
Parameters
1934
Hymn to the Virgin for chorus and soli
  1. Edward Harris (treble), Jonathan
    Cooke
    (alto), Teehan Page
    (tenor), Nigel Howell (bass),
    The Choir of Christ Church
    Cathedral, Oxford, Francis Grier
  1. MHS 416807A (1988) DDD
    3:24, 4776, S
1934
Te Deum in C for chorus, trumpet, and organ
  1. Edward Harris (treble), Harry Bickett
    (organ), The Choir of Christ Church
    Cathedral, Oxford, Francis Grier
  1. MHS 416807A (1988) DDD
    8:00, 11246, S
1942
Hymn to St Cecilia, Op. 27
  1. Edward Harris, Mark Slater (trebles),
    Niall Weir (tenor), Nigel Howells (bass),
    The Choir of Christ Church Cathedral,
    Oxford, Francis Grier
  1. MHS 416807A (1988) DDD
    11:03, 15522, S
1942
A Ceremony of Carols Op. 28 for treble voices
and harp
  1. "Procession" ("Hodie Christus natus est",
    Gregorian antiphon to the Magnificat at
    Second Vespers of Christmas)
  2. "Wolcum Yole!"
  3. "There is no Rose" (Trinity College
    MS 0.3.58, early 15c)
  4. a. "That yonge child"
    b. "Balulalow" (The brothers Wedderburn,
    fl. 1548)
  5. "As dew in Aprille" (Sloane 2593, first
    quarter 15c)
  6. "This little Babe" (from Robert Southwell's
    "Newe Heaven, Newe Warre", 1595) 
  7. "Interlude" (harp solo)
  8. "In Freezing Winter Night" (Southwell)
  9. "Spring Carol" (16c., also set by
    William Cornysh)
  10. "Deo Gracias" (Sloane 2593)
  11. "Recession" ("Hodie")
  1. Edward Harris, Andrew Olleson, Mark
    Slater (trebles), Frances Kelly (harp),
    The Choir of Christ Church Cathedral,
    Oxford, Francis Grier
  1. MHS 416807A (1988) DDD
    1: 1:30, 2113, S
    2: 1:24, 1978, S
    3: 2:28, 3478, S
    4: 1:44, 2447, S
       1:27, 2053, S
    5: 1:02, 1454, S
    6: 1:25, 1989, S
    7: 3:33, 4996, S
    8: 4:12, 5902, S
    9: 1:11, 1674, S
    10: 1:10, 1643, S
    11: 1:29, 2088, S
1946 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34
  1. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,
    Andre Previn
  1. Telarc CD-80126
    (1986) DDD
    17:11, 24143, S
1954 Gloriana: Courtly Dances
  1. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,
    Andre Previn
  1. Telarc CD-80126
    (1986) DDD
    10:29, 14736, S
1955
Hymn to St. Peter, Op. 56A for treble soloist,
SATB and organ
  1. Andrew Olleson (treble), Harry Bickett
    (organ), The Choir of Christ Church
    Cathedral, Oxford, Francis Grier
  1. MHS 416807A (1988) DDD
    5:05, 7136, S
       
       
       

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