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A Charm of Lullabies

Episode 2 of 2

An unpresented music sequence exploring Britten's preoccupation with the nocturnal, supernatural and creepy.

The night - what it both reveals and covers up - is a theme which runs throughout Britten's composing career. The second of two unpresented late night, music sequences delving into Britten's preoccupation with the nocturnal, supernatural and creepy. Including a performance of Britten's A Charm of Lullabies by Radio 3 New Generation Artist, mezzo Jennifer Johnston and pianist Joseph Middleton.

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Sun 24 Nov 2013 00:00

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Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    The Turn of the screw - chamber opera Op.54

    Ensemble: Aldeburgh Festival Chamber Ensemble. Singer: Philip Langridge. Singer: Sam Pay.
    • COLLINS CLASSICS : 7030-2.
    • COLLINS CLASSICS.
    • 9.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Suite Op.6 for violin and piano

    Performer: Alexander Barantschik. Performer: John Adey.
    • DECCA 478 5540.
    • DECCA.
    • 7.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Suite no. 3 Op.87 for cello solo

    Performer: Pieter Wispelwey.
    • CHANNEL CLASSICS : CCS SA-25308.
    • CHANNEL CLASSICS.
    • 13.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Prince of the pagodas - ballet Op.57

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: Oliver Knussen.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS : VCD-759578 2.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 4.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Russian funeral - march for brass and percussion [1936]

    Performer: Philip Jones Brass Ensemble.
    • DECCA : 468 811-2.
    • DECCA.
    • 10.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Concerto Op.15 for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Tasmin Little. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos CHAN 10764.
    • Chandos.
    • 8.
  • Benjamin Britten

    A Charm of lullabies Op.41 for mezzo-soprano and piano

    Singer: Jennifer Johnston. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Sonata in C major Op.65 for cello and piano

    Performer: Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich. Performer: Benjamin Britten.
    • DECCA : 421 859-2.
    • DECCA.
    • 17.
  • Frederick Delius

    Summer night on the river RT.6.19 for small orchestra

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Benjamin Britten.
    • DECCA : 478 5893.
    • DECCA.
    • 1.
  • Franz (1) Schubert

    Nachtstuck D.672

    Singer: Peter Pears. Performer: Benjamin Britten.
    • DECCA : 433-933-2.
    • DECCA.
    • 19.
  • Henry Purcell

    Now that the sun hath veiled his light, real. Britten for voice and piano [orig.

    Singer: Felicity Lott. Performer: Graham Johnson.
    • HYPERION : CDA-67061/2.
    • HYPERION.
    • 6.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Turn of the screw - chamber opera Op.54

    Performer: Eileen Hulse. Performer: Felicity Lott. Performer: Nadine Secunde. Performer: Philip Langridge. Performer: Phyllis Cannan. Performer: Sam Pay. Performer: Aldeburgh Festival Chamber Ensemble.
    • COLLINS CLASSICS.
    • 7030-2.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Suite Op.6 for violin and piano

    Performer: Alexander Barantschik. Performer: John Adey.
    • DECCA.
    • 478 5540.
  • Henry Purcell

    Now that the sun hath veiled his light, real. Britten for voice and piano [orig. voice and bc]

    Performer: Felicity Lott. Performer: Graham Johnson.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDA-67061/2.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Russian funeral - march for brass and percussion [1936]

    Performer: Philip Jones Brass Ensemble.
    • DECCA.
    • 468 811-2.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Sonata in C major Op.65 for cello and piano

    Performer: Benjamin Britten. Performer: Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich.
    • DECCA.
    • 421 859-2.
  • Frederick Delius

    Summer night on the river RT.6.19 for small orchestra

    Conductor: Benjamin Britten. Performer: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • DECCA.
    • 478 5893.
  • Franz (1) Schubert

    Nachtstuck D.672

    Performer: Benjamin Britten. Performer: Peter Pears.
    • DECCA.
    • 433-933-2.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Prince of the pagodas - ballet Op.57

    Conductor: Oliver Knussen. Performer: London Sinfonietta.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • VCD-759578 2.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Concerto Op.15 for violin and orchestra

    Conductor: Edward Gardner. Performer: Tasmin Little. Performer: BBC Philharmonic.
    • Chandos.
    • CHAN 10764.
  • Benjamin Britten

    A Charm of lullabies Op.41 for mezzo-soprano and piano

    Performer: Jennifer Johnston. Performer: Joseph Middleton.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Suite no. 3 Op.87 for cello solo

    Performer: Pieter Wispelwey.
    • CHANNEL CLASSICS.
    • CCS SA-25308.

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