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7.1–7.12 "A Ceremony of Carols, op. 28" recordings licensed by FonoTeam GmbH, Hamburg.

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Tracklist

CD 1: Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings • Les Illuminations
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings op. 31: I. Prologue
Benjamin Britten 1:27
2 Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings op. 31: II. Pastoral
Benjamin Britten 3:36
3 Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings op. 31: III. Nocturne
Benjamin Britten 3:26
4 Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings op. 31: IV. Elegy
Benjamin Britten 4:40
5 Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings op. 31: V. Dirge
Benjamin Britten 3:58
6 Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings op. 31: VI. Hymn
Benjamin Britten 2:03
7 Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings op. 31: VII. Sonnet
Benjamin Britten 3:50
8 Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings op. 31: VIII. Epilogue
Benjamin Britten 1:34
9 Les Illuminations op. 18: I. Fanfare
Benjamin Britten 1:52
10 Les Illuminations op. 18: II. Villes
Benjamin Britten 2:25
11 Les Illuminations op. 18: IIIa. Phrase
Benjamin Britten 1:02
12 Les Illuminations op. 18: IIIb. Antique
Benjamin Britten 2:32
13 Les Illuminations op. 18: IV. Royauté
Benjamin Britten 1:39
14 Les Illuminations op. 18: V. Marine
Benjamin Britten 0:57
15 Les Illuminations op. 18: VI. Interlude
Benjamin Britten 2:07
16 Les Illuminations op. 18: VII. Being beauteous
Benjamin Britten 3:59
17 Les Illuminations op. 18: VIII. Parade
Benjamin Britten 2:41
18 Les Illuminations op. 18: IX. Départ
Benjamin Britten 2:38
CD 2: Sinfonia da Requiem • Nocturne for Tenor, Seven Obligate Instruments & Strings
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sinfonia da Requiem op. 20: I. Lacrymosa (Andante ben misurato) / II. Dies irae (Allegro con fuoco) / III. Requiem aeternam (Andante molto tranquillo)
Benjamin Britten 19:47
2 Nocturne for Tenor, Seven Obligate Instruments & Strings, op. 60: I. On a poet’s lips I slept
Benjamin Britten 3:21
3 Nocturne for Tenor, Seven Obligate Instruments & Strings, op. 60: II. Below the thunders of the upper deep
Benjamin Britten 3:19
4 Nocturne for Tenor, Seven Obligate Instruments & Strings, op. 60: III. Encitured with a twine of leaves
Benjamin Britten 2:15
5 Nocturne for Tenor, Seven Obligate Instruments & Strings, op. 60: IV. Midnight’s bell goes ting, ting, ting
Benjamin Britten 2:28
6 Nocturne for Tenor, Seven Obligate Instruments & Strings, op. 60: V. But that night when on my bed I lay
Benjamin Britten 3:03
7 Nocturne for Tenor, Seven Obligate Instruments & Strings, op. 60: VI. She sleeps on soft, last breaths
Benjamin Britten 4:30
8 Nocturne for Tenor, Seven Obligate Instruments & Strings, op. 60: VII. What is more gentle than a wind in summer?
Benjamin Britten 3:27
9 Nocturne for Tenor, Seven Obligate Instruments & Strings, op. 60: VIII. When most I wink, then do mine eyes best see
Benjamin Britten 4:01
CD 3: Peter Grimes: Opera in Three Acts and a Prologue
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Peter Grimes: Prologue. “Peter Grimes!” (Hobson)
Benjamin Britten 1:26
2 Peter Grimes: Prologue. “You sailed your boat round the coast” (Swallow)
Benjamin Britten 3:04
3 Peter Grimes: Prologue. “Peter Grimes, I here advise you!” (Swallow)
Benjamin Britten 2:10
4 Peter Grimes: Prologue. “The truth… the pity… and the truth” (Peter)
Benjamin Britten 1:54
5 Peter Grimes: Interlude I: On the beach (Dawn)
Benjamin Britten 2:58
6 Peter Grimes: Act I, Scene I. “Oh! Hang at open doors the net, the cork” (Women, Fishermen)
Benjamin Britten 5:35
7 Peter Grimes: Act I, Scene I. “Hi! Give us a hand!” (Peter)
Benjamin Britten 3:19
8 Peter Grimes: Act I, Scene I. “I have to go from pub to pub” (Hobson)
Benjamin Britten 1:58
9 Peter Grimes: Act I, Scene I. “Let her among you without fault cast the first stone” (Ellen)
Benjamin Britten 3:09
10 Peter Grimes: Act I, Scene I. “Look, the storm cone!” (Balstrode)
Benjamin Britten 2:41
11 Peter Grimes: Act I, Scene I. “And do you prefer the storm” (Balstrode)
Benjamin Britten 4:57
12 Peter Grimes: Act I, Scene I. “What harbour shelters peace” (Peter)
Benjamin Britten 1:12
13 Peter Grimes: Interlude II: The Storm
Benjamin Britten 4:08
14 Peter Grimes: Act I, Scene II. “Past time to close!” (Auntie)
Benjamin Britten 4:22
15 Peter Grimes: Act I, Scene II. “We live and let live” (Balstrode)
Benjamin Britten 1:58
16 Peter Grimes: Act I, Scene II. “Have you heard? The cliff is down” (Keene)
Benjamin Britten 1:23
17 Peter Grimes: Act I, Scene II. “Now the Great Bear and Pleiades” (Peter)
Benjamin Britten 3:40
18 Peter Grimes: Act I, Scene II. “Old Joe has gone fishing” (Keene)
Benjamin Britten 2:28
19 Peter Grimes: Act I, Scene II. “The bridge is down, we half swam over” (Hobson)
Benjamin Britten 1:37
20 Peter Grimes: Interlude III: Sunday morning by the beach
Benjamin Britten 2:23
21 Peter Grimes: Act II, Scene I. “Glitter of waves and glitter of sunlight” (Ellen)
Benjamin Britten 5:41
22 Peter Grimes: Act II, Scene I. “Let this be a holiday” (Ellen)
Benjamin Britten 3:00
23 Peter Grimes: Act II, Scene I. “This unrelenting work” (Ellen)
Benjamin Britten 4:41
24 Peter Grimes: Act II, Scene I. “Fool to let it come to this!” (Auntie)
Benjamin Britten 2:18
25 Peter Grimes: Act II, Scene I. “What is it?” (Chorus)
Benjamin Britten 1:03
26 Peter Grimes: Act II, Scene I. “People!… No! I will speak!” (Boles)
Benjamin Britten 2:09
CD 4: Peter Grimes: Opera in Three Acts and a Prologue (contd.)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Peter Grimes: Act II, Scene I. “We planned that their lives should have a new start” (Ellen)
Benjamin Britten 2:25
2 Peter Grimes: Act II, Scene I. “Swallow! Shall we go and see Grimes in his hut?” (Rector)
Benjamin Britten 0:44
3 Peter Grimes: Act II, Scene I. “Now is gossip put on trial” (Mrs. Sedley, Boles, Rector, Keene, Swallow, Chorus)
Benjamin Britten 2:12
4 Peter Grimes: Act II, Scene I. “From the gutter, why should we trouble at their ribaldries?” (Nieces)
Benjamin Britten 4:35
5 Peter Grimes: Interlude IV: Passacaglia
Benjamin Britten 5:27
6 Peter Grimes: Act II, Scene II. “Go there!” (Peter)
Benjamin Britten 7:18
7 Peter Grimes: Act II, Scene II. “Now!... Now!…” (Boles, Rector, Swallow, Keene, Chorus)
Benjamin Britten 2:09
8 Peter Grimes: Act II, Scene II. “Peter Grimes! Nobody here?” (Rector)
Benjamin Britten 3:07
9 Peter Grimes: Interlude V: Evening
Benjamin Britten 4:19
10 Peter Grimes: Act III, Scene I. “Assign your prettiness to me” (Swallow)
Benjamin Britten 2:36
11 Peter Grimes: Act III, Scene I. “Pah!… Ahoy!” (Swallow, Keene)
Benjamin Britten 2:49
12 Peter Grimes: Act III, Scene I. “Come along, Doctor!” (First Burgess)
Benjamin Britten 3:19
13 Peter Grimes: Act III, Scene I. “Embroidery in childhood was a luxury of idleness” (Ellen)
Benjamin Britten 5:09
14 Peter Grimes: Act III, Scene I. “Mister Swallow! Mister Swallow!” (Mrs. Sedley)
Benjamin Britten 2:00
15 Peter Grimes: Act III, Scene I. “Who holds himself apart, lets his pride rise” (Chorus)
Benjamin Britten 3:45
16 Peter Grimes: Interlude VI: Fog
Benjamin Britten 2:36
17 Peter Grimes: Act III, Scene II. “Grimes! Grimes!” (Chorus)
Benjamin Britten 4:56
18 Peter Grimes: Act III, Scene II. “Peter, we’ve come to take you home” (Ellen)
Benjamin Britten 2:29
19 Peter Grimes: Act III, Scene II. “To those who pass the Borough” (Chorus)
Benjamin Britten 4:50
CD 5: Franz Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Das Wandern
Franz Schubert 2:28
2 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Wohin?
Franz Schubert 2:03
3 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Halt!
Franz Schubert 1:31
4 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Danksagung an den Bach
Franz Schubert 2:27
5 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Am Feierabend
Franz Schubert 2:29
6 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Der Neugierige
Franz Schubert 4:20
7 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Ungeduld
Franz Schubert 2:41
8 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Morgengruß
Franz Schubert 3:57
9 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Des Müllers Blumen
Franz Schubert 3:32
10 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Tränenregen
Franz Schubert 5:09
11 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Mein!
Franz Schubert 2:10
12 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Pause
Franz Schubert 4:31
13 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Mit dem grünen Lautenbande
Franz Schubert 2:09
14 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Der Jäger
Franz Schubert 1:18
15 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Eifersucht und Stolz
Franz Schubert 1:34
16 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Die liebe Farbe
Franz Schubert 4:01
17 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Die böse Farbe
Franz Schubert 1:55
18 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Trockne Blumen
Franz Schubert 3:33
19 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Der Müller und der Bach
Franz Schubert 4:12
20 Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Des Baches Wiegenlied
Franz Schubert 7:17
CD 6: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra • Diversions
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra (Variations & Fugue on a theme of Purcell), op. 34
Benjamin Britten 16:58
2 Diversions for Piano (Left Hand) and Orchestra, op. 21: Theme
Benjamin Britten 1:06
3 Diversions for Piano (Left Hand) and Orchestra, op. 21: Variation I (Recitative)
Benjamin Britten 1:29
4 Diversions for Piano (Left Hand) and Orchestra, op. 21: Variation II (Romance)
Benjamin Britten 1:30
5 Diversions for Piano (Left Hand) and Orchestra, op. 21: Variation III (March)
Benjamin Britten 1:19
6 Diversions for Piano (Left Hand) and Orchestra, op. 21: Variation IV (Arabesque)
Benjamin Britten 1:37
7 Diversions for Piano (Left Hand) and Orchestra, op. 21: Variation V (Chant)
Benjamin Britten 1:47
8 Diversions for Piano (Left Hand) and Orchestra, op. 21: Variation VI (Nocturne)
Benjamin Britten 2:07
9 Diversions for Piano (Left Hand) and Orchestra, op. 21: Variation VII (Badinerie)
Benjamin Britten 1:25
10 Diversions for Piano (Left Hand) and Orchestra, op. 21: Variation VIII (Burlesque)
Benjamin Britten 1:53
11 Diversions for Piano (Left Hand) and Orchestra, op. 21: Variation IXa (Toccata)
Benjamin Britten 0:48
12 Diversions for Piano (Left Hand) and Orchestra, op. 21: Variation IXb (Toccata II)
Benjamin Britten 2:01
13 Diversions for Piano (Left Hand) and Orchestra, op. 21: Variation X (Adagio)
Benjamin Britten 4:18
14 Diversions for Piano (Left Hand) and Orchestra, op. 21: Variation XI (Tarantella)
Benjamin Britten 2:37
CD 7: A Ceremony of Carols • Violinkonzert | Violin Concerto
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 A Ceremony of Carols, op. 28: Procession (Senza misura)
Benjamin Britten 1:12
2 A Ceremony of Carols, op. 28: Wolcum Yole! (Allegro con brio)
Benjamin Britten 1:30
3 A Ceremony of Carols, op. 28: There Is No Rose (Allegretto)
Benjamin Britten 2:25
4 A Ceremony of Carols, op. 28: That Yonge Child (Andante quasi recitativo)
Benjamin Britten 1:39
5 A Ceremony of Carols, op. 28: Balulalow (Andante piacevole)
Benjamin Britten 1:31
6 A Ceremony of Carols, op. 28: As Dew in Aprille (Allegro)
Benjamin Britten 1:08
7 A Ceremony of Carols, op. 28: This Little Babe (Presto con fuoco)
Benjamin Britten 1:29
8 A Ceremony of Carols, op. 28: Interlude (Andante pastorale)
Benjamin Britten 3:45
9 A Ceremony of Carols, op. 28: In Freezing Winter Night (Andante comodo)
Benjamin Britten 3:16
10 A Ceremony of Carols, op. 28: Spring Carol (Allegretto)
Benjamin Britten 1:14
11 A Ceremony of Carols, op. 28: Deo gracias (Presto)
Benjamin Britten 1:16
12 A Ceremony of Carols, op. 28: Recession (Senza misura)
Benjamin Britten 1:14
13 Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 15: I. Moderato con moto
Benjamin Britten 9:17
14 Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 15: II. Vivace
Benjamin Britten 8:23
15 Violin Concerto in D minor, op. 15: III. Passacaglia. Andante lento
Benjamin Britten 14:00
CD 8: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge • A Charm of Lullabies
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge op. 10: I. Introduction and Theme
Benjamin Britten 1:57
2 Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge op. 10: II. Adagio
Benjamin Britten 2:53
3 Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge op. 10: III. March
Benjamin Britten 1:17
4 Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge op. 10: IV. Romance
Benjamin Britten 1:41
5 Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge op. 10: V. Aria italiana
Benjamin Britten 1:19
6 Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge op. 10: VI. Bourrée classique
Benjamin Britten 1:25
7 Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge op. 10: VII. Wiener Walzer
Benjamin Britten 2:48
8 Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge op. 10: VIII. Moto perpetuo
Benjamin Britten 1:04
9 Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge op. 10: IX. Funeral March
Benjamin Britten 3:55
10 Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge op. 10: X. Chant
Benjamin Britten 1:42
11 Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge op. 10: XI. Fugue & XII. Finale
Benjamin Britten 7:08
12 A Charm of Lullabies op. 41: I. Cradle Song
Benjamin Britten 2:14
13 A Charm of Lullabies op. 41: II. The Highland Bales
Benjamin Britten 2:06
14 A Charm of Lullabies op. 41: III. Sephestia’s Lullaby
Benjamin Britten 2:15
15 A Charm of Lullabies op. 41: IV. A Charm
Benjamin Britten 1:28
16 A Charm of Lullabies op. 41: V. The Nurse’s Song
Benjamin Britten 4:24
CD 9: The Prince of the Pagodas: Act 1 + 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 1. Prelude
Benjamin Britten 2:19
2 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 1. The Fool and the Dwarf
Benjamin Britten 1:21
3 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 1. The Emperor
Benjamin Britten 1:30
4 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 1. Gavotte
Benjamin Britten 2:36
5 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 1. The Four Kings
Benjamin Britten 1:21
6 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 1. The King of the North
Benjamin Britten 1:18
7 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 1. The King of the East
Benjamin Britten 2:31
8 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 1. The King of the West
Benjamin Britten 1:07
9 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 1. The King of the South
Benjamin Britten 1:43
10 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 1. Belle Epine
Benjamin Britten 2:27
11 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 1. Belle Rose
Benjamin Britten 6:10
12 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 1. The Kings and Belle Rose
Benjamin Britten 1:26
13 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 1. Triumph of Belle Epine
Benjamin Britten 1:53
14 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 1. Rage of the Kings
Benjamin Britten 1:41
15 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 1. The Four Frogs
Benjamin Britten 3:02
16 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 2, Scene 1. Air
Benjamin Britten 5:36
17 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 2, Scene 1. Water
Benjamin Britten 7:14
18 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 2, Scene 1. Fire
Benjamin Britten 5:59
19 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 2, Scene 2. Belle Rose in Pagoda‐Land
Benjamin Britten 2:06
20 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 2, Scene 2. The Pagodas
Benjamin Britten 3:03
21 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 2, Scene 2. The Salamander
Benjamin Britten 3:02
22 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 2, Scene 2. The Prince and Belle Rose
Benjamin Britten 5:54
CD 10: The Prince of the Pagodas: Act 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 3, Scene 1. Belle Epine as Empress
Benjamin Britten 2:45
2 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 3, Scene 1. The Old Emperor
Benjamin Britten 2:51
3 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 3, Scene 1. Belle Rose and the Salamander
Benjamin Britten 1:34
4 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 3, Scene 1. Transition
Benjamin Britten 3:08
5 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 3, Scene 2. The Pagoda Palace
Benjamin Britten 1:37
6 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 3, Scene 2. Pas de six
Benjamin Britten 2:03
7 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 3, Scene 2. Variation 1
Benjamin Britten 3:44
8 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 3, Scene 2. Variation 2
Benjamin Britten 1:07
9 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 3, Scene 2. Variation 3
Benjamin Britten 1:09
10 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 3, Scene 2. Pas de trois
Benjamin Britten 1:25
11 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 3, Scene 2. Pas de deux
Benjamin Britten 4:06
12 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 3, Scene 2. Variation 4
Benjamin Britten 1:11
13 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 3, Scene 2. Variation 5
Benjamin Britten 2:16
14 The Prince of the Pagodas op. 57: Act 3, Scene 2. Finale
Benjamin Britten 6:10

Credits

CD 1: Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings • Les Illuminations

horn:
Dennis Brain (horn player) (1953) (tracks 1–8)
Dennis Brain (horn player) (1959) (tracks 9–18)
conductor:
Eugene Goosens (conductor and composer) (1953) (tracks 1–8)
Eugene Goosens (conductor and composer) (1959) (tracks 9–18)
orchestra:
New Symphony Orchestra (often referred to as just The New Symphony Orchestra) (1953) (tracks 1–8)
New Symphony Orchestra (often referred to as just The New Symphony Orchestra) (1959) (tracks 9–18)
tenor vocals:
Peter Pears (tenor) (1953) (tracks 1–8)
Peter Pears (tenor) (1959) (tracks 9–18)

CD 2: Sinfonia da Requiem • Nocturne for Tenor, Seven Obligate Instruments & Strings

clarinet:
Gervase de Peyer (clarinetist) (1959) (tracks 2–9)
cor anglais:
Roger Lord (oboe, horn) (1959) (tracks 2–9)
bassoon:
Willie Anthony Waters (1959) (tracks 2–9)
flute:
Alexander Murray (Solo acoustic performer. Glasgow, Scotland.) (1959) (tracks 2–9)
timpani:
Denis Blyth (timpanist) (1959) (tracks 2–9)
horn:
Barry Tuckwell (hornist / conductor) (1959) (tracks 2–9)
harp:
Osian Ellis (Welsh harpist and composer) (1959) (tracks 2–9)
composer:
Benjamin Britten (English composer) (1940) (tracks 1, 1, 1)
conductor:
Benjamin Britten (English composer) (1954) (track 1)
Benjamin Britten (English composer) (1959) (tracks 2–9)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1959) (tracks 2–9)
tenor vocals:
Peter Pears (tenor) (1959) (tracks 2–9)
part of:
Sinfonia da Requiem, op. 20 (movement) (tracks 1, 1, 1)
recording of:

CD 3: Peter Grimes: Opera in Three Acts and a Prologue

baritone vocals:
Geraint Evans (baritone) (1958-12) (tracks 16, 18)
James Pease (operatic bass / baritone) (1958-12) (tracks 10–11, 15)
bass vocals:
Owen Brannigan (operatic bass) (1958-12) (tracks 2–3)
David Kelly (bass) (1958-12) (tracks 1, 8, 19)
choir vocals:
composer:
Benjamin Britten (English composer) (1942 – 1945) (tracks 1–26)
conductor:
Benjamin Britten (English composer) (1958-12) (tracks 1–26)
contralto vocals:
Jean Watson (1958-12) (tracks 14, 24)
librettist:
Charles Montagu Slater (1942 – 1945) (tracks 1–4, 6–12, 14–19, 21–26)
orchestra:
producer:
Erik Smith (British producer, pianist and harpsichordist) (tracks 1–26)
recording engineer:
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (1958-12) (tracks 1–26)
soprano vocals:
Claire Watson (soprano) (1958-12) (tracks 9, 21–23)
tenor vocals:
Raymond Nilsson (tenor) (1958-12) (track 26)
Peter Pears (tenor) (1958-12) (tracks 4, 7, 12, 17)
phonographic copyright by:
Decca Music Group Limited (not for release label use, for ℗ & © rights holder use only) (1959) (tracks 1–26)
recorded at:
Walthamstow Assembly Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1958-12) (tracks 1–26)
part of:
Peter Grimes (tracks 1–26)
recording of:

CD 4: Peter Grimes: Opera in Three Acts and a Prologue (contd.)

baritone vocals:
Geraint Evans (baritone) (1958-12) (tracks 3, 7, 11)
bass vocals:
Owen Brannigan (operatic bass) (1958-12) (tracks 3, 7, 10–11)
choir vocals:
Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (1958-12) (tracks 3, 7, 15, 17, 19)
composer:
Benjamin Britten (English composer) (1942 – 1945) (tracks 1–19)
conductor:
Benjamin Britten (English composer) (1958-12) (tracks 1–19)
librettist:
Charles Montagu Slater (1942 – 1945) (tracks 1–4, 6–8, 10–15, 17–19)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Lauris Margaret Elms (1958-12) (tracks 3, 14)
orchestra:
producer:
Erik Smith (British producer, pianist and harpsichordist) (tracks 1–19)
recording engineer:
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (1958-12) (tracks 1–19)
soprano vocals:
Claire Watson (soprano) (1958-12) (tracks 1, 13, 18)
tenor vocals:
John Lanigan (1958-12) (tracks 2–3, 7–8)
Raymond Nilsson (tenor) (1958-12) (tracks 3, 7)
Peter Pears (tenor) (1958-12) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Decca Music Group Limited (not for release label use, for ℗ & © rights holder use only) (1959) (tracks 1–19)
recorded at:
Walthamstow Assembly Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1958-12) (tracks 1–19)
later versions:
part of:
Peter Grimes (tracks 1–19)
recording of:

CD 5: Franz Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin

piano:
Benjamin Britten (English composer) (1959) (tracks 1–20)
tenor vocals:
Peter Pears (tenor) (1959) (tracks 1–20)

CD 6: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra • Diversions

piano:
Julius Katchen (pianist) (1954) (tracks 2–14)
conductor:
Eduard van Beinum (conductor) (1953) (track 1)
Benjamin Britten (English composer) (1954) (tracks 2–14)
orchestra:
Concertgebouworkest (1953) (track 1)
London Symphony Orchestra (1954) (tracks 2–14)

CD 7: A Ceremony of Carols • Violinkonzert | Violin Concerto

violin:
Sergej Azizian (Armenian-born violinist, based in Denmark) (2002) (tracks 13–15)
harp:
Elisabeth Bayer (harpist) (tracks 1–12)
choir vocals:
Wiener Sängerknaben (tracks 1–12)
conductor:
Anton Neyder (tracks 1–12)
Osmo Vänskä (conductor) (2002) (tracks 13–15)
orchestra:
Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra (2002) (tracks 13–15)
phonographic copyright by:
ClassicO (tracks 13–15)
FonoTeam GmbH (not for release label use!) (tracks 1–12)

CD 8: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge • A Charm of Lullabies

piano:
Peter Gellhorn (1957) (tracks 12–16)
alto vocals:
Pamela Bowden (contralto) (1957) (tracks 12–16)
balance engineer:
Douglas Larter (1953-11) (tracks 1–11)
composer:
Benjamin Britten (English composer) (1937) (tracks 1–11)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1953-11) (tracks 1–11)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1953-11) (tracks 1–11)
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 1–11)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1953-11) (tracks 1–11)
part of:
recording of:

CD 9: The Prince of the Pagodas: Act 1 + 2

conductor:
Benjamin Britten (English composer) (1957-02) (tracks 1–22)
orchestra:

CD 10: The Prince of the Pagodas: Act 3

conductor:
Benjamin Britten (English composer) (1957-02) (tracks 1–14)
orchestra:

Release

manufactured in:EU
rights society:MCPS (do not use this as a release label or work publisher)
ASIN:DE: B00BNHKQ4O [info]
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/10868921 [info]