Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 War Requiem, Op. 66: I. Requiem aeternam: Requiem aeternam
5:58
2 War Requiem, Op. 66: I. Requiem aeternam: What passing bells for these who die as cattle?
3:38
3 War Requiem, Op. 66: II. Dies irae: Dies irae
3:38
4 War Requiem, Op. 66: II. Dies irae: Bugles sang, saddening the evening air
2:35
5 War Requiem, Op. 66: II. Dies irae: Liber scriptus proferetur
2:57
6 War Requiem, Op. 66: II. Dies irae: Out there, we've walked quite friendly up to Death
1:57
7 War Requiem, Op. 66: II. Dies irae: Recordare Jesu pie
4:31
8 War Requiem, Op. 66: II. Dies irae: Be slowly lifted up
2:11
9 War Requiem, Op. 66: II. Dies irae: Confutatis
1:12
10 War Requiem, Op. 66: II. Dies irae: Lacrimosa dies illa
1:54
11 War Requiem, Op. 66: II. Dies irae: Move him into the sun
4:51
12 War Requiem, Op. 66: III. Offertorium: Domine Jesu Christe
3:31
13 War Requiem, Op. 66: III. Offertorium: So Abram rose, and clave the wood
6:08
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 War Requiem, Op. 66: IV. Sanctus: Sanctus, sanctus, sanctus
6:06
2 War Requiem, Op. 66: IV. Sanctus: After the blast of lightning from the East
3:51
3 War Requiem, Op. 66: V. Agnus Dei: One ever hangs where shelled roads part
3:41
4 War Requiem, Op. 66: VI. Libera me: Libera me, Domine
7:37
5 War Requiem, Op. 66: VI. Libera me: It seemed that out of battle I escaped
9:34
6 War Requiem, Op. 66: VI. Libera me: Let us sleep now / In Paradisum
5:34

Credits

CD 1

organ:
Simon Preston (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 1, 12–13)
baritone vocals:
Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 4, 6, 8, 13)
choir vocals:
The Bach Choir (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 1–3, 5, 7, 9–13)
London Symphony Chorus (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 1–3, 5, 7, 9–13)
chorus master:
Sir David Willcocks (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 1–3, 5, 7, 9–13)
composer:
Benjamin Britten (1961 – 1961-12-20) (tracks 1–13)
conductor:
Benjamin Britten (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 1–13)
librettist:
Thomas of Celano (tracks 3–11)
Wilfred Owen (tracks 3–13)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1–2, 12–13)
Wilfred Owen (1917-09 – 1917-10) (tracks 1–2)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 1–3, 5, 7–13)
performer:
Melos Ensemble (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 8, 11–13)
soprano vocals:
Галина Павловна Вишневская (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 5, 10–11)
tenor vocals:
Peter Pears (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 2, 6, 11, 13)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 1–13)
part of:
War Requiem, op. 66 (tracks 1–13)
partial recording of:
War Requiem, op. 66: I. Requiem aeternam (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 1–2)
War Requiem, op. 66: II. Dies irae (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 3–11)
War Requiem, op. 66: III. Offertorium (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 12–13)

CD 2

baritone vocals:
Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 2, 5–6)
choir vocals:
The Bach Choir (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6)
London Symphony Chorus (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6)
chorus master:
Sir David Willcocks (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6)
composer:
Benjamin Britten (1961 – 1961-12-20) (tracks 1–6)
conductor:
Benjamin Britten (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 1–6)
librettist:
Wilfred Owen (tracks 1–3)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1–6)
Wilfred Owen (1918) (tracks 4–6)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6)
performer:
Melos Ensemble (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 2–3, 5–6)
soprano vocals:
Галина Павловна Вишневская (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 1, 4, 6)
tenor vocals:
Peter Pears (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 3, 5–6)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 1–6)
part of:
War Requiem, op. 66 (tracks 1–6)
partial recording of:
War Requiem, op. 66: IV. Sanctus (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 1–2)
War Requiem, op. 66: VI. Libera me (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (tracks 4–6)
recording of:
War Requiem, op. 66: V. Agnus Dei (1963-01-03 – 1963-01-10) (track 3)

Release

ASIN: US: B0000041Q5 [info]

Release Group

included in: The Decca Sound (Celebrating 50 Years of the Decca Sound with 50 CDs) by Various Artists
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/259525 [info]