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A portrait of Britten

Label
A portrait of Britten
Title
A portrait of Britten
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • biography of composer or author
  • biography of performer or history of ensemble
  • historical information
Cataloging source
CUS
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1913-1976
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Britten, Benjamin
Date time place
Recorded Mar. 30-31, 1985 (1st-4th works) at the Great Hall, Birmingham University; Aug. 26-28, 1989 (5th-8th works) at Symphony Hall, Birmingham; Apr. 11-12, 1991 (9th-11th works) at the Great Hall, Birmingham University
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Vocal selections in English and French
PerformerNote
English String Orchestra ; English Symphony Orchestra ; William Boughton, conductor ; Roger Best, viola (3rd work) ; Jerry Hadley, tenor (9th-11th works) ; Anthony Halstead, horn (10th work)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1948-
  • 1913-1976
  • 1913-1976
  • 1913-1976
  • 1913-1976
  • 1913-1976
  • 1913-1976
  • 1913-1976
  • 1913-1976
  • 1913-1976
  • 1913-1976
  • 1913-1976
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Boughton, William
  • Halstead, Anthony,
  • Hadley, Jerry,
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • English String Orchestra,
  • English Symphony Orchestra (London, England),
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orchestral music
  • String orchestra music
  • Viola with string orchestra, Arranged
  • Songs (High voice) with string orchestra
Label
A portrait of Britten
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Nimbus Records: NI 1751 (NI 5025, NI 5234, NI 5295)
  • First 4 works for string orchestra (3rd work with solo viola), 5th-8th works for orchestra, 9th work for tenor and string orchestra, 10th work for tenor, horn and string orchestra, 11th work for tenor, instrumental ensemble and string orchestra
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
  • Program notes and notes on the performers ([14] p.) inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1. Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge : op. 10 (25:23) ; Simple symphony : op. 4 (16:51) ; Lachrymae : Reflections on a song of Dowland : (Orchestral arrangement) (13:58) ; Prelude and fugue for 18 part string orchestra, op. 29 (8:49) --
  • Disc 2. Peter Grimes. Four sea interludes : op. 33a (15:40) ; Suite on English folk tunes : "A time there was--" : op. 90 (14:43) ; Gloriana. The courtly dances : op. 53a (9:59) ; The young person's guide to the orchestra : op. 34 : Variations and fugue on a theme of Purcell (16:42) --
  • Disc 3. Les illuminations : op. 18 (22:20) ; Serenade for tenor, horn, and strings, op. 31 (23:20) ; Nocturne for tenor, seven obligato instruments and strings : op. 60 (28:23)
Control code
43381537
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
710357175121
Other physical details
digital, stereophonic
Publisher number
  • NI 1751
  • NI 5025
  • NI 5234
  • NI 5295
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A portrait of Britten
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Nimbus Records: NI 1751 (NI 5025, NI 5234, NI 5295)
  • First 4 works for string orchestra (3rd work with solo viola), 5th-8th works for orchestra, 9th work for tenor and string orchestra, 10th work for tenor, horn and string orchestra, 11th work for tenor, instrumental ensemble and string orchestra
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
  • Program notes and notes on the performers ([14] p.) inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1. Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge : op. 10 (25:23) ; Simple symphony : op. 4 (16:51) ; Lachrymae : Reflections on a song of Dowland : (Orchestral arrangement) (13:58) ; Prelude and fugue for 18 part string orchestra, op. 29 (8:49) --
  • Disc 2. Peter Grimes. Four sea interludes : op. 33a (15:40) ; Suite on English folk tunes : "A time there was--" : op. 90 (14:43) ; Gloriana. The courtly dances : op. 53a (9:59) ; The young person's guide to the orchestra : op. 34 : Variations and fugue on a theme of Purcell (16:42) --
  • Disc 3. Les illuminations : op. 18 (22:20) ; Serenade for tenor, horn, and strings, op. 31 (23:20) ; Nocturne for tenor, seven obligato instruments and strings : op. 60 (28:23)
Control code
43381537
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
3 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
710357175121
Other physical details
digital, stereophonic
Publisher number
  • NI 1751
  • NI 5025
  • NI 5234
  • NI 5295
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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