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Britten Conducts Britten: Operas, Vol. 2 Box set, Collector's Edition

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Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 1. Introduction... Over hill, over dale
  2. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 1. Oberon is passing... Ill met by moonlight
  3. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 1. Well, go thy way
  4. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 1. How now, my love? Why is your cheek so pale?... I swear to thee, by Cupid's stronges
  5. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 1. (Be it Lion, Bear or Wolf...) ...I love thee not
  6. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 1. Welcome, wanderer!... I know a bank
  7. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 1. Is all our company here?
  8. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 1. Fair love, you faint with wand'ring in the wood
  9. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 1. Through the forest have I gone
  10. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 1. Stay, tho' thou kill me, sweet Demetrius... Lysander, if you live, good sire, awake
  11. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 1. Come, now a roundel, and a fairy song
  12. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 1. You spotted snakes
  13. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 1. What thou seest when thou dost wake
  14. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 2. Introduction
  15. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 2. Are we all met?... What hempen homespuns have we swaggering here
  16. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 2. I see their knavery... What angel wakes me
  17. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 2. Be kind and courteous to this gentleman
  18. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 2. Hail, mortal, hail!
  19. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 2. I have a reas'nable good ear in music
  20. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 2. How now, mad spirit... O why rebuke you him that loves you so?...What hast thou done

Disc: 2

  1. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 2. Flower of this purple dye... Why should you think that I should woo in scorn?... O H
  2. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 2. Puppet? why so?
  3. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 2. This is thy negligence... Thou see'st these lovers seek a place to fight
  4. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 2. Up and down... Where art thou, proud Demetrius?
  5. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 2. On the ground, sleep sound
  6. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 3. Scene 1. Introduction... My gentle Robin, see'st thou this sweet sight?... My Oberon
  7. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 3. Scene 1. Helena! - Hermia! - Demetrius! - Lysander!
  8. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 3. Scene 1. When my cue comes, call me
  9. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 3. Scene 1. Have you sent to Bottom's house?
  10. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 3. Scene 2. Orchestral march... Now, fair Hippolyta, our nuptial hour
  11. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 3. Scene 2. If we offend, it is with our good will
  12. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 3. Scene 2. Gentle, perchance you wonder at this show
  13. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 3. Scene 2. In this same Interlude, it doth befall
  14. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 3. Scene 2. O grim-lock'd night
  15. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 3. Scene 2. O Wall, full often hast thou heard my moans
  16. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 3. Scene 2. You Ladies, you (whose gentle hearts do fear...)
  17. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 3. Scene 2. Sweet Moon, I thank thee for thy sunny beams
  18. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 3. Scene 2. Come, your Bergomask
  19. A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera, Op. 64: Act 3. Scene 2. Now the hungry lion roars... Through the house give glimmering light... Now

Disc: 3

  1. Phaedra, dramatic cantata for mezzo-soprano, string orchestra, percussion & harpsichord, Op. 93: In May, in brilliant Athens
  2. Phaedra, dramatic cantata for mezzo-soprano, string orchestra, percussion & harpsichord, Op. 93: Oh Gods of wrath
  3. Phaedra, dramatic cantata for mezzo-soprano, string orchestra, percussion & harpsichord, Op. 93: My time's too short; your highness
  4. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 1. Scene 1. Rome is now ruled by the Etruscan upstart: Tarquinius Superbus
  5. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 1. Scene 1. It is an axion among kings, to use a foreign threat to hide a local evil
  6. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 1. Scene 1. Here the thirsty evening has drunk the wine of light
  7. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 1. Scene 1. Who reaches heaven first is the best philosopher
  8. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 1. Scene 1. Maria was unmasked at a masked ball
  9. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 1. Scene 1. Collatinus is politically astute to choose a virtuous wife
  10. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 1. Scene 1. There goes a happy man!
  11. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 1. Scene 1. Tarquinius does not dare, when Tarquinius does not desire
  12. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 1. Scene 1. My horse! My horse! / Interlude. Tarquinius does not wait for his servan
  13. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 1. Scene 2. Their spinning-wheel unwinds dreams which desire has spun!
  14. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 1. Scene 2. Listen! I heard a knock... How cruel men are to teach us love!
  15. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 1. Scene 2. Time treads upon the hands of women
  16. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 1. Scene 2. The oatmeal slippers of sleep creep through the city... Open, in the nam

Disc: 4

  1. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 2. Scene 1. The prosperity of the Etruscans was due to the richness of their native
  2. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 2. Scene 1. She sleeps as a rose upon the night
  3. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 2. Scene 1. Within this frail crucible of light
  4. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 2. Scene 1. Lucretia! - What do you want? - You!
  5. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 2. Interlude. Here in this scene you see virtue assailed by sin
  6. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 2. Scene 2. Oh! What a lovely day!
  7. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 2. Scene 2. We'll leave the orchids for Lucretia to arrange... Lucia, go send a mess
  8. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 2. Scene 2. Flowers bring to every year the same perfection
  9. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 2. Scene 2. You were right. Tarquinius took one of the horses... Where is Lucretia?
  10. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 2. Scene 2. Lucretia! Lucretia!
  11. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 2. Scene 2. Las night Tarquinius ravished me
  12. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 2. Scene 2. This dead hand lets fall all that my heart held when full
  13. The Rape of Lucretia, chamber opera, Op. 37: Act 2. Epilogue. Is it all?

Disc: 5

  1. Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54: Act 1. Prologue
  2. Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54: Act 1. Theme. Scene 1. The Journey
  3. Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54: Act 1. Variation 1 / Scene 2. The Welcome
  4. Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54: Act 1. Variation 2 / Scene 3. The Letter
  5. Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54: Act 1. Variation 3 / Scene 4. The Tower
  6. Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54: Act 1. Variation 4 / Scene 5. The Window
  7. Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54: Act 1. Variation 5 / Scene 6. The Lesson
  8. Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54: Act 1. Variation 6 / Scene 7. The Lake
  9. Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54: Act 1. Variation 7 / Scene 8. At Night

Disc: 6

  1. Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54: Act 2. Variation 8 / Scene 1. Colloquy and Soliloquy
  2. Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54: Act 2. Variation 9 / Scene 2. The Bells
  3. Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54: Act 2. Variation 10 / Scene 3. Miss Jesse!
  4. Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54: Act 2. Variation 11 / Scene 4. The Bedroom
  5. Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54: Act 2. Variation 12 / Scene 5. Quint
  6. Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54: Act 2. Variation 13 / Scene 6. The Piano
  7. Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54: Act 2. Variation 14 / Scene 7. Flora
  8. Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54: Act 2. Variation 15 / Scene 8. Miles

Disc: 7

  1. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 1. Scene 6. Naturally, Signore, I understand
  2. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 1. Scene 6. Here I will stay, here dedicate my days to the sun / Scene 7. Beneath a dazzling sk
  3. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 1. Scene 1. My mind beats on and no words come
  4. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 1. Scene 1. Who's that? A foreigner, a traveller no doubt... Marvels unfold!
  5. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 1. Scene 2. Hey there, hey there, you!... Ho! Here comes young Casanova... Greetings, Conte!
  6. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 1. Scene 2. Serenissima, Serenissima - Low-lying clouds
  7. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 1. Scene 2. Overture: Venice
  8. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 1. Scene 3. Ah Serenissima!
  9. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 1. Scene 3. Mysterious gondola
  10. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 1. Scene 4. We are delighted to greet the Signore to our excellent hotel
  11. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 1. Scene 4. Was I wrong to come
  12. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 1. Scene 4. There is indeed in every artist's nature / Scene 5. The wind is from the West... Ah
  13. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 1. Scene 6. Aou'! Stagando, aou!

Disc: 8

  1. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 1. Scene 7. First the race!
  2. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 1. Scene 7. The boy, Tadzio, shall inspire me
  3. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 2. Scene 7. So, it has come to this
  4. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 2. Scene 8. Guardate, Signore!
  5. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 2. Scene 9. Do I detect a scent? A sweetish medicinal cleanliness
  6. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 2. Scene 9. Careful search now leads me to them... Ah, Tadzio, Eros, Ganymede... Gustav von Asc
  7. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 2. Scene 10. This way for the players, Signori! Why are they disinfecting Venice?
  8. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 2. Scene 11. One moment, if you please... Young man, why do all these people hurry to leave?
  9. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 2. Scene 11. In these last years, Asiatic cholerea has spread
  10. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 2. Scene 12. So it is true, true, more fearful than I thought
  11. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 2. Scene 13. Receive the stranger god - No! Reject the abyss
  12. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 2. Scene 14. (The empty beach) ...Do what you will with me!
  13. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 2. Scene 15. Yes, a very wise decision
  14. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 2. Scene 16. Hurrah for the Piazza
  15. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 2. Scene 16. Chaos, chaos and sickness
  16. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 2. Scene 17. The wind still blows from the land
  17. Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88: Act 2. Scene 17. (On the beach) ...Ah, no!

Disc: 9

  1. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 1. Scene 1. No. 1. Prelude
  2. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 1. Scene 1. No. 2. The tournament
  3. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 1. Scene 1. No. 3. Recitative and fight
  4. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 1. Scene 1. No. 4. Entrance of the Queen
  5. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 1. Scene 1. No. 5. Recitative
  6. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 1. Scene 1. No. 6. The two lords' explanation
  7. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 1. Scene 1. No. 7. Raleigh's song
  8. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 1. Scene 1. No. 8. Ensemble of reconciliation
  9. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 1. Scene 1. No. 9. Recitative and final march
  10. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 1. Scene 2. No. 1. Prelude and dialogue
  11. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 1. Scene 2. No. 2. The Queen's song
  12. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 1. Scene 2. No. 3. Cecil's song of government
  13. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 1. Scene 2. No. 4. Recitative and Essex's entry
  14. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 1. Scene 2. No. 5. First lute song
  15. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 1. Scene 2. No. 6. Second lute song
  16. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 1. Scene 2. No. 7. The first duet for the Queen and Essex
  17. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 1. Scene 2. No. 8. Soliloquy and prayer
  18. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 1. No. 1. Prelude and welcome
  19. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 1. No. 2. The Masque
  20. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 1. No. 3. Finale
  21. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 2. No. 1. Prelude and song
  22. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 2. No. 2. Duet
  23. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 2. No. 3. Double duet
  24. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 2. No. 4. Quartet

Disc: 10

  1. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 3. No. 1. Pavane
  2. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 3. No. 2. Conversation
  3. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 3. No. 3. Galliard
  4. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 3. No. 4. Conversation and the Queen's entrance
  5. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 3. No. 5. Lavolta
  6. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 3. No. 6. Conversation
  7. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 3. No. 7. Morris dance
  8. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 3. No. 8. Recitative
  9. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 3. No. 9. The Queen's burlesque
  10. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 3. No. 10. Quartet
  11. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 3. No. 11. March
  12. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 3. No. 12. The Queen's announcement
  13. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 3. No. 13. Ensemble
  14. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 2. Scene 3. No. 14. Coranto
  15. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 3. Scene 1. No. 1. Prelude and chatter
  16. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 3. Scene 1. No. 2. Essex's intrusion
  17. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 3. Scene 1. No. 3. The second duet of the Queen and Essex
  18. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 3. Scene 1. No. 4. The dressing-table song
  19. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 3. Scene 1. No. 5. The entrance of Cecil
  20. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 3. Scene 1. No. 6. Cecil's report
  21. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 3. Scene 1. No. 7. Discussion
  22. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 3. Scene 1. No. 8. The Queen's decision
  23. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 3. Scene 2. Ballad - rondo
  24. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 3. Scene 3. No. 1. Prelude and verdict
  25. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 3. Scene 3. No. 2. Cecil's warning
  26. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 3. Scene 3. No. 3. The Queen's dilemma
  27. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 3. Scene 3. No. 4. Trio
  28. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 3. Scene 3. No. 5. Lady Essex's pleading
  29. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 3. Scene 3. No. 6. Penelope Rich's pleading
  30. Gloriana, opera, Op. 53: Act 3. Scene 3. No. 7. Epilogue


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