The Resource The holy sonnets of John Donne ; Songs and proverbs of William Blake ; Billy Budd, Britten, (sound recording)

The holy sonnets of John Donne ; Songs and proverbs of William Blake ; Billy Budd, Britten, (sound recording)

Label
The holy sonnets of John Donne ; Songs and proverbs of William Blake ; Billy Budd
Title
The holy sonnets of John Donne ; Songs and proverbs of William Blake ; Billy Budd
Statement of responsibility
Britten
Title variation
  • Holy sonnets of John Donne
  • Songs and proverbs of William Blake
  • Billy Budd
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Librettist
Performer
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • engfregerita
  • eng
  • eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • technical information on music
  • historical information
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1913-1976
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Britten, Benjamin
Date time place
Recorded Nov. 1967 at The Maltings, Snape (1st work), and Dec. 1965 (2nd work) and Dec. 1967 (3rd work) at Kingsway Hall, London
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
In the 1st work: Peter Pears, tenor ; Benjamin Britten, piano. In the 2nd work: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone ; Benjamin Britten, piano. In the 3rd work: Peter Pears, tenor ; Peter Glossop, baritone ; Michael Langdon, John Shirley-Quirk, basses ; supporting soloists ; Ambrosian Opera Chorus ; London Symphony Orchestra ; Benjamin Britten, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1572-1631
  • 1757-1827
  • 1879-1970
  • 1913-1976
  • 1925-
  • 1928-
  • 1819-1891
  • 1913-1976
  • 1913-1976
  • 1913-1976
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Donne, John
  • Blake, William
  • Forster, E. M.
  • Crozier, Eric
  • Pears, Peter
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich
  • Glossop, Peter
  • Langdon, Michael
  • Shirley-Quirk, John
  • Melville, Herman
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Ambrosian Opera Chorus
  • London Symphony Orchestra
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Songs (High voice) with piano
  • Songs (Medium voice) with piano
  • Operas
  • Donne, John
  • Blake, William
Label
The holy sonnets of John Donne ; Songs and proverbs of William Blake ; Billy Budd, Britten, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • London: 417 428-2 (set); 417 429-2 (disc 1); 417 430-2 (disc 2); 417 431-2 (disc 3)
  • The 1st-2nd works, songs with piano; the 3rd work, an opera in 2 acts (revised version, 1961) with libretto by E.M. Forster and Eric Crozier, adapted from the story by Herman Melville
  • Compact discs; analog recordings
  • Program notes by Philip Brett and John Warrack, and texts in English with synopses of the opera in English, French, German, and Italian (70 p.) laid in container
Control code
ocm21529894
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Extent
3 sound discs (204.55 min.)
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
  • 417 428-2
  • 417 429-2
  • 417 430-2
  • 417 431-2
Label
The holy sonnets of John Donne ; Songs and proverbs of William Blake ; Billy Budd, Britten, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • London: 417 428-2 (set); 417 429-2 (disc 1); 417 430-2 (disc 2); 417 431-2 (disc 3)
  • The 1st-2nd works, songs with piano; the 3rd work, an opera in 2 acts (revised version, 1961) with libretto by E.M. Forster and Eric Crozier, adapted from the story by Herman Melville
  • Compact discs; analog recordings
  • Program notes by Philip Brett and John Warrack, and texts in English with synopses of the opera in English, French, German, and Italian (70 p.) laid in container
Control code
ocm21529894
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Extent
3 sound discs (204.55 min.)
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
  • 417 428-2
  • 417 429-2
  • 417 430-2
  • 417 431-2

Library Locations

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