Tag Archives: Decca

Britten on Record: Schubert – Die Taubenpost; Der Einsame; An die Laute; Harfenspieler I; Der Musensohn; Du bist die Ruh; Geheimes; Die Stadt

Britten on Record: Schubert – Die Taubenpost; Der Einsame; An die Laute; Harfenspieler I; Der Musensohn; Du bist die Ruh; Geheimes; Die Stadt (Decca) Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano) Studio recording: Unknown venue, 29 April 1959 Die Taubenpost D957/14 … Continue reading

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A quick message…

The Red House, Aldeburgh – photo by Philip Vile used courtesy of the Britten-Pears Foundation’s Britten 100 website Hello, This is a quick message to say that Good Morning Britten has been up to its neck in a house move … Continue reading

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Britten on Record: English songs by Bridge, Butterworth, Moeran, Warlock, Ireland and Lennox Berkeley

Britten on Record: English songs by Bridge, Butterworth, Moeran, Warlock, Ireland and Lennox Berkeley (Decca) Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano) Studio recording: Decca Studios, West Hampstead, London, September and October 1955 Bridge – Go not, happy day (Alfred Tennyson); … Continue reading

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Britten on Record: Schubert – Der Einsam; Du Bist Die Ruh; Der Musensohn; Der z├╝rnenden Diana; Sprache der Liebe

Britten on Record: Schubert – Der Einsam; Du Bist Die Ruh; Der Musensohn; Der z├╝rnenden Diana; Sprache der Liebe (Decca) Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano) Studio recording: Unknown venue, July 1954 Der Einsam D800 Du Bist Die Ruh D776 … Continue reading

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Britten on Record: Schubert – Ganymed; Du liebst mich nicht; Lachen und Weinen

Britten on Record: Schubert – Ganymed; Du liebst mich nicht; Lachen und Weinen (Decca) Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Benjamin Britten (piano) Studio recording: BBC Maida Vale Studio 2, London, February 1952 Ganymed D544 Du liebst mich nicht D756 Lachen und Weinen … Continue reading

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Introducing Britten on Record

Britten rehearsing with Rostropovich in Moscow. Image courtesy of Britten 100 Britten on Record – an introduction Mozart: Symphony no.29 in A major K201, first movement With the Listening to Britten series about to reach the composer’s final opera Death … Continue reading

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