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Britten: Peter Grimes

Peter Pears (Grimes), Claire Watson (Ellen Orford), James Pease (Balstrode), Jean Watson (Auntie), Geraint Evans (Ned Keene), Lauris Elms (Mrs Sedley), David Kelly (Hobson), Owen Brannigan (Swallow), Raymond Nilsson (Bob Boles), Marion Studholme, Iris Kells (Nieces)

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Almost 50 years on, Britten's own recording is still fresh. His conducting has great naturalness and the sound is amazing for 1958.
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Contents: MP3320

Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Prologue

53:51
$21.85
  • Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Geraint Evans (baritone), David Kelly (bass), Claire Watson (soprano), Peter Pears (tenor), Jean Watson (mezzo-soprano), Owen Brannigan (bass), Lauris Elms (mezzo-soprano), Raymond Nilsson (tenor), Iris Kells (soprano), James Pease (baritone), John Lanigan (tenor), Marion Studholme (soprano)

"Peter Grimes!"

1:27
$1.15

"You Sailed Your Boat"

3:04
$1.15

"Peter Grimes, I Here Advise You!"

2:09
$1.15
Show 16 remaining tracks for Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Prologue

"The Truth...the Pity..."

1:54
$1.15

Interlude I: On the beach

2:57
$1.15

"Oh, Hang At Open Doors"

5:35
$1.15

"Hi! Give Us a Hand"

3:18
$1.15

"I Have To Go From Pub To Pub"

1:58
$1.15

"Let Her Among You"

3:08
$1.15

"Look, the Storm Cone!"

2:41
$1.15

"And Do You Prefer the Storm"

4:56
$1.15

"What Harbour Shelters Peace"

1:11
$1.15

Interlude II: The Storm

4:08
$1.15

"Past Time To Close!"

4:19
$1.15

"We Live and Let Live"

1:57
$1.15

"Have You Heard?"

1:22
$1.15

"Now the Great Bear and Pleiades"

3:40
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"Old Joe Has Gone Fishing"

2:28
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"The Bridge Is Down, We Half Swam Over"

1:39
$1.15
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Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2

49:13
$17.25
  • Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Claire Watson (soprano), Jean Watson (mezzo-soprano), David Kelly (bass), James Pease (baritone), John Lanigan (tenor), Peter Pears (tenor), Lauris Elms (mezzo-soprano), Geraint Evans (baritone), Raymond Nilsson (tenor), Iris Kells (soprano), Owen Brannigan (bass), Marion Studholme (soprano)

Interlude III: Sunday Morning By the Beach

2:24
$1.15

"Glitter Of Waves"

5:40
$1.15

"Let This Be a Holiday"

2:59
$1.15
Show 12 remaining tracks for Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2

"This Unrelenting Work"

4:40
$1.15

"Fool To Let It Come To This!"

2:18
$1.15

"What Is It?"

1:02
$1.15

"People!...No! I Will Speak!"

2:13
$1.15

"We Planned That Their Lives"

2:27
$1.15

"Swallow! Shall We Go"

0:43
$1.15

"Now Is Gossip Put On Trial"

2:12
$1.15

"From the Gutter"

4:34
$1.15

Interlude IV: Passacaglia

5:27
$1.15

"Go There!"

7:18
$1.15

"Now!...Now!"

2:09
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"Peter Grimes! Nobody Here?"

3:07
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Hide 12 tracks for Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2

Britten: Peter Grimes / Act 3

38:54
$12.65
  • Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Peter Pears (tenor), Owen Brannigan (bass), John Lanigan (tenor), David Kelly (bass), Iris Kells (soprano), Lauris Elms (mezzo-soprano), Marion Studholme (soprano), Geraint Evans (baritone), James Pease (baritone), Jean Watson (mezzo-soprano), Claire Watson (soprano), Raymond Nilsson (tenor)

Interlude V: Evening

4:19
$1.15

"Assign Your Prettiness To Me"

2:36
$1.15

"Pah!"

2:48
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Show 8 remaining tracks for Britten: Peter Grimes / Act 3

"Come Along, Doctor!"

3:18
$1.15

"Embroidery In Childhood"

5:09
$1.15

"Mr. Swallow!"

1:59
$1.15

"Who Holds Himself Apart"

3:45
$1.15

Interlude VI: Fog

2:36
$1.15

"Grimes! Grimes!"

4:55
$1.15

"Peter, We've Come To Take You Home"

2:29
$1.15

"To Those Who Pass The Borough"

5:00
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Contents: FLAC44100

Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Prologue

53:51
$27.55
  • Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Geraint Evans (baritone), David Kelly (bass), Claire Watson (soprano), Peter Pears (tenor), Jean Watson (mezzo-soprano), Owen Brannigan (bass), Lauris Elms (mezzo-soprano), Raymond Nilsson (tenor), Iris Kells (soprano), James Pease (baritone), John Lanigan (tenor), Marion Studholme (soprano)

"Peter Grimes!"

1:27
$1.45

"You Sailed Your Boat"

3:04
$1.45

"Peter Grimes, I Here Advise You!"

2:09
$1.45
Show 16 remaining tracks for Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Prologue

"The Truth...the Pity..."

1:54
$1.45

Interlude I: On the beach

2:57
$1.45

"Oh, Hang At Open Doors"

5:35
$1.45

"Hi! Give Us a Hand"

3:18
$1.45

"I Have To Go From Pub To Pub"

1:58
$1.45

"Let Her Among You"

3:08
$1.45

"Look, the Storm Cone!"

2:41
$1.45

"And Do You Prefer the Storm"

4:56
$1.45

"What Harbour Shelters Peace"

1:11
$1.45

Interlude II: The Storm

4:08
$1.45

"Past Time To Close!"

4:19
$1.45

"We Live and Let Live"

1:57
$1.45

"Have You Heard?"

1:22
$1.45

"Now the Great Bear and Pleiades"

3:40
$1.45

"Old Joe Has Gone Fishing"

2:28
$1.45

"The Bridge Is Down, We Half Swam Over"

1:39
$1.45
Hide 16 tracks for Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Prologue

Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2

49:13
$21.75
  • Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Claire Watson (soprano), Jean Watson (mezzo-soprano), David Kelly (bass), James Pease (baritone), John Lanigan (tenor), Peter Pears (tenor), Lauris Elms (mezzo-soprano), Geraint Evans (baritone), Raymond Nilsson (tenor), Iris Kells (soprano), Owen Brannigan (bass), Marion Studholme (soprano)

Interlude III: Sunday Morning By the Beach

2:24
$1.45

"Glitter Of Waves"

5:40
$1.45

"Let This Be a Holiday"

2:59
$1.45
Show 12 remaining tracks for Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2

"This Unrelenting Work"

4:40
$1.45

"Fool To Let It Come To This!"

2:18
$1.45

"What Is It?"

1:02
$1.45

"People!...No! I Will Speak!"

2:13
$1.45

"We Planned That Their Lives"

2:27
$1.45

"Swallow! Shall We Go"

0:43
$1.45

"Now Is Gossip Put On Trial"

2:12
$1.45

"From the Gutter"

4:34
$1.45

Interlude IV: Passacaglia

5:27
$1.45

"Go There!"

7:18
$1.45

"Now!...Now!"

2:09
$1.45

"Peter Grimes! Nobody Here?"

3:07
$1.45
Hide 12 tracks for Britten: Peter Grimes, Op.33 / Act 2

Britten: Peter Grimes / Act 3

38:54
$15.95
  • Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Peter Pears (tenor), Owen Brannigan (bass), John Lanigan (tenor), David Kelly (bass), Iris Kells (soprano), Lauris Elms (mezzo-soprano), Marion Studholme (soprano), Geraint Evans (baritone), James Pease (baritone), Jean Watson (mezzo-soprano), Claire Watson (soprano), Raymond Nilsson (tenor)

Interlude V: Evening

4:19
$1.45

"Assign Your Prettiness To Me"

2:36
$1.45

"Pah!"

2:48
$1.45
Show 8 remaining tracks for Britten: Peter Grimes / Act 3

"Come Along, Doctor!"

3:18
$1.45

"Embroidery In Childhood"

5:09
$1.45

"Mr. Swallow!"

1:59
$1.45

"Who Holds Himself Apart"

3:45
$1.45

Interlude VI: Fog

2:36
$1.45

"Grimes! Grimes!"

4:55
$1.45

"Peter, We've Come To Take You Home"

2:29
$1.45

"To Those Who Pass The Borough"

5:00
$1.45
Hide 8 tracks for Britten: Peter Grimes / Act 3