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This page lists all recordings of The Turn of the Screw by Benjamin Britten (1913-76).

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 Offer Britten: The Turn of the Screw

Joan Rodgers (Governess), Ian Bostridge (Prologue/Peter Quint), Jane Henschel (Mrs Grose), Vivian Tierney (Miss Jessel), Julian Leang (Miles), Caroline Wise (Flora)

Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Daniel Harding

This performance captures the sense of dislocation essential to this chilling ghost story More…

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2 CDs

($15.75)$11.00

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Britten: The Turn of the Screw

Ian Bostridge, Joan Rodgers, Julian Leang, Caroline Wise, Jane Henschel, Vivian Tierney

Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Daniel Harding

This performance captures the sense of dislocation essential to this chilling ghost story. More…

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No digital booklet included

Britten: The Turn of the Screw

Toby Spence (Prologue/Peter Quint), Miah Persson (Governess), Susan Bickley (Mrs Grose), Giselle Allen (Miss Jessel), Thomas Parfitt (Miles), Joanna Songi (Flora)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jakub Hrusa

The Turn of the Screw has been lucky on DVD - but forget those performances. This Glyndebourne production is streets ahead...At its dark heart lies Jakub Hrusa's quite astonishing conducting...A... More…

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DVD Video

$29.50

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Britten: The Turn of the Screw

Mark Padmore (Prologue/Quint), Lisa Milne (Governess), Catrin Wyn Davies (Miss Jessel), Diana Montague (Mrs Grose), Nicholas Kirby Johnson (Miles), Caroline Wise (Flora)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox

Katie Mitchell directs very much in the BBC classic manner… Bly's grand but bleak interiors and iron-grey woodlands splendidly atmospheric. Hickox and his exceptional cast capture beautifully... More…

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DVD Video

$28.75

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 Offer Britten: The Turn of the Screw

Andrew Kennedy (Prologue, Peter Quint), Sally Matthews (Governess), Michael Clayton-Jolly (Miles), Lucy Hall (Flora), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (Mrs Grose) & Katherine Broderick (Miss Jessel)

London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Farnes

Britten's opera makes its usual harrowing impact...Broderick's darker-toned Miss Jessel contrasts well with [Matthews]...while Catherine Wyn-Rogers's Mrs Grose is faultlessly secure and vivid.... More…

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Britten: The Turn of the Screw

Eric Barry (Prologue/Quint), Emily Workman (Governess), Diana Montague (Mrs Grose), Kathleen Reveille (Miss Jessel), Rosie Lomas (Flora), Dominic Lynch (Miles)

Instrumental Ensemble, Lukasz Borowicz

A production of some historic interest…the American singers all have fine voices, and Emily Workman as the governess is touchingly sympathetic More…

2 CDs

$28.00

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Britten: The Turn of the Screw

Philip Langridge (Prologue), Helen Donath (Governess), Heather Harper (Miss Jessel), Robert Tear (Quint), Ava June (Mrs Grose), Michael Ginn (Miles), Lillian Watson (Flora)

Members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Colin Davis

Britten's devastating master-opera is graced with a performance to match, with stellar playing and a mesmerising tour de force each from Robert Tear's Quint and Helen Donath's Governess. More…

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 Offer Britten: The Turn of the Screw

Philip Langridge (Prologue/Quint), Felicity Lott (Governess), Sam Pay (Miles), Eileen Hulse (Flora), Phyllis Cannan (Mrs Grose), Nadine Secunde (Miss Jessel)

Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble, Steuart Bedford

2 CDs

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Britten: The Turn of the Screw

Peter Pears (Prologue/Quint), Jennifer Vyvyan (Governess), Joan Cross (Mrs Grose), Olive Dyer (Flora), David Hemmings (Miles), Arda Mandikian (Miss Jessel)

English Opera Group, Benjamin Britten

As Sir Colin Davis has shown on Philips, there's room for an alternative interpretation of this remarkable work, but this superb first recording will remain as documentary-historical evidence... More…

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Britten: The Turn of the Screw

William Burden (Prologue/Peter Quint), Camilla Tilling (Governess), Joanna Songi (Flora), Christopher Sladdin (Miles), Anne-Marie Owens (Mrs Grose) & Emma Bell (Miss Jessel)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Edward Gardner

The recording splendidly captures the breath and the pulse...conducted with a thrilling precision of rhythm, transparency of texture and horrifyingly inexorability of momentum by Edward Gardner.... More…

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2 CDs

$25.00

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