Browse: Britten - The Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op. 35
This page lists all recordings of The Holy Sonnets of John Donne, Op. 35 by Benjamin Britten (1913-76).
Malcolm Martineau (piano), James Geer (tenor), Ben Johnson (tenor), Caryl Hughes (mezzo), Philip Smith (baritone), Nicky Spence (tenor), Katherine Broderick (soprano), Robin Tritschler (tenor), Andrew Tortise (tenor)
James Geer, a tenor with an instinct for the inflection of poetry that matches the composer's own, offers 'A Dirge'...Katherine Broderick brings by turns a forlorn beauty and a fiery plangency... — More…
Sviatoslav Richter (piano), Mark Lubotsky (violin), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Julius Katchen (piano), Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano), John Shirley-Quirk (baritone), Barry Tuckwell (horn), Alexander Murray (flute), Gervase de Peyer (clarinet),...
Heather Harper (soprano), Neil Mackie (tenor) & Barry Tuckwell (horn), Jill Gomez (soprano), Felicity Palmer (mezzo-soprano), Jane Salmon (cello) & Melvyn Tan (harpsichord), Peter Pears (tenor) & Benjamin Britten (piano), Robert Tear (tenor) & Sir Philip Ledger (piano), Felicity Lott...
Basically, every fan of Britten and anyone interested in setting words to music should covet this set...[Pears] is at his peak in the nicely restored 1942 mono recording of the Seven Sonnets... — More…
Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano), Dennis Brain (horn), Peter Pears (Peter Quint), David Hemmings (Miles), Arda Mandikian (Miss Jessel), Olive Dyer (Flora), Jennifer Vyvyan (Governess), Norma Procter (alto), Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano), Josephine Veasey (Hermia), Benjamin Luxon (Owen...
so astute is his characterization and formidable his musical intelligence that he is able to portray the comic flavour of Albert Herring with as much conviction as the haunting melancholy of... — More…
Philip Langridge (tenor), Steuart Bedford (piano)