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Britten Songs - Ian Bostridge, Antonio Pappano, Xuefei Yang

5099943343027

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Playing time: [c66']
Tracks: 31
© 2013 EMI Classics
Reviewer: Andrew Schartmann
Review of Britten Songs - Ian Bostridge, Antonio Pappano, Xuefei Yang published on 21 October 2013

Listen: Britten:The Children (Who are these Children Op 84) (track 25, 0:00-0:54)

Benjamin Britten:

Winter Words, Op 52
1 At Day - close in November
2 Midnight on the Great Western (or The Journeying Boy)
3 Wagtail and Baby (A Satire)
4 The Little Old Table
5 The Choirmaster's Burial (or The Tenor Man's Story)
6 Proud Songsters (Thrushes, Finches and Nightingales)
7 At the Railway Station, Upway (or The Convict and Boy with the Violin)
8 Before Life and After
Ian Bostridge, tenor
Antonio Pappano, piano

Michelangelo Sonnets, Op 22
9 Sonnet XVI Si come nella penna e nell'inchiostro
10 Sonnet XXXI A che piu debb'io mai l'intensa voglia
11 Sonnet XXX Veggio co' be' vostri occhi un dolce lume
12 Sonnett LV Tu sa' ch'io so, signior mie, che tu sai
13 Sonnet XXXVIII Rendete a gli occhi miei, o fonte o fiume
14 Sonnet XXXII S'un casto amor, s'una pieta superna
15 Sonnet XXIV Spirto ben nato, in cui so specchia e vede
Ian Bostridge, tenor
Antonio Pappano, piano

Six Hölderlin Fragments, Op 61
16 Menschenbeifall
17 Die Heimat
18 Sokrates und Alcibiades
19 Die Jugend
20 Hälfte des Lebens
21 Die Linien des Lebens
Ian Bostridge, tenor
Antonio Pappano, piano

Who are these Children, Op 84
22 No 3 Nightmare
23 No 6 Slaughter
24 No 9 Who are these children?
25 No 11 The Children
Ian Bostridge, tenor
Antonio Pappano, piano

Songs from the Chinese, Op 58
26 The Big Chariot (from The Book of Songs)
27 The Old Lute (words: Po Chü-i)
28 The Autumn Wind (words: Wu-ti)
29 The Herd-Boy (words: Lu-Yu)
30 Depression (words: Po Chü-i)
31 Dance Song (from the Book of Songs)
Ian Bostridge, tenor
Xuefei Yang, guitar

EMI have supplied a temporary review copy in plastic slip case with no booklet, with a note promising to send on finished copies on receipt.

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