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Complete ballet

BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913-1976)

LIST OF RECORDINGS

Works D to K

by David Barker and Rob Barnett

Works D to K

DEATH IN VENICE (op. 88, 1973)

Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, James Bowman/English Opera GroupCh/English CO/Steuart Bedford • London 425 669-2 (1973 studio recording) • also released as part of boxset with other operas - Decca 4756020

Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, James Bowman/English Opera GroupCh/English CO/Steuart Bedford • Opera d'Oro (1973 live recording)

Robert Gard, John Shirley-Quirk, James Bowman/English CO/Steuart Bedford • RM Great Opera Collection 079 213-3

Robert Gard, John Shirley-Quirk, James Bowman/English CO/Steuart Bedford/Tony Palmer (director) • Tony Palmer TPDVD176 DVD

Philip Langridge, Alan Opie, Michael Chance/BBC Singers/City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox • Chandos 10280(2)

Robert Tear, Alan Opie, Michael Chance/Glyndebourne Ch/London Sinf/Graeme Jenkins • Arthaus 100172 DVD

Marlin Miller, Scott Hendricks, Ch & O Teatro La Fenice/Bruno Bartoletti • Dynamic 33608 DVD [review]

John Graham-Hall, Andrew Shore, O & Ch English Ntl Opera/Edward Gardner • Opus Arte DVD OA1130D [review]  • Opus Arte OA1198D DVD • Opus Arte OA7189D Bluray

DEATH IN VENICE - Suite (arr. S. Bedford)

English Chamber O/Stueart Bedford • Chandos CHAN8363 • Chandos CHAN10274X [review] and Chandos CHAN241-2

DEUS IN ADJUTORUM MEUM (1945)

Britten Singers/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN8997 ~ CHAN10783X  [review]

Selwyn College Ch/Sarah MacDonald • Priory PRCD821

Westminster Cathedral Choir/David Hill • Hyperion CDA66220

National Youth Choirs of Great Britain/Ben Parry • Delphian DCD34133 [review]

DIVERSIONS FOR PIANO AND ORCHESTRA (op. 21, 1940, rev. 1954)

Peter Donohoe/City Birmingham SO/Simon Rattle • EMI CDS 7542702 ~ British Composers series CZS573983-2 [review] ~ 2427432 [review] ~ Collector's Edition 2175262 [review] ~ 9781602 [review]

Leon Fleisher/Boston SO/Seiji Ozawa • Sony SK47188 • Sony SMK58930 and on Sony SBK62746

Leon Fleisher/Baltimore SO/Sergiu Comissiona • Phoenix PHCD122

Julius Katchen/London SO/Benjamin Britten • Decca 4757221 • also released on Decca 460837-2 [review] • Documents 600047 [review]

Steven Osborne, BBC Scottish SO/Martyn Brabbins • Hyperion CDA67625 [review]

Nicolas Stavy, Lille Ntl O/Paul Polivnick • Hortus 710 [review]

THREE DIVERTIMENTI (1933)

Belcea Quartet • EMI 557968 [review] • EMI 2285182 [review]

Brodsky Quartet • Challenge CC72106 • Challenge Classics CC72655

Coull Qt • Somm SOMMCD065 [review]

Endellion Quartet • EMI CMS5 65115-2 • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review] • EMI 0151492 [review]

Gabrieli Quartet • Unicorn Kanchana UKCD2060

Maggini Quartet • Naxos 8.553883

Rasumovsky String Quartet • Imperial Sound RAZCD 901

Sorrel Quartet • Chandos CHAN9469

Avalon String Qt • Cedille CDR90000156



DOUBLE CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN & VIOLA (1932, ed. C. Matthews)

Benjamin Schmid, Daniel Raiskin/Berlin SO/Lior Shambadal • Arte Nova 74321 898262

Gidon Kremer, Yuri Bashmet, Halle O/Kent Nagano • Erato 3984255022 [review] • Elatus 0927467182 • Warner 2564694521 • Apex 2564673917 [review]

Pieter Schoeman, Alexander Zemtsov, London PO/Vladimir Jurowski • LPO Live LPO0037 [review] [review]

Anthony Marwood, Lawrence Power, BBC Scottish SO/Ilan Volkov • Hyperion CDA67801 [review]

THE EAGLE HAS TWO HEADS: FANFARE (1946)

Philip Jones Brass Ensemble • Decca 470501

THREE EARLY SONGS (1922-26)

Neil Mackie/Roger Vignoles • EMI British Composers CZS5743462 • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review] • Warner 0151642 [review]

ELEGY FOR SOLO VIOLA (1930)

Paul Coletti • Hyperion CDA66687 [review] • Hyperion Helios CDH55085

Nobuko Imai • BIS CD-829

Garfield Jackson • EMI CMS5 65115-2 • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review] • 0151492 [review]

Paul Silverthorne • EMI British Composers CZS 573989-2 • EMI 0953952 • also on EMI CDC 5553982 • EMI 0953952 [review]

Lars Anders Tomter • Virgin VC5451212

Esther Van Stralen • Tall Poppies TP161

Martin Outram • Nimbus NI6253 [review] [review] [review]

Georg Hamann • Sheva SH137

ELEGY FOR STRINGS (1928)

Camerata Nordica/Terje Tonnesen • BIS BISSACD2060

FANCIE (1961)

New London Children's Choir/Alexander Wells/Ronald Corp • Naxos 8.553183

Anthony Rolfe Johnson/Graham Johnson • Hyperion CDA66480

Sarah Walker/Graham Johnson • Hyperion CDA66136

National Youth Choirs of Great Britain/Ben Parry • Delphian DCD34133 [review]

FANFARE FOR ST EDMONDSBURY (1959)

Neil Bernsten • Four Winds 3026

Bo Nilsson, Jan-Olov Hjelm, Rolf Tilly • BIS CD-31

Peter Tiefenbach, Stuart Laughton • Marquis MC81307

Thomas Booth, Bert Truax, Richard Giangiulio • Crystal 230

Philip Jones Brass Ensemble • DG 504202 • Decca 470501

John Wallace/Wallace Collection • Collins 1229

London Brass • Teldec 2564686170

Graham Ashton Brass Ens • ABC 4764237

FESTIVAL TE DEUM (op. 32, 1944)

The Sixteen/Harry Christophers • Collins Classics 1370-2 • Coro 16006

Mary Seers/Thomas Trotter/Corydon Singers/Westminster Cathedral Choir/Matthew Best • Hyperion CDA66126 • Hyperion Helios CDH55307 [review]

Choir of Claire College, Cambridge/Timothy Brown • Musica di Angeli 99181

Choir of Claire College, Cambridge/Timothy Brown • Quantum Leap UACE11005

Finzi Singers/Andrew Lumsden/Paul Spicer • Chandos CHAN9598

Cambridge St John's College Choir/Christopher Robinson • Naxos 8.554791 [review]

Cambridge St. John's College Ch/George Guest • London 430097-2

Jeremy Budd/St Paul's Cathedral Ch/Adrian Lucas/John Scott • Hyperion CDA66439

Kings College Cambridge Ch/Philip Ledger • EMI 562796-2 • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review]

Samuel Hayes/Cambridge Queen's College Ch/Matthew Steynor • Guild GMCD7265

Hereford Cathedral Ch/Geraint Bowen/Roy Massey • Priory PRCD507

Westminster Ch/Nancianne Parrella/Joseph Flummerfelt • Chesky CD083

Westminster Abbey Ch/James O'Donnell • Hyperion CDA67680 [review]

Choir of All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Beverly Hills, California/Craig Phillips/Thomas Foster • Gothic 49097

Ch New College Oxford/Edward Higginbottom • Novum NCR1386 [review]

National Youth Choirs of Great Britain/Ben Parry • Delphian DCD34133 [review]

Ch Jesus College Cambridge/Mark Williams • Signum SIGCD409

Ch Clare College, Cambridge/Timothy Brown • United Classics T2CD2013021



FIVE FLOWER SONGS (op. 47, 1950)

Monteverdi Choir/John Eliot Gardiner • Deutsche Grammophon 453 433-2

Elizabethan Singers/Louis Halsey • Eloquence 4802336

Netherlands Chamber Choir/Alldis • Globe GLO5170

The Sixteen/Harry Christophers • Collins Classics 12862 • Coro COR16107

Finzi Singers/Paul Spicer • Chandos CHAN9701

Polyphony/Stephen Layton • Hyperion CDA67140 • also released as Hyperion GAW21140

Cambridge Singers/John Rutter • Collegium CSCD505 [review]

Cambridge Singers/John Rutter • Collegium COLCD105

Cambridge Queen's College Ch/Matthew Steynor • Guild GMCD7265

Quink Ensemble • Etcetera KTC1017

Britten Ch/Alfred Calabrese • Aca Digital 20039

Camerata/Michael Bojesen • Danica DCD8154

Rodolfus Ch, Ralph Allwood • Signum Classics SIGCD366

FOLKSONG ARRANGEMENTS

Complete
Lorna Anderson, Regina Nathan, Jamie MacDougall/Malcom Martineau, Bryn Lewis, Craig Ogden • Hyperion CDA66941 • Hyperion Dyad CDD22042

Philip Langridge, Felicity Lott, Thomas Allen/Graham Johnson, Carlos Bonnell, Christopher van Kampen, Osian Ellis/Northern Sinfonia/Steuart Bedford • Collins Classics 7039-2 • re-released as Naxos 8.557220/1 [review] and 8.557222 [review]

Volume 1 - British (1943)
Salley Gardens
Bryn Terfel/Malcolm Martineau • Deutsche Grammophon 474219-2 [review] [review]
Anthony Rolfe Johnson/Graham Johnson • Hyperion CDA66209 • Hyperion Helios CDH55067
Carolyn Watkinson/Tan Crone • Etcetera KTC 1046
Christopher Maltman/Julius Drake • Virgin Classics VC5455252 • EMI 4402922 • Warner 0151642 [review]
Robert Tear/Philip Ledger • EMI British Composers CZS5739952
Yvonne Kenny/Caroline Almonte • ABC Classics 4761581 [review]
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Pearl GEM0220 • Pearl 9177
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • BBC Legends BBCB80152
Ian Bostridge/Julius Drake • EMI • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review]
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Gerald Finley/Stephen Ralls • CBC 1115
Arleen Auger • Delos DE3172
Benjamin Luxon/David Willison • Chandos CHAN6650
Janet Baker/Geoffrey Parsons • BBC Legends BBCL41172
Paul Esswood/Judith Ridgeway • Regis RRC1054
Lichfield Cathedral Ch/Andrew Lumsden • Lammas LAMM107D
Mark Stone, Stephen Barlow • Stone Records 5060192780000 [review]
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Ailish Tynan, Iain Burnside • Signum SIGCD239
Sandrine Piau, Susan Manhoff • Naive V5250 [review]
Maria Forsström, Matti Hirvonen • Musica Rediviva MRSACD020 [review]
Roderick Williams, Iain Burnside • Naxos 8.572600 [review]
Nicholas Phan, Myra Huang • Avie AV2238 [review]
Elizabethan Singers/Louis Halsey • Eloquence 4802336
(arr. va, hp) Doris Lederer, Jude Mollenhauer • Centaur 2570
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]
(acc. hp) James Gilchrist, Alison Nicholls • Hyperion CDA67725 [review]

Little Sir William
Anthony Rolfe Johnson/Graham Johnson • Hyperion CDA66209 • Hyperion Helios CDH55067
Robert Tear/Philip Ledger • EMI British Composers CZS5739952
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Pearl GEM0220 • Pearl 9177
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Sarah Brightman/Geoffrey Parsons • EMI 5667692
Benjamin Luxon/David Willison • Chandos CHAN6650
James Griffett/Judith Ridgeway • Regis RRC1054
Derek Lee Ragin/Julius Drake • Etcetera KTC1092
Andrew Swait, James Bowman/Andrew Plant • Signum SIGCD128 [review]
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Roderick Williams, Iain Burnside • Naxos 8.572600 [review]
Nicholas Phan, Myra Huang • Avie AV2238 [review]
Elisabeth Soderstrom, Welsh National Opera O/Richard Armstrong • Warner 0151642 [review]
(arr. va, hp) Doris Lederer, Jude Mollenhauer • Centaur 2570
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]

The Bonny Earl O' Moray
Robert Tear/Philip Ledger • EMI British Composers CZS5739952
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Pearl GEM0220 • Decca 468801-2 • Eloquence 467236
James Griffett/Judith Ridgeway • Regis RRC1054
Neil Mackie/Scottish CO/Steuart Bedford • EMI British Composers CZS5743462
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Mark Wilde, David Owen Norris • Naxos 8.572706 [review]
Cora Burggraaf, Simon Lepper • Challenge CC72346
Elisabeth Soderstrom, Welsh National Opera O/Richard Armstrong • Warner 0151642 [review]

O Can Ye Sew Cushions?
Yvonne Kenny/Tan Crone • Etcetera KTC 1046
Robert Tear/Philip Ledger • EMI British Composers CZS5739952 • Warner 0151642 [review]
Sarah Brightman/Geoffrey Parsons • EMI 5667692
Janet Baker/Geoffrey Parsons • BBC Legends BBCL41172
Paulina Stark/David Garvey • Gasparo 1019
Andrea Stadel, Rita Klose • Antes BMCD319248 [review]
Mark Wilde, David Owen Norris • Naxos 8.572706 [review]
Elizabethan Singers/Louis Halsey • Eloquence 4802336
Christian Gerhaher, Gerold Huber  BRKlassik 900131
(arr. va, hp) Doris Lederer, Jude Mollenhauer • Centaur 2570
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]

The Trees They Grow So High
Anthony Rolfe Johnson/Graham Johnson • Hyperion CDA66209 • Hyperion Helios CDH55067
Yvonne Kenny/Tan Crone • Etcetera KTC 1046
Robert Tear/Philip Ledger • EMI British Composers CZS5739952 • Warner 0151642 [review]
Edith Wiens/Rudolf Jansen • CBC 1102
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Sarah Brightman/Geoffrey Parsons • EMI 5667692
Benjamin Luxon/David Willison • Chandos CHAN6650
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Simon Edwards, Simon Lebens • Actes Sud ASM11
(arr. va, hp) Doris Lederer, Jude Mollenhauer • Centaur 2570

The Ash Grove
Ian Bostridge/Julius Drake • Virgin Classics VC5455252 • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review] • Warner 0151642 [review]
Robert Tear/Philip Ledger • EMI British Composers CZS5739952
Yvonne Kenny/Tan Crone • Etcetera KTC 1046
Yvonne Kenny/Caroline Almonte • ABC Classics 4761581 [review]
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Pearl GEM0220 • Pearl 9177 • Eloquence 467236
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Sarah Brightman/Geoffrey Parsons • EMI 5667692
Gerald Finley/Stephen Ralls • CBC 1115
Paul Esswood/Judith Ridgeway • Regis RRC1054
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Roderick Williams, Iain Burnside • Naxos 8.572600 [review]
Nicholas Phan, Myra Huang • Avie AV2238 [review]
Simon Edwards, Simon Lebens • Actes Sud ASM11
(arr. va, hp) Doris Lederer, Jude Mollenhauer • Centaur 2570
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]

Oliver Cromwell
Bryn Terfel/Malcolm Martineau • Deutsche Grammophon 474219-2 [review] [review]
Robert Tear/Philip Ledger • EMI British Composers CZS5739952
Ian Bostridge/Britten Sinf/Daniel Harding • EMI CDC5565342
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Pearl GEM0220 • Pearl 9177 • Decca 0743257 DVD [review]
Toronto Children's Ch/Jean Ashworth Bartle • IMP PCD1088
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Sarah Brightman/Geoffrey Parsons • EMI 5667692
Gerald Finley/Stephen Ralls • CBC 1115
James Griffett/Judith Ridgeway • Regis RRC1054
Lichfield Cathedral Ch/Andrew Lumsden • Lammas LAMM107D
Neil Mackie/Scottish CO/Steuart Bedford • EMI British Composers CZS5743462
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Andrea Stadel, Rita Klose • Antes BMCD319248 [review]
Maria Forsström, Matti Hirvonen • Musica Rediviva MRSACD020 [review]
Roderick Williams, Iain Burnside • Naxos 8.572600 [review]
Elisabeth Soderstrom, Welsh National Opera O/Richard Armstrong • Warner 0151642 [review]
Elizabethan Singers/Louis Halsey • Eloquence 4802336
Simon Edwards, Simon Lebens • Actes Sud ASM11
Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Graham Johnson • Cypres CYP8607 [review]
(arr. va, hp) Doris Lederer, Jude Mollenhauer • Centaur 2570

Volume 2 - French (1946)
Eho! Eho!
Ian Bostridge/Britten Sinf/Daniel Harding • EMI CDC5565342
Anne Sofie von Otter/Bengt Forsberg • DG 463479-2
Felicity Palmer/Endymion Ensemble/John Whitfield • EMI CDM 565114-2 • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review]• Warner 0151642 [review]
Sophie Wyss/Benjamin Britten • EMI CMS 764727-2
Susan Gritton/Iain Burnside • Signum SIGCD122 [review]

Voici le printemps (Hear The Voice of Spring)
Anne Sofie von Otter/Bengt Forsberg • DG 463479-2
Sarah Brightman/Geoffrey Parsons • EMI 5667692 • Warner 0151642 [review]
Susan Gritton/Iain Burnside • Signum SIGCD122 [review]
Sophie Wyss/Benjamin Britten • EMI CMS 764727-2

La Belle Est Au Jardin D'amour (Beauty In Love's Garden)
Robert Tear/Philip Ledger • EMI British Composers CZS5739952
Anne Sofie von Otter/Bengt Forsberg • DG 463479-2
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Eloquence 467236
Sarah Brightman/Geoffrey Parsons • EMI 5667692
Susan Gritton/Iain Burnside • Signum SIGCD122 [review]
Felicity Palmer/Endymion Ensemble/John Whitfield • EMI CDM 565114-2 • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review]
Sophie Wyss/Benjamin Britten • EMI CMS 764727-2
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]

Le Roi S'en Va-t'en Chasse (The King Is Gone A-Hunting)
Susan Gritton/Iain Burnside • Signum SIGCD122 [review]
Robert Tear/Philip Ledger • EMI British Composers CZS5739952
Anne Sofie von Otter/Bengt Forsberg • DG 463479-2
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Eloquence 467236
Felicity Palmer/Endymion Ensemble/John Whitfield • EMI CDM 565114-2 • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review]
Sophie Wyss/Benjamin Britten • EMI CMS 764727-2
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]

La Noël passée (Christmas Past)
Anne Sofie von Otter/Bengt Forsberg • DG 463479-2
Karina Gauvin/Michael McMahon • CBC 1131
Susan Gritton/Iain Burnside • Signum SIGCD122 [review]

La Fileuse (The Spinner)
Anne Sofie von Otter/Bengt Forsberg • DG 463479-2
Sarah Brightman/Geoffrey Parsons • EMI 5667692
Susan Gritton/Iain Burnside • Signum SIGCD122 [review]
Felicity Palmer/Endymion Ensemble/John Whitfield • EMI CDM 565114-2 • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review] • Warner 0151642 [review]
Sophie Wyss/Benjamin Britten • EMI CMS 764727-2
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]

Il est quelqu'un sur terre
Susan Gritton/Iain Burnside • Signum SIGCD122 [review]
Anne Sofie von Otter/Bengt Forsberg • DG 463479-2
Cora Burggraaf, Simon Lepper • Challenge CC72346
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]

Quand J'etais Chez Mon Père
Carolyn Watkinson/Tan Crone • Etcetera KTC 1046
Robert Tear/Philip Ledger • EMI British Composers CZS5739952
Ian Bostridge/Britten Sinf/Daniel Harding • EMI CDC5565342
Susan Gritton/Iain Burnside • Signum SIGCD122 [review]
Anne Sofie von Otter/Bengt Forsberg • DG 463479-2
Toronto Children's Ch/Jean Ashworth Bartle • IMP PCD1088
Sarah Brightman/Geoffrey Parsons • EMI 5667692
Felicity Palmer/Endymion Ensemble/John Whitfield • EMI CDM 565114-2 • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review]
Sophie Wyss/Benjamin Britten • EMI CMS 764727-2
Cora Burggraaf, Simon Lepper • Challenge CC72346
(acc. hp) Felicity Lott, Isabelle Moretti • Naive V5186

Volume 3 - British (1947)
The Plough Boy
Christopher Maltman/Julius Drake • Virgin Classics VC5455252 • Warner 0151642 [review]
Robert Tear/Philip Ledger • EMI British Composers CZS5739952
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • BBC Legends BBCL8006-2 • Eloquence 467236 • Decca 0743257 DVD [review] • Regis RRC 1393 [review]
Sarah Brightman/Geoffrey Parsons • EMI 5667692
Gerald Finley/Stephen Ralls • CBC 1115
James Griffett/Judith Ridgeway • Regis RRC1054
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]
Roderick Williams, Iain Burnside • Naxos 8.572600 [review]
Nicholas Phan, Myra Huang • Avie AV2238 [review]
Cora Burggraaf, Simon Lepper • Challenge CC72346
Simon Edwards, Simon Lebens • Actes Sud ASM11

There's None To Soothe
David Daniels/Julius Drake • Virgin Classics VC5455252 • Warner 0151642 [review]
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Pearl GEM0220
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Sarah Brightman/Geoffrey Parsons • EMI 5667692
Derek Lee Ragin/Julius Drake • Etcetera KTC1092
Paul Esswood/Judith Ridgeway • Regis RRC1054
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]
Mark Padmore, Roger Vignoles • Harmonia Mundi HMU907443
Sandrine Piau, Susan Manhoff • Naive V5250 [review]
Mark Wilde, David Owen Norris • Naxos 8.572706 [review]
Roderick Williams, Iain Burnside • Naxos 8.572600 [review]

Sweet Polly Oliver
Robert Tear/Philip Ledger • EMI British Composers CZS5739952 • Warner 0151642 [review]
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Pearl GEM0220 • Eloquence 467236 • Decca 0743257 DVD [review]
Sarah Brightman/Geoffrey Parsons • EMI 5667692
Benjamin Luxon/David Willison • Chandos CHAN6650
Felicity Lott/Graham Johnson • Wignore Hall Live WHLIVE0004
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Andrea Stadel, Rita Klose • Antes BMCD319248 [review]
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]

The Miller of Dee
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Pearl GEM0220
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Eloquence 467236
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Mark Padmore, Roger Vignoles • Harmonia Mundi HMU907443
Christian Gerhaher, Gerold Huber  BRKlassik 900131

Foggy Foggy Dew
Bryn Terfel/Malcolm Martineau • Deutsche Grammophon 474219-2 [review] [review]
Philip Langridge/Steuart Bedford • Naxos 8.557599/60
Christopher Maltman/Julius Drake • Virgin Classics VC5455252 • Warner 0151642 [review]
Robert Tear/Philip Ledger • EMI British Composers CZS5739952
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Eloquence 467236
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Decca 0743257 DVD [review]
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Benjamin Luxon/David Willison • Chandos CHAN6650
Paul Esswood/Judith Ridgeway • Regis RRC1054
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Roderick Williams, Iain Burnside • Naxos 8.572600 [review]
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]

O Waly Waly
Anthony Rolfe Johnson/Graham Johnson • Hyperion CDA66209 • Hyperion Helios CDH55067 • Cypres CYP8607 [review]
Felicity Lott/Graham Johnson • Chandos CHAN6653
Carolyn Watkinson/Tan Crone • Etcetera KTC 1046
David Daniels/Julius Drake • Virgin Classics VC5455252 • Warner 0151642 [review]
Robert Tear/Philip Ledger • EMI British Composers CZS5739952
Ian Bostridge/Britten Sinf/Daniel Harding • EMI CDC5565342
Kathleen Ferrier/Phyllis Spurr • Naxos 8.111081 [review]
Yvonne Kenny/Caroline Almonte • ABC Classics 4761581 [review]
Ian Ford/Andrew Plant • MCPS IAF-CD1 [review]
Edith Wiens/Rudolf Jansen • CBC 1102
Toronto Children's Ch/Jean Ashworth Bartle • IMP PCD1088
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Eloquence 467236 • Decca 0743257 DVD [review]
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Sarah Brightman/Geoffrey Parsons • EMI 5667692
Benjamin Luxon/David Willison • Chandos CHAN6650
Janet Baker/Geoffrey Parsons • BBC Legends BBCL41172
Paul Esswood/Judith Ridgeway • Regis RRC1054
Derek Lee Ragin/Julius Drake • Etcetera KTC1092
Alfred Deller/Desmond Dupré • Vanguard 1252
Sarah Connolly, Malcolm Martineau • Chandos CHAN10691 [review]
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Roderick Williams, Iain Burnside • Naxos 8.572600 [review]
Cora Burggraaf, Simon Lepper • Challenge CC72346
Simon Edwards, Simon Lebens • Actes Sud ASM11
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]
(acc. hp) James Gilchrist, Alison Nicholls • Hyperion CDA67725 [review]

Come Ye Not From Newcastle
Felicity Lott/Graham Johnson • Chandos CHAN6653
Carolyn Watkinson/Tan Crone • Etcetera KTC 1046
Robert Tear/Philip Ledger • EMI British Composers CZS5739952
Kathleen Ferrier/Frederick Stone • Naxos 8.111081 [review]
Kathleen Ferrier/unknown pianist • Guild GHCD2260/2 [review]
Sarah Brightman/Geoffrey Parsons • EMI 5667692
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Eloquence 467236
Janet Baker/Geoffrey Parsons • BBC Legends BBCL41172
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Andrea Stadel, Rita Klose • Antes BMCD319248 [review]
Mark Wilde, David Owen Norris • Naxos 8.572706 [review]
Nicholas Phan, Myra Huang • Avie AV2238 [review]
Elisabeth Soderstrom, Welsh National Opera O/Richard Armstrong • Warner 0151642 [review]
Maria Forsström, Matti Hirvonen • Musica Rediviva MRSACD020 [review]
Simon Edwards, Simon Lebens • Actes Sud ASM11
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]

Volume 4 - Irish (1960)
Avenging And Bright
Alison Browner, Andreas Frese • Genuin GEN14300
Paul Sperry/Ian Hobson • Zephyr Z121-02
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Decca 468801-2 • Eloquence 467236
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Ailish Tynan, Iain Burnside • Signum SIGCD239
Christian Gerhaher, Gerold Huber  BRKlassik 900131

Sail on, sail on
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Mark Padmore, Roger Vignoles • Harmonia Mundi HMU907443
Ailish Tynan, Iain Burnside • Signum SIGCD239

How Sweet The Answer
Yvonne Kenny/Tan Crone • Etcetera KTC 1046
Yvonne Kenny/Caroline Almonte • ABC Classics 4761581 [review]
Ann Murray/Graham Johnson • Hyperion Helios CDH55210 [review]
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Eloquence 467236
Sarah Brightman/Geoffrey Parsons • EMI 5667692 • Warner 0151642 [review]
Sarah Connolly, Malcolm Martineau • Chandos CHAN10691 [review]
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Alison Browner, Andreas Frese • Genuin GEN14300
Christian Gerhaher, Gerold Huber  BRKlassik 900131
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]

The Minstrel Boy
Robert Tear/Philip Ledger • EMI British Composers CZS5739952 • Warner 0151642 [review]
Yvonne Kenny/Tan Crone • Etcetera KTC 1046
Yvonne Kenny/Caroline Almonte • ABC Classics 4761581 [review]
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Eloquence 467236
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Robin Tritschler, Iain Burnside • Wigmore Hall Live WHL0071 [review]
Ailish Tynan, Iain Burnside • Signum SIGCD239
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]

At The Mid Hour Of Night
Lois Marshall/Judy Loman • Marquis MC81102
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Mark Padmore, Roger Vignoles • Harmonia Mundi HMU907443
Robin Tritschler, Iain Burnside • Wigmore Hall Live WHL0071 [review]
Ailish Tynan, Iain Burnside • Signum SIGCD239
Alison Browner, Andreas Frese • Genuin GEN14300
Christian Gerhaher, Gerold Huber  BRKlassik 900131
Ruby Hughes, Joseph Middleton • Champs Hill CHRCD098

Dear Harp Of My Country
Lois Marshall/Judy Loman • Marquis MC81102
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Sarah Brightman/Geoffrey Parsons • EMI 5667692 • Warner 0151642 [review]
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Gerald Finley/Stephen Ralls • CBC 1115
Christian Gerhaher, Gerold Huber  BRKlassik 900131

Oft In The Stilly Night
Ann Murray/Graham Johnson • Hyperion Helios CDH55210 [review]
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Eloquence 467236
Kathleen Tynan/Dearbhla Collins • Black Box BBM1022
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Sarah Brightman/Geoffrey Parsons • EMI 5667692 • Warner 0151642 [review]
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Robin Tritschler, Iain Burnside • Wigmore Hall Live WHL0071 [review]
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]

Rich and Rare
Robin Tritschler, Iain Burnside • Wigmore Hall Live WHL0071 [review]
Alison Browner, Andreas Frese • Genuin GEN14300

The Last Rose Of Summer
Yvonne Kenny/Tan Crone • Etcetera KTC 1046
Ann Murray/Graham Johnson • Hyperion Helios CDH55210 [review]
Lois Marshall/Judy Loman • Marquis MC81102
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Decca 468801-2 • Eloquence 467236
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Sarah Brightman/Geoffrey Parsons • EMI 5667692 • Warner 0151642 [review]
Gerald Finley/Stephen Ralls • CBC 1115
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Andrea Stadel, Rita Klose • Antes BMCD319248 [review]
Ailish Tynan, Iain Burnside • Signum SIGCD239
Nicholas Phan, Myra Huang Avie AV2238 [review]
Kathryn Rudge, James Baillieu • Champs Hill CHRCD092
Robin Tritschler, Iain Burnside • Wigmore Hall Live WHL0071 [review]
Sharon Carty, Andreas Frese • Genuin GEN14300
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]
(acc. hp) Felicity Lott, Isabelle Moretti • Naive V5186

O The Sight Entrancing
Ann Murray/Graham Johnson • Hyperion Helios CDH55210 [review]
Kathleen Tynan/Dearbhla Collins • Black Box BBM1022

Volume 5 - British (1961)
The Brisk Young Widow
Robert Tear/Philip Ledger • EMI British Composers CZS5739952 • Warner 0151642 [review]
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Pearl GEM0220
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Eloquence 467236
Gerald Finley/Stephen Ralls • CBC 1115
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Simon Edwards, Simon Lebens • Actes Sud ASM11

Sally In Our Alley
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • BBC Legends BBCL8006-2 • Decca 468801-2 • Eloquence 467236 • Decca 0743257 DVD [review]
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Simon Edwards, Simon Lebens • Actes Sud ASM11
Christian Gerhaher, Gerold Huber  BRKlassik 900131

The Lincolnshire Poacher
Robert Tear/Philip Ledger • EMI British Composers CZS5739952 • Warner 0151642 [review]
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • BBC Legends BBCL8006-2 • Eloquence 467236 • Decca 0743257 DVD [review]

Early One Morning
Philip Langridge/Steuart Bedford • Naxos 8.557599/60
Sarah Brightman/Geoffrey Parsons • EMI 5667692 • Warner 0151642 [review]
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Eloquence 467236
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Sarah Connolly, Malcolm Martineau • Chandos CHAN10691 [review]
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]

Ca' The Yowes
Robert Tear/Philip Ledger • EMI British Composers CZS5739952 • Warner 0151642 [review]
Daniel Norman, Christopher Gould • BIS BISCD1510 [review]
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Eloquence 467236
Gerald Finley/Stephen Ralls • CBC 1115
Mark Wilde, David Owen Norris • Naxos 8.572706 [review]
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Andrew Swait, James Bowman/Andrew Plant • Signum SIGCD128 [review]
Roderick Williams, Iain Burnside • Naxos 8.572600 [review]
Christian Gerhaher, Gerold Huber  BRKlassik 900131
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]

Volume 6 - English (1961)
I Will Give My Love An Apple
Yvonne Kenny/Caroline Almonte • ABC Classics 4761581 [review]
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
James Griffett/Timothy Walker • Regis RRC1054
Peter Pears/Julian Bream • RCA 09026616012
(acc. gtr) Scot Weir, Volker Niehusmann • Dreyer Gaido DGCD21078
(acc. gtr) Ivonne Fuchs, Georg Gulyás • Proprius PRSACD2075

Sailor-boy
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
James Griffett/Timothy Walker • Regis RRC1054
Peter Pears/Julian Bream • RCA 09026616012
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review]
(acc. gtr) Scot Weir, Volker Niehusmann • Dreyer Gaido DGCD21078
(acc. gtr) Ivonne Fuchs, Georg Gulyás • Proprius PRSACD2075

Master Kilby
James Griffett/Timothy Walker • Regis RRC 1112 [review] [review] • Regis RRC1054
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Peter Pears/Julian Bream • RCA 09026616012
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]
(acc. gtr) Scot Weir, Volker Niehusmann • Dreyer Gaido DGCD21078
(acc. gtr) Ivonne Fuchs, Georg Gulyás • Proprius PRSACD2075

The Solider And The Sailor
James Griffett/Timothy Walker • Regis RRC 1112 [review] [review] • Regis RRC1054
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Peter Pears/Julian Bream • RCA 09026616012
(acc. hp) Peter Pears, Osian Ellis • Eloquence 4429448 [review] [review]
(acc. gtr) Scot Weir, Volker Niehusmann • Dreyer Gaido DGCD21078
(acc. gtr) Ivonne Fuchs, Georg Gulyás • Proprius PRSACD2075

Bonny At Morn
James Griffett/Timothy Walker • Regis RRC 1112 [review] [review] • Regis RRC1054
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Mark Wilde, David Owen Norris • Naxos 8.572706 [review]
(acc. hp) Nicholas Phan, Sivan Magen • Avie AV2258
(acc. hp) John Shirley-Quirk/Osian Ellis • Meridian CDE 84119
(acc. gtr) Scot Weir, Volker Niehusmann • Dreyer Gaido DGCD21078
(acc. gtr) Ivonne Fuchs, Georg Gulyás • Proprius PRSACD2075

The Shooting Of His Dear
James Griffett/Timothy Walker • Regis RRC 1112 [review] [review] • Regis RRC1054
Peter Pears/Julian Bream • RCA 09026616012
(acc. gtr) Scot Weir, Volker Niehusmann • Dreyer Gaido DGCD21078
(acc. gtr) Ivonne Fuchs, Georg Gulyás • Proprius PRSACD2075

Eight Folksong Arrangements (with harp) (1976)
Lemady
John Shirley-Quirk/Osian Ellis • Meridian CDE 84119
Edith Wiens/Judy Loman • CBC 1102
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Nicholas Phan, Sivan Magen • Avie AV2258

Lord! I Swallowed Me A Wife
John Shirley-Quirk/Osian Ellis • Meridian CDE 84119
Nicholas Phan, Sivan Magen • Avie AV2258

She's Like The Swallow
John Shirley-Quirk/Osian Ellis • Meridian CDE 84119
Edith Wiens/Judy Loman • CBC 1102
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Nicholas Phan, Sivan Magen • Avie AV2258

David Of The White Rock
Edith Wiens/Judy Loman • CBC 1102
John Shirley-Quirk/Osian Ellis • Meridian CDE 84119
(acc. hp) James Gilchrist, Alison Nicholls • Hyperion CDA67725 [review]

Bird Scarer's Song
John Shirley-Quirk/Osian Ellis • Meridian CDE 84119
Maria Jette/Judith Kogan • Centaur 2507
Nicholas Phan, Sivan Magen • Avie AV2258

False knight upon the road
Nicholas Phan, Sivan Magen • Avie AV2258

Bugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn
Nicholas Phan, Sivan Magen • Avie AV2258

Dafydd y Garreg Wen
Nicholas Phan, Sivan Magen • Avie AV2258

Miscellaneous
Greensleeves
Ian Bostridge/Julius Drake • Virgin Classics VC5455252 • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review]
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]

I Wonder As I Wander
Andrew Swait, James Bowman/Andrew Plant • Signum SIGCD128 [review]
Mark Padmore, Roger Vignoles • Harmonia Mundi HMU907443
Sandrine Piau, Susan Manhoff • Naive V5250 [review]

King Herod And The Cock
New London Children's Choir/Alexander Wells/Ronald Corp • Naxos 8.553183
Finchley Children's Music Group/Grace Rossiter • Naxos 8.557581 [review]

Solider, Won't Ye Marry Me?
Kathleen Livingstone, Neil Mackie/John Blakely • Unicorn-Kanchana UKCD2009

Tom Bowling
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • BBC Legends BBCL8006-2
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Eloquence 467236
Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Decca 0743257 DVD [review]
Andrew Swait, James Bowman/Andrew Plant • Signum SIGCD128 [review]
Steve Davislim, Simone Young • Melba MR301120 [review] [review]
Roderick Williams, Iain Burnside • Naxos 8.572600 [review]

Watching the Wheat
(acc. hp) James Gilchrist, Alison Nicholls • Hyperion CDA67725 [review]

FRAGMENT for strings (1930)

Northern Sinf/Thomas Zehetmair • NMC D140


FRIDAY AFTERNOONS (op. 7, 1935)

New London Children's Choir/Alexander Wells/Ronald Corp • Naxos 8.553183

Vienna Boys Ch/Andrei Gavrilov • DG 4397782

Toronto Children's Ch/Jean Ashworth Bartle • IMP PCD1088

Viola Tunnard/Downside School Boys' Ch/Benjamin Britten • London 436394-2

Treble Chorus of New England/Marie Stultz • Afka 539

Brussels Théâtre de la Monnaie Children's Ch/Denis Menier • Fuga Libera 507

Lichfield Cathedral Ch/Andrew Lumsden • Lammas LAMM107D

John Hahessy, Benjamin Britten • Eloquence 4802296

Tiffin Boys’ Ch/Simon Toyne • Herald HAVP390

GEMINI VARIATIONS (op. 73, 1965)

Gabriel & Zoltan Jeney • Decca 4363932 • Decca 468811-2 and in boxset Decca 4756040

Wolfgang Schulz, Rainer Kussmaul, Rolf Koenen, Klaus Hellwig • Campanella 130038

GLORIANA (op. 53, 1953)

Josephine Barstow, Philip Langridge, Della Jones, Jonathan Summers/Welsh National Opera O/Charles Mackerras • Decca 4402132 • 4785269 • boxset of operas 4756029

Josephine Barstow, Tom Randle, Emer McGilloway/Opera North Ch/English Northern Phil/Paul Daniel • BBC Opus Arte OA0955D DVD [review]

Susan Bullock, Toby Spence, Mark Stone, Clive Bayley, O & Ch of the Royal Opera House/Paul Daniel • Opus Arte OABD7134D Blu-ray [review] OA1124D DVD [review] • Opus Arte OA1198D DVD • Opus Arte OA7189D Bluray

Sarah Walker, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Jean Rigby/English National Opera O & Ch/Mark Elder • Arthaus 102 097 DVD [review]  • Arthaus 109151 Bluray • Arthaus 109152 DVD

(two arias) Leontyne Price/unknown orch/Henry Lewis • RCA 09026612362

(extracts) Peter Pears, Ambrosian Singers, English CO/Benjamin Britten • ICA Classics ICAD5025 DVD

GLORIANA - Choral Dances

Martyn Hill, Thelma Owen/Holst Singers & Orchestra/Hilary Davan Wetton • Hyperion CDA66175 • Hyperion Helios CDH55050

The Sixteen/Harry Christophers • Collins Classics 1286-2 • Coro COR16107

Polyphony/Stephen Layton • Hyperion CDA67140 • also released as Hyperion GAW21140

Finzi Singers/Paul Spicer • Chandos CHAN9511

Peter Pears, Osian Ellis/Ambrosian Singers/English CO/Benjamin Britten • BBC Legends BBCL8009-2

Elizabethan Singers/Louis Halsey • Eloquence 4802336

GLORIANA - Concert Suite (op. 53a)

London SO/Steuart Bedford • Collins Classics 1019-2 • Naxos 8.557196 [review]

Royal Liverpool PO/Takuo Yuasa • Eminence CD EMX2231 • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review] • EMI 9781602 [review]

(Courtly Dances) Royal Phil O/Andre Previn • Telarc CD80126

(Courtly Dances) English SO/William Boughton • Nimbus NI5295 [review] • Nimbus NI1751 [review]

BBC Northern SO/Norman Del Mar • BBC Radio Classics BBCRD9129

BBC PO/ Edward Gardner • Chandos CHAN10658 [review]

SWR SO /Benjamin Britten • Hanssler CD94213

(Courtly Dances) Julian Bream Consort • London 452500

(March) Celia Ireland • Dutton CDLX7142

(Lute Song) Lajos Lencsés/Stuttgart Radio SO/Uri Segal • Hanssler 93.026



THE GOLDEN VANITY (op. 78, 1966)

Vienna Boys Ch/Andrei Gavrilov • DG 4397782

Oxford Christ Church Cathedral Choir/Stephen Darlington • Lammas LAM146D [review]

Brussels Théâtre de la Monnaie Children's Ch/Denis Menier • Fuga Libera 507

Wandsworth School Boys' Ch/Russell Burgess • London 436937-2 • boxset Decca 4756040

Ely Cathedral Ch/Paul Trepte • Clovelly CLCD12601

Tiffin Boys’ Ch/Simon Toyne • Herald HAVP390

Maîtrise de Radio France/Sofi Jeannin • Radio France FRF036

TWO SONGS BY THOMAS HARDY

Neil Mackie/Roger Vignoles • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review] • Warner 0151642 [review]

THE HEART OF THE MATTER (1956)

Philip Langridge, Frank Lloyd, Judi Dench/Steuart Bedford • Collins Classics 1481-2 • Naxos 8.557202 [review]

Neil Mackie, Barry Tuckwell, Peter Pears/Roger Vignoles • EMI British Composers CZS5743462

Nicholas Phan, Jennifer Montone, Alan Cummings, Myra Huang • Avie AV2258

SECHS HÖLDERLIN-FRAGMENTE (op. 61, 1958)

Mark Padmore/Roger Vignoles • Hyperion CDA67459

Mark Padmore/Iain Burnside • Signum SIGCD122 [review]

Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Decca 433200-2 • Decca 468811-2

Daniel Behle/Oliver Schnyder • Phoenix Edition 154 [review]

Ian Bostridge, Antonio Pappano • EMI 4334302 [review]

Robin Tritschler, Iain Burnside • Wigmore Hall Live WHL0071 [review]

HOLIDAY DIARY (1934)

Shura Cherkassky • Decca 433 657-2

Michael Dussek • Hyperion CDA66776 • Hyperion Helios CDH55154

Andrei Gavrilov • DG 4397782

David Glen Hatch • Critics Choice 1333

Stephen Hough • EMI CDM567429-2 • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review] • EMI 0151492 [review]

Julius Drake • Atma ACD22616

Dejan Lazic • Channel Classics CCSSA28511 [review]

HOLY SONNETS OF JOHN DONNE (op. 35, 1945)

Ian Bostridge/Graham Johnson • Hyperion CDA66823

Daphna Cohen-Licht/TamirChasson • Meridian CDE84517

Paul Austin Kelly/Michael Recchiuti • GM Recordings GM2022

Philip Langridge/Steuart Bedford • Collins 1468-2 • Naxos 8.557201

Justin Lavender/Julian Milford • Carlton 30366 0056-2

Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten • Decca 417 428-2 • EMI 7546052 • EMI 2175752 [review] • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review] • Regis RRC 1393 [review] • Warner 0151642 [review]

Mark Padmore, Roger Vignoles • Harmonia Mundi HMU907443

James Gilchrist, Anna Tilbrook • Linn CKD404 [review]

Mark Wilde, David Owen Norris • EM Records EMRCD015 [review]

 John Mark Ainsley, Malcolm Martineau • Linn CKD477

A HYMN OF ST COLUMBA (1962)

Wellington College Ch/Timothy Byram-Wigfield/Stefan Anderson • Herald 153

The Sixteen/Harry Christophers • Collins Classics 1370-2 • Coro 16006

Choir King's College Cambridge/Christopher Hughes/Stephen Cleobury • EMI British Composers 754418-2

St Thomas Ch/Michael Kleinschmidt/Gerre Hancock • Koch 7030

Westminster Cathedral Choir/James O'Donnell/David Hill • Hyperion CDA66220

York Minster Ch/John Scott Whiteley/Philip Moore • York Ambisonic YORKCD103

Cambridge St John's College Choir/Christopher Robinson • Naxos 8.554791 [review]

St. Paul's Cathedral Choir/Andrew Lucas/John Scott • Hyperion CDA66994

Finzi Singers/Andrew Lumsden/Paul Spicer • Chandos CHAN9511

Wandsworth School Ch/Russell Burgess • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review]

Ch New College Oxford/Edward Higginbottom • Novum NCR1386 [review]

National Youth Choirs of Great Britain/Ben Parry • Delphian DCD34133 [review]

Ch Jesus College, Cambridge/Mark Williams • Signum Classics SIGCD481

HYMN TO ST CECILIA (op. 27, 1942)

Wellington College Ch/Timothy Byram-Wigfield/Stefan Anderson • Herald 153

Oxford Christ Church Cathedral Ch/Francis Grier • ASV CDQS6030

Finzi Singers/Paul Spicer • Chandos CHAN9511

Corydon Singers/Matthew Best • Hyperion CDA66333 & CDH55378 [review]

Monteverdi Choir/John Eliot Gardiner • Deutsche Grammophon 453 433-2

Robert Shaw Festival Singers/Robert Shaw • Telarc CD80408

The Sixteen/Harry Christophers • Collins Classics 1286-2 • Coro 16006 • 16092 • COR16107

Berlin RIAS Chamber Ch/Marcus Creed • Harmonia Mundi HMC 901734

Cambridge St John's College Choir/Christopher Robinson • Naxos 8.554791 [review]

London Sinfonietta Voices/Terry Edwards • Virgin de Virgin 561916-2

St Thomas Ch/Michael Kleinschmidt/Gerre Hancock • Koch 7030

Cambridge Trinity College Ch/Richard Marlow • Conifer 75605512872

Choir of King's College, Cambridge/David Willcocks • EMI CDM7 646532 • EMI 562796-2 • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review]

Cambridge St. John's College Ch/George Guest • London 430097-2

Vasari Singers/Jeremy Backhouse • Classics for Pleasure 5737212

Wakefield Cathedral Girls Choir & Lay Clerks/Sarah Baldock • Griffin GCCD 4049 [review]

Stockholm Radio Ch/Eric Ericson • Clarion 901

Quink Ensemble • Etcetera KTC1017

Cambridge Singers/John Rutter • Collegium 509

Caecilia Chorale/Gunnar Svensson • Danacord DACOCD520

London S Ch/George Malcolm • London 425153-2 • re-released in boxset Decca 4756040

Tenebrae/Nigel Short • Signum SIGCD085

Sheffield Cathedral Ch/Neil Taylor • Regent REGCD360

Truro Cathedral Ch/Christopher Gray • Regent REGCD349

Ch New College Oxford/Edward Higginbottom • Novum NCR1386 [review]

National Youth Choirs of Great Britain/Ben Parry • Delphian DCD34133 [review]

King’s College, Cambridge Ch/Stephen Cleobury • King's College KGS0003 [review]

The Sixteen/Harry Christophers • Coro COR16134

Ch Royal Holloway/Rupert Gough • Hyperion CDA68047 [review] [review]

HYMN TO ST PETER (op. 56a, 1955)

Finzi Singers, Andrew Lumsden/Paul Spicer • Chandos CHAN9511

The Sixteen/Harry Christophers • Collins Classics 1370-2 • Coro 16006

John Charles Schucker/American Boychoir/Vincent Metallo • Albemarle AR 1003

Cambridge St John's College Choir/Christopher Robinson • Naxos 8.554791 [review]

Oxford Christ Church Cathedral Ch/Francis Grier • Resonance CDRSN3007 • ASV CDQS6030

Cambridge St. John's College Ch/George Guest • London 430097-2

St Thomas Ch/Michael Kleinschmidt/Gerre Hancock • Koch 7030

Magdalen College, Oxford Ch/John Harper • Alto ALC1137 • ALC4001 [review]

Edward Burrowes/St. Paul's Cathedral Ch/Huw Tregelles Williams/John Scott • Hyperion CDA67087

Oxford New College Ch/David Lumsden • Saga EC33852

Voces et Novae Antiquae/Robert Ross • Arkay

Wandsworth School Ch/Russell Burgess • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review]

Exter Cathedral Ch/Stephen Tanner • Herald HAVP342

Sheffield Cathedral Ch//Neil Taylor • Regent REGCD360 [review]

Ch New College Oxford/Edward Higginbottom • Novum NCR1386 [review]

National Youth Choirs of Great Britain/Ben Parry • Delphian DCD34133 [review]

Ch Jesus College, Cambridge/Mark Williams • Signum Classics SIGCD481

 

A HYMN TO THE VIRGIN (1930)

Bristol Bach Choir • Saydisc SDL375

Finzi Singers/Paul Spicer • Chandos CHAN9511

Holst Singers/Stephen Layton • Hyperion CDA66825

The Sixteen/Harry Christophers • Collins Classics 1370-2 • Coro 16006 • COR16107

Westminster Cathedral Choir/David Hill • Hyperion CDA66220

American Boychoir/Vincent Metallo • Albemarle AR 1003

Elora Festival Singers/Noel Edison • Naxos 8.554179

Cambridge St John's College Choir/Christopher Robinson • Naxos 8.554791 [review]

Cambridge St John's College Choir/Christopher Robinson • Nimbus 5414

Polyphony/Stephen Layton • Hyperion CDA67140 • Hyperion GAW21140

Westminster Abbey Ch/Martin Neary • Sony SK62125

London SCh/George Malcolm • Eloquence 4802336

Cambridge Singers/John Rutter • Collegium COLCD107 • Collegium COLCD302

Choir of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception/Leo Nestor • Gothic 49111

Oxford Christ Church Cathedral Ch/Francis Grier • Resonance CDRSN3007 • ASV CDQS6030

Cambridge Trinity College Ch/Richard Marlow • Conifer 75605512872

Wakefield Cathedral Girls Choir & Lay Clerks/Louise Marsh • Regent REGCD138

Wakefield Cathedral Girls Choir & Lay Clerks/Sarah Baldock • Griffin GCCD 4049 [review]

Cambridge St. John's College Ch/George Guest • London 430097-2

Canticum/Mark Forkgen • Meridian CDE84418

Robert Shaw Chamber Singers/Robert Shaw • Telarc CD80461

London Oriana Ch/Leon Lovett • ASV CDWHL2096

Cambridge Emmanuel College Chapel Ch/Timothy Prosser • ASV CDWHL2104

Canterbury Cathedral Ch/David Flood • York Ambisonic 136

Edinburgh St Giles Cathedral Ch/Michael Harris • York Ambisonic 152

Portsmouth Cathedral Ch/Anthony Froggatt • York Ambisonic 835

Chanticleer • Chanticleer Records 8803

Hover Chamber Ch America • Pomegranate

St Thomas Ch/Judith Hancock/Gerre Hancock • Priory 912

Wellington Cathedral Ch/Andrew Cantrill • Raven 630

Lay Vicars of Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury Cathedral Girls Ch/Richard Seal • Guild 7101

Lincoln College Oxford Ch/David Terry • Guild 7158

Voces et Novae Antiquae/Robert Ross • Arkay

Pacific Boychoir Academy, Pacific Collegium/Kevin Fox • Pacific Boychoir Academy

Chester Cathedral Ch/David Poulter • Priory 651

Durham Cathedral Ch/James Lancelot • Priory 604

Roger Wagner Chorale/Roger Wagner • Delos DE3072

Musica Sacra/Richard Westerberg • DG 429732-2

Ch Christ's College, Cambridge/David Rowland • Regent REGCD243

Gabrieli Consert/Paul McCreesh • DG 4776605 [review]

Musica Intima • Atma Classique ACD22577

Phoenix Chorale/Charles Bruffy • Chandos CHSA5066 [review]

Winchester Cathedral Choir/David Hill • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review]

St Marys Collegiate Church Ch/Thomas Corns • Regent REGCD345

Truro Cathedral Ch/Christopher Gray • Regent REGCD349

Ch Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge/Geoffrey Webber • Delphian DCD34104

Ch New College Oxford/Edward Higginbottom • Novum NCR1386 [review]

National Youth Choirs of Great Britain/Ben Parry • Delphian DCD34133 [review]

Rodolfus Ch, Ralph Allwood • Signum Classics SIGCD366

TWO INSECT PIECES (1935)

Heinz Holliger/Andras Schiff • Philips 434 076-2 • Decca 468811-2

Sarah Francis/Michael Dussek • Hyperion CDA66776 • Hyperion Helios CDH55154

Sarah Watkins/Philip Ledger • Meridian CDE 84119

Derek Wickens/John Constable • Unicorn Kanchana UKCD2060

Eric Speller/Olivier Peyrebrune • Ambroisie AMB9909 [review]

François Leleux/Emmanuel Strosser • Harmonia Mundi 911556

Helen Jahren/Elisabeth Westenholz • BIS CD-737

Gernot Schmalfuss/Mamiko Watanabe • MDG 3010925

Pauline Oostenrijk/Ivo Janssen • Canal Grande CG9326

Robin Canter/Simon Nicholls • Carlton 3036600962

Hansjorg Schellenberger/Klaus Hellwig • Campanella 130038

Birgit Schmieder, Akiko Yamashita • Audite 92539

(arr. w/str orch.) Alexei Utkin, Hermitage CO • Caro Mitis CM0102004

THE INSTRUMENTS OF THE ORCHESTRA (1945)

London SO/Malcom Sargent • Beluah 1PD13

 

INTRODUCTION AND ALLEGRO (piano trio)

Chamber Domaine • Resonus Classics RES10139

INTRODUCTION AND RONDO ALLA BURLESCA (op. 23/1, 1940)

Clifford Curzon, Benjamin Britten • Beulah 1PD14 • Pearl 9177

Stephen Hough, Ronan O'Hara • EMI CDM567429-2 • EMI Collector's Edition 2175262 [review] • EMI 0151492 [review]

Robert Cowan, Joan Yarbrough • Centaur 2095

Hans-Peter Stenzl, Volker Stenzl • Ars Musici 1088-2

Julia Elkina, Irina Elkina • D'Note Classics 1020

Joshua Pierce, Dorothy Jonas • Phoenix 104

Joshua Pierce, Dorothy Jonas • MSR Classics MS1260 [review]

Anthony Goldstone, Caroline Clemmow • Olympia OCD648

Tomoko Mack, Yuki Mack • Arizona Uni Recordings 3076

unknown • Documents 231134

Sviatoslav Richter, Vassily Lobanov • Olympia MKM267



JOHNSON OVER JORDAN SUITE (1939)

Bournemouth SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9221

English CO/Bedford • Collins Classics 1192-2 • Naxos 8.557197 [review]

JUBILATE DEO in C MAJOR (1961)

Andrew Lumsden/Finzi Singers/Paul Spicer • Chandos CHAN9598

Cambridge St John's College Choir/Christopher Robinson • Naxos 8.554791 [review]

The Sixteen/Harry Christophers • Collins Classics 1370-2 • Coro 16006

St Thomas Ch/Michael Kleinschmidt/Gerre Hancock • Koch 7030

Oxford New College Ch/David Lumsden • Saga EC33852

Memphis Boy & Chamber Ch/John Ayer • Pro Organo CD7034

Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Philip Ledger • EMI CDM7 646532 & 562796-2 & Collector's Edition 2175262 [review] & 2289440 [review]

Cambridge St. John's College Ch/George Guest • London 430097-2

Holst Singers/Stephen Layton • Hyperion CDA66825

Windsor Castle St George's Chapel Choir/John Porter/Christopher Robinson • Guild GMCD7105

Coventry Cathedral Ch/Daniel Moult/Rupert Jeffcoat • Regent REGCD165

Edinburgh St Giles Cathedral Ch/John Harris/Michael Harris • York Ambisonic CD141

Oxford Lincoln College Ch/Louise Marsh/Alexander Chaplin • Regent REGCD110

Wells Cathedral Ch/Rupert Gough/Malcolm Archer • Lammas LAMM125

Worcester Cathedral Ch/Adrian Partington/Donald Hunt • IMP 30367

Hereford Cathedral Ch/Geraint Bowen/Roy Massey • Priory PRCD507

Belfast Cathedral Ch/Ian Barber/David Drinkell • Guild 7111

St. Mary Collegiate Church Choir, Warwick /Kevin Bowyer/Mark Shepherd • Guild 7147

Choir King's College Cambridge/David Willcocks • EMI CDC7 47709

Ch New College Oxford/Edward Higginbottom • Novum NCR1386 [review]

National Youth Choirs of Great Britain/Ben Parry • Delphian DCD34133 [review]

Ch Jesus College, Cambridge/Mark Williams • Signum Classics SIGCD481

 

JUBILATE DEO in E FLAT MAJOR (1934)

Choir St John's College Oxford/George Guest • Decca 430 097 2

Westminster Cathedral Ch/James O'Donnell/David Hill • Hyperion CDA66220

Andrew Lumsden/Finzi Singers/Paul Spicer • Chandos CHAN9598

Ripon Cathedral Ch/Andrew Bryden/Kerry Beaumont • Priory PRCD786

Newcastle Cathedral/Michael Dutton/Timothy Hone • Regent REGCD120

Denver St. John's Episcopal Cathedral Ch/Eric Plutz/Donald Pearson • Delos DE3125

James Davey/Winchester College Chapel Ch/Christopher Tolley • Herald 303

Kevin Bowyer/St. Mary Collegiate Church Choir Warwick/Mark Shepherd • Guild 7147

Truro Cathedral Ch/Christopher Gray • Regent REGCD349

Ch New College Oxford/Edward Higginbottom • Novum NCR1386 [review]

National Youth Choirs of Great Britain/Ben Parry • Delphian DCD34133 [review]

KING ARTHUR SUITE (1937)

BBC PO/Hickox • Chandos CHAN9487

University of Nevada Las Vegas Wind O/Thomas G. Leslie • Klavier 11156

THE KING'S STAMP (1935)

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group/Martyn Brabbins • NMC NMCD112



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