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The red cockatoo and other songs

Author: Benjamin Britten; Ian Bostridge; Graham Johnson; Pelham Humfrey; William Croft
Publisher: London : Hyperion, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Musical settings
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Named Person: Ronald Duncan; W H Auden; John Donne; W H Auden; John Donne; Ronald Duncan
Material Type: Music, Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Britten; Ian Bostridge; Graham Johnson; Pelham Humfrey; William Croft
OCLC Number: 34253503
Language Note: Sung in English or (track 18) German; words by Ronald Duncan, W.H. Auden, John Donne, and others.
Notes: The Duncan songs from incidental music; the final group is a song cycle.
Compact disc.
Texts (the German song with English translation) and program notes by Philip Reed (19 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Performer(s): Ian Bostridge, tenor ; Graham Johnson, piano.
Event notes: Recorded June 27-30, 1995.
Description: 1 sound disc (66 min.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Realizations from Harmonia sacra (Lord! I have sinned (2:51) ; Hymn to God the Father / Pelham Humfreys (2:26) ; A hymn on divine musick / William Croft (5:22)) --
From Ronald Duncan's This way to the tomb (Evening (1:41) ; Morning (1:05) ; Night (1:49)) --
W.H. Auden settings (Night covers up the rigid land (2:32) ; Fish in the unruffled lakes (2:47) ; To lie flat on the back with the knees flexed (2:20)) --
The red cockatoo & other songs (A poison tree (2:52) ; When you're feeling like expressing your affection (0:42) ; Not even summer yet (1:41) ; The red cockatoo (0:39) ; Wild with passion (2:23) ; If thou wilt ease thine heart (1:50) ; Cradle song for Eleanor (3:01) ; Birthday song for Erwin (1:21) ; Um Mitternacht (3:33)) --
The holy sonnets of John Donne : op. 35 (Oh my blacke Soule! (3:10) ; Batter my heart (1:16) ; O might those sighes and teares (3:06) ; Oh, to vex me (1:03) ; What if this present (2:54) ; Since she whom I loved (3:25) ; At the round earth's imagined corners (2:40) ; Thou has made me (1:25) ; Death, be not proud (3:58)).
Other Titles: Songs.
Responsibility: Benjamin Britten.

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