The Resource Phaedra : Five French folksong arrangements ; Les illuminations, Benjamin Britten, (sound recording ;)

Phaedra : Five French folksong arrangements ; Les illuminations, Benjamin Britten, (sound recording ;)

Label
Phaedra : Five French folksong arrangements ; Les illuminations
Title
Phaedra
Title remainder
Five French folksong arrangements ; Les illuminations
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin Britten
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • fre
Related
Member of
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1913-1976
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Britten, Benjamin
Date time place
Recorded Oct. 24-25 and 29, 1986, in St. John's Church, Hackney, London
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Sung in English (1st work) and French (remainder)
LC call number
M3.1
PerformerNote
Felicity Palmer, mezzo-soprano (1st-2nd works) ; Jill Gomez, soprano (3rd work) ; Endymion Ensemble ; John Whitfield, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1854-1891
  • 1917-1977
  • 1913-1976
  • 1639-1699
  • 1913-1976
  • 1913-1976
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Endymion Ensemble
  • Rimbaud, Arthur
  • Lowell, Robert
  • Palmer, Felicity
  • Gomez, Jill
  • Whitfield, John
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Racine, Jean
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Britten, Benjamin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Racine, Jean
  • Rimbaud, Arthur
  • Racine, Jean
  • Rimbaud, Arthur
  • Solo cantatas, Secular (Medium voice)
  • Folk songs, French
  • Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra
  • Songs (High voice) with string orchestra
  • Song cycles
  • Folk songs, French
  • Solo cantatas, Secular (Medium voice)
  • Song cycles
  • Songs (High voice) with string orchestra
  • Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra
  • France
Label
Phaedra : Five French folksong arrangements ; Les illuminations, Benjamin Britten, (sound recording ;)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • The 1st work a dramatic cantata for mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra; the 2nd work originally for voice and piano, acc. arr. for orchestra by the composer; the 3rd work for high voice and string orchestra
  • The 1st work sung in English; the remaining works sung in French
  • Words of the 1st work from Robert Lowell's verse translation of Jean Racine's Phèdre; words of the 3rd work by Arthur Rimbaud
  • Eds. recorded: Faber Music (1st work); Boosey & Hawkes (2nd-3rd works)
  • Compact disc
  • Durations: 16:00; 12:00; 23:00
  • Texts in English, French, and German (36 p.) included
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Five French folksong arrangements : for voice and orchestra. La belle est au jardin d'amour ; Eho! Eho! ; Fileuse ; Quand j'étais chez mon père ; Le roi s'en va-t-en chasse -- Les illuminations : for high voice and string orchestra, op. 18. Fanfare ; Villes ; Phrase ; Antique ; Royauté ; Marine ; Interlude ; Being beauteous ; Parade ; Départ
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
metal
Lccn
88753269
Other control number
077774925921
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
CDC 7 49259 2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)18646492
  • (OCoLC)ocm18646492
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Phaedra : Five French folksong arrangements ; Les illuminations, Benjamin Britten, (sound recording ;)
Publication
Note
  • The 1st work a dramatic cantata for mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra; the 2nd work originally for voice and piano, acc. arr. for orchestra by the composer; the 3rd work for high voice and string orchestra
  • The 1st work sung in English; the remaining works sung in French
  • Words of the 1st work from Robert Lowell's verse translation of Jean Racine's Phèdre; words of the 3rd work by Arthur Rimbaud
  • Eds. recorded: Faber Music (1st work); Boosey & Hawkes (2nd-3rd works)
  • Compact disc
  • Durations: 16:00; 12:00; 23:00
  • Texts in English, French, and German (36 p.) included
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Five French folksong arrangements : for voice and orchestra. La belle est au jardin d'amour ; Eho! Eho! ; Fileuse ; Quand j'étais chez mon père ; Le roi s'en va-t-en chasse -- Les illuminations : for high voice and string orchestra, op. 18. Fanfare ; Villes ; Phrase ; Antique ; Royauté ; Marine ; Interlude ; Being beauteous ; Parade ; Départ
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 sound disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
metal
Lccn
88753269
Other control number
077774925921
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
CDC 7 49259 2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)18646492
  • (OCoLC)ocm18646492
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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