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Britten, Benjamin: War Requiem


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With Carol Vaness, Jerry Hadley, conductor Kurt Masur, and the New York Philharmonic, American Boychoir, and Westminster Symphonic Choir.

Requiem Op. 66, for soprano, tenor, baritone, boys’ voices, chorus, chamber orchestra, orchestra & organ

Track Listing

Disc: 1

  1. War Requiem: I Requiem aeternam: Requiem aeternam – Te decet hymnus (Chorus, Boys))
  2. War Requiem: I Requiem aeternam: What Passing-Bells For These Who Die As Cattle? – Kyrie eleison (Tenor, Chorus)
  3. War Requiem: II Dies irae: Dies Irae, dies illa (Chorus)
  4. War Requiem: II Dies irae: Bugles Sang, Saddening The Evening Air (Baritone)
  5. War Requiem: II Dies irae: Liber scriptus proferetur (Soprano, Chorus)
  6. War Requiem: II Dies irae: Out There, We’ve Walked Quite Friendly Up To Death (Tenor, Baritone)
  7. War Requiem: II Dies irae: Recordare, Jesu pie (Chorus)
  8. War Requiem: II Dies irae: Be Slowly Lifted Up (Baritone)
  9. War Requiem: II Dies irae: Dies irae, dies illa (Chorus)
  10. War Requiem: II Dies irae: Lacrimosa dies illa (Chorus, Soprano)
  11. War Requiem: II Dies irae: Move Him Into The Sun – Pie Jesu, Domine (Tenor, Chorus)
  12. War Requiem: III Offertorium: Domine Jesu Christe – Sed signifer sanctus Michael (Boys, Chorus)
  13. War Requiem: III Offertorium: So Abram Rose – Hostias et preces tibi – Quam olim Abrahae promisisti (Baritone, Tenor, Boys, Chorus)

Disc: 2

  1. War Requiem: IV Sanctus: Sanctus, sanctus, sanctus. Pleni sunt coeli et terra. Benedictus (Soprano, Chorus)
  2. War Requiem: IV Sanctus: After The Blast Of Lightening From The East (Baritone)
  3. War Requiem: V Agnus dei: One Ever Hangs Where Shelled Roads Part – Agnus dei. Agnus Dei – Dona nobis pacem (Tenor, Chorus)
  4. War Requiem: VI Libera me: Libera me, Domine (Chorus, Soprano)
  5. War Requiem: VI Libera me: It Seemed That Out Of Battle I Escaped (Tenor, Baritone)
  6. War Requiem: VI Libera me: Let Us Sleep Now – In Paradisum (Tenor, Baritone, Boys, Chorus, Soprano)

 

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