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BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913-1976)

LIST OF RECORDINGS

by David Barker and Rob Barnett

 This is not intended to be a complete list, but is an attempt to cover all significant recordings of the digital era and re-releases from LP and video. It represents an updated, extended and reformatted version of a list published on Musicweb by Rob Barnett in 1998. The ubiquity of re-releases, and the lack of information about recording dates makes it impossible to keep track of which recording has been released before. Transient availability is also a plague - Amazon tends to show most of that has been released, and implies that it may still be available even if it has been deleted from the company's catalogue long ago.

So we have done our best. Perhaps not all re-releases are covered, and in some instances, a reader may know that what is described as a re-release is in fact a different performance. Apologies in advance! Certainly sampler discs and themed releases (eg Christmas, Best of English Music) "best of"s do not feature on this discography unless the recording is not available on another disc.

Note - with the demise of MDT which provided a new release list by composer, this discography will only be updated when a britren work is reviewed on this site (March 2019).

D E
Death In Venice
Death In Venice: Suite
Deus In Adjutorum Meum
Diversions For Piano And Orchestra
Three Divertimenti
Double Concerto for Violin & Viola

The Eagle Has Two Heads: Fanfare
Three Early Songs
Elegy For Solo Viola
Elegy for strings

F G
Fancie
Fanfare For St Edmondsbury
Festival Te Deum
Five Flower Songs
Folksong Arrangements
Fragment for strings
Friday Afternoons

Gemini Variations
Gloriana
Gloriana - Choral Dances
Gloriana - Concert Suite
The Golden Vanity

H I J K
Two Hardy Songs
The Heart Of The Matter
Sechs Hölderlin-Fragmente
Holiday Diary
Holy Sonnets Of John Donne
A Hymn Of St Columba
Hymn To St Cecilia
Hymn To St Peter
A Hymn To The Virgin

Two Insect Pieces
The Instruments Of The Orchestra
Introduction And Rondo Alla Burlesca

Johnson Over Jordan Suite
Jubilate Deo in C Major
Jubilate Deo in E Flat Major

King Arthur Suite
The King's Stamp

L M
Lachrymae (va, pf)
Lachrymae (va, str)
Les Illuminations
A Little Idyll
The Little Sweep
Love From A Stranger
Two Lullabies For Two Pianos

Matinee Musicales
Mazurka Elegiaca
In Memoriam Dennis Brain
Men Behind The Meters
Men Of Goodwill
Six Metamorphoses After Ovid
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Missa Brevis
Mont Juic
Movement For Clarinet And Orchestra
Movement For Wind Sextet

N O
Negroes
A New Year’s Carol
Night Mail
Night Piece
Nocturnal After John Dowland
Nocturne
Notturno
Now Sleeps The Crimson Petal
Noye's Fludde

Occasional Overture
On This Island
On The Frontier
Our Hunting Fathers
Owen Wingrave
The Oxen

P
Paul Bunyan
Peace of Britain
Peter Grimes
Peter Grimes - Four Sea Interludes
& Passacaglia

Phaedra
Phantasy Quartet
Phantasy Quintet In F Minor
Piano Concerto
Two Pieces for piano
The Poet's Echo
Two Portraits
Praise We Great Men
Prelude And Fugue For 18 Strings
Prelude And Fugue On A Theme Of Vittoria
Prince Of The Pagodas
Prince Of The Pagodas - Suite
The Prodigal Son
Psalm 150

 

Q R
Quartettino

The Rape Of Lucretia
Realizations (Purcell etc)
Reflection For Viola & Piano
Rejoice In The Lamb
Rescue Of Penelope
Reveille
Rhapsody
Rondo Concertante
Rossini Suite
Russian Funeral

S
Sacred And Profane
Saint Nicolas
Scottish Ballad
Serenade For Tenor Horn & Strings
A Shepherds Carol
Simple Symphony
Sinfonia Da Requiem
Sinfonietta
Soirees Musicales
Sonatina Romantica
Songs And Proverbs Of William Blake
Songs From The Chinese
Songs (miscellaneous)
Seven Sonnets Of Michelangelo
Spring Symphony
Stratton
String Quartet In D Major
String Quartet In F Major
String Quartet No. 1
String Quartet No. 2
String Quartet No. 3
Suite For Harp
Suite for Violin & Piano
Suite On English Folk Tunes
Sweet Was The Song The Virgin Sang
The Sword In The Stone - Concert Suite
The Sycamore Tree

T U V
Te Deum
Telegrams
Tema Sacher
Temporal Variations
They Walk Alone
This Way To The Tomb
Tit For Tat
The Turn Of The Screw
The Twelve Apostles
Three Two Part Songs

Variations on a Christmas Carol
Twelve Variations For Piano (1930)
Variations for Piano (1965)
Variations On An Elizabethan Theme
Variations On A Theme Of Frank Bridge
Venite Exult Emus
Village Organist's Piece
Violin Concerto
Voluntary on Tallis 'Lamentation'

W Y
Five Walztes
War Requiem
Way To The Sea
A Wealden Trio
A Wedding Anthem
Welcome Ode
Who Are These Children?
Winter Words
The World Of The Spirit

Young Apollo
Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra

   

 



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