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Benjamin Britten, Benjamin Luxon, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Heather Harper, Sylvia Fisher, Jennifer Vyvyan, Nigel Douglas, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, English Chamber Orchestra
Owen Wingrave (Highlights)

Album UK 1973 on Decca label
Classical and Soundtrack (Modern, Opera)

Catalog Number SET 536 (on sleeve) Catalog Number SET.536 (on labels) ⓟ 1972 (on labels) Recorded in the Kingsway Hall, London, in December 1970. Libretto by Myfanwy Piper, based on a short story by Henry James "Owen Wingrave" was commissioned by the Television Service of the BBC & was first shown on BBC2 on 16th May, 1971 Includes a 12-page booklet containing full texts. Texts ⓒ Faber Music Ltd. 1971 Booklet photographs: "reproduced...by kind permission of the B.B.C." Booklet: Printed in England by Moore & Matthes Ltd. ⓒ 1973, The Decca Record Company Limited, London (on sleeve back beside sleeve notes credit) Sleeve photograph: The Dinner Scene. By courtesy of the BBC. Sleeve printed in England by Robert Stace Laminated with 'Clarifoil' made by British Celanese Limited

        
Musicians
PortraitBenjamin Britten p, 1913-1976 GB
composed by, conductor, album by
PortraitBenjamin Luxon voc, *1937 GB
baritone vocals, owen wingrave, album by
PortraitJanet Baker voc, *1933 GB
mezzo-soprano vocals, kate, album by
PortraitPeter Pears voc, 1910-1986 GB
narrator, the ballad singer, tenor vocals, general sir philip wingrave, album by
PortraitJohn Shirley-Quirk voc, 1931-2014 GB
vocals, bass-baritone, coyle, album by
PortraitHeather Harper voc, ss, *1930 GB
soprano vocals, mrs. coyle, album by
PortraitSylvia Fisher 1910-1996 AU
soprano vocals, miss wingrave, album by
PortraitJennifer Vyvyan ss, voc, 1925-1974 GB
soprano vocals, mrs. julian, album by
PortraitNigel Douglas *1929 GB
tenor vocals, lechmere, album by
Wandsworth School Boys' Choir
choir, album by
PortraitEnglish Chamber Orchestra
orchestra, album by
PortraitRay Crick
compiled by, sleeve notes
Myfanwy Piper
libretto by
PortraitHenry James 1843-1916 US
written by, short story
Producers
Russell Burgess chorus master
Colin Moorfoot engineer
Kenneth Wilkinson engineer
David Harvey producer
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Act IBenjamin Britten, Benjamin Luxon, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Heather Harper, Sylvia Fisher, Jennifer Vyvyan, Nigel Douglas, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, English Chamber Orchestra
2Prelude : The Family Portraits At ParamoreBenjamin Britten, Benjamin Luxon, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Heather Harper, Sylvia Fisher, Jennifer Vyvyan, Nigel Douglas, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, English Chamber Orchestra
3Scene 1 : Sir - I Can't Go Through With ItBenjamin Britten, Benjamin Luxon, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Heather Harper, Sylvia Fisher, Jennifer Vyvyan, Nigel Douglas, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, English Chamber Orchestra
4Scene 3 : Grandfather Looks Quiet EnoughBenjamin Britten, Benjamin Luxon, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Heather Harper, Sylvia Fisher, Jennifer Vyvyan, Nigel Douglas, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, English Chamber Orchestra
5Scene 4 : Oh, How UnforeseenBenjamin Britten, Benjamin Luxon, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Heather Harper, Sylvia Fisher, Jennifer Vyvyan, Nigel Douglas, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, English Chamber Orchestra
6Scene 5 : Sirrah! How Dare You!Benjamin Britten, Benjamin Luxon, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Heather Harper, Sylvia Fisher, Jennifer Vyvyan, Nigel Douglas, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, English Chamber Orchestra
7Scene 7 : May God Bless The QueenBenjamin Britten, Benjamin Luxon, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Heather Harper, Sylvia Fisher, Jennifer Vyvyan, Nigel Douglas, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, English Chamber Orchestra
8Act IIBenjamin Britten, Benjamin Luxon, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Heather Harper, Sylvia Fisher, Jennifer Vyvyan, Nigel Douglas, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, English Chamber Orchestra
9Prologue : There Was A Boy, A Wingrave BornBenjamin Britten, Benjamin Luxon, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Heather Harper, Sylvia Fisher, Jennifer Vyvyan, Nigel Douglas, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, English Chamber Orchestra
10Scene 1 : The Bell Was For The Child He SlewBenjamin Britten, Benjamin Luxon, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Heather Harper, Sylvia Fisher, Jennifer Vyvyan, Nigel Douglas, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, English Chamber Orchestra
11Scene 1 : Aha!Benjamin Britten, Benjamin Luxon, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Heather Harper, Sylvia Fisher, Jennifer Vyvyan, Nigel Douglas, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, English Chamber Orchestra
12Scene 1 : Now You May Save Your Scornful LooksBenjamin Britten, Benjamin Luxon, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Heather Harper, Sylvia Fisher, Jennifer Vyvyan, Nigel Douglas, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, English Chamber Orchestra
13Scene 2 : Come InBenjamin Britten, Benjamin Luxon, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Heather Harper, Sylvia Fisher, Jennifer Vyvyan, Nigel Douglas, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, English Chamber Orchestra

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