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Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears, John Hahessy, James Bowman, Barry Tuckwell, Osian Ellis

Album UK 1990 on London Records label
Classical (Modern, Neo-Classical)

Recording date (1-3) 1961 (4) 1972 (5-7) 1976 Made in West Germany

PortraitBenjamin Britten p, 1913-1976 GB
composed by, piano, album by
PortraitPeter Pears voc, 1910-1986 GB
album by, tenor vocals
John Hahessy voc,
album by, alto vocals
PortraitJames Bowman voc, *1941 GB
album by, countertenor vocals
PortraitBarry Tuckwell alp, *1931 AU
album by, horn
PortraitOsian Ellis hrp, *1928 GB
album by, harp
words by
PortraitEdith Sitwell voc, 1887-1964 GB
words by
Kenneth Wilkinson engineer
Michael Woolcock producer
Ray Minshull producer
Andrew Raeburn producer, uncredited
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Canticle I: My Beloved is mineBenjamin Britten7:01
2Canticle II :Abraham and IsaacJohn Hahessy15:52
3Canticle III Opus 55 - Still Falls The RainBarry Tuckwell11:04
4Canticle IV: Journey of the MagiJames Bowman (2)10:31
5Canticle V : The Death of Saint NarcissusOsian Ellis7:14
6A Birthday Hansel, Op. 92Peter Pears16:16
7Sweeter than Roses (Purcell, realised Britten)James Bowman (2)3:31

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