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Canticles ; The heart of the matter

Title
Canticles ; The heart of the matter / Benjamin Britten.
Author
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.
Publication
[Ringmer, East Sussex, England] : Stone Records, 2013.

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Additional Authors
  • Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964
  • Norman, Daniel, 1970-
  • Gould, Chris (Pianist)
  • Maclean, Benjamin.
  • Towers, William.
  • Walter, Harriet
  • Watkins, Richard (Horn player)
  • Webb, Hugh (Harpist)
  • Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.
Description
1 audio disc (68 min., 46 sec.) : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Oxford Lieder live
Uniform Title
  • Vocal music. Selections
  • Oxford Lieder live.
Alternative Title
Vocal music.
Subjects
Note
  • The complete five Canticles by Britten, including the complete version of No. 3, The Heart of the Matter.
  • Compact disc.
  • Program notes by Paul Kildea and sung texts ([22] p. : ports.) inserted.
Event (note)
  • Recorded 15-16 February 2013, Holywell Music Room, Oxford, U.K.
Contents
Canticle I : My beloved is mine, op. 40 (7:34) -- Canticle II : Abraham and Isaac, op. 51 (15:55) -- The heart of the matter. Prologue : Where are the seeds of the universal fire (2:43) ; Reading : The earth of my heart was broken and gaped low (1:56) ; Song : We are the darkness in the heat of the day (1:28) ; Reading : In such a heat of the earth (3:17) ; Canticle III : Still falls the rain, op. 55 (11:09) ; Reading : I see Christ's wounds weep in the rose on the wall (2:29) ; Epilogue : So, out of the dark (2:52) -- Canticle IV : Journey of the magi, op. 86 (11:14) -- Canticle V : The death of Saint Narcissus, op. 89 (7:49).
LCCN
5060192780314
OCLC
  • ocn865013072
  • 865013072
  • SCSB-13626442
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries