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  • A Midsummer night's dream; opera in three acts, op. 64. Libretto adapted from William Shakespeare by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears. Vocal score by Imogen Holst and Martin Penny. Ein Sommernachtstraum. Deutsche übertragung nach A. W. v. Schlegel eingerichtet von Ernst Roth.

    • Notated music
    • London, New York, Hawkes; sole selling agents: Boosey & Hawkes [1960]
    • 1960
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Notated music JMG 72-715Offsite
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  • Six duets [for] high and low voices. The figured basses realised by Benjamin Britten. The vocal parts edited by Peter Pears.

    • Notated music
    • London, New York, Boosey & Hawkes [c1961]
    • 1961
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Notated music JMG 76-1139Offsite
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  • The Passion according to St. Matthew, for soloists and chorus (unacc.) Edited, with English translation, by Peter Pears and Imogen Holst.

    • Notated music
    • [London] Oxford University Press [c1965]
    • 1965
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Notated music JMF 77-57Offsite
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  • Benjamin Britten's Death in Venice : radio broadcast, 1974-12-14 [sound recording] : opera in two acts / words by Myfanwy Piper after the story by Thomas Mann.

    • Audio
    • Dec. 14, 1974.
    • 1982-1974
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LTCM 1 (F) (Production notes filed in listening room.)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
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  • Little Orchestra Society concert recordings collection [sound recording], 1947-1957.

    • Mixed material
    • 1947-1957

    Available Online

    NYPL Digital Collections
  • Serenade, op. 31, for tenor, horn, and strings ; Winter words : op. 52 ; Seven sonnets of Michelangelo : op. 22 [sound recording] / Britten.

    • Audio
    • London : London Jubilee, p1986.
    • 1986-1945
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 1409Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • A time there was-- [videorecording] : a profile of Benjamin Britten / directed by Tony Palmer ; London Weekend Television in association with RM Productions, Munich.

    • Moving image
    • W. Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, c1980.
    • 1980
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *LVH 16Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
    Not available - Please for assistance.
  • A New Met Christmas [sound recording].

    • Audio
    • [New York] : Metropolitan Opera Guild : Manufactured by RCA Special Products, p1990.
    • 1990-1957
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 6478 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Albert Herring [sound recording] : op. 39 / [music by] Benjamin Britten ; [libretto by] Eric Crozier.

    • Audio
    • [London] : London Records, [1964]
    • 1964
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 5112Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • L'enfance du Christ [sound recording] : op. 25 : trilogie sacrée / Berlioz.

    • Audio
    • England : Editions de l'Oiseau-Lyre, p1961.
    • 1961
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 5117Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • St. Matthew Passion [sound recording] / J. S. Bach.

    • Audio
    • [S.l.] : Angel, [1962].
    • 1962-1961
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 4588Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • The hymn of Jesus / Holst. The dream of Gerontius / Elgar [sound recording]

    • Audio
    • London : London, [c1989].
    • 1989-1962
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 8674 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Le songe d'une nuit d'été : opéra en trois actes = A midsummer night's dream / livret de Benjamin Britten et Peter Pears d'après le texte de William Shakespeare.

    • Text
    • [Caen] : Théâtre de Caen ; [Arles] : Actes Sud, 1994.
    • 1994
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text JMD 96-459Offsite
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  • A midsummer night's dream [microform], op. 64 : an opera in three acts / Benjamin Britten.

    • Notated music
    • 1960 -1966.
    • 1960-1966
  • A midsummer night's dream [microform] / Benjamin Britten.

    • Notated music
    • London : Hawkes & Son Ltd, c1966.
    • 1966
  • Méditation religieuse [sound recording] ; La mort d'Ophélie ; L'enfance du Christ ; Sara la baigneuse ; La mort de Cléopâtre / Berlioz.

    • Audio
    • New York, N.Y. : London, [c1989], p1961, 1968.
    • 1989-1961
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 8663 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Peter Grimes [sound recording] / Benjamin Britten.

    • Audio
    • London : London, p1959, [c1985].
    • 1959-1985
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 8643 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Les illuminations [microform] : op. 18 : soprano or tenor solo & string orchestra / Benjamin Britten ; words by Arthur Rimbaud.

    • Notated music
    • 1939.
    • 1939
  • Spring symphony [sound recording] ; Cantata academica ; Hymn to St. Cecilia / Britten.

    • Audio
    • New York, NY : London, [c1989], p1961.
    • 1989-1961
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 8669 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Serenade, op. 31 for tenor, horn and strings ; Less [sic] illuminations : op. 18, for tenor and strings ; Nocturne, op. 60 for tenor, 7 obligato instruments and strings [sound recording] / Britten.

    • Audio
    • London, England : London, p1960, 1970, [c1986]
    • 1986-1959
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 2603 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Missa brevis in F, BWV 233 [sound recording] ; Mass in B minor, BWV 232 / Johann Sebastian Bach.

    • Audio
    • [Netherlands?] : Philips Classics, [c1993] p1965,1958.
    • 1993-1957
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 9915 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Quintet for two violins, viola, cello and piano in F sharp minor, opus 67 [sound recording] / Beach. Canticle V: The death of Saint Narcissus : opus 89 / Britten. Introduction and allegro for harp, strings, flute and clarinet / Ravel. On Wenlock edge : a cycle of six songs for tenor, piano and string orchestra / Vaughan Williams.

    • Audio
    • Nov. 7, 1975.
    • 1975
  • Benjamin Britten : das Opernwerk / [von Peter Pears, et al.]

    • Text
    • Bonn : Boosey & Hawkes, c1955.
    • 1955
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Text *MEC (Britten)-C (Benjamin Britten. 1955)Offsite
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  • A midsummer night's dream; an opera in three acts adapted from William Shakespeare by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears. Music by Benjamin Britten.

    • Text
    • London, New York, Boosey and Hawkes [1960]
    • 1960
  • Serande, op. 31, for tenor solo, horn and strings ; The young person's guide to the orchestra [sound recording] / Britten.

    • Audio
    • New York, N.Y. : London : Distributed by Polygram Distributions, 1964.
    • 1964
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LSRX 9964Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Unreleased performances of Kathleen Ferrier[ [sound recording] / introduction by Sir Peter Pears, C. B. E.

    • Audio
    • New York, N.Y. : Arabesque Recordings, p1979.
    • 1979
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LRX 8152Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Billy Budd [sound recording] / Britten.

    • Audio
    • Fort Lee, NJ : VAI Audio, p1993.
    • 1993-1951
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 19657 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Great singers from the CBC [videorecording] / produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

    • Moving image
    • Pleasantville, NY : Video Artists International, c1998.
    • 1998
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *LVH Cataloged Commercial video recordings Box 9Offsite
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  • Benjamin Britten in rehearsal & performance [videorecording] : with Peter Pears.

    • Moving image
    • Pleasantville, NY : VAI (Video Artists International) : CBC Home Video, c1999.
    • 1999-1962
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image *LVH Cataloged Commercial video recordings Box 14Offsite
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  • The rape of Lucretia [sound recording] : representative excerpts [from] 1946 Holland performance / Benjamin Britten.

    • Audio
    • [S.l.] : Music & Arts, 1995, p1981.
    • 1995-1981
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 14100 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Mass in B minor [sound recording] = Messe in h-moll = Messe en si mineur / J.S. Bach.

    • Audio
    • [England] : BBC, p1998.
    • 1998-1951
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 20764 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • 75 Jahre Donaueschinger Musiktage 1921-1996. CD 11 [sound recording].

    • Audio
    • München : Col Legno, p1996.
    • 1996-1954
  • A midsummer night's dream [sound recording] / Britten.

    • Audio
    • [Netherlands] : Philips, p1996.
    • 1996-1995
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 18470 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • War requiem [sound recording] / Britten.

    • Audio
    • [London] : BBC Music, p2000.
    • 2000-1969
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 25279 (F)Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen [sound recording] : aria from Cantata no. 51 for soprano, trumpet, strings and organ / Johann Sebastian Bach. Quintet for strings and harp, "Cantilena e scherz" / Gian Carlo Menotti. Folk songs of Britain / arranged by Benjamin Britten. Syrinx : for solo flute / Claude Debussy. Facade / William Walton ; poems by Dame Edith Sitwell.

    • Audio
    • Mar. 15, 1977.
    • 1977
  • Weihnachtsoratorium [sound recording] : BWV 248. Auszüge : Die Weihnachtsgeschichte / Johann Sebastian Bach.

    • Audio
    • Hamburg, W. Germany : Decca, p1969.
    • 1969
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 7585 (C) [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Metropolitan opera season preview [sound recording] : a brief look at the upcoming 93-94 Met season / hosted by Bob Sherman.

    • Audio
    • 1995-1993
  • The carnival of the animals / Saint-Saëns. The young person's guide to the orchestra : (variations and fugue on a theme of Purcell) : op. 34 / Britten [sound recording].

    • Audio
    • [New York] : Angel, [196-?]
    • 196
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 9777 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Twentieth century English songs. [sound recording].

    • Audio
    • England : Argo, [1964]
    • 1964
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 10650 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • Songs and part-songs [sound recording] / Gustav Holst.

    • Audio
    • [London] : Argo, [1968]
    • 1968
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 10666 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • Paroles Tissees / Lutoslawski. Four Ronsard Sonnets / Berkeley. The tentacles of the Dark Nebula / Bedford [sound recording].

    • Audio
    • [London] : Decca, [1974]
    • 1974
    • 2 items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 20950 [Lyrics]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 20950 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • The little sweep [sound recording] (Let's make an opera) [op. 45. Libretto by Eric Crozier].

    • Audio
    • London : Decca Eclipse, [1975] p1956.
    • 1975-1956
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 20919 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Lieder / Schubert [sound recording].

    • Audio
    • London : Decca Records, 1975.
    • 1975
    • 2 items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 21041 [Texts]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 21041 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • Madrigals [sound recording] / by Thomas Weelkes.

    • Audio
    • London : Decca, [1969], p1968.
    • 1969
    • 2 items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 21030 [Texts]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 21030 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • Mass in B minor / by Johann Sebastian Bach. [sound recording].

    • Audio
    • New York, N.Y. : Epic, [1958?]
    • 1958
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 24206 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

  • Requiem [sound recording] / Mozart.

    • Audio
    • [London] : BBC, [2003]
    • 2003-1969
    • 2 items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 32595 [Notes]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LDC 32595 [CD]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • St. Matthew passion [sound recording] / Bach.

    • Audio
    • [England] : London, 1965.
    • 1965
    • 2 items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 30648 [Texts]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 30648 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • Facade -- an entertainment [sound recording] (poems by Edith Sitwell).

    • Audio
    • [S.l.] : London, [1960?]
    • 1960
    • 2 items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 30570 [Texts]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 30570 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • War requiem [sound recording] : op. 66 / Words from Missa pro defunctis ; poems by Wilfred Owen.

    • Audio
    • [England] : London, [1963]
    • 1963
    • 2 items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 30601 [Texts]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

    Available - Can be used on site. Please visit New York Public Library - Performing Arts Research Collections to submit a request in person.

    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 30601 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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  • Curlew River [sound recording] : [a parable for church performance].

    • Audio
    • [England] : London, [1965]
    • 1965
    • 3 items
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 30585 [Notes]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 30585 [Libretto]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Audio *LZR 30585 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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