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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

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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

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FormatNotated musicCall NumberJMG 76-1139Item LocationOffsite

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

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FormatNotated musicCall NumberJMF 77-57Item LocationOffsite

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

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FormatAudioCall Number*LTCM 1 (F) (Production notes filed in listening room.)Item LocationOffsite
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Little Orchestra Society concert recordings collection [sound recording], 1947-1957.

Mixed material

1947-1957

1 Resource

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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
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 1409Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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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

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FormatMoving imageCall Number*LVH 16Item LocationOffsite

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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
FormatAudioCall Number*LDC 6478 (F)Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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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
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 5112Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 5117Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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

Audio

[S.l.] : Angel, [1962].

1962-1961

1 Item

FormatCall NumberItem Location
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 4588Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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

Audio

London : London, [c1989].

1989-1962

1 Item

FormatCall NumberItem Location
FormatAudioCall Number*LDC 8674 (F)Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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A midsummer night's dream [microform] / Benjamin Britten.

Notated music

London : Hawkes & Son Ltd, c1966.

1966

0 Resources

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
FormatAudioCall Number*LDC 8663 (F)Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Peter Grimes [sound recording] / Benjamin Britten.

Audio

London : London, p1959, [c1985].

1959-1985

1 Item

FormatCall NumberItem Location
FormatAudioCall Number*LDC 8643 (F)Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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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
FormatAudioCall Number*LDC 8669 (F)Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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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
FormatAudioCall Number*LDC 2603 (F)Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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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
FormatAudioCall Number*LDC 9915 (F)Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Benjamin Britten : das Opernwerk / [von Peter Pears, et al.]

Text

Bonn : Boosey & Hawkes, c1955.

1955

1 Item

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FormatTextCall Number*MEC (Britten)-C (Benjamin Britten. 1955)Item LocationOffsite

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

1 Item

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FormatTextCall Number*MZ (Britten, B. Midsummer night's dream)Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Music

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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
FormatAudioCall Number*LSRX 9964Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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
FormatAudioCall Number*LRX 8152Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

Billy Budd [sound recording] / Britten.

Audio

Fort Lee, NJ : VAI Audio, p1993.

1993-1951

1 Item

FormatCall NumberItem Location
FormatAudioCall Number*LDC 19657 (F)Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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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
FormatMoving imageCall Number*LVH Cataloged Commercial video recordings Box 9Item LocationOffsite

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

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FormatMoving imageCall Number*LVH Cataloged Commercial video recordings Box 14Item LocationOffsite

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
FormatAudioCall Number*LDC 14100 (F)Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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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
FormatAudioCall Number*LDC 20764 (F)Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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

Audio

München : Col Legno, p1996.

1996-1954

1 Item

FormatCall NumberItem Location
FormatAudioCall Number*LDC 20247 (F) 11 of 12Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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A midsummer night's dream [sound recording] / Britten.

Audio

[Netherlands] : Philips, p1996.

1996-1995

1 Item

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FormatAudioCall Number*LDC 18470 (F)Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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War requiem [sound recording] / Britten.

Audio

[London] : BBC Music, p2000.

2000-1969

1 Item

FormatCall NumberItem Location
FormatAudioCall Number*LDC 25279 (F)Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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Weihnachtsoratorium [sound recording] : BWV 248. Auszüge : Die Weihnachtsgeschichte / Johann Sebastian Bach.

Audio

Hamburg, W. Germany : Decca, p1969.

1969

1 Item

FormatCall NumberItem Location
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 7585 (C) [Disc]Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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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
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 9777 [Disc]Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

Twentieth century English songs. [sound recording].

Audio

England : Argo, [1964]

1964

1 Item

FormatCall NumberItem Location
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 10650 [Disc]Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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

Audio

[London] : Argo, [1968]

1968

1 Item

FormatCall NumberItem Location
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 10666 [Disc]Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 20950 [Disc]Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
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FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 20950 [Lyrics]Item LocationPerforming 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
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 20919 [Disc]Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

Lieder / Schubert [sound recording].

Audio

London : Decca Records, 1975.

1975

2 Items

FormatCall NumberItem Location
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 21041 [Disc]Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
FormatCall NumberItem Location
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 21041 [Texts]Item LocationPerforming 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
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 21030 [Disc]Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
FormatCall NumberItem Location
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 21030 [Texts]Item LocationPerforming 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
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 24206 [Disc]Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

Requiem [sound recording] / Mozart.

Audio

[London] : BBC, [2003]

2003-1969

2 Items

FormatCall NumberItem Location
FormatAudioCall Number*LDC 32595 [CD]Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
FormatCall NumberItem Location
FormatAudioCall Number*LDC 32595 [Notes]Item LocationPerforming 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
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 30648 [Disc]Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
FormatCall NumberItem Location
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 30648 [Texts]Item LocationPerforming 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
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 30570 [Disc]Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
FormatCall NumberItem Location
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 30570 [Texts]Item LocationPerforming 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
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 30601 [Disc]Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
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FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 30601 [Texts]Item LocationPerforming 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
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 30585 [Disc]Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound
FormatCall NumberItem Location
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 30585 [Libretto]Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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FormatCall NumberItem Location
FormatAudioCall Number*LZR 30585 [Notes]Item LocationPerforming Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound

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