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Show Details

Show
A Midsummer Night's Dream (3)
Music
Benjamin Britten (31)
Lyrics
Benjamin Britten (31), Peter Pears (16), William Shakespeare (39)
Book
Benjamin Britten (31), Peter Pears (16), William Shakespeare (39)

Recording Details

Date
November 1990
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Language
English
Location
England / London
Group/Studio
Opera London
Recording Studio
Abbey Road Studios (Studio 1)
Producer
Simon Foster (3), Andrew Keener
Engineer
Mark Vigars
Mastering
Ashley Alexander
Conductor
Richard Hickox (17)
Performer
Norman Bailey (2), James Bowman (4), Roger Bryson (7), Dexter Fletcher (3), Andrew Gallacher (2), Jill Gomez (5), John Graham Hall, Henry Herford (2), Robert Horn (7), Della Jones (15), Donald Maxwell (31), Richard Suart (17), Adrian Thompson (7), Trinity Boys Choir (2), Penelope Walker, Lillian Watson (3)
Musician
City of London Sinfonia (5)
Shortcode
[r38256]

Releases

Format
2-CD
Label
Virgin Classics 7 59305 2
Released
1993-08-17
Barcode
077775930528
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# Tracks
41
Lists
3 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl59358]
Disc 1
1. Introduction: The Wood, Deepening Twilight/Over Hill, Over Dale
2. Oberon Is Passing Fell And Wrath
3. Well, Go Thy Way
4. How Now My Love?
5. Be It On Lion, Bear, Or Wolf, Or Bull
6. Welcome Wanderer!... I Know A Bank
7. Is All Our Company Here?
8. Fair Love, You Faint With Wand'ring In The Wood
9. Through The Forest Have I Gone
10. Stay, Though Thou Kill Me, Sweet Demetrius
11. Come, Now A Roundel And A Fairy Song
12. You Spotted Snakes With Double Tongue
13. What Thou Seest When Thou Dost Wake
14. Introduction: The Wood
15. Are We All Met?
16. I See Their Knavery
17. Be Kind And Courteous To This Gentleman
18. Hail, Mortal, Hail!
19. I Have A Reas'nable Good Ear In Music
20. How Now, Mad Spirit?
Disc 2
1. Flower Of This Purple Dye
2. Puppet? Why, So?
3. This Is Thy Negligence
4. Up And Down, Up And Down
5. On The Ground, Sleep Sound
6. Introduction: The Wood, Early Next Morning/My Gentle Robin, See'st Thou This Sweet Sight?
7. Helena! Hermia! Demetrius! Lysander!
8. When My Cue Comes, Call Me
9. Have You Sent To Bottom's House?
10. Now, Fair Hippolyta
11. If We Offend, It Is With Our Good Will
12. Gentles, Perchance You Wonder At This Show
13. In This Same Interlude It Doth Befall
14. O Grim-Look'd Night, O Night With Hue So Black
15. O Wall, Full Often Hast Thou Heard My Moans
16. You Ladies, You Whose Gentle Hearts Do Fear
17. This Lanthorn Doth The Horned Moon Present
18. Sweet Moon, I Thank Thee For Thy Sunny Beams
19. Asleep, My Love?
20. Come, Your Bergomask
21. Now The Hungry Lion Roars

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