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Composer(s): (Edward) Benjamin Britten (22 Nov 1913 - 04 Dec 1976)
Work identifier: M4386
Real Name: Nocturne
Display Name: Nocturne
Composed: c. 1958
First Performed: 16 Oct 1958
Genre: Vocal + Choral
Genre Type: Song-cycle
Period: 20th century
Instrumentation: Tenor
Chamber Orchestra
Librettist(s): Shelley
Tennyson
Coleridge
Middleton
Wordsworth
Owen
Mvt. 1On a poet's lips  (Tenor, Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 2Below the thunders  (Tenor, Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 3Encinctured with a twine  (Tenor, Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 4Midnight's bell  (Tenor, Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 5But that night  (Tenor, Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 6She sleeps on soft  (Tenor, Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 7What is more gentle  (Tenor, Chamber Orchestra)
Mvt. 8When most I wink  (Tenor, Chamber Orchestra)
Composer(s): (Edward) Benjamin Britten (22 Nov 1913 - 04 Dec 1976)
Recording identifier: M2147495918
Real Name: Nocturne
Display Name: Nocturne
Composed: c. 1958
First Performed: 16 Oct 1958
Genre: Vocal + Choral
Genre Type: Song-cycle
Period: 20th century
Instrumentation: Tenor
Chamber Orchestra
Librettist(s): Shelley
Tennyson
Coleridge
Middleton
Wordsworth
Owen
Ensemble: London Mozart Players
Conductor: Jane Glover
Soloists: Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Tenor)
Label: ASV
Catalogue Number: CD DCA 682
CD Media ID: 6225
Recording Date: c. 1989
Mvt. 1On a poet's lips (4'28'')
Mvt. 2Below the thunders (3'45'')
Mvt. 3Encinctured with a twine (2'26'')
Mvt. 4Midnight's bell (2'35'')
Mvt. 5But that night (3'6'')
Mvt. 6She sleeps on soft (4'42'')
Mvt. 7What is more gentle (3'51'')
Mvt. 8When most I wink (4'8'')