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Composer(s): (Edward) Benjamin Britten (22 Nov 1913 - 04 Dec 1976)
Work identifier: M15148
Real Name: Spring Symphony
Display Name: Spring Symphony
Work/Opus: Op. 44
Composed: c. 1949
First Performed: 14 Jul 1949
Genre: Vocal + Choral
Genre Type: Cantata
Period: 20th century
Instrumentation: Soprano
Contralto
Tenor
Chorus of Boys
Mixed chorus
Symphony Orchestra
Mvt. 1Shine out, fair sun  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Chorus of Boys, Mixed chorus, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 2The Merry Cuckoo  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Chorus of Boys, Mixed chorus, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 3Spring the Sweet Spring  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Chorus of Boys, Mixed chorus, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 4The Driving Boy  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Chorus of Boys, Mixed chorus, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 5The Morning Star  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Chorus of Boys, Mixed chorus, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 6Welcome, Maids of Honour  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Chorus of Boys, Mixed chorus, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 7Waters Above  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Chorus of Boys, Mixed chorus, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 8Out on the Lawn I Lie in Bed  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Chorus of Boys, Mixed chorus, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 9When will my May Come  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Chorus of Boys, Mixed chorus, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 10Fair and Fair  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Chorus of Boys, Mixed chorus, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 11Sound the Flute  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Chorus of Boys, Mixed chorus, Symphony Orchestra)
Mvt. 12London, to thee I do Present  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Chorus of Boys, Mixed chorus, Symphony Orchestra)
Composer(s): (Edward) Benjamin Britten (22 Nov 1913 - 04 Dec 1976)
Recording identifier: M2147502365
Real Name: Spring Symphony
Display Name: Spring Symphony
Work/Opus: Op. 44
Composed: c. 1949
First Performed: 14 Jul 1949
Genre: Vocal + Choral
Genre Type: Cantata
Period: 20th century
Instrumentation: Soprano
Contralto
Tenor
Chorus of Boys
Mixed chorus
Symphony Orchestra
Ensemble: Moscow Radio and Television Orchestra
Conductor: Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Soloists: Victoria Postnikova (Piano)
Vladimir Mahov (Tenor)
Sergei Yakovenko (Baritone)
Label: Panartist
Catalogue Number: Panartist 6
CD Media ID: D412
Recording Date: 05 May 1988
Mvt. 1Shine out, fair sun (8'28'')
Mvt. 2The Merry Cuckoo (7'28'')
Mvt. 3Spring the Sweet Spring (5'38'')
Mvt. 4The Driving Boy (2'4'')
Mvt. 5The Morning Star (2'0'')
Mvt. 6Welcome, Maids of Honour (2'28'')
Mvt. 7Waters Above (1'54'')
Mvt. 8Out on the Lawn I Lie in Bed (1'33'')
Mvt. 9When will my May Come (1'28'')
Mvt. 10Fair and Fair (2'58'')
Mvt. 11Sound the Flute (2'18'')
Mvt. 12London, to thee I do Present (3'22'')