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Composer(s): (Edward) Benjamin Britten (22 Nov 1913 - 04 Dec 1976)
Work identifier: M5806
Real Name: Les Illuminations
Display Name: Les Illuminations
Nick Name: The Illuminations
Work/Opus: Op. 18
Composed: c. 1939
Genre: Vocal + Choral
Genre Type: Song-cycle
Period: Late-romantic
Instrumentation: Soprano
String Orchestra
Librettist(s): Selections from prose-poetry by Arthur Rimbaud
Mvt. 1Fanfare  (Soprano, String Orchestra)
Mvt. 2Villes  (Soprano, String Orchestra)
Mvt. 3Phrase  (Soprano, String Orchestra)
Mvt. 4Antique  (Soprano, String Orchestra)
Mvt. 5Royauté  (Soprano, String Orchestra)
Mvt. 6Marine  (Soprano, String Orchestra)
Mvt. 7Interlude  (Soprano, String Orchestra)
Mvt. 8Being Beauteous  (Soprano, String Orchestra)
Mvt. 9Parade  (Soprano, String Orchestra)
Mvt. 10Départ  (Soprano, String Orchestra)
Composer(s): (Edward) Benjamin Britten (22 Nov 1913 - 04 Dec 1976)
Recording identifier: M2147504684
Real Name: Les Illuminations
Display Name: Les Illuminations
Nick Name: The Illuminations
Work/Opus: Op. 18
Composed: c. 1939
Genre: Vocal + Choral
Genre Type: Song-cycle
Period: Late-romantic
Instrumentation: Soprano
String Orchestra
Librettist(s): Selections from prose-poetry by Arthur Rimbaud
Ensemble: Scottish National Orchestra
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Edwin Paling
Soloists: Felicity Lott (Soprano)
Label: Chandos
Catalogue Number: CHAN 10192 X
CD Media ID: D868
Recording Location: Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow
Recording Date: 08 Aug 1988
Mvt. 1Fanfare (2'6'')
Mvt. 2Villes (2'38'')
Mvt. 3Phrase (1'10'')
Mvt. 4Antique (2'16'')
Mvt. 5Royauté (1'40'')
Mvt. 6Marine (1'4'')
Mvt. 7Interlude (2'24'')
Mvt. 8Being Beauteous (4'20'')
Mvt. 9Parade (2'56'')
Mvt. 10Départ (3'4'')