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Composer(s): (Edward) Benjamin Britten (22 Nov 1913 - 04 Dec 1976)
Work identifier: M4375
Real Name: Albert Herring
Display Name: Albert Herring
Work/Opus: Op. 39
Composed: c. 1947
Genre: Opera + Operetta
Genre Type: Opera
Period: 20th century
Librettist(s): Eric Crozier
Mvt. 1Florence! Tell the midwife!  (Soprano, Contralto, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 2Doctor Jessop's midwife  (Contralto, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 3I hope we're not too early, Florence?  (Soprano, Contralto, Baritone, Tenor, Bass, Piano)
Mvt. 4Stuffy! Tobacco stink! Nasty masculine smell!  (Soprano, Baritone, Soprano, Tenor, Bass, Contralto, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 5Now then! Notebook, Florence!  (Soprano, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 6The first suggestion on my list  (Baritone, Contralto, Soprano, Soprano, Tenor, Bass, Piano, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 7Is this all you can bring?  (Soprano, Contralto, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 8Beggin' your pardon, I'd like to say  (Bass, Contralto, Soprano, Soprano, Baritone, Tenor, Piano, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 9Right! We'll have him!  (Soprano, Contralto, Baritone, Soprano, Tenor, Bass, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 10Interlude  (Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 11Bounce me high, Bounce me low  (Soprano, Soprano, Treble, Baritone, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 12Shop! Hi! Albert!  (Baritone, Tenor, Piano, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 13Girls mean: spring six days a week  (Baritone, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 14Sid, I'm sorry, but I've got a lot to do  (Tenor, Baritone, Mezzo-soprano, Piano, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 15We'll walk to the spinney  (Mezzo-soprano, Baritone, Tenor, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 16He's much too busy even to listen  (Tenor, Soprano, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 17Good morning, young man!  (Contralto, Tenor, Mezzo-soprano, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 18We bring great news to you  (Soprano, Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass, Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 19Good morning, to you all!  (Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, Soprano, Soprano, Treble, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 20Act II Introduction  (Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 21Isn't he here?  (Contralto, Mezzo-soprano, Baritone, Piano)
Mvt. 22For three precious weeks  (Contralto, Mezzo-soprano, Baritone, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 23Sid, tell me the truth  (Mezzo-soprano, Baritone, Piano)
Mvt. 24Quickly, quickly  (Soprano, Soprano, Soprano, Treble, Mezzo-soprano, Baritone, Piano, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 25Here they are, dears!  (Soprano, Bass, Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, Contralto, Soprano, Soprano, Soprano, Treble, Mezzo-soprano, Baritone, Tenor, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 26I'm full of happiness  (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Soprano, Bass, Mezzo-soprano, Baritone, Soprano, Soprano, Treble, Mezzo-soprano, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 27Albert, arise! Stand to receive this purse  (Soprano, Baritone, Tenor, Mezzo-soprano, Soprano, Soprano, Soprano, Contralto, Mezzo-soprano, Treble, Baritone, Bass, Opera Orchestra, Piano)
Mvt. 28My heart leaps with joy  (Soprano, Baritone, Bass, Mezzo-soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Mezzo-soprano, Baritone, Soprano, Tenor, Soprano, Soprano, Treble, Opera Orchestra, Piano)
Mvt. 29Well tried, Albert!  (Baritone, Soprano, Soprano, Contralto, Baritone, Mezzo-soprano, Soprano, Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Treble, Tenor, Bass, Tenor, Opera Orchestra, Piano)
Mvt. 30Interlude: It's coming now, Harry  (Soprano, Soprano, Soprano, Soprano, Treble, Mezzo-soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Baritone, Mezzo-soprano, Baritone, Tenor, Bass, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 31Albert the Good!  (Tenor, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 32You oughtn't to whistle!  (Mezzo-soprano, Baritone, Opera Orchestra, Piano)
Mvt. 33Heaven helps those who help themselves  (Tenor, Mezzo-soprano, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 34Act III Prelude  (Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 35Is she asleep?  (Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Soprano, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 36What would Missus Herring say?  (Mezzo-soprano, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 37What the hell d'you think I am? - I'm hungry, I'm tired  (Baritone, Mezzo-soprano, Bass, Opera Orchestra, Piano)
Mvt. 38Missus Herring about?  (Bass, Mezzo-soprano, Baritone, Mezzo-soprano, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 39I've come to ask for a photograph  (Bass, Mezzo-soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Soprano, Baritone, Soprano, Contralto, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 40My Albert's wreath! - Threnody: In the midst of life is death  (Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, Bass, Soprano, Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Contralto, Baritone, Baritone, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 41Albert?...What's going on?  (Tenor, Soprano, Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Baritone, Baritone, Bass, Opera Orchestra, Piano)
Mvt. 42I can't remember everything  (Tenor, Soprano, Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass, Opera Orchestra)
Mvt. 43You know what drove me, you know how I could  (Tenor, Soprano, Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass, Mezzo-soprano, Baritone, Soprano, Soprano, Treble, Opera Orchestra)
Composer(s): (Edward) Benjamin Britten (22 Nov 1913 - 04 Dec 1976)
Recording identifier: M2147712092
Real Name: Albert Herring
Display Name: Albert Herring
Work/Opus: Op. 39
Composed: c. 1947
Genre: Opera + Operetta
Genre Type: Opera
Period: 20th century
Librettist(s): Eric Crozier