Britten: Songs - Antonio Pappano (piano); Ian Bostridge (tenor); Xuefei Yang (guitar); Antonio Pappano (conductor)

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  1. Winter Words, song cycle for tenor & piano, Op. 52
  2. Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22
  3. H÷lderlin Fragments (6), song cycle, for tenor & piano, Op. 61
  4. Who are these Children?, song cycle for tenor & piano, Op. 84: No. 3. Nightmare
  5. Who are these Children?, song cycle for tenor & piano, Op. 84: No. 6. Slaughter
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  1. Winter Words, song cycle for tenor & piano, Op. 52
  2. Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, for voice & piano, Op. 22
  3. H÷lderlin Fragments (6), song cycle, for tenor & piano, Op. 61
  4. Who are these Children?, song cycle for tenor & piano, Op. 84: No. 3. Nightmare
  5. Who are these Children?, song cycle for tenor & piano, Op. 84: No. 6. Slaughter
  6. Who are these Children?, song cycle for tenor & piano, Op. 84: No. 9. Who are these Children?
  7. Who are these Children?, song cycle for tenor & piano, Op. 84: No. 11. The Children
  8. Songs from the Chinese, song cycle for high voice & guitar, Op. 58
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The rather small voice of British tenor Ian Bostridge is not everyone's cup of tea, but even his detractors will likely concede that with the songs of Benjamin Britten he is in his element, and delivers recordings and performances that rival those of the songs' original dedicatee, Peter Pears. Here is a nice mixture of well-known Britten songs and ...

Britten: Songs 2013, EMI Classics

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