Benjamin Britten - War Requiem
  • Singer: Benjamin Britten
  • Title: War Requiem
  • Size MP3 ver: 1252 mb
  • Size FLAC ver: 1774 mb
  • Formats: MP3 FLAC AAC AHX MOD VOC MP3 WAV WMA
  • Genre: Classical
  • Rating: 3.5 of 5
  • Label: London Records ‎– A 4255
    Type: 2 x Vinyl, LP, Mono Box Set, Album
    Country: US
    Date of released: 1963
    Category: Classical
    Style: Modern
Benjamin Britten - War Requiem

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Tracklist

War Requiem, Op. 66
A1 I Requiem Aeternam
A2 II Dies Irae (Part One)
B1 II Dies Irae (Conclusion)
B2 III Offertorium
C1 IV Sanctus
C2 V Agnus Dei
D VI Libera Me

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – The Decca Record Company Limited
  • Recorded At – Kingsway Hall

Credits

  • Baritone Vocals – Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
  • Choir – The Bach Choir, Highgate School Choir*
  • Chorus – London Symphony Orchestra Chorus*
  • Chorus Master [Bach Choir, LSO Chorus] – David Willcocks
  • Chorus Master [Highgate School Choir] – Edward Chapman
  • Composed By, Conductor – Benjamin Britten
  • Engineer [Recording] – Kenneth Wilkinson
  • Ensemble – Melos Ensemble*
  • Liner Notes [Preface] – William Plomer
  • Lyrics By [Poems] – Wilfred Owen
  • Orchestra – London Symphony Orchestra*
  • Organ – Simon Preston
  • Photography By – Ilse Buhs, Lotte Meitner-Graf
  • Producer [Recording], Liner Notes [Commentary] – John Culshaw
  • Soprano Vocals – Galina Vishnevskaya
  • Technician [Chamber Organ Built By] – Noel Mander
  • Tenor Vocals – Peter Pears

Notes

Records are auto-coupled: Sides 1 & 4 on Record One and Sides 2 & 3 on Record Two.

Includes a 16-page 12" booklet with liner notes and sung texts. The same booklet is used for the stereo release.

Words from 'Missa pro Defunctis' sung in Latin.

In loving memory of
- Roger Burney (Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve)
- Piers Dunkerley (Captain, Royal Marines)
- David Gill (Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy)
- Michael Halliday (Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve Lieutenant)

The portrait of Wildred Owens from the collection of Mr. Harold Owen.

The poems reproduced in the text of the requiem by kind permission of the publishers, Chatto & Windus Limited and Mr. Harold Owen.

Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London on January 3rd 4th 5th 7th 8th and 10th 1963.
(on center-labels and on box: full frequency range recording; ffrr)

© 1963, The Decca Record Company Limited, London
Exclusive U.S. Agents
London Records, Inc., New York, N.Y.

Made in England by the Decca Record Co. Ltd.

London Records
539 W. 25th St.
New York, NY 10001

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Record 1 - Catalog Number): X.5784
  • Other (Record 2 - Catalog Number): X.5785
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 - Label): ARL.5927
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 - Label): ARL.5928
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 3 - Label): ARL.5929
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 4 - Label): ARL.5930
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 - Runout): ARL-5927-3F C II
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 - Runout): ARL-5928-5K B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 3 - Runout): ARL-5929-5K B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 4 - Runout): ARL-5930-3F U II

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SET 252-3, SET 252/3 Benjamin Britten War Requiem ‎(2xLP, Album + Box) Decca, Decca SET 252-3, SET 252/3 UK 1963
SET 252-3, SET 252/3 Benjamin Britten War Requiem ‎(2xLP, Album + Box) Decca, Decca SET 252-3, SET 252/3 UK 1963
SET 252-3, SET 252/3 Benjamin Britten War Requiem ‎(2xLP, Album, RE + Box) Decca, Decca SET 252-3, SET 252/3 UK 1979
414 383-2 Benjamin Britten - Vishnevskaya* - Pears* - Fischer-Dieskau* Benjamin Britten - Vishnevskaya* - Pears* - Fischer-Dieskau* - War Requiem ‎(2xCD, Album, RM) London Records 414 383-2 US 1985
6.35157 EK Benjamin Britten War Requiem - Kriegs-Requiem, Op. 66 ‎(2xLP, RE, DMM + Box) Decca 6.35157 EK Germany Unknown




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