Britten: The Rape of Lucretia

By Benjamin Britten, Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble

2012 • 28 songs

  1. 1.
    Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene I: Rome is now ruled by the Etruscan upstart - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Ian Bostridge, Oliver Knussen,
    2:290:30
  2. 2.
    Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene I: It is an axiom among kings - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Ian Bostridge/Susan Gritton, Oliver Knussen,
    2:280:30
  3. 3.
    Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene I: Here the thirsty evening has drunk the wine of light - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Ian Bostridge, Oliver Knussen,
    2:330:30
  4. 4.
    Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene I: Who reaches heaven first is the best philosopher - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Christopher Purves/Benjamin Russell/Peter Coleman-Wright/Ian Bostridge, Oliver Knussen,
    2:230:30
  5. 5.
    4:230:30
  6. 6.
    4:140:30
  7. 7.
    Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene I: Goodnight!....There goes a happy man! - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Christopher Purves/Benjamin Russell/Peter Coleman-Wright, Oliver Knussen,
    3:590:30
  8. 8.
    Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene I: Tarquinius does not dare - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Ian Bostridge, Oliver Knussen,
    2:140:30
  9. 9.
    Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene I: My horse! My horse! - Interlude: Tarquinius does not wait - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Peter Coleman-Wright/Ian Bostridge, Oliver Knussen,
    2:580:30
  10. 10.
    5:210:30
  11. 11.
    2:460:30
  12. 12.
    Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene II: Ah... Time treads upon the hands of women - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Susan Gritton/Angelika Kirchschlager/Hilary Summers/Claire Booth, Oliver Knussen,
    3:260:30
  13. 13.
    Rape of Lucretia, Act I, Scene II: The oatmeal slippers of sleep - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Susan Gritton/Ian Bostridge, Oliver Knussen,
    1:500:30
  14. 14.
    5:210:30
  1. 1.
    7:280:30
  2. 2.
    Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene I: She sleeps as a rose upon the night - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Susan Gritton, Oliver Knussen,
    2:590:30
  3. 3.
    Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene I: When Tarquinius desires - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Ian Bostridge, Oliver Knussen,
    2:110:30
  4. 4.
    Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene I: Within this frail crucible of light - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Susan Gritton/Peter Coleman-Wright, Oliver Knussen,
    4:010:30
  5. 5.
    5:470:30
  6. 6.
    Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene I: Interlude: Here in this scene you see - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Susan Gritton/Oliver Knussen/Ian Bostridge, Oliver Knussen,
    3:510:30
  7. 7.
    Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene II: Oh! What a lovely day! - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Claire Booth/Hilary Summers, Oliver Knussen,
    5:550:30
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    3:270:30
  9. 9.
    Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene II: Flowers bring to every year - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Hilary Summers/Angelika Kirchschlager, Oliver Knussen,
    3:180:30
  10. 10.
    Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene II: You were right. Tarquinius took one of the horses - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Claire Booth/Hilary Summers/Christopher Purves/Benjamin Russell, Oliver Knussen,
    2:390:30
  11. 11.
    Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene II: Lucretia! O, never again must we two dare to part - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Angelika Kirchschlager/Christopher Purves, Oliver Knussen,
    4:500:30
  12. 12.
    Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene II: Last night Tarquinius ravished me - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Angelika Kirchschlager/Christopher Purves, Oliver Knussen,
    3:280:30
  13. 13.
    3:570:30
  14. 14.
    Rape of Lucretia, Act II, Scene II: Epilogue: Is it all? - Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble/Oliver Knussen/Susan Gritton/Ian Bostridge, Oliver Knussen,
    5:110:30

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