There are 4 recordings of Gloriana by Benjamin Britten on file

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1 1973(LI) - Mackerras Charles - Sadler's Wells Opera*

2 1984(LC) - Elder Mark - English National Opera**

3 1992(STU) - Mackerras Charles - Welsh National Opera*

4 2000(FI) - Daniel Paul - English Northern Philharmonia**

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Gloriana by Benjamin Britten performed in English

Conductor Charles Mackerras - 1973(LI)

Orchestra - Sadler's Wells Opera

Chorus - Sadler's Wells Opera

Elizabeth I - Ava June

Essex - David Hillman

Lady Essex - Maureen Morelle

Mountjoy - Terence Sharpe

Cecil - Derek Hammond-Stroud

Lady Penelope Rich - Jennifer Vyvyan

Raleigh - Don Garrard

Henry Cuffe - John Kitchiner

Lady in Waiting - Laureen Livingstone

Ballad Singer - Harry Coghill

Recorder of Norwich - Harry Coghill

Spirit of the Masque - Robert Ferguson

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Compact Cassette - mr. tape 4124

Recordings of Gloriana by Benjamin Britten are surveyed in the following publications:-

PENGUIN p.39; American Record Guide July/August 1998 Vol.61 No.4 p.67; l'opera (Milano) Anno XIV N.145 novembre 2000 p.101

Comments:- This appears to be a recording of a concert performance given at a PROM in the Royal Albert Hall, London on 2 September 1973 and which was broadcast by BBC Radio 3. See Radio Times Issue dated 1-7 September 1973 p.25. A recording was broadcast on 29 May 1977. See Radio Times Issue Dated 28 May-3 June 1977 p.28.

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Gloriana by Benjamin Britten performed in English

Conductor Mark Elder - 1984(LC)

Orchestra - English National Opera

Chorus - English National Opera

Elizabeth I - Sarah Walker

Essex - Anthony Rolfe-Johnson

Lady Essex - Jean Rigby

Mountjoy - Neil Howlett

Cecil - Alan Opie

Lady Penelope Rich - Elizabeth Vaughan

Raleigh - Richard Van Allan

Henry Cuffe - Malcolm Donnelly

Lady in Waiting - Lynda Russell

Ballad Singer - Norman Bailey

Recorder of Norwich - Dennis Wicks

Spirit of the Masque - Adrian Martin

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DVD (Video) - ArtHaus Musik 102 097 (2006)

VHS Video Cassette - *CEL C604135 (PAL); Virgin Classics VVD344 (PAL); Polygram 079 236-3 (PAL)

(year of issue or re-issue)

Recordings of Gloriana by Benjamin Britten are surveyed in the following publications:-

PENGUIN p.39; American Record Guide July/August 1998 Vol.61 No.4 p.67; l'opera (Milano) Anno XIV N.145 novembre 2000 p.101

This recording is reviewed in the following publications:-

(The) Gramophone - May 1990 p.1965

Classical Express - Issue 101 August 1998 p.3 [JS]

Classic CD - March 1997 p.80

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Gloriana by Benjamin Britten performed in English

Conductor Charles Mackerras - 1992(STU)

Orchestra - Welsh National Opera

Chorus - Welsh National Opera

Elizabeth I - Josephine Barstow

Essex - Philip Langridge

Lady Essex - Della Jones

Mountjoy - Jonathan Summers

Cecil - Alan Opie

Lady Penelope Rich - Yvonne Kenny

Raleigh - Richard Van Allan

Henry Cuffe - Bryn Terfel

Lady in Waiting - Janice Watson

Ballad Singer - Willard White

Recorder of Norwich - John Shirley-Quirk

Spirit of the Masque - John Mark Ainsley

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Compact Disc; - Argo 440 213-2ZHO2 {2CDS} (1993); Decca 476 2593 {2CDS} (2004)

(year of issue or re-issue)

Recordings of Gloriana by Benjamin Britten are surveyed in the following publications:-

PENGUIN p.39; American Record Guide July/August 1998 Vol.61 No.4 p.67; l'opera (Milano) Anno XIV N.145 novembre 2000 p.101

This recording is reviewed in the following publications:-

(The) Gramophone - July 1993 p.12 p.86; October 1993 p.36

Opera - October 1993 p.1165

Opera Now - September 1993 p.54

HiFi News & Record Review - August 1993 p.71

Opera News - February 19 1994 p.32

Fanfare - Vol.17 No.4 March-April 1994 p.150

Opera Quarterly - Vol.11 No.1 1994 p.168

Opéra International - No.172 septembre 1993 p.64

Diapason - No.396 septembre 1993 p.110

L'Avant Scène Opéra - No.156 p.116

Classic CD - September 1993 p.61

American Record Guide - Vol.56 No.6 November-December 1993 p.87

Répertoire - No.61 septembre 1993 p.38

The Absolute Sound - Issue 95 p.159 (1994)

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Gloriana by Benjamin Britten performed in English

Conductor Paul Daniel - 2000(FI)

Orchestra - English Northern Philharmonia

Chorus - Opera North

Elizabeth I - Josephine Barstow

Essex - Thomas Randle

Lady Essex - Emer McGilloway

Mountjoy - David Ellis

Cecil - Eric Roberts

Lady Penelope Rich - Susan Glanville

Raleigh - Clive Bayley

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DVD (Video) - Opus Arte OA 0955D (2006)

(year of issue or re-issue)

Recordings of Gloriana by Benjamin Britten are surveyed in the following publications:-

PENGUIN p.39; American Record Guide July/August 1998 Vol.61 No.4 p.67; l'opera (Milano) Anno XIV N.145 novembre 2000 p.101

This recording is reviewed in the following publication:-

Opera - November 2006 pp.1388-1389 [ML]

Comments:- Video recording of a film of an abridged version.

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Abbreviations

(STU), "Studio" Recording

(SE), "Studio" Recording of Excerpts

(STC), Composite "Studio" Recording made up from more than one source

(SCE), Composite "Studio" Recording of Excerpts from more than one source

(LI), "Live" Recording

(LE), "Live" Recording of Excerpts

(LC), "Live" Composite Recording from more than one performance

(LCE), Excerpts from more than one "Live" Performance

(RA), A Radio Performance

(RE), Excerpts from a Radio Performance

(RC), Composite Radio Performance from more than one broadcast

(RCE), Excerpts from more than one broadcast performance

(FI), Film or/and sound track of a film

(FE), Excerpts of an opera from a film or/and the sound track of a film

CELLETTI, Il Teatro d'Opera in Disco by Rodolfo Celletti - Rizzoli - 1988

EJS Discography, EJS: Discography of the Edward J. Smith Recordings - The Golden Age of Opera, 1956-71 by William Shaman, William J. Collins, and Calvin M. Goodwin - GreenwoodPress - 1994

GIUDICI, L'Opera in CD e Video by Elvio Giudici - il Saggiatore Milano - 1995. Second Edition - 1999 - is indicated by (2)

HARRIS, Opera Recordings - A Critical Guide by Kenn Harris - David and Charles - 1973

MARINELLI, Opere in Disco by Carlo Marinelli - Discanto Edizione - 1982

MET, The Metropolitan Opera Guide to Recorded Opera - edited by Paul Gruber - Thames and Hudson - 1993

MET(VID), The Metropolitan Guide to Opera on Video - edited by Paul Gruber - W.W. Norton & Co. Ltd. - 1997

More EJS, More EJS: Discography of the Edward J. Smith Recordings by William Shaman - William J. Collins - Calvin M. Goodwin - Greenwood Press 1999

NEWTON (Verdi), Verdi - Tutti i libretti d'opera edited by Piero Mioli

PENGUIN, The Penguin Guide to Opera on Compact Discs by Edwin Greenfield - Robert Layton - Ivan March - Penguin Books 1993

Discos Gramófono (Barcelona), Compañía del Gramófono Sociedad Anónima Española

Gramófono (Barcelona), Compañía del Gramófono Sociedad Anónima Española

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