BRITTEN, B.: Ascent of F6 (The) / An American in England / On the Frontier (Skidmore, Elder)

     
 BENJAMIN BRITTEN
     
 The Ascent of F6  
1 Overture 04:05
2 Act I: Entr'actes for Mr. and Mrs. A. 00:46
3 Act I: Entr'acte and Gunn's Song: The chimney sweepers 01:20
4 Act I: Ransom: O brothers 05:05
5 Act I: Pantomime 02:06
6 Act I: Mother's Song: Michael, you shall be renowned 02:06
7 Act II: Prelude 01:30
8 Act II: Chant 01:01
9 Act II: Climbing Music 00:24
10 Act II: Gunn's Song: Some have tennis-elbow 00:34
11 Act II: Climbing Music 00:34
12 Act II: Cabaret Jazz Song: Forget the dead 01:40
13 Act II: Ransom: O senseless hurricanes 00:52
14 Act II: Funeral March and Chorus: No news 00:49
15 Act II: Blues: Stop all the clocks 03:18
16 Act II: Mother's Song with Chorus: Acts of injustice done 04:23
17 Act II: Chorale: Free now from indignation 02:16
 Jean Rigby Soloist
 Andrew Kennedy Soloist
 Jeffrey Skidmore Conductor
     
 An American in England  
18 I. London by Clipper (Programme 1) 01:24
19 II. Dover to London (Programme 2) 01:20
20 III. Ration Island (Programme 3) 01:06
21 IV. Women of Britain (Programme 4): London 02:43
22 V. Women of Britain (Programme 4): You walk down to a part of the city 01:51
23 VI. Women of Britain (Programme 4): Warren. To my dearly beloved boy 03:19
24 VII. Women of Britain (Programme 4): It's a beautiful August morning 00:43
25 VIII. Women of Britain (Programme 4): Within 50 yards 01:22
26 IX. Women of Britain (Programme 4): Your first factory 01:29
27 X. Women of Britain (Programme 4): After the last war 00:30
28 XI. Women of Britain (Programme 4): You set out for a training camp 01:34
 Samuel West Soloist
 Mark Elder Conductor
     
29  Hadrian's Wall 02:19
 Mary Carewe Soloist
 Huw Watkins Soloist
     
 On the Frontier  
30 Overture 00:50
31 Ad libitum 01:24
32 Chorus: The clock on the wall gives an electric tick 04:07
33 Prisoner's Monologue: 'Industrialists, bankers, in comfortable chairs 02:10
34 Fanfare 00:38
35 Moderato 00:26
36 Fanfare 01:08
37 Chorus: Marching Songs: Brightly the sun on our weapons is gleaming 02:16
38 Chorus: Ostnian National Anthem 00:25
39 Chorus: Waltz: The papers say there'll be war before long 04:33
40 Chorus: Journalists' Song: We fly to a cabinet crisis 00:52
41 Interlude 02:32
42 Chorus: To build a city 02:32
 Samuel West Soloist
 Jonathan Holland Soloist
 Jeffrey Skidmore Conductor
     
43  Britain to America 02:06
 Mary Carewe Soloist
 Harry Ogg Conductor