Composer(s):
Conductor(s):
Genre(s):
Opera
Period(s):
20th Century
Label:
Orfeo
Catalogue No:
C602033D
Barcode:
4011790602325
Release Date:
03/2017
Available Format(s):
CD

Britten: Billy Budd


Billy Budd, Op. 50
1.     Prologue: I am an old man … (Vere)
05:18
2.     Act I Scene 1: Pull, me bantams! (First Mate, Second Mate, Sailing Master, Sailor, Bosun, Midshipmen, Donald, Maintop, Deck, Novice, Men, Squeak, Chorus)
06:11
3.     Act I Scene 1: Boat ahoy! (Maintop, Voice, Midshipmen, Sailing Master, First Lieutenant, Bosun, Ratcliffe)
02:28
4.     Act I Scene 1: To report having boarded (Ratcliffe, First Lieutenant, Claggart, Red Whiskers, Sailing Master, Jones, Billy)
05:35
5.     Act I Scene 1: Billy Budd, king of the birds! (Billy, Sailing Master, First Lieutenant, Ratcliffe)
02:13
6.     Act I Scene 1: I heard, your honour! (Claggart, Squeak, Novice's Friend)
03:17
7.     Act I Scene 1: Come along, kid! (Novice's Friend, Novice, Chorus)
03:13
8.     Act I Scene 1: Christ! The poor chap … (Billy, Dansker, Red Whiskers, Donald)
03:16
9.     Act I Scene 1: Vere! Vere! - Officers and men of the Indomitable … (Seamen, Vere, Billy)
30:47
10.     Act II Scene 1: Boy! (Vere, Boy)
02:06
11.     Act II Scene 1: Plutarch - The Greeks and the Romans (Vere, First Lieutenant, Sailing Master)
04:19
12.     Act II Scene 1: Any danger of French notions (First Lieutenant, Vere, Sailing Master, Chorus)
05:16
13.     Act II Scene 1: Land on the port bow, sir (Ratcliffe, Vere, First Lieutenant, Sailing Master, Chorus)
03:16
14.     Act II Scene 2: Blow her away. (Red Whiskers, Chorus, Billy, Donald, Dansker)
08:09
15.     Act II Scene 2: Billy went to his bag (Dansker, Claggart, Squeak, Boy)
03:11
16.     Act II Scene 2: O beauty, o handsomeness (Claggart)
04:23

Disc 2

1.     Act II Scene 2: I, John Claggart, Master-at-Arms (Claggart, Novice)
04:21
2.     Act II Scene 2: Why had it to be Billy, the one we all love? (Novice, Billy, Dansker)
10:39
3.     Act III Scene 1: I don't like the look of the mist … (Vere, First Lieutenant)
01:52
4.     Act III Scene 1: Well, what is it, Master-at Arms? (All)
12:32
5.     Act III Scene 1: There you are again, Master-at-Arms. (Vere, Claggart, Boy)
07:26
6.     Act III Scene 1: Interlude
03:12
7.     Act III Sene 2: Claggart, John Claggart, beware! (Vere, Billy)
03:43
8.     Act III Scene 2: Master-at-Arms and foretopman … (Vere, Claggart, Billy)
03:52
9.     Act III Scene 2: The mists have cleared (Vere, First Lieutenant, Sailing Master, Ratcliffe)
03:15

Disc 3

1.     Act III Scene 2: William Budd, you are accused … (First Lieutenant, Vere, Billy)
09:45
2.     Act III Scene 2: I accept their verdict. (Vere)
06:02
3.     Act IV Scene 1: Look! Through the port comes the moonshine astray (Billy)
05:55
4.     Act IV Scene 1: Here! Baby! (Dansker, Billy)
04:26
5.     Act IV Scene 1: And farewell to ye … (Billy)
04:55
6.     Act IV Scene 2: According to the Articles of War … (All except Vere)
04:29
7.     Act IV Scene 2: Down all hands! And see that they go! (First Lieutenant)
02:23
8.     Epilogue: We committed his body to the deep (Vere)
06:38

Total Playing Time: 03:08:23