Rape of Lucretia;   Billy Budd  (Britten)        (Goodall;  Otakar Krauss, Ferrier, Peter Pears)  (2-Gala 100.560)
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Rape of Lucretia;   Billy Budd  (Britten)        (Goodall;  Otakar Krauss, Ferrier, Peter Pears)  (2-Gala 100.560)
OP0378. THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA (Britten), Live Performance, 2 Oct., 1946, Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam, w.Goodall Cond. English Opera Group; Otakar Krauss, Ferrier, Pears, Cross, Brannigan, Donleavy, Ritchie, etc.; BILLY BUDD – Excerpts, Live Performance, 1 Dec., 1951, (World Première), w.Britten Cond. Royal Opera House Ensemble; Uppman, Pears, Dalberg, Langdon, Evans, etc. (Portugal) 2-Gala 100.560. Long out-of-print, Final Copy! - 8712177037476

CRITIC REVIEW:

“Pears made a unique contribution to twentieth-century music, not only as an interpreter of exceptional artistry and intelligence but also as the inspiration and muse of his lifelong companion, Benjamin Britten.”

- Ned Ludd