London Symphony Orchestra / Benjamin Britten - Britten: War Requiem [3 LP] | RECORD STORE DAY
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DISC: 1

1. I. Requiem Aeternam: A. Requiem Aeternam
2. I. Requiem Aeternam: B. What Passing Bells for These Who Die As Cattle?
3. II. Dies Irae: A. Dies Irae
4. II. Dies Irae: B. Bugles Sang, Saddening the Evening Air
5. II. Dies Irae: C. Liber Scriptus
6. II. Dies Irae: D. Out There, We've Walked Quite Friendly Up to Death
7. II. Dies Irae: E. Recordare Jesu Pie
8. II. Dies Irae: F. Be Slowly Lifted Up
9. II. Dies Irae: G. Dies Irae
10. II. Dies Irae: H. Lacrimosa Dies Illa
11. II. Dies Irae: I. Move Him Into the Sun
12. III. Offertorium: A. Domine Jesu Christe
13. III. Offertorium: B. So Abram Rose, and Clave the Wood
14. IV. Sanctus: A. Sanctus
15. IV. Sanctus: B. After the Blast of Lightning from the East
16. V. Agnus Dei: One Ever Hangs Where Shelled Roads Part
17. VI. Libera Me: A. Libera Me, Domine
18. VI. Libera Me: B. It Seemed That Out of Battle I Escaped
19. VI. Libera Me: C. Let Us Sleep Now... in Paradisum
20. Requiem Aeternam
21. Dies Irae
22. Dies Irae
23. Dies Irae
24. Offertorium
25. Sanctus
26. Sanctus
27. Agnus Dei
28. Libera Me
29. Libera Me
30. Libera Me
31. Closing Speech

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The vinyl cut at Abbey Road Studios is the first LP release of the secret recording of Britten's rehearsals for the War Requiem since the sole pressing gifted by Decca to Britten on his 50th birthday in November 1963. The expansive booklet includes excerpts from John Culshaw's autobiography Putting the Record Straight; reminiscences from three of the original 1963 Decca recording crew; technical notes; detailed essays on the War Requiem; and rare and new photographs.