Gloriana: Symphonic Suite, op. 53a; The Prince of the Pagodas: Prelude and Dances, op. 57b

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Title: Gloriana: Symphonic Suite, op. 53a; The Prince of the Pagodas: Prelude and Dances, op. 57b
Otros títulos: Suite Sinfónica, op. 53a; El Príncipe de las Pagodas: Preludios y Danzas, op. 57b
Suites para Orquesta
Música orquestal
Operas
Ballets
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Benjamin Britten; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Uri Segal
Código CDU: Bri.01
Forma Musical: Orchestral music; Suites (Orchestra); Operas - Excerpts; Ballets - Excerpts.
Abstract: Gloriana is an opera in three acts by Benjamin Britten to an English libretto by William Plomer, based on Elizabeth and Essex by Lytton Strachey. The first performance was presented at the Royal Opera House, London in 1953 during the celebrations of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Gloriana was the name given by the 16th century poet Edmund Spenser to his character representing Queen Elizabeth I in his poem The Faerie Queene. It became the popular name given to Elizabeth I. It is recorded that the troops at Tilbury hailed her with cries of "Gloriana, Gloriana, Gloriana", after the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588. The opera depicts the relationship between Queen Elizabeth and the Earl of Essex, and was composed for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen is said to have been disappointed by the opera, which presents the first Elizabeth as a sympathetic, but flawed, character motivated largely by vanity and desire. The premiere was one of Britten's few critical failures, ...


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3. Gloriana-Sym ... 53a-The Courtly Dances.mp3 9:54 6.787Mb Unknown Mp3
4. Gloriana-Sym ... .53a-Gloriana moritura.mp3 6:59 4.791Mb Unknown Mp3
5-6. The Prince ... lude-March and Gavotte.mp3 5:47 3.966Mb Unknown Mp3
1. Gloriana-Sym ... Op.53a-The Tournament.mp3 4:00 2.743Mb Unknown Mp3
2. Gloriana-Sym ... th Jhon Williams oboe).mp3 4:24 3.019Mb Unknown Mp3
Gloriana-Symphonic Suite Op.53a-Completo.wav 429:08:19 507.6Mb WAV audio WAV
The Prince of t ... Dances Op.57b-Completo.wav 5:57:38 654.8Mb WAV audio WAV
7-10. The Princ ... lude and Dances Op.57b.mp3 7:26 5.099Mb Unknown Mp3
11-12. The Prin ... e Epine and Belle Rose.mp3 8:59 6.161Mb Unknown Mp3
13-14. The Prin ... Prince and Belle Rose.mp3 3:56 2.696Mb Unknown Mp3
15. The Prince ... d Dances Op.57b-Finale.mp3 6:18 4.319Mb Unknown Mp3

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