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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
Recording of Benjamin Britten’s opera, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, made in Walthamstow Town Hall, London. The London Symphony Orchestra, the Downside School Choir and the Emanuel School Choir, Wandsworth are conducted by Britten. Alfred Deller is Oberon and Elizabeth Harwood, Tytania.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
Oct 1966

Credits

Writer
Benjamin Britten; Peter Pears
Music
Benjamin Britten
Cast
John Shirley-QuirkTheseus
Helen WattsHippolyta
Alfred DellerOberon
Elizabeth HarwoodTytania (Titania)
Stephen TerryPuck (speaking role) (Puck (Robin Goodfellow))
David Kelly (2)Snug
Heather HarperHelena
Josephine VeaseyHermia
Keith RaggettRobin Starveling
Kenneth MacdonaldFrancis Flute
Norman LumsdenPeter Quince
Owen BranniganNick Bottom
Peter PearsLysander
Robert TearTom Snout
Thomas HemsleyDemetrius

Additional Details

Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Production Company

Name

Decca

Phone
020 8910 5000
Fax
020 8910 3132
Address
22 St. Peter’s Square Hammersmith London W6 9NW Phone: 020 8910 5000 Fax: 020 8910 3132

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

Online Retailer

Name

cduniverse.com

Web
http://www.cduniverse.com External site opens in new window

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