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BRITTEN, B.: Coal Face / Night Mail / The Way to the Sea / The King's Stamp / Negroes (Britten on Film) (Brabbins)

Composer(s)Britten, Benjamin
Period(s) 20th Century
Genre Classical Music
Category Film and TV Music • OrchestralVocal
Catalogue NMCD112
Label NMC Recordings
Quality   320kbps
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BRITTEN, B.: Coal Face / Night Mail / The Way to the Sea / The King's Stamp / Negroes (Britten on Film) (Brabbins) 1:17:52   
  Night Mail          
      Title Music 0:47       
      North with a hundred tons of new letters to sort 0:55       
      This is the Night Mail crossing the Border 4:08       
  The Tocher Suite          
      I. Allegro Brilliante 1:53       
      II. Allegretto 2:20       
      III. Allegretto 2:01       
      IV. Bolero: Allegro moderato 2:00       
      V. Allergro con brio 1:18       
  The King's Stamp          
      Part I: Allegro molto alla marcia 0:38       
      Part I: Opening door … 2:20       
      Part I: Messenger boy 0:40       
      Part I: Entry to lithograph works 1:46       
      Part I: Stamp factory - Machine starts 2:48       
      Part II: Minuet: Andante lento 0:56       
      Part II: Train sequence 1:37       
      Part II: Parliament - The Stamp Bill 0:53       
      Part II: Allegro 1:12       
      Part II: Allegro moderato alla marcia 1:17       
  Negroes/God's Chillun          
      Title Music 3:01       
      In the middle ages (Tenor, Chorus, Bass) 1:04       
      Then the Portuguese and Spaniards (Tenor, Chorus) 1:04       
      At the mouth of the Senegal (Chorus, Tenor) 1:08       
      To sail from Africa to Jamaica (Tenor, Chorus, Soprano) 0:58       
      The more advanced thinkers in Europe (Tenor, Soprano, Chorus) 1:32       
      Still at their accustomed hour (Bass, Soprano) 3:26       
      Coffee from the Blue Mountains (Chorus, Soprano, Bass) 0:50       
  The Way to the Sea          
      Title Music 0:33       
      Rome sends her legions out into the furthest corners of the discovered world 0:39       
      Alfred the Great 0:48       
      There is, at this point of the haven 1:27       
      The eighteenth century: a glorious age in the history of the Navy 1:19       
      Nelson has gone 0:56       
      One hundred and sixty-nine steam trains a week 0:41       
      The line waits 2:56       
      Here is a harbour, a dockyard, equipment for the construction of fleets 3:00       
      We seek a spectacle 1:16       
      Night. The spectacle fades 1:54       
  Telegrams 2:30       
  Peace of Britain 1:30       
  Men Behind the Meters          
      Title Music 0:22       
      I Dreamt that I Dwelt in Marble Halls 1:16       
      1935 Sequence 1:33       
  Coal Face          
      A sterile landscape covers the ore (Chorus) 0:39       
      Coal mining is the basic industry of Britain (Narrator) 1:10       
      The chief coal-producing centres are in South Wales (Narrator, Chorus) 0:42       
      Yorkshire and Lancashire (Narrator, Chorus) 1:01       
      The temp'rature often reaches eighty degrees (Narrator) 0:28       
      The seven and a half hour shift begins (Narrator, Chorus) 0:47       
      One thirty a.m.: the miner stops for lunch (Narrator) 0:50       
      In many pits machinery supplements hand labour (Narrator, Chorus) 1:04       
      The shift is finished (Narrator, Chorus) 2:03       
      Making up coal trains (Narrator) 2:26       
      Coal mining is the basic industry of Britain (Narrator) 0:14       
      There are the miners (Chorus) 0:23       
  When You're Feeling Like Expressing Your Affection 0:53       
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