29 songs (2 hours and 3 minutes) Released on January 1, 1990
Disc 1
1
Phaedra, Op.93 - In May, In Brilliant Athens
Dame Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra & Steuart Bedford
6:37
2
Phaedra, Op.93 - Oh Gods Of Wrath
Dame Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra & Steuart Bedford
2:51
3
Phaedra, Op.93 - My Time's Too Short, Your Highness
Dame Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra & Steuart Bedford
5:55
4
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 1 - Rome Is Now Ruled By The Etruscan Upstart
Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
2:38
5
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 1 - It Is An Axiom Among Kings
Heather Harper, Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
2:33
6
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 1 - Here The Thirsty Evening
Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
2:53
7
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 1 - Who Reaches Heaven First
John Shirley-Quirk, Bryan Drake, Benjamin Luxon, Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
2:32
8
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 1 - Maria Was Unmasked At A Masked Ball
Bryan Drake, John Shirley-Quirk, Benjamin Luxon, Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
4:13
9
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 1 - Collatinus Is Politically Astute
Sir Peter Pears, Bryan Drake, John Shirley-Quirk, Benjamin Luxon, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
4:29
10
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 1 - There Goes A Happy Man!
Benjamin Luxon, Bryan Drake, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
4:14
11
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 1 - Tarquinius Does Not Dare
Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
2:26
12
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 1 - My Horse! My Horse! Tarquinius Does Not Wait
Benjamin Luxon, Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
3:06
13
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 1 - Their Spinning-Wheel Unwinds
Heather Harper, Dame Janet Baker, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
5:19
14
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 1 - Listen! I Heard A Knock
Dame Janet Baker, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
2:34
15
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 1 - Time Treads Upon The Hands Of Women
Heather Harper, Dame Janet Baker, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
3:42
16
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 1 - The Oatmeal Slippers Of Sleep
Heather Harper, Sir Peter Pears, Benjamin Luxon, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, Dame Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
7:37
Disc 2
1
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 2 - The Prosperity Of The Etruscans
Heather Harper, Sir Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Jenny Hill, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Bryan Drake, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
7:19
2
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 2 - She Sleeps As A Rose
Heather Harper, Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
5:25
3
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 2 - Within This Frail Crucible Of Light
Benjamin Luxon, Heather Harper, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
4:25
4
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 2 - Lucretia!...What Do You Want?
Benjamin Luxon, Dame Janet Baker, Sir Peter Pears, Heather Harper, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
5:57
5
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 2 - Interlude: Here In This Scene
Heather Harper, Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
4:06
6
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 2 - Oh! What A Lovely Day!
Jenny Hill, Elizabeth Bainbridge, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
4:26
7
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 2 - We'll Leave The Orchids For Lucretia
Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, Dame Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
4:59
8
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 2 - Flowers Bring To Every Year
Dame Janet Baker, Elizabeth Bainbridge, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
3:24
9
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 2 - You Were Right
Jenny Hill, Elizabeth Bainbridge, John Shirley-Quirk, Bryan Drake, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
3:51
10
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 2 - Lucretia! Lucretia!
John Shirley-Quirk, Dame Janet Baker, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
2:57
11
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 2 - Last Night Tarquinius Ravished Me
Dame Janet Baker, John Shirley-Quirk, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
3:29
12
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 2 - This Dead Hand Lets Fall
John Shirley-Quirk, Bryan Drake, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, Heather Harper, Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
4:08
13
The Rape Of Lucretia, Op.37/Act 2 - Epilogue: Is It All?
Heather Harper, Sir Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra & Benjamin Britten
5:20