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Cantata `Phaedra`, for mezzo-soprano and orchestra (1976), op. 93 (Britten)

Benjamin Britten (1913–1976)

Cantata `Phaedra`, for mezzo-soprano and orchestra (1976) op. 93


Dramatic cantata for mezzo-soprano, cello, harpsichord, percussion, and string orchestra, op. 93
Text: Robert Lowell (1917-1977), after ``Phèdre`` by Jean Racine (1639-1699)
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Dramatic cantata for mezzo-soprano, cello, harpsichord, percussion, and string orchestra, op. 93
Text: Robert Lowell (1917-1977), after ``Phèdre`` by Jean Racine (1639-1699)
Period of composition: Jul - 12 Aug 1975

First performance: 16 Jun 1976, Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Aldeburgh Festival (Janet Baker mezzo-soprano, English Chamber Orchestra, conductor Steuart Bedford)
Duration: 15.0`
Dedication: `For Janet Baker`

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Dame Janet Baker
English Chamber Orchestra. Conducted by Stewart Bedford. Decca 1977
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