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FESTIVAL

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Final Concert
PURCELL
The Fairy Queen
A concert version devised by PETER PEARS. edited by Benjamin BRITTEN and IMOGEN HOLST
JENNIFER VYVYAN (soprano) MARY WELLS (soprano)
ALFREDA HODGSON (contralto)
JAMES BOWMAN (counter-tenor)
GEOFFREY MITCHELL (counter-tenor) PETER PEARS (tenor)
OWEN BRANNIGAN (bass)
ALDEBURGH FESTIVAL SINGERS
Continuo:
PHILIP LEDGER (harpsichord) BERNARD Richards (cello)
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Leader, Kenneth Sillito
Conducted by BENJAMIN BRITTEN
From Blylhburgh Church
Part I
Oberon's Birthday
3.30* Night and silence

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Pears.
Edited By: Benjamin Britten
Edited By: Imogen Holst
Soprano: Jennifer Vyvyan
Contralto: Alfreda Hodgson
Unknown: Geoffrey Mitchell
Bass: Owen Brannigan
Cello: Bernard Richards
Leader: Kenneth Sillito
Conducted By: Benjamin Britten
Attendants: Jennifer Vyvyan
Attendants: James Bowman,
Attendants: Geoffrey Mitchell
Phoebus: Peter Pears
Spring: Mary Wells
Summer: James Bowman
Autumn: Peter Pears
Winter: Owen Brannigan
Fairy spirits: Geoffrey Mitchell
Fairy spirits: Peter Pears
Fairy spirits: Owen Brannigan
Drunken Poet: Owen Brannigan
Fairies: Jennifer Vyvyan
Fairies: Mary Wells
Night: Mary Wells
Mystery: Jennifer Vyvyan
Secrecy: James Bowman
Sleep: Owen Brannigan

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