There are 3 recordings of Paul Bunyan by Benjamin Britten on file

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1 1976(LI) - Bedford Steuart - English Music Theatre*

2 1987(STU) - Brunelle Philip - Plymouth Music Series*

3 1999(LC) - Hickox Richard - Covent Garden*

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Paul Bunyan by Benjamin Britten performed in English

Conductor Steuart Bedford - 1976(LI)

Orchestra - English Music Theatre

Chorus - English Music Theatre

Narrator - Russell Smythe

Paul Bunyan - Paul Maxwell

Johnny Inkslinger - Neil Jenkins

Tiny - Iris Saunders

Slim - Philip Doghan

Hel Helson - Donald Stephenson

Sam Sharkey - Paul Arden Griffith

Ben Benny - John Rath

John Shears - Michael Bauer

Western Union Boy - Paul Savidge

Fido - Catherine Sydee

Moppet - Lynn Barber

Poppet - Brenda McLean

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Open Reel Tape - mr. tape 2858

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Recordings of Paul Bunyan by Benjamin Britten are surveyed in the following publications:-

l'opera (Milano) N.143 settembre 2000 p.110

Comments:- Recording of a performance at the Aldeburgh Festival. A recording was broadcast by BBC Radio 3 on 7 August 1977. See Radio Times Issue dated 6-12 August 1977 p.25.

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Paul Bunyan by Benjamin Britten performed in English

Conductor Philip Brunelle - 1987(STU)

Orchestra - Plymouth Music Series

Chorus - Plymouth Music Series

Narrator - Pop Wagner

Paul Bunyan - James Lawless

Johnny Inkslinger - Dan Dressen

Tiny - Elisabeth Comeaux Nelson

Slim - Clifton Ware

Hel Helson - James Bohn

First Swede - Phil Jorgenson

Second Swede - Tim Dahl

Third Swede - Thomas Shaffer

Fourth Swede - Lawrence Weller

John Shears - James McKeel

Western Union Boy - James Westbrock

Fido - Maria Jette

Moppet - Sue Herber

Poppet - Janis Hardy

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Black Disc; - Virgin Classics VC7 90710-1 {2LPS} (1988)

Compact Cassette; - Virgin Classics VC7 90710-4 (1988)

Compact Disc; - Virgin Classics VC7 90710-2 {2CDS} (1988); Virgin Classics VCD 59249-2 {2CDS}

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Recordings of Paul Bunyan by Benjamin Britten are surveyed in the following publications:-

l'opera (Milano) N.143 settembre 2000 p.110

This recording is reviewed in the following publications:-

(The) Gramophone - August 1988 p.330 [MK]

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Opera Quarterly - Vol.7 No.1 Spring 1990 pp.200-204 [JKL]

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Stereophile - January 1989 (Vol.12 No.1) p.209

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Comments:- Recorded at the Ordway Music Theater, St. Paul, Minnesota (May 1987)

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Paul Bunyan by Benjamin Britten performed in English

Conductor Richard Hickox - 1999(LC)

Orchestra - Covent Garden

Chorus - Covent Garden

Narrator - Peter Coleman-Wright

Paul Bunyan - Kenneth Cranham

Johnny Inkslinger - Kurt Streit

Tiny - Susan Gritton

Slim - Timothy Robinson

Hel Helson - Jeremy White

Sam Sharkey - Francis Egerton

Ben Benny - Graeme Broadbent

First Swede - Neil Gillespie

Second Swede - Neil Griffiths

Third Swede - Christopher Lackner

Fourth Swede - Jonathan Coad

John Shears - Roderick Earle

Western Union Boy - Henry Moss

Fido - Lilian Watson

Moppet - Pamela Helen Stephen

Poppet - Leah-Marian Jones

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Compact Disc; - Chandos CHAN 781 {2CDS} (2000)

(year of issue or re-issue)

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Recordings of Paul Bunyan by Benjamin Britten are surveyed in the following publications:-

l'opera (Milano) N.143 settembre 2000 p.110

This recording is reviewed in the following publications:-

(The) Gramophone - February 2000 p.101 [MEO]

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Opera - March 2000 pp.325-327 [MK]

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Opera Now - May/June 2000 p.106 [GH]

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Fanfare - Vol.23 No.5 May/June 2000 pp.135-136 [JM], p.136 [JHN]

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Opéra International - No.244 mars 2000 p.72 [CP]

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International Record Review - March 2000 p.125 [MT]

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Classic CD - March 2000 p.82 [MSR]

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Classical Express - Issue No.120 March 2000 p.3 [PA]

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American Record Guide - July/August 2000 Vol.63 No.4 p.100 [CHP]

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BBC Music Magazine - March 2000 p.84 [HW]

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Le Monde de la Musique - No.240 février 2000 p.70 [JTT]

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Répertoire - No.132 février 2000 p.41 [XDG]

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L'opera (Milano) - Anno XIV N.139 aprile 2000 p.97 [MG]

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Das Opernglas - April 2000 S.98 [AT]

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Comments:- Recorded at performances by the Royal Opera in the Sadler's Wells Theatre, London (23, 24, 2 May 1999)

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Abbreviations

(STU), "Studio" Recording

(SE), "Studio" Recording of Excerpts

(STC), Composite "Studio" Recording made up from more than one source

(SCE), Composite "Studio" Recording of Excerpts from more than one source

(LI), "Live" Recording

(LE), "Live" Recording of Excerpts

(LC), "Live" Composite Recording from more than one performance

(LCE), Excerpts from more than one "Live" Performance

(RA), A Radio Performance

(RE), Excerpts from a Radio Performance

(RC), Composite Radio Performance from more than one broadcast

(RCE), Excerpts from more than one broadcast performance

(FI), Film or/and sound track of a film

(FE), Excerpts of an opera from a film or/and the sound track of a film

CELLETTI, Il Teatro d'Opera in Disco by Rodolfo Celletti - Rizzoli - 1988

EJS Discography, EJS: Discography of the Edward J. Smith Recordings - The Golden Age of Opera, 1956-71 by William Shaman, William J. Collins, and Calvin M. Goodwin - GreenwoodPress - 1994

GIUDICI, L'Opera in CD e Video by Elvio Giudici - il Saggiatore Milano - 1995. Second Edition - 1999 - is indicated by (2)

HARRIS, Opera Recordings - A Critical Guide by Kenn Harris - David and Charles - 1973

MARINELLI, Opere in Disco by Carlo Marinelli - Discanto Edizione - 1982

MET, The Metropolitan Opera Guide to Recorded Opera - edited by Paul Gruber - Thames and Hudson - 1993

MET(VID), The Metropolitan Guide to Opera on Video - edited by Paul Gruber - W.W. Norton & Co. Ltd. - 1997

More EJS, More EJS: Discography of the Edward J. Smith Recordings by William Shaman - William J. Collins - Calvin M. Goodwin - Greenwood Press 1999

NEWTON (Verdi), Verdi - Tutti i libretti d'opera edited by Piero Mioli

PENGUIN, The Penguin Guide to Opera on Compact Discs by Edwin Greenfield - Robert Layton - Ivan March - Penguin Books 1993

Discos Gramófono (Barcelona), Compañía del Gramófono Sociedad Anónima Española

Gramófono (Barcelona), Compañía del Gramófono Sociedad Anónima Española

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