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Peter Grimes

composer
first performed on 7 June 1945
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Recordings

Britten: Peter Grimes
Studio Master: SIGCD348Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

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Act 1 Scene 1 No 01 Prologue: Peter Grimes (Hobson/Swallow/Peter)
Act 1 Scene 1 No 02 Prologue: You sailed your boat round the coast (Swallow/Peter/Mrs Sedley/Hobson/Ellen/Chorus)
Act 1 Scene 1 No 03 Prologue: Peter Grimes, I here advise you (Swallow/Hobson/Peter/Chorus)
Act 1 Scene 1 No 04 Prologue: The truth – the pity – and the truth (Peter/Ellen)
Act 1 Scene 1 No 05 Prologue: Interlude I: Dawn
Act 1 Scene 1 No 06: Oh, hang at open doors (Auntie/Boles/Balstrode/Chorus)
Act 1 Scene 1 No 07: Good morning, good morning! (Rector/Nieces/Mrs Sedley/Ned/Swallow/Auntie/Boles/Balstrode/Chorus)
Act 1 Scene 1 No 08: Hi! Give us a hand (Peter/Boles/Balstrode/Ned/Auntie/Hobson)
Act 1 Scene 1 No 09: I'll have to go from pub to pub (Hobson/Ellen/Ned/Chorus)
Act 1 Scene 1 No 10: Let her among you without fault (Ellen/Hobson/Mrs Sedley/Ned)
Act 1 Scene 1 No 11: Look! The storm cone! (Balstrode/Ned/Boles/Chorus)
Act 1 Scene 1 No 12: And do you prefer the storm (Balstrode/Peter)
Act 1 Scene 1 No 13: They listen to money (Peter/Balstrode)
Act 1 Scene 1 No 14: What harbour shelters peace (Peter)
Act 1 Scene 1 No 15: Interlude II: Storm
Act 1 Scene 2 No 1: Past time to close (Auntie/Mrs Sedley/Balstrode/Boles/Nieces)
Act 1 Scene 2 No 2: Loud man (Auntie/Nieces/Mrs Sedley)
Act 1 Scene 2 No 3: There's been a landslide up the coast (Bob/Boles/Balstrode/Auntie)
Act 1 Scene 2 No 4: No, I mean love (Boles/Balstrode/Chorus)
Act 1 Scene 2 No 5: Pub conversation should depend (Balstrode/Chorus)
Act 1 Scene 2 No 6: Have you heard the cliff is down (Ned/Auntie/Mrs Sedley/Chorus)
Act 1 Scene 2 No 7: Now the Great Bear and Pleiades (Peter/Nieces/Boles/Balstrode/Auntie/Chorus)
Act 1 Scene 2 No 8: For peace sake (Balstrode/Peter)
Act 1 Scene 2 No 9: The bridge is down (Hobson/Ned/Ellen/Boles/Auntie/Nieces/Peter)
Act 2 Scene 1 No 01: Interlude III: Sunday morning
Act 2 Scene 1 No 02: Glitter of waves (Ellen)
Act 2 Scene 1 No 03: Now that the daylight fills the sky (Ellen/Rector/Chorus)
Act 2 Scene 1 No 04: Child you're not too young (Ellen/Rector/Peter/Chorus)
Act 2 Scene 1 No 05: This unrelenting work (Ellen/Peter/Chorus)
Act 2 Scene 1 No 06: Fool to let it come to this (Auntie/Ned/Boles/Mrs Sedley/Balstrode/Swallow/Nieces/Rector/Chorus)
Act 2 Scene 1 No 07: People … No! I will speak! (Boles/Balstrode/Rector/Auntie/Ellen/Chorus)
Act 2 Scene 1 No 08: We planned that their lives (Ellen/Rector/Mrs Sedley/Boles/Ned/Nieces/Auntie/Balstrode/Hobson/Swallow/Chorus)
Act 2 Scene 1 No 09: Shall we go and see Grimes in his hut? (Rector/Swallow/Balstrode/Mrs Sedley/Boles/Chorus)
Act 2 Scene 1 No 10: Now gossip is put on trial (Chorus)
Act 2 Scene 1 No 11: From the gutter (Nieces/Auntie/Ellen)
Act 2 Scene 1 No 12: Interlude IV: Passacaglia
Act 2 Scene 2 No 1: Go there (Peter)
Act 2 Scene 2 No 2: They listen to money (Peter)
Act 2 Scene 2 No 3: Now! Now! (Peter/Chorus)
Act 2 Scene 2 No 4: Peter Grimes (Rector/Swallow/Ned)
Act 3 Scene 1 No 1: Interlude V: Moonlight
Act 3 Scene 1 No 2: Assign your prettiness to me (Swallow/Nieces/Ned)
Act 3 Scene 1 No 3: Mr Keene (Mrs Sedley/Ned)
Act 3 Scene 1 No 4: Murder most foul it is (Mrs Sedley/Ned)
Act 3 Scene 1 No 5: Come along, Doctor (Burgess/Burgesses/Rector/Mrs Sedley/Ellen/Balstrode)
Act 3 Scene 1 No 6: Embroidery in childhood was (Ellen/Balstrode)
Act 3 Scene 1 No 7: Mr Swallow (Mrs Sedley/Auntie/Swallow/Hobson)
Act 3 Scene 1 No 8: Who holds himself apart (Chorus)
Act 3 Scene 1 No 9: Interlude VI
Act 3 Scene 2 No 1: Grimes! (Chorus/Peter)
Act 3 Scene 2 No 2: Peter, we've come to take you home (Ellen/Peter/Balstrode)
Act 3 Scene 2 No 3: To those who pass the Borough (Swallow/Bob/Auntie/Boles/Chorus)

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