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Choral dances from Gloriana, 1954 version

first performed on 7 March 1954

Concord is the Second Choral Dance from Britten’s opera, Gloriana. I find the term choral dance an interesting one – it conjures a beautiful picture with the slow movement of the chords.

from notes by Matthew Barley © 2012


Britten, Bryars & Tavener: Around Britten
Studio Master: SIGCD318Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available


No 2: Concord
Track 22 on SIGCD318 [2'26] Download only

Track-specific metadata for SIGCD318 track 22

Recording date
31 July 2012
Recording venue
Canterbury Cathedral, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Simon Kiln
Recording engineer
Mike Hatch & George Pierson
Hyperion usage
  1. Britten, Bryars & Tavener: Around Britten (SIGCD318)
    Disc 1 Track 22
    Release date: January 2013
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