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O solitude, my sweetest choice!, Z406

1955; realization of piano part; first published in 1994 as part of A Miscellany of Songs
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Track 23 on CDA66730 [5'32] Last few CD copies remaining
Track 15 on CDD22058 CD1 [6'28] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Track 3 on CDH55447 [5'44]
Track 23 on CDS44161/3 CD3 [5'32] 3CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
Track 7 on KING3 [5'41] Super-budget price sampler — Archive Service
Track 15 on SIGCD586 [5'21] Download only
Track 7 on SIGCD826 [5'13] Download only

Track-specific metadata for CDD22058 disc 1 track 15

Recording date
10 January 1995
Recording venue
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell
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  1. Britten: Purcell Realizations (CDA67061/2)
    Disc 1 Track 15
    Release date: September 1995
    Deletion date: April 2005
    2CDs Superseded by CDD22058
  2. Britten: Complete Purcell Realizations (CDD22058)
    Disc 1 Track 15
    Release date: June 2006
    2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
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