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The Rape of Lucretia
Gritton, Booth, Kirchschlager, Summers; Bostridge, Purves, Coleman-Wright, Russell; Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble, Knussen. Text, notes. Virgin Classics 5 099960-267221
At times this recording reduces Benjamin Britten's Rape of Lucretia from chamber scale to something like phonebooth dimension. What emerges feels like a meditative reaction to an event, rather than a ...
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