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Benjamin Britten - War Requiem Album
Performer: Benjamin Britten
Title: War Requiem
Style: Modern
Year 1963
Country US
Label London Records
Catalog Number OSA 1255
Genre: Classical
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 259
MP3 size: 1232 mb
FLAC size: 2634 mb
WMA size: 1130 mb
Record From: 2 × Vinyl, LP, Stereo Box Set, Album

Benjamin Britten - War Requiem Album


1II Dies Irae (Conclusion)
2II Dies Irae (Part One)
3V Agnus Dei
4I Requiem Aeternam
5III Offertorium
6IV Sanctus
7VI Libera Me
8 War Requiem, Op. 66


  • Baritone VocalsDietrich Fischer-Dieskau
  • ChoirHighgate School Choir, The Bach Choir
  • ChorusLondon Symphony Orchestra Chorus
  • Chorus Master [Bach Choir, LSO Chorus]David Willcocks
  • Chorus Master [Highgate School Choir]Edward Chapman
  • Composed By, ConductorBenjamin Britten
  • Engineer [Recording]Kenneth Wilkinson
  • EnsembleMelos Ensemble
  • Liner Notes [Preface]William Plomer
  • Lyrics By [Poems]Wilfred Owen
  • OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra
  • OrganSimon Preston
  • Photography ByIlse Buhs, Lotte Meitner-Graf
  • Producer [Recording], Liner Notes [Commentary]John Culshaw
  • Soprano VocalsGalina Vishnevskaya
  • Technician [Chamber Organ Built By]Noel Mander
  • Tenor VocalsPeter Pears


Label variation -- black labels, with framed London and ffrr & ear logos at top, with "stereophonic" banner.

Records are auto-coupled: Sides 1 & 4 on Record One and Sides 2 & 3 on Record Two.

Includes a 16-page 12" booklet with liner notes and sung texts

Words from 'Missa pro Defunctis' sung in Latin.

In loving memory of
- Roger Burney (Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve)
- Piers Dunkerley (Captain, Royal Marines)
- David Gill (Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy)
- Michael Halliday (Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve Lieutenant)

The portrait of Wildred Owens from the collection of Mr. Harold Owen.

The poems reproduced in the text of the requiem by kind permission of the publishers, Chatto & Windus Limited and Mr. Harold Owen.

Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London on January 3rd 4th 5th 7th 8th and 10th 1963.
(on center-labels and on box: full frequency range recording; ffrr)

© 1963, The Decca Record Company Limited, London
Exclusive U.S. Agents
London Records, Inc., New York, N.Y.

Made in England by the Decca Record Co. Ltd.

London Records
539 W. 25th St.
New York, NY 10001


  • Other (Record 1 - Catalog Number): OS 25784
  • Other (Record 2 - Catalog Number): OS 25785
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1 - Label): ZAL 5927
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2 - Label): ZAL 5928
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 3 - Label): ZAL 5929
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 4 - Label): ZAL 5930


  • Copyright (c) – The Decca Record Company Limited
  • Recorded At – Kingsway Hall


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