Disc 1
1
Billy Budd: Prologue 'I am an old man' (Vere)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge
5:00
2
Billy Budd: Pull, my bantams! Pull, my sparrow-legs!...Who did that? (First Mate et al)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/Nathan Gunn/John Relyea/Neal Davies/Jonathan Lemalu/Matthew Rose/Alasdair Elliott/Daniel Teadt/Matthew Best/Andrew Kennedy/Andrew Tortise/Mark Stone/Adam Green/Darren Jeffrey/Andrew Sta
6:55
3
Billy Budd: Guard boat! Indomitable! (Maintop et al)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/Nathan Gunn/John Relyea/Neal Davies/Jonathan Lemalu/Matthew Rose/Alasdair Elliott/Daniel Teadt/Matthew Best/Andrew Kennedy/Andrew Tortise/Mark Stone/Adam Green/Darren Jeffrey/Andrew Sta
3:29
4
Billy Budd: First man forward! (Claggart et al)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/Nathan Gunn/John Relyea/Neal Davies/Jonathan Lemalu/Matthew Rose/Alasdair Elliott/Daniel Teadt/Matthew Best/Andrew Kennedy/Andrew Tortise/Mark Stone/Adam Green/Darren Jeffrey/Andrew Sta
2:10
5
Billy Budd: Your name? - Billy Budd, sir (Claggart/Billy/First Lieutenant/Sailing Master)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Nathan Gunn/John Relyea/Neal Davies/Jonathan Lemalu
2:43
6
Billy Budd: Billy Budd, king of the birds (Billy/Sailing Master/First Lieutenant/Ratcliffe)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Nathan Gunn/Neal Davies/Jonathan Lemalu/Matthew Rose
2:39
Disc 2
1
Billy Budd: I heard your honour! (Claggart/Squeak/Novice's Friend)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/John Relyea/Andrew Tortise/Roderick Williams
3:53
2
Billy Budd: Come along kid! Come along! (Novice's Friend/Novice/Chorus)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Andrew Kennedy/Roderick Williams/Joseph Cullen/London Symphony Chorus
4:02
3
Billy Budd: Christ! The poor chap, the poor little runt! (Billy/Dansker/Red Whiskers/Donald)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Nathan Gunn/Alasdair Elliott/Daniel Teadt/Matthew Best
1:27
4
Billy Budd: What's that? What's those whistles? (Billy/Donald/Claggart/First Mate/Second Mate/Bosun)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Nathan Gunn/John Relyea/Daniel Teadt/Mark Stone/Adam Green/Darren Jeffrey
1:17
5
Billy Budd: Starry Vere we call him (Donald/Billy/Chorus/Red Whiskers/Dansker/Bosun)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Nathan Gunn/Alasdair Elliott/Daniel Teadt/Matthew Best/Mark Stone/Joseph Cullen/London Symphony Chorus
2:26
6
Billy Budd: Boy! - Yes sir! (Vere/Boy)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/Hugo Shepherd/London Symphony Chorus
3:32
7
Billy Budd: Gentlemen, the King! (Vere/First Lieutenant/Sailing Master)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/Neal Davies/Jonathan Lemalu
6:25
8
Billy Budd: Ay, at Spithead the men may have had their grievances (Vere/Sailing Master/First Lieutenant)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/Neal Davies/Jonathan Lemalu
1:01
9
Billy Budd: We are, sir. Claggart is an able one...Land on the port bow, sir (First Lieutenant/Vere/Sailing Master/Ratcliffe)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/Neal Davies/Jonathan Lemalu/Matthew Rose
6:51
10
Billy Budd: Blow her away, Blow her to Hilo (Red Whiskers/Chorus/Billy/Donald/Dansker)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Nathan Gunn/Alasdair Elliott/Daniel Teadt/Matthew Best/Joseph Cullen/London Symphony Chorus
2:41
11
Billy Budd: We're off to Samoa (Donald/Chorus/Red Whiskers/Billy/Donald/Dansker)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Nathan Gunn/Alasdair Elliott/Daniel Teadt/Matthew Best/Joseph Cullen/London Symphony Chorus
3:48
12
Billy Budd: Hi! You...a...a... (Billy et al)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/Nathan Gunn/John Relyea/Neal Davies/Jonathan Lemalu/Matthew Rose/Alasdair Elliott/Daniel Teadt/Matthew Best/Andrew Kennedy/Andrew Tortise/Mark Stone/Adam Green/Darren Jeffrey/Andrew Sta
3:03
13
Billy Budd: Over the water, over the ocean (Chorus/Claggart)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/John Relyea/Joseph Cullen/London Symphony Chorus
7:43
14
Billy Budd: Come here, Remember your promise (Claggart/Novice)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/John Relyea/Andrew Kennedy/London Symphony Chorus
5:43
15
Billy Budd: Billy!...Hist! Billy Budd! (Novice/Billy)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Nathan Gunn/Andrew Kennedy/London Symphony Chorus
4:13
16
Billy Budd: Dansker, old friend, glad to see you! (Billy/Dansker)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Nathan Gunn/Matthew Best/London Symphony Chorus
4:49
Disc 3
1
Billy Budd: I don't like the look of the mist (Vere/First Lieutenant)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/Neal Davies/London Symphony Chorus
1:48
2
Billy Budd: With great regret I must disturb your honour (Claggart/Vere)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/John Relyea/London Symphony Chorus
1:39
3
Billy Budd: Deck ahoy! Enemy sail on starboard bow! (Maintop et al)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/Nathan Gunn/John Relyea/Neal Davies/Jonathan Lemalu/Matthew Rose/Alasdair Elliott/Daniel Teadt/Matthew Best/Andrew Kennedy/Andrew Tortise/Mark Stone/Adam Green/Darren Jeffrey/Andrew Sta
3:22
4
Billy Budd: Who'll volunteer to beard 'em in the smoke? (Vere et al.)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/Nathan Gunn/John Relyea/Neal Davies/Jonathan Lemalu/Matthew Rose/Alasdair Elliott/Daniel Teadt/Matthew Best/Andrew Kennedy/Andrew Tortise/Mark Stone/Adam Green/Darren Jeffrey/Andrew Sta
7:46
5
Billy Budd: There you are again, Master-at-arms (Vere/Claggart/Boy)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/John Relyea/Hugo Shepherd
4:47
6
Billy Budd: O this cursed mist (Vere/First Lieutenant/Sailing Master/Ratcliffe)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/Neal Davies/Jonathan Lemalu/Matthew Rose
4:44
7
Billy Budd: Claggart, John Claggart, beware! I'm not so easily deceived (Vere/Billy)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/Nathan Gunn
3:52
8
Billy Budd: Master-at-arms and foretopman, I speak to you both (Vere/Claggart/Billy)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/Nathan Gunn/John Relyea
3:04
9
Billy Budd: God o' mercy! (Vere/Boy)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/Hugo Shepherd
1:58
10
Billy Budd: Gentlemen, William Budd here has killed the Master-at-arms (Vere/First Lieutenant/Sailing Master/Ratcliffe)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/Neal Davies/Jonathan Lemalu/Matthew Rose
1:23
11
Billy Budd: William Budd, you are accused... (First Lieutenant/Vere/Billy)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/Nathan Gunn/Neal Davies
5:47
12
Billy Budd: Poor fellow, who could save him? (First Lieutenant/Sailing Master/Ratcliffe)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Neal Davies/Jonathan Lemalu/Matthew Rose
4:22
13
Billy Budd: I accept their verdict (Vere)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge
7:15
14
Billy Budd, Op. 50, Act 2 Scene 3: "Look! Through the port comes the moon-shine astray!" (Billy Budd)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Nathan Gunn
5:44
15
Billy Budd: Here! Baby! (Dansker/Billy)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Nathan Gunn/Matthew Best
3:58
16
Billy Budd: And farewell to ye, old Rights o' Man! (Billy)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Nathan Gunn
5:18
17
Billy Budd: Interlude
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra
3:08
18
Billy Budd: "According to the Articles of War..." (All except Vere)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Nathan Gunn/John Relyea/Neal Davies/Jonathan Lemalu/Matthew Rose/Alasdair Elliott/Daniel Teadt/Matthew Best/Andrew Kennedy/Andrew Tortise/Mark Stone/Adam Green/Darren Jeffrey/Andrew Staples/Roderick
2:02
19
Billy Budd: Down all hands! And see that they go! (First Lieutenant et al)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge/Nathan Gunn/John Relyea/Neal Davies/Jonathan Lemalu/Matthew Rose/Alasdair Elliott/Daniel Teadt/Matthew Best/Andrew Kennedy/Andrew Tortise/Mark Stone/Adam Green/Darren Jeffrey/Andrew Sta
2:50
20
Billy Budd: We committed his body to the deep (Vere)
Daniel Harding/London Symphony Orchestra/Ian Bostridge
4:45