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Benjamin Britten, Composer
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(1913-1976). English composer. After early musical studies on piano and viola, and with the composer Frank Bridge, Britten entered the Royal College of Music. Among his teachers were Arthur Benjamin and John Ireland. Britten's compositions are in nearly every genre, including chamber music, orchestral works, and opera. He founded the Aldeburgh Festival in 1948 with his partner, the tenor Peter Pears. Aldeburgh evoloved into an important cultural institution. Many of Britten's works were...
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Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Shinik Hahm
Recording Date: Thu 23 Jun 2011
Requiem aeternam: What passing bells for these who die as cattle? (2:40) N/A
Britten: Hymn to the Virgin N/A
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Eric Holtan
Recording Date: Sun 11 Dec 2016
Intro / About... (0:37) N/A
Hymn to the Virgin (4:03) N/A
Britten: Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4 N/A
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Jaime Laredo
Recording Date: Sat 23 Sep 2017
I - Boisterous Bourrée (3:19) N/A
II - Playful Pizzicato (3:09) N/A
III - Sentimental Saraband (7:48) N/A
IV - Frolicsome Finale (3:54) N/A
The Poetry is in the Pity — Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem N/A
Introduction (3:19) N/A
Benjamin Britten & the War Requiem (16:08) N/A
The War Requiem, Introit (5:10) N/A
The War Requiem, Dies irae (17:26) N/A
The War Requiem, Offertory (6:20) N/A
The War Requiem, Sanctus (9:12) N/A
The War Requiem, Agnus Dei (5:14) N/A
The War Requiem, Libera me (15:50) N/A
Britten: Quartet for Strings no 3, Op. 94 N/A
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Recording Date: Fri 8 Apr 2016
Intro / About... (1:44) N/A
I - Duets (6:22) N/A
II - Ostinato (3:10) N/A
III - Solo (4:28) N/A
IV - Burlesque (2:16) N/A
V - Recitative and Passacaglia (10:40) N/A
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