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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: Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, Op. 31 N/A
Billboard and Intro to Serenade (4:18) N/A
Prologue (1:48) N/A
Pastoral (3:42) N/A
Nocturne (3:47) N/A
Elegy (4:43) N/A
Dirge (3:44) N/A
Hymn (2:13) N/A
Sonnet (4:10) N/A
Epilogue (1:56) N/A
Back Announcement and Intro to Symphony (1:56) N/A
Britten: Quartet for Strings no 2 in C major, Op. 36 N/A
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Ensemble: Calder Quartet
I - Allegro calmo senza rigore (8:34) N/A
II - Vivace (3:50) N/A
III - Chacony (17:50) N/A
Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 N/A
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Steven Jarvi
Recording Date: Sun 24 Nov 2013
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 (16:44) N/A N/A
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