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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: Sonnets (7) of Michelangelo, Op. 22 N/A
Sonetto XVI (2:21) N/A
Sonetto XXXI (1:37) N/A
Sonetto XXX (3:15) N/A
Sonetto LV (2:07) N/A
Sonetto XXXVIII (2:21) N/A
Sonetto XXXII (1:28) N/A
Sonetto XXIV (3:57) N/A
Britten: Quartet for Strings no 3, Op. 94 N/A
I - Duets (5:32) N/A
II - Ostinato (3:16) N/A
III - Solo (5:18) N/A
IV - Burlesque (2:20) N/A
V - Recitative and Passacaglia (9:44) N/A
Britten: Sonata for Cello and Piano in C major, Op. 65 N/A
I - Dialogo (4:57) N/A
II - Scherzo-pizzicato (2:33) N/A
III - Elegia (5:28) N/A
IV - Marcia (2:13) N/A
V - Moto perpetuo (2:40) N/A
Britten: 8 Folk Song Arrangements N/A
Lord! I married me a wife (1:09) N/A
She's like the swallow (2:47) N/A
Lemady (1:17) N/A
Bonny at morn (3:41) N/A
Bugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn (For I had wooed her oft and long) (2:30) N/A
Dafydd y Garreg Wen (David of the White Rock) (3:07) N/A
The False Knight upon the Road (3:06) N/A
Bird Scarer’s Song (1:06) N/A
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