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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 N/A
Requiem aeternam: Requiem aeternam dona eis Domine (10:16) N/A
Dies irae (25:17) N/A
Offertorium (9:22) N/A
Sanctus (9:29) N/A
Agnus Dei (3:26) N/A
Libera me (22:06) N/A
Britten: Saint Nicolas, Op. 42 N/A
Introduction (6:05) N/A
The Birth of Nicolas (2:48) N/A
Nicolas devotes himself to God (4:46) N/A
He journeys to Palestine (8:00) N/A
Nicolas comes to Myra and is chosen Bishop (6:41) N/A
Nicolas from Prison (3:38) N/A
Nicolas and the Pickled Boys (6:24) N/A
His Piety and Marvellous Works (4:56) N/A
The Death of Nicolas (7:06) N/A
Britten: On this Island, Op. 11 N/A
Now the leaves are falling fast (1:56) N/A
Seascape (2:13) N/A
Nocturne (4:10) N/A
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Sibelius: Lemminkainen's Return,  No. 4 from Legends , Op. 22 Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini , Op. 43 (Rudolf Buchbinder, piano ...
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Britten: Phantasy Quartet for Oboe and Strings, Op. 2^ Mozart:   Oboe Quartet in F Major , K. 370 * Bolcom: Serenata Notturna  (2005) ^* (All pi...
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The Instruments of the Orchestra - Part 2
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