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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: Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4 N/A
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Rossen Milanov
Recording Date: Fri 20 Nov 2015
I - Boisterous Bourrée (3:14) N/A
II - Playful Pizzicato (3:07) N/A
III - Sentimental Saraband (9:06) N/A
IV - Frolicsome Finale (3:20) N/A
Britten: Lachrymae for Viola and Strings, Op. 48a N/A
Lento (2:06) N/A
Allegretto, andante molto (1:05) N/A
Animato (1:25) N/A
Tranquillo (1:49) N/A
Allegro con moto (0:52) N/A
Largamente (0:40) N/A
Appassionato (0:56) N/A
Alla valse moderato (1:03) N/A
Allegro marcia (0:46) N/A
Lento (0:48) N/A
L'istesso tempo (4:16) N/A
Britten: Quartet for Strings no 2 in C major, Op. 36 N/A
I - Allegro calmo senza rigore (10:09) N/A
II - Vivace (3:56) N/A
III - Chacony (19:12) 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
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