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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: Ceremony of Carols
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Ronald J. Jenkins
Recording Date: Fri 2 Dec 2016
Ceremony of Carols (1:28) N/A
Britten: Sonata for Cello and Piano in C major, Op. 65 N/A
I - Dialogo (7:04) N/A
II - Scherzo-pizzicato: Allegretto (2:20) N/A
III - Elegia (6:42) N/A
IV - Marcia (2:05) N/A
V - Moto perpetuo: Oresto (3:16) N/A
Britten: Suite for Cello solo no 3, Op. 87
Suite for Cello solo no 3, Op. 87 (22:34) N/A
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