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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
Recording Date: Sat 9 Oct 2010
I - Boisterous Bourrée (3:15) N/A
II - Playful Pizzicato (3:32) N/A
III - Sentimental Saraband (7:31) N/A
IV - Frolicsome Finale (3:39) 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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