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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: 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: Temporal Variations for Oboe and Piano N/A
Billboard / Intro... (2:20) N/A
I - Theme: Andante rubato (1:40) N/A
II - Oration: Lento quasi recitativo (1:50) N/A
III - March: Alla marcia (1:08) N/A
IV - Exercises: Allegro molto e fuoco (0:59) N/A
V - Commination: Adagio con fuoco (1:19) N/A
VI - Chorale: Molto lento (1:36) N/A
VII - Waltz: Allegretto rubato (1:25) N/A
VIII - Polka: Tempo di Polka – Allegro (1:17) N/A
IX - Resolution: Maestoso (ma non troppo lento) (1:22) N/A
Britten: Six Metamorphoses after Ovid, Op. 49 N/A
Intro / About... (1:23) N/A
I - Pan (2:15) N/A
II - Phaeton (1:28) N/A
III - Niobe (2:04) N/A
IV - Bacchus (2:33) N/A
V - Narcissus (2:52) N/A
VI - Arethusa (2:47) N/A
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: Quartet for Strings no 1 in D major, Op. 25 N/A
I - Andante sostenuto - Allegro vivo (7:45) N/A
II - Allegreto con slancio (3:54) N/A
III - Andante calmo (10:27) N/A
IV - Molto vivace (4:04) N/A
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Events
29 Sep 2017
Usher Hall
30 Sep 2017
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
1 Oct 2017
Westminster Choir College of Rider University