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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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The Poetry is in the Pity — Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem N/A
Introduction (3:19) N/A
Benjamin Britten & the War Requiem (16:08) N/A
The War Requiem, Introit (5:10) N/A
The War Requiem, Dies irae (17:26) N/A
The War Requiem, Offertory (6:20) N/A
The War Requiem, Sanctus (9:12) N/A
The War Requiem, Agnus Dei (5:14) N/A
The War Requiem, Libera me (15:50) N/A
Britten: Quartet for Strings no 3, Op. 94 N/A
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Recording Date: Fri 8 Apr 2016
Intro / About... (1:44) N/A
I - Duets (6:22) N/A
II - Ostinato (3:10) N/A
III - Solo (4:28) N/A
IV - Burlesque (2:16) N/A
V - Recitative and Passacaglia (10:40) 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: 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: Ceremony of Carols
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Ronald J. Jenkins
Recording Date: Fri 2 Dec 2016
Ceremony of Carols (1:28) N/A
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