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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: Quartet for Strings no 2 in C major, Op. 36 N/A
Allegro calmo senza rigore (8:51) N/A
Vivace (3:35) N/A
Chacony (17:58) N/A
Britten: Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 15 N/A
Opening and Introduction to Britten (3:01) N/A
I - Moderato con moto (10:32) N/A
II - Vivace (9:26) N/A
III - Passacaglia (16:10) N/A
Britten: Hymn to the Virgin N/A
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: Eric Holtan
Ensemble: True Concord
Recording Date: Sun 11 Dec 2016
Intro / About... (1:32) N/A
Hymn to the Virgin (3:44) N/A
Britten: War Requiem, Op. 66 N/A
Agnus Dei & Libera Me (25:22) N/A
Back-announce & Intro Holst (0:58) N/A
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2 Mar 2019
Folly Theater
6 Mar 2019
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
15 Apr 2019
Portland State University