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Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten has been played on NTS over 20 times, featured on 25 episodes and was first played on 13 November 2013.

Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten of Aldeburgh, OM (1913–1976) was a British composer, conductor, and pianist.

Britten was born on 22nd November 1913 in Lowestoft in Suffolk, the son of a dentist and a talented amateur musician. He began composing prolifically as a child, and in 1927 began private lessons with Frank Bridge. He also studied, less happily, at the Royal College of Music under John Ireland and with some input from Ralph Vaughan Williams. Although ultimately held back by his parents (at the…

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Magnificat And Nunc Dimittis
The Choir Of St John's College, Cambridge, George Guest, Bairstow, Britten, Howells, Ireland, Orr, Tippett, Vaughan Williams, Walton
Argo1963
Magnificat And Nunc Dimittis
The Choir Of St John's College, Cambridge, George Guest, Bairstow, Britten, Howells, Ireland, Orr, Tippett, Vaughan Williams, WaltonArgo1963
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Night Piece (Notturno)
Benjamin Britten
Virgin Classics2013
Night Piece (Notturno)
Benjamin BrittenVirgin Classics2013
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Winter Words, Op. 52
Britten, Philip Langridge, Steuart Bedford
Naxos2004
Winter Words, Op. 52
Britten, Philip Langridge, Steuart BedfordNaxos2004
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A Boy Was Born
Britten, King's College Choir, Stephen Cleobury
Argo0
A Boy Was Born
Britten, King's College Choir, Stephen CleoburyArgo0
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String Quartet No. 4 (1978)
Tippett, Britten, The Lindsays
ASV Digital1996
String Quartet No. 4 (1978)
Tippett, Britten, The LindsaysASV Digital1996
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Dies Irae
Benjamin Britten, Gianandrea Noseda, The London Symphony Orchestra, Ian Bostridge, Simon Keenlyside, Sabina Cvilak, London Symphony Chorus, Choir Of Eltham College, Joseph Cullen, Alastair Tighe
LSO Live2012
Dies Irae
Benjamin Britten, Gianandrea Noseda, The London Symphony Orchestra, Ian Bostridge, Simon Keenlyside, Sabina Cvilak, London Symphony Chorus, Choir Of Eltham College, Joseph Cullen, Alastair TigheLSO Live2012
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O magnum mysterium
Benjamin Britten, Francis Poulenc, La Cigale et le Cantarel de Lyon. A Coeur Joie
RCA, À Coeur Joie0
O magnum mysterium
Benjamin Britten, Francis Poulenc, La Cigale et le Cantarel de Lyon. A Coeur JoieRCA, À Coeur Joie0
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The Turn Of The Screw
Benjamin Britten
Ace Of Diamonds1968
The Turn Of The Screw
Benjamin BrittenAce Of Diamonds1968
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Sonata For Harp
Hindemith, Krenek, Tailleferre, Berio, Britten, Petrassi, Bussotti, Claudia Antonelli
Arts Music1999
Sonata For Harp
Hindemith, Krenek, Tailleferre, Berio, Britten, Petrassi, Bussotti, Claudia AntonelliArts Music1999
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Fantasy In F Minor, D940
Sviatoslav Richter, Benjamin Britten, Schubert
Decca2000
Fantasy In F Minor, D940
Sviatoslav Richter, Benjamin Britten, SchubertDecca2000
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