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Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten has been played on NTS over 40 times, featured on 38 episodes and was first played on 4 September 1977.

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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Cello Suite No. 2 In D Minor, BWV 1008
Bach, Britten, Falla, Jacqueline Du Pré, Stephen Bishop-Kovacevich, Ernest Lush
EMI Studio DRM, Angel Records1989
Cello Suite No. 2 In D Minor, BWV 1008
Bach, Britten, Falla, Jacqueline Du Pré, Stephen Bishop-Kovacevich, Ernest LushEMI Studio DRM, Angel Records1989
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Peter And The Wolf, Op. 67
Prokofiev, Britten, Saint-Saëns, Marian Lapšansky, Peter Toperczer, Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenárd
Naxos1990
Peter And The Wolf, Op. 67
Prokofiev, Britten, Saint-Saëns, Marian Lapšansky, Peter Toperczer, Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej LenárdNaxos1990
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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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Peter And The Wolf Op.67
David Bowie, Prokofiev, Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Britten
RCA Red Seal1978
Peter And The Wolf Op.67
David Bowie, Prokofiev, Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra, BrittenRCA Red Seal1978
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Friday Afternoons Op. 7
Wiener Sängerknaben, Andrei Gavrilov, Britten
Deutsche Grammophon1994
Friday Afternoons Op. 7
Wiener Sängerknaben, Andrei Gavrilov, BrittenDeutsche Grammophon1994
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Sinfonia Da Requiem
Aaron Copland, Benjamin Britten, André Previn, St. Louis Symphony
Columbia Masterworks1964
Sinfonia Da Requiem
Aaron Copland, Benjamin Britten, André Previn, St. Louis SymphonyColumbia Masterworks1964
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Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 In F Major
Benjamin Britten, English Chamber Orchestra, Bach
London Records1969
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 In F Major
Benjamin Britten, English Chamber Orchestra, BachLondon Records1969
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Procession
Britten
London Classics1993
Procession
BrittenLondon Classics1993
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Våren Flyktar Hastigt, Op. 13 No. 4 (1891) = Spring Flees Hastily From Sju Sånger (Seven Songs)
Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Britten, Grieg, Sibelius, Medtner, Louise Alder, Joseph Middleton
Chandos2020
Våren Flyktar Hastigt, Op. 13 No. 4 (1891) = Spring Flees Hastily From Sju Sånger (Seven Songs)
Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Britten, Grieg, Sibelius, Medtner, Louise Alder, Joseph MiddletonChandos2020
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War Requiem, Op. 66
Britten
BBC Music Magazine2012
War Requiem, Op. 66
BrittenBBC Music Magazine2012
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