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Benjamin Britten

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Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten has been played on NTS over 10 times, featured on 18 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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The Turn Of The Screw
Benjamin Britten
Ace Of Diamonds1968
The Turn Of The Screw
Benjamin BrittenAce Of Diamonds1968
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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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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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St. John Passion
Bach, Pears, Howell, Harper, Hodgson, Tear, Shirley-Quirk, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Decca1972
St. John Passion
Bach, Pears, Howell, Harper, Hodgson, Tear, Shirley-Quirk, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin BrittenDecca1972
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Rejoice In The Lamb Op 30
Benjamin Britten
Proprius1977
Rejoice In The Lamb Op 30
Benjamin BrittenProprius1977
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Serenade For Tenor, Horn And Strings, Op. 31
Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears, Dennis Brain
Decca1986
Serenade For Tenor, Horn And Strings, Op. 31
Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears, Dennis BrainDecca1986
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My Robin Is To The Greenwood Gone
Benjamin Britten
Decca1969
My Robin Is To The Greenwood Gone
Benjamin BrittenDecca1969
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Adagio For Strings, Op. 11
Edvard Grieg, Benjamin Britten, Samuel Barber, Baroque Strings Zürich
Denon1994
Adagio For Strings, Op. 11
Edvard Grieg, Benjamin Britten, Samuel Barber, Baroque Strings ZürichDenon1994
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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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