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Dennis Brain

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Dennis Brain

Dennis Brain has been played on NTS shows including Time Is Away, with Winter Words, Op. 52 first played on 10 May 2017.

Dennis Brain (1921 – 1957) was a very distinguished British horn player and was largely responsible for popularizing the horn as a solo classical instrument with the public. He made what many consider the definitive recordings of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's horn concerti. [edit]

A Family Tradition

Dennis Brain was born in London into a family already well known for producing fine horn players.

His grandfather, Alfred Edwin Brain sr. (1860-02-04 - 1925-10-25), was considered one of the top horn soloists of his time.

His uncle, Alfred Edwin…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
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
Discogs
Winter Words, Op. 52
Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears, Dennis Brain
Decca1986
Winter Words, Op. 52
Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears, Dennis BrainDecca1986
Discogs