Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten

    • Benjamin Britten
    Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten

    • Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten

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    Romanian Folk Dances, BB 68: IV. Buciumeana (Arr. for Violin and Piano)Benjamin Britten
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    Flute Concerto No. 1 in G Major, K. 313: Adagio non troppoBenjamin Britten
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    Concerto for Two Violins, Strings and Continuo in D Minor, BWV 1043: II Largo ma non tantoBenjamin Britten
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    Serenade No. 11 for Wind Instruments in E-Flat Major, K. 375: III. AdagioBenjamin Britten
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    Gayane Ballet Suite: Sabre DanceBenjamin Britten

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        A popular British composer of operas, such as Peter Grimes (1941), and most other musical forms, including choral and orchestral music and solo vocal music. Several of Britten's works, including "A Ceremony of Carols," are performed on a seasonal schedule. Britten has also achieved renown as an opera composer, using themes from American, Japanese, and British cultures. He is equally famous for his vocal music, whose aesthetics of matching word and music showed the influences of ... Read more

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