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The Choirmasters Burial - Benjamin Britten - Ian Bostridge, Antonio Pappano - Britten Songs (CD)

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  1. Britten's Purcell Realizations, many realizations of songs by Henry Purcell for voice(s) and piano; Choral. A Hymn to the Virgin for chorus and soli (; revised ) Christ's Nativity for unaccompanied chorus () A Boy was Born for treble voices and choir (; revised ) Jubilate Deo in E flat for chorus and organ (published.

  2. Britten, as he so often did, wrote these pieces for himself and his musician friends, with Pears being the common element in all five works and Britten as the piano accompanist in the first four canticles. In this concert, of course, those roles were superbly played by Bostridge and Drake. (The fifth Canticle has a harp accompaniment.).

  3. With the arrival of Benjamin Britten on the international music scene, many felt that English music gained its greatest genius since Purcell. A composer of wide-ranging talents, Britten found in the human voice an especial source of inspiration, an affinity that resulted in a remarkable body of work, ranging from operas like Peter Grimes () and Death in Venice () to song cycles.

  4. Benjamin Britten - A Life in Pictures. Benjamin Britten was the finest opera composer that England has ever produced. And his other masterpieces – including the War Requiem, concertos, and countless songs – reveal a composer of extraordinary skill and originality.

  5. Composer Benjamin Britten (), with works available to browse and buy. Edward Benjamin Britten was born in Lowestoft on 22nd November (the Feast-Day of St Cecilia, patron saint of music) He studied with John.

  6. Britten was born in the fishing port of Lowestoft in Suffolk, on the east coast of England on 22 November , the feast day of Saint Cecilia. He was the youngest of four children of Robert Victor Britten (–) and his wife Edith Rhoda, née Hockey (–). Robert Britten's youthful ambition to become a farmer had been thwarted by lack of capital, and he had instead trained as a.

  7. Ian Bostridge, Antonio Pappano, Xuefei Yang, Benjamin Britten - Britten Songs - lowsmasiptigotiledanmortmisdihe.coinfo Music/5(13).

  8. This release is one of three new recordings issued in by EMI & Virgin Classics in honour of Britten's th birthday. Ian Bostridge, the internationally acclaimed tenor whose "attention to the text always matches Britten's own scrupulous word-setting", has recorded this album of songs by Benjamin Britten accompanied by Antonio Pappano.4/5.

  9. Today marks the th anniversary of Benjamin Britten’s birth, and it’s a big one. If you’re marking the th or th anniversary of a composer, their music has pretty much stood the test of time. But for 20th-century composers, that calculus changes.

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