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(b. Lowestoft, 22 Nov 1913; d. Aldeburgh, 4 Dec 1976). English composer. He studied with Frank Bridge as a boy and in 1930 entered the RCM. In 1934 he heard Wozzeck and planned to study with Berg, but opposition at home stopped him. The next year he began working for the GPO Film Unit, where one of his collaborators was Auden: together they worked on concert works as well, Auden's social criticism being matched by a sharply satirical and virtuoso musical style. Stravinsky and Mahler were important influences, but Britten's effortless technique gave his early music a high personal definition, notably shown in orchestral works (Bridge Variations for strings, 1937; Piano Concerto, 1938; Violin Concerto, 1939) and songs (Les illuminations, setting Rimbaud for high voice and strings,1939).In 1939 he left England for the USA, with his lifelong companion Peter Pears; there he wrote his first opera, to Auden's libretto (Paul Bunyan, 1941). In 1942 he returned and, partly stimulated by Purcell, began to concentrate on settings of English verse. His String Quartet no.2 (1945), with its huge concluding chaconne, also came out of his Purcellian interests, but the major work of this period was Peter Grimes (1945), which signalled a new beginning in English opera. Its...  Read More

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   Benjamin Britten 3 Suites For Violincello Solo CD   1 listed $89 Details
 Albert Herring  Benjamin Britten Albert Herring CD, 2CD, 3LP, LP   6 listed $16 - $89 Details
   Benjamin Britten Auden's Songs Melodies Sur Des Poemes De W H Auden CD   1 listed $40 Details
 Bach Brandenburg Concertos  Benjamin Britten Bach Brandenburg Concertos LP   1 listed $75 Details
   Benjamin Britten Before Life And After CD   1 listed $45 Details
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   Benjamin Britten Blest Cecilia Oeuvres Chorales CD   1 listed $89 Details
   Benjamin Britten A Boy Was Born Rejoice In The Lamb A Wedding Anthem Westminster Choir CD   1 listed $45 Details
 Briiten Conducts English Music For Strings  Benjamin Britten Briiten Conducts English Music For Strings LP   1 listed $86 Details
   Benjamin Britten British Composers CD   1 listed $23 Details
 Britten  Benjamin Britten Britten LP, CD, Other, DVD, CD Box Set   58 listed $3 - $400 Details
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 The Burning Fiery Furnace  Benjamin Britten The Burning Fiery Furnace DVD, LP   5 listed $8 - $35 Details
 Cantata Academica  Benjamin Britten Cantata Academica LP, CD   7 listed $11 - $45 Details
 Canticles  Benjamin Britten Canticles CD, LP   5 listed $8 - $52 Details
 Ceremony Of Carols  Benjamin Britten Ceremony Of Carols 10", CD, LP   27 listed $11 - $89 Details
   Benjamin Britten Chansons Populaires CD   1 listed $69 Details
   Benjamin Britten Choral Edition Vol 1 Lumsden CD   3 listed $29 - $69 Details
   Benjamin Britten The Company Of Heaven CD   1 listed $89 Details
   Benjamin Britten Concertos Pour Piano Concertos Pour Violon Richter CD   7 listed $29 - $89 Details
   Benjamin Britten Conc Pour Piano Leonardy Piano Rso De Saarbruck CD   1 listed $35 Details
   Benjamin Britten Conducts English Music For Strings LP+CDR   1 listed $61 Details
   Benjamin Britten Contrastes CD   1 listed $33 Details
   Benjamin Britten Death In Venice LP Box Set, CD, DVD   15 listed $27 - $113 Details
   Benjamin Britten Double Concerto Pour Violon Et Alto Variations Sur Un Theme De Frank Bridge Opus 10 CD   2 listed $45 Details
   Benjamin Britten English Music For Strings CD   1 listed $480 Details
   Benjamin Britten Essential Britten CD   2 listed $103 - $170 Details
   Benjamin Britten Fanfare For St Edmondsbury Sonates Pour Violoncelle Solo Solistes CD   1 listed $89 Details
 Fantasy For Oboe And Strings Op 2  Benjamin Britten Fantasy For Oboe And Strings Op 2 LP   1 listed $19 Details
   Benjamin Britten Fen And Meadow CD   1 listed $45 Details
   Benjamin Britten The Five Canticles Folk Songs CD   1 listed $45 Details
   Benjamin Britten Five Flower Songs Opus 47 A M D G A Hymn To The Virgin CD   1 listed $45 Details
   Benjamin Britten Five Waltzes CD   1 listed $45 Details
 Folk Song Arrangements  Benjamin Britten Folk Song Arrangements LP, CD, 7"   7 listed $5 - $45 Details
   Benjamin Britten Four Burns Songs Book   1 listed $9 Details
 Four Sea Interludes From Peter Grimes  Benjamin Britten Four Sea Interludes From Peter Grimes CD, LP   3 listed $25 - $35 Details
   Benjamin Britten Heart Of The Matter LP   1 listed $14 Details
 Holy Sonnets Of John Donne  Benjamin Britten Holy Sonnets Of John Donne LP   3 listed $10 - $67 Details
   Benjamin Britten Horn Trios CD   1 listed $89 Details
   Benjamin Britten Illuminations Serenade Nocturne CD   1 listed $45 Details
   Benjamin Britten In The Beginning Rejoice In The Lamb Opus 30 CD   1 listed $45 Details
   Benjamin Britten Johnson Over Jordan Our Hunting Fathers Bryn CD   1 listed $45 Details
   Benjamin Britten Le Petit Ramoneur LP   1 listed $20 Details
   Benjamin Britten Le Prince Des Pagodes London Sinfonietta CD   1 listed $45 Details
 Les Illuminations  Benjamin Britten Les Illuminations LP, CD   10 listed $16 - $66 Details
   Benjamin Britten Le Songe D'une Nuit D'ete Opera En 3 Actes Opus 64 CD   1 listed $89 Details
   Benjamin Britten Le Tour D'ecrou Opera De Chambre En 2 Actes CD   2 listed $45 Details
   Benjamin Britten Le Viol De Lucrece CD   1 listed $45 Details
   Benjamin Britten The Little Sweep CD, LP   2 listed $16 - $89 Details
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