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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, 3LP, DVD, LP   6 listed $14 - $89 Details
   Benjamin Britten Ancient Ayres And Carols For Christmas CD   1 listed $36 Details
   Benjamin Britten Auden's Songs Melodies Sur Des Poemes De W H Auden CD   1 listed $40 Details
   Benjamin Britten Bach, J.s 2CD   1 listed $19 Details
 Bach Brandenburg Concertos  Benjamin Britten Bach Brandenburg Concertos LP   1 listed $75 Details
   Benjamin Britten Bach's Brandenburg Concertos LP   1 listed $27 Details
 Bachst John's Passion  Benjamin Britten Bach:st. John's Passion LP, CD   2 listed $8 - $33 Details
   Benjamin Britten Before Life And After CD   1 listed $45 Details
   Benjamin Britten Be Merry! Celebrate Advent And Christmas With Gloriae Dei Cantores CD   1 listed $21 Details
 Benjamin Britten  Benjamin Britten Benjamin Britten DVD, CD, 7", 10"   29 listed $4 - $61 Details
   Benjamin Britten Bernstein Favorites CD   1 listed $27 Details
   Benjamin Britten Billy Budd CD, LP   7 listed $8 - $89 Details
   Benjamin Britten A Birthday Hansel LP   1 listed $30 Details
   Benjamin Britten Blest Cecilia CD   2 listed $34 - $89 Details
   Benjamin Britten A Boy Was Born Rejoice In The Lamb A Wedding Anthem Westminster Choir CD   1 listed $45 Details
   Benjamin Britten Brainwave Symphony CD   1 listed $22 Details
   Benjamin Britten Britannia CD   1 listed $25 Details
   Benjamin Britten British Composers CD   1 listed $19 Details
 Britten  Benjamin Britten Britten CD, Other, LP, DVD   114 listed $3 - $174 Details
 The Burnig Firey Funace  Benjamin Britten The Burnig Firey Funace LP   1 listed $13 Details
 The Burning Fiery Furnace  Benjamin Britten The Burning Fiery Furnace DVD, LP   5 listed $13 - $45 Details
   Benjamin Britten Cambridge Singers CD   1 listed $7 Details
 Cantata Academica  Benjamin Britten Cantata Academica LP, CD   9 listed $5 - $45 Details
 Canticles  Benjamin Britten Canticles CD, LP   5 listed $7 - $45 Details
   Benjamin Britten Cello Concerto Op. 68 CD   2 listed $21 Details
 Cello Suites 1  Benjamin Britten Cello Suites 1 LP, CD   2 listed $6 - $8 Details
 A Ceremony Of Carols  Benjamin Britten A Ceremony Of Carols CD, LP   25 listed $7 - $89 Details
 A Cermony Of Carols  Benjamin Britten A Cermony Of Carols LP   1 listed $19 Details
   Benjamin Britten Chansons Populaires CD   1 listed $69 Details
   Benjamin Britten Children's Classics CD   1 listed $24 Details
   Benjamin Britten Choral Edition Vol 1 Lumsden CD   3 listed $29 - $69 Details
   Benjamin Britten Church Music LP   1 listed $15 Details
   Benjamin Britten Classics At The Beach CD   1 listed $22 Details
   Benjamin Britten Close Encounters With Great Singers CD   1 listed $29 Details
   Benjamin Britten Collectors Edition CD   1 listed $73 Details
   Benjamin Britten The Company Of Heaven CD   1 listed $89 Details
   Benjamin Britten Complete Music For String Quartet CD   1 listed $13 Details
   Benjamin Britten Compositions For Viola And Piano LP+CDR   1 listed $73 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 Copland CD   1 listed $21 Details
   Benjamin Britten Curlew River CD, LP   5 listed $10 - $30 Details
   Benjamin Britten David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev's Peter And The Wolf CD   1 listed $30 Details
   Benjamin Britten Death In Venice DVD, CD   16 listed $26 - $89 Details
   Benjamin Britten Debussy CD   1 listed $29 Details
   Benjamin Britten Dennis Brain Plays Mozart CD   1 listed $28 Details
   Benjamin Britten Double Concerto For Violin And Viola CD   4 listed $21 - $45 Details
   Benjamin Britten Dowland CD   1 listed $25 Details
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