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benjamin britten    
(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 Bach: Brandenburg Concertos 1 CD   1 listed $14  Details 
Bach Stjohn Passion  Benjamin Britten Bach: St.john Passion LP   1 listed $4  Details 
  Benjamin Britten The Best Of CD   1 listed $11  Details 
  Benjamin Britten A Boy Was Born LP   2 listed $13 View All
Britten  Benjamin Britten Britten LP, Other, CD, DVD   41 listed $8 - $118 View All
The Burning Fiery Furnace  Benjamin Britten The Burning Fiery Furnace LP, DVD   8 listed $8 - $35 View All
Canticles  Benjamin Britten Canticles LP   6 listed $6 - $27 View All
Cantigles  Benjamin Britten Cantigles LP   1 listed $12  Details 
  Benjamin Britten Cello Suites 1 CD, LP   3 listed $8 - $32 View All
A Cermony Of Carols  Benjamin Britten A Cermony Of Carols LP   1 listed $6  Details 
  Benjamin Britten Choral Works For Children Choirs CD   1 listed $18  Details 
The Collector's Edition  Benjamin Britten The Collector's Edition CD   2 listed $82 - $116 View All
  Benjamin Britten Conducts English Music For Strings LP+CDR   1 listed $61  Details 
  Benjamin Britten Contrastes CD   1 listed $27  Details 
Curlew River  Benjamin Britten Curlew River LP, CD   6 listed $8 - $42 View All
  Benjamin Britten Death In Venice LP Box Set, DVD, CD   14 listed $18 - $92 View All
  Benjamin Britten Elgar LP Box Set, 2CD, CD   3 listed $14 - $31 View All
  Benjamin Britten The Essential Britten CD, DVD   2 listed $37 - $42 View All
The Fairy Queen  Benjamin Britten The Fairy Queen 2LP   1 listed $34  Details 
Fantasy For Oboe And Strings Op 2  Benjamin Britten Fantasy For Oboe And Strings Op 2 LP   1 listed $19  Details 
Fiatalok Zenekari Kalauza  Benjamin Britten Fiatalok Zenekari Kalauza LP   1 listed $11  Details 
  Benjamin Britten Folk Song Arrangements 7", LP   3 listed $4 - $40 View All
Four Sea Interludes  Benjamin Britten Four Sea Interludes LP   7 listed $6 - $34 View All
  Benjamin Britten Holy Sonnets Of John Donne LP   3 listed $10 - $67 View All
Les Illuminations  Benjamin Britten Les Illuminations LP   7 listed $6 - $66 View All
  Benjamin Britten The Little Sweep LP   2 listed $12 - $41 View All
  Benjamin Britten Matinees Musicales LP   1 listed $20  Details 
  Benjamin Britten Metamorphoses LP   1 listed $4  Details 
A Midsummer Night's Dream  Benjamin Britten A Midsummer Night's Dream DVD, CD, 3LP   14 listed $11 - $86 View All
Noye's Fludde  Benjamin Britten Noye's Fludde LP, CD   8 listed $10 - $44 View All
Oper Der Welt  Benjamin Britten Oper Der Welt LP   1 listed $10  Details 
Performer  Benjamin Britten Performer CD   1 listed $43  Details 
Peter Grimes  Benjamin Britten Peter Grimes Other, 3LP, CD Box Set, LP, CD   11 listed $12 - $132 View All
  Benjamin Britten Phantasy Quartet LP   2 listed $27 - $31 View All
Piano Concerto  Benjamin Britten Piano Concerto LP, CD   4 listed $7 - $27 View All
The Prodigal Son  Benjamin Britten The Prodigal Son LP, CD   2 listed $1 - $37 View All
  Benjamin Britten Purcell CD Box Set, LP   2 listed $19 - $31 View All
Rejoice In The Lamb  Benjamin Britten Rejoice In The Lamb LP   6 listed $5 - $55 View All
Salute To Percy Grainger  Benjamin Britten Salute To Percy Grainger LP   4 listed $5 - $57 View All
Sankt Nikolaus  Benjamin Britten Sankt Nikolaus LP   1 listed $6  Details 
Schubert Songs  Benjamin Britten Schubert Songs LP   1 listed $10  Details 
Seven Sonnets Of Michelangelo  Benjamin Britten Seven Sonnets Of Michelangelo LP   1 listed $3  Details 
Songs  Benjamin Britten Songs CD   1 listed $35  Details 
St Nicholas  Benjamin Britten St. Nicholas CD   4 listed $25 - $33 View All
  Benjamin Britten St John Passion 3LP   1 listed $49  Details 
Three Canticles  Benjamin Britten Three Canticles LP   1 listed $10  Details 
The Turn Of The Screw  Benjamin Britten The Turn Of The Screw LP Box Set, Laser Disc, 2LP, CD, DVD, Blu-ray   7 listed $16 - $92 View All
Variations On A Theme Of Frank Bridge  Benjamin Britten Variations On A Theme Of Frank Bridge LP, 10"   7 listed $8 - $83 View All
  Benjamin Britten Vocal Works CD   3 listed $19 - $22 View All
War Requiem  Benjamin Britten War Requiem 2LP, 3LP, CD, LP, LP Box Set, 2CD   16 listed $5 - $107 View All
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