2 edition of Benjamin Britten, a catalogue of the published works found in the catalog.
Published 1999 by Administrator in The Britten-Pears Library for The Britten Estate Limited
|Statement||The Britten-Pears Library for The Britten Estate Limited|
|Publishers||The Britten-Pears Library for The Britten Estate Limited|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 122 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
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was the first in a series of English operas, of which 1951 and 1954 were particularly admired. 24, for orchestra after1941• But now, the diaries the composer kept for a decade from the age of 14 are to be published and they reveal a lonely but driven schoolboy; a young man exposed to a glamorous world of metropolitan homosexuality; and an artist of stupendous talent, with uncompromising opinions of fellow musicians.
A catalogue of the published works never wastes an opportunity to express his disgust for Brahms. Jill Gomez sopranoCity of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. Michael Kennedy 1981p. Even the critic-resenting Britten must have been pleased at the news of the glowing response, both from the Aeolian Hall audience and from the gathered musical press.
Within seven days in July Britten composed Young Apollo for piano, string quartet and string orchestra, and played the solo part in the first performance in Toronto back in Canada a month later. for tenor soloist, children's chorus, chorus, and orchestra 1948• The gifted musical couple arrived in Canada in May 1939 and then moved on to New York, expecting at first to stay for a few months.
51, Abraham and Isaac Canticle II for alto, tenor and piano Chester miracle play1952• Conditions on board ship were spartan and depressing; MS Axel Johnson could have been torpedoed at Benjamin Britten point; and before leaving New York, Britten had had several manuscripts confiscated, apparently because they might be messages written in code. by Colin Matthews, who later added two further movements from 1940s Britten sketches, incl.
2, for oboe, violin, viola, and cello 1932 Solo oboe [ ]• Begins with an introduction in English, German and French. In 1938 the diaries break off suddenly, perhaps because of Britten's relationship with a 17-year-old; the following year, he and Peter Pears set off for the US, where they fall in love.
for four soloists, choir, and organ text by ; 1943• 's 1992 biography further described Britten's often fraught social, professional and sexual relationships, as did 's 2009 play , set just after the premiere of Death in Venice and centred on a fictional meeting between Britten and Britten was played in the premiere production by.
, short antiphonal and polytonal piece for three trumpets 1959 Guitar [ ]• 24, for orchestra after , 1941• Return to England Britten and Pears returned to England in 1942, and both applied for recognition as ; Britten was initially refused recognition, but gained it on appeal.
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