Benjamin Britten  (1913-1976)
Last updated: 27.10.19
According to The New Penguin Dictionary of Music, Benjamin Britten was an English composer; also pianist (noted particularly as accompanist to Peter Pears) and conductor, chief creator of Aldeburgh Festival and English Opera Group. Pupil of Frank Bridge (from age 12) and later of Ireland; much influenced (e.g. in vocal setting) by Purcell, and had stylistic links with Mahler and Stravinsky. In USA and Canada, 1939-1942. Wrote many operas, ballets, concert works, 3 string quartets and folk arrangements. O.M. 1965; life peer (Lord Britten), 1976.
A "Scherzo" of his has been recorded by David Munrow Ensemble.
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book15.gif  Benjamin Britten (20th-Century Composers) Michael Oliver flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
book15.gif  Benjamin Britten Billy Budd (Cambridge Opera Handbooks) Mervyn Cooke, Philip Reed flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
book15.gif  The Music of Benjamin Britten Peter Evans flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
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Recorder Music CDs:
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cd15.gif The Flautadors Rubbra, Britten: The Complete Recorder Works flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
Recorder Sheet Music
4162966.gifAlpine Suite (D/D/A)smp_logo_88_white.gif
12 pages.
This edition: M060013898.
Arr./Editor: I. Holst
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes (48008874)