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Listening to Britten – Fanfare, ‘The Eagle Has Two Heads’

Picture from Amazon The Eagle Has Two Heads – Fanfare for 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, euphonium, E flat bass and percussion (cymbal, side drum) (pre 4 September 1946, Britten aged 32) Dedication not known Duration 1’20” … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Russian Funeral

Photo (c) Ben Hogwood Russian Funeral – known also by Britten as War and death, an impression for brass orchestra – for 4 horns (‘ad lib’), 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba and percussion (24 February – 2 March 1936, Britten … Continue reading

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