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Britten on Record: Schubert: Violin Sonata in A major, D574

Britten on Record: Schubert: Violin Sonata in A major, D574 (BBC Legends) Yehudi Menuhin (violin), Benjamin Britten (piano) Live recording: Aldeburgh Church, Aldeburgh, 27 June 1959 1 Allegro moderato 2 Scherzo 3 Andantino 4 Allegro vivace Audio Clips from the … Continue reading

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Britten on Record: Debussy: Sonata for piano and violin in G minor

Britten on Record: Debussy: Sonata for piano and violin in G minor (BBC Legends) Yehudi Menuhin (violin), Benjamin Britten (piano) Live recording: Aldeburgh Church, Aldeburgh, 27 June 1959 1 Allegro vivo 2 Intermède: Fantasque et léger 3 Finale: Très animé … Continue reading

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Britten on Record: Haydn: Sonata for piano and violin in G major

Britten on Record: Haydn: Sonata for piano and violin in G major (BBC Legends) Yehudi Menuhin (violin), Benjamin Britten (piano) Live recording: Aldeburgh Church, Aldeburgh, 27 June 1959 1 Andante 2 Allegro Audio Clips from the performance can be heard … Continue reading

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Britten on Record: Fauré: La bonne chanson, Op. 61

Britten on Record: Fauré: La bonne chanson, Op. 61 (BBC Legends: Britten The Performer) Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano) Live recording: Aldeburgh Festival – Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh, 15 June 1958 1 Une sainte en son auréole 2 Puisque l’aube … Continue reading

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Britten on Record: Schumann: Liederkreis, Op.39

Britten on Record: Schumann: Liederkreis, Op.39 (BBC Legends: Britten The Performer) Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano) Live recording: Aldeburgh Festival – Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh, 15 June 1958 1 In der Fremde 2 Intermezzo 3 Waldesgespräch 4 Die Stille 5 … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Lachrymae, Op.48a

Marsh harrier (c) Graham Catley, whose rather wonderful blog Pewit can be found here Lachrymae: Reflections on a song of John Dowland op. 48a for viola and orchestra (16 May 1950, arranged February 1976, Britten aged 62) Dedication Cecil Aronowitz … Continue reading

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Britten on Record: Schubert: Die Sterne D939; Nachtviolen D752; Auflösung D807

Britten on Record: Schubert: Die Sterne D939; Nachtviolen D752; Auflösung D807 (BBC Legends: Britten The Performer) Peter Pears (tenor), Benjamin Britten (piano) Live recording: Aldeburgh Festival – Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh, 15 June 1958 Die Sterne D939 Nachtviolen D752 Auflösung D807 … Continue reading

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