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Setting The Scene – English music in 1930 as Britten goes to college

With Listening to Britten having reached the verge of the composer’s move to the Royal College of Music, it seems an appropriate time for Good Morning Britten to pan out a little and look afresh at the musical climate in … Continue reading

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Setting The Scene – English music in the year of Britten’s birth

Before embarking on its voyage through all of Britten’s works, Good Morning Britten has a look at the musical climate in England in the year of the composer’s birth, 1913. It was to be quite a year for music internationally, … Continue reading

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