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Listening to Britten – Scottish Ballad, Op.26

View across to the island of Mull, (c) Brian Hogwood Scottish Ballad, Op.26 for two pianos and orchestra (July – 27 October 1941, Britten aged 27) Dedication Ethel Bartlett and Rae Robertson Duration 15′ Background and Critical Reception If at … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Mazurka Elegiaca, Op.23 no.2

(c) Brian Hogwood Mazurka Elegiaca, Op.23 no.2 for two pianos (June – July 1941, Britten aged 27) Dedication not known Duration 7′ Audio A clip from the version recorded by Britten with Clifford Curzon. With thanks to Decca. Background and … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Introduction and Rondo Alla Burlesca, Op.23 no.1

(c) Brian Hogwood Introduction and Rondo Alla Burlesca, Op.23 no.1 for piano (October – November 1940, Britten aged 26) Dedication not known Duration 9′ Audio A clip from the version recorded by Britten with Clifford Curzon. With thanks to Decca. … Continue reading

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