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Britten through the eyes of…Julius Drake

Photo (c) Sim Canetty-Clarke Can you remember your first encounter with Britten’s music? I think my first encounter with Britten’s music must have been when I went to play on the Britten-Pears courses. I actually went to play as part … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – What is a Canticle?

Antechapel window, Robinson College Chapel, Cambridge, 1978-80 by John Piper. (c) The Piper Estate As Listening to Britten approaches another important area of the composer’s output, I thought it would be useful to get some context on what constitutes a … Continue reading

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