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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 – Frühlingsnacht

(c) Ben Hogwood Frühlingsnacht – arrangement of Schumann’s song, Op.39 no.12, for voice and orchestra (June 1942, Britten aged 28) Text Joseph Eichendorff Dedication not known Duration 1’30” Background and Critical Reception Another arrangement of Britten’s for voice and small … Continue reading

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