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Listening to Britten – Britain To America, Series II No.13: Where Do We Go From Here?

Iowa in the Pacific; Indiana can be seen in the distance. Image obtained through Wikimedia Commons Britain To America, Series II No.13: Where Do We Go From Here? – Incidental music for alto voice and instrumental ensemble (January 1943, Britten … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Britain in Wartime

The Hallé Orchestra in Bridgewater Hall, Manchester Britain in Wartime – Incidental music for narrator and orchestra, made into a concert suite by Colin Matthews (August 1942, Britten aged 28) Text Norman Dorwin Duration 23′ Background and Critical Reception Recently … Continue reading

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