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Listening to Britten – Plymouth Town

(c)Ben Hogwood Plymouth Town – ballet for small orchestra (12 August – 22 November 1931, Britten aged 17) Dedication not known Duration 26′ Background and Critical Reception Plymouth Town is Britten’s first stage work – and marks a watershed for … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Two Psalms

Wimborne Minster window detail (c) Ben Hogwood Two Psalms – for mixed choir and orchestra (8 July – 26 December 1931, Britten aged 17-18) 1 Psalm 130 (Out from the deep) 2 Psalm 150 (Praise ye the Lord) Dedication not … Continue reading

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