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Poetry in Sound – Britten at the British Library

(C) BBC, 2013 The British Library is marking the Britten anniversary with a special exhibition. Poetry In Sound: The Music of Benjamin Britten opens tomorrow in the Library‚Äôs Folio Society Gallery, running from 31 May until 15 September. In that … Continue reading

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Foundations – Britten and Schubert

In an article for the Guardian around his new series The Story of Music, Howard Goodall makes the very believable observation that Schubert invented the modern pop song. He presents a compelling argument, for although Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven were … Continue reading

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