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Listening to Britten – Nocturne, Op.60

Moonrise on the Yare (?) by John Crome. Photo (c) Tate Nocturne for tenor, seven obligato instruments and string orchestra, Op.60 (August – September 1958, Britten aged 44) 1 Promethus unbound (excerpt) (Percy Bysshe Shelley) (strings) 2 The kraken (Alfred, … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Lucy

South Pier, Lowestoft – image courtesy of the Malcolm R. White website http://www.maritimelowestoft.co.uk Lucy – song for voice and piano (5 December 1926, Britten aged 13) Dedication Mrs R.V. Britten (Britten’s mother) Text William Wordsworth Language English Duration 1’25” Background … Continue reading

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