Canadian Carnival, Diversions, Scottish Ballad

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Title: Canadian Carnival, Diversions, Scottish Ballad
Otros títulos: An American Overture, Occasional overture
The Building of the House
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Benjamín Britten; Simon Halsey; Cbso Chorus; Sir Simon Rattle; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Código CDU: Bri.03
Forma Musical: Variations, Overture
Abstract: With the arrival of Benjamin Britten on the international music scene, many felt that English music gained its greatest genius since Purcell. A composer of wide-ranging talents, Britten found in the human voice an especial source of inspiration, an affinity that resulted in a remarkable body of work, ranging from operas like Peter Grimes (1944-1945) and Death in Venice (1973) to song cycles like the Serenade for tenor, horn, and strings (1943) to the massive choral work War Requiem (1961). He also produced much music for orchestra and chamber ensembles, including symphonies, concerti, and chamber and solo works. Britten's father was a prosperous oral surgeon in the town of Lowestoft, Suffolk; his mother was a leader in the local choral society. When Benjamin's musical aptitude became evident, the family engaged composer Frank Bridge to supervise his musical education. Bridge's tutelage was one of the formative and lasting influences on Britten's compositional development; Britten eventually ...


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3. Diversions f ... Variation I Recitative.mp3 1:40 2.285Mb Unknown mp3
5. Diversions f ... - Variation III March.mp3 1:18 1.781Mb Unknown mp3
6. Diversions f ... Variation IV Arabesque.mp3 1:48 2.468Mb Unknown mp3
8. Diversions f ... Variation VI Nocturne.mp3 2:00 2.746Mb Unknown mp3
9. Diversions f ... ariation VII Badinerie.mp3 1:23 1.907Mb Unknown mp3
10. Diversions ... riation VIII Burlesque.mp3 1:38 2.254Mb Unknown mp3
11. Diversions ... I, tocata II, cadenza).mp3 2:53 3.949Mb Unknown mp3
12. Diversions ... 1 - Variation X Adagio.mp3 4:01 5.506Mb Unknown mp3
13. Diversions ... XI Finale (Tarantella).mp3 2:25 3.311Mb Unknown mp3
2. Diversions f ... chestra Op. 21 - Theme.mp3 1:17 1.761Mb Unknown mp3
4. Diversions f ... - Variation II Romance.mp3 1:22 1.870Mb Unknown mp3
7. Diversions f ... 21 - Variation V Chant.mp3 1:44 2.374Mb Unknown mp3
Canadian carnival Op. 19 - Completo.wav 13:46 138.8Mb WAV audio wav
An American overture Op. 27 - Completo.wav 10:27 105.5Mb WAV audio wav
Building of the house Op. 79 - Completo.wav 4:55 49.55Mb WAV audio wav
Diversions for ... stra Op. 21 - Completo.wav 22:52 230.8Mb WAV audio wav
Scottish ballad Op. 26 - Completo.wav 15:13 153.5Mb WAV audio wav
Occasional overture Op.38 - Completo.wav 7:12 72.66Mb WAV audio wav

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