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Title: Piano Music
Otros títulos: Piano Music
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Benjamín Britten; Stephen Hough
Código CDU: Bri.03
Forma Musical: Variations (Piano), Mazurka
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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5. I. There cha ... - Poco allegro vivace.mp3 1:57 2.677Mb Unknown mp3
1. I. Holiday d ... - Early morning bathe.mp3 2:03 2.826Mb Unknown mp3
2. II. Holiday diary Op. 5 - Sailing.mp3 5:11 7.117Mb Unknown mp3
3. III. Holiday diary Op. 5 - Funfair.mp3 2:40 3.654Mb Unknown mp3
4. IV. Holiday diary Op. 5 - Night.mp3 6:44 9.243Mb Unknown mp3
6. II. There ch ... Poco andante grazioso.mp3 2:08 2.937Mb Unknown mp3
7. III. There c ... to e molto capriccioso.mp3 2:59 4.091Mb Unknown mp3
9. From sonatina romantica - Moderato.mp3 4:39 6.393Mb Unknown mp3
10. From sonatina romantica - Nocturne.mp3 2:52 3.943Mb Unknown mp3
12. I. Five waltzes - Rather fast and nervous.mp3 1:11 1.631Mb Unknown mp3
13. II. Five waltzes - Quick (with wit).mp3 1:39 2.263Mb Unknown mp3
14. III. Five waltzes - Dramatic.mp3 1:42 2.343Mb Unknown mp3
15. IV. Five waltzes - Rhythmic (Not fast).mp3 3:32 4.846Mb Unknown mp3
16. V. Five wal ... ons (Quiet and simple).mp3 2:52 3.929Mb Unknown mp3
17. Two lullabies - Lullaby.mp3 3:17 4.505Mb Unknown mp3
18. Two lullabi ... for a retired colonel.mp3 2:19 3.186Mb Unknown mp3
20. Introductio ... .23 N°1 - Introduction.mp3 3:24 4.658Mb Unknown mp3
21. Introductio ... - Rondo alla burlesca.mp3 5:43 7.853Mb Unknown mp3
Holiday diary Op. 5 - Completo.wav 1:05:55 332.8Mb WAV audio wav
There character pieces - Completo.wav 136.1Mb WAV audio wav
Night piece (Notturno) - Completo.wav 5:10 52.21Mb WAV audio wav
From sonatina romantica - Completo.wav 7:27 75.21Mb WAV audio wav
Twelve variations on a theme - Completo.wav 8:39 87.31Mb WAV audio wav
Five waltzes - Completo.wav 10:42 107.9Mb WAV audio wav
Two lullabies - Completo.wav 5:28 55.25Mb WAV audio wav
Mazurka elegiaca Op.23 N°2 - Completo.wav 8:11 82.62Mb WAV audio wav
Introduction & ... a Op.23 N°1 - Completo.wav 9:02 91.22Mb WAV audio wav

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