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Title: The Company of Heaven Ballad of Heroes Praise We Great Man
Otros títulos: The Company of Heaven Ballad of Heroes Praise We Great Man
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Benjamín Britten; London Philharmonic Choir; Richard Cooke; Christopher Herrick; Cathryn Pope; City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus; Simon Halsey; Robert Tear; Willard White; Alison Hargan; Mary King
Código CDU: Bri.03
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 - 5. The comp ... n scripture - Completo.wav 12:28 125.9Mb WAV audio wav
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