The rape of Lucretia (abridged version)

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Title: The rape of Lucretia (abridged version)
Otros títulos: The rape of Lucretia (abridged version)
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Benjamín Britten; English Opera Group Chamber Orchestra; Reginald Goodnall; Peter Pears; Joan Cross
Código CDU: Bri.03
Forma Musical: Opera
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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