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incidental music of Benjamin Britten

Philip Reed

incidental music of Benjamin Britten

a study and catalogue of his music for film, theatre and radio.

by Philip Reed

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Published by University of East Anglia in Norwich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Britten, Benjamin, -- 1913-1976.

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (Ph.D.), University of East Anglia, School of Art History and Music, 1987.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14591869M

      Kölner Philharmonie – WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln plays Benjamin Britten‘s “The young people’s guide to the orchestra“.Conducted by: Jukka Pekka Saraste (Chefdirigent). One of the most well-known orchestral works written especially for the young listener is The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra; a musical composition by English composer, conductor and pianist Benjamin Britten.   The Purcell Collection - Realizations by Benjamin Britten: 45 Songs Medium/Low Voice by Benjamin Britten, Richard Walters, et al. | Jun 1, out of 5 stars 2.

      Benjamin Britten: A Life in the Twentieth Century by Paul Kildea – review Britten's work contains flashes of genius, but these cannot compensate .   Britten worked as a composer for the BBC, writing incidental music for radio broadcasts aimed at encouraging further US participation in the war, and at the same time began to compose his Suffolk opera—Peter Grimes, which was premiered a few months after the war ended in June It had been commissioned by Serge Koussevitzky and originally.

    Britten wrote a setting of the poem for chorus and instrumental group as part of his incidental music for the first production of The Ascent of F6 in , and later arranged it for solo voice and piano in a collection of settings of Auden poems under the title Cabaret y: UK.   I. The King and Sir Bedivere II. Elaine Asleep III. The Banqueting Hall at Westminster IV. The Queen's Tower at Night V. Battle Scene VI. Arthur's Passage to Avalon. Performed by .


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Incidental music of Benjamin Britten by Philip Reed Download PDF EPUB FB2

But the present pairing, which includes incidental music from ‘The Tempest’, is one not only of special interest but of quite remarkable quality, as will be explained below. Taking ‘The Fairy Queen’ first, we get the majority of Purcell's music, but radically re-organised and in places re-scored by Britten.5/5(2).

If you are looking for an excellent, well-recorded performance of Britten's well-known incidental music for Peter Grimes, in an offbeat coupling, look no further. The "Four Sea Interludes" and "Passacaglia" are given vigorous, virtuosic play here/5(12).

Description. The British composer Benjamin Britten wrote the incidental music for W H Auden and Christopher’s Isherwood’s play The Ascent of manuscript fragment shows the music Britten composed for Auden’s song ‘Funeral Blues’, better known by its first line ‘Stop all the clocks’.

Auden and Britten, a creative partnership. Music History – Learn about the lives of Benjamin Britten. the piece ends, just like a reader is able to state the overall theme of a book after completion.

The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra is a musical composition by Benjamin Britten. Books & Gifts. Accessories & Instruments Biographies & Reference Books Merchandise Britten, Benjamin. The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (taken from the incidental music to Abdelazer) at the height of the fugue is surely one of the great moments in 20th-century music.

Of their music, Britten’s early on achieved, and has maintained, wider international circulation. An exceedingly practical and resourceful musician, Britten worked with increasing determination to recreate the role of leading national composer held during much of his own life by Vaughan Williams, from whom he consciously distanced himself.

Premiered on 5 May at Brander Matthews Hall, New York. Published by Faber Music. Peter Grimes, Op. Opera in a prologue and three acts, '.

Libretto by Montagu Slater, after the poem The Borough by George Crabbe. Premiered on 7 June at Sadler's Wells, London. Published by Boosey & Hawkes. Benjamin Britten was the founder of Faber Music, to whom he gave all his later works. 22 November marks the centenary of his birth and Faber Music, together with performers and boadcasters all round the world are marking the occasion.

music by Benjamin Britten; L'Assassinat du Duc de Guise (aka La Mort du duc de Guise; Henri Lavedan, ) music by Camille Saint-Saëns, Op. ; this was music for a film, not a staged play as such, and is generally considered one of the world's first film scores; As You Like It (William Shakespeare, c.

) music by Roger Quilter. Benjamin Britten. SONGS & INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC The Tempest (excerpts)* Sonata for Trumpet and Strings (ed. Dart, Tilmouth)* The Virtuous Wife* What shall I do.

(Dioclesian)* Ciacona in G minor (ed. Dart)* Jennifer Vyvyan, soprano William Herbert, tenor Hervey Alan, bass Dennis Egan, trumpet Philomusica of London Anthony Lewis *FIRST CD RELEASE ON.

The founding composer of Faber Music, Benjamin Britten is a central figure in this history of British music. Blessed with tremendous imagination and facility he composed across all genres, though vocal music was always a central preoccupation.

Two artists inspired by Roman Britain were WH Auden and Benjamin Britten. InAuden's radio play Hadrian's Wall was broadcast from Newcastle, with incidental music by the : Charlotte Higgins.

The book examines from various viewpoints Britten's War Requiem, written in to celebrate the consecration of the new Coventry Cathedral and uniting the famous anti-war poetry of Wilfred Owen with the Latin Requiem Mass.

Britten's and Owen's pacifist beliefs are compared, and the chronology of the compositional process unraveled from documentary and manuscript by: 6. But the libretto’s author and Benjamin Britten turn this simple and sad story into a remarkably meaningful tale about man and his fate, consequently about woman and her fate.

First the story is built on two groups of people. On one hand three men, two generals and one prince. Note the three men are connected by their military service/5(2). 22 The excellent Catalogue Raisonné of Britten's incidental music in A Britten Source Book compiled by Evans, John, Reed, Philip, and Wilson, Paul (The Britten Estate Ltd., ) pp.

–draws our attention to three scores in particular to which we must hope the BBC will turn their attention next: King Arthur (); The Company of Cited by: 1. Benjamin Britten () When Benjamin Britten died on December 4,apparently he was worried that he would be forgotten.

It is clear that this fear was unwarranted: Britten’s compositions in all genres remain in the canon. In particular his operatic legacy is a lasting one. Benjamin Britten (), England / Angleterre - Four Sea Interludes from "Peter Grimes", Op. 33a I. Dawn II. Sunday Morning III. Moonlight IV. Henry Purcell, Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears (Sir.) Edition: reprint: Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Length: 61 pages: Subjects: Incidental music Operas Songs (High voice) with piano Songs (Medium voice) with piano: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

Benjamin Britten has books on Goodreads with ratings. Benjamin Britten’s most popular book is War Requiem, Opus Missing: incidental music.

50+ videos Play all Mix - H. Purcell: Abdelazer (Z ) - The Complete Incidental Music / Christopher Hogwood YouTube Purcell - 10 Sonatas in Four Parts -. Sir Peter Pears-Gustav John Shirley-Quirk--Traveller, Fop, Gondolier, Hotel Manager, Barber, Dionysus James Bowman--Apollo Kenneth Bowen--Hotel Porter Steuart Bedford--Conductor English Chamber.InBritten, then living in America, came across an article by the novelist r on the Suffolk poet George Crabbe, an encounter that was a decisive factor in Britten.Benjamin Britten Complete works.

Benjamin Britten Masterpieces Instrumental music. Incidental music. Work for choir (32) Song, lied (25) Opera (16) Work for soloist (11) Work for chamber orchestra (18) Work for orchestra (13) Work for orchestra with soloist (7) 8 books of Folksong Arrangements. Work composed for voice, piano, guitar and.