Britten


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major English composer of the 20th century

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The project marked the beginning of a professional association between the artist, Britten and the tenor Peter Pears (1910-86) that would include two further productions: a recording of Schubert's song cycle Winterreise and Owen Wingrave, an opera Britten composed specifically for television.
Britten was a fine composer, whose important works highlighted the pain of isolation that was the hallmark of the 20th century and continues to blight the lives of many in the 21st.
Not that Britten is everyone's cup of tea, as shown by clumps of empty seats in what was, still, a respectably busy Philharmonic Hall.
Benjamin Britten Clive House Prep School in 1938 when John Britten (Robert''''s son and Benjamin''''s nephew) was there (front row, far left).
It's clear to see why Britten is seen as one of the best, and is one of the most successful opera composers of the 20th Century.
The great Jascha Heifetz declared it to be unplayable and, although Britten revised and cut some flashier passages, the solo part is still very demanding - but Byers handled all the triple-stopping and left hand pizzicato with complete assurance.
Arguably the most important category, and one in which indisputably impressive compositional standards are virtually assured, is the small but fascinating body of mature songs that Britten wrote for his well-known song cycles, but chose not to include in their definitive formats.
Before receiving it, Britten was "down to 56kg and deteriorating rapidly".
Married Britten, now 54, is known to have abused at least 23 patients over 20 years.
Felsenfeld's book is divided into three main sections: the first is devoted to the separate lives of Britten and Barber, the second to short essays and the third--the most extensive and original by far--to listening and analysis.
A full-length budget Naxos music CD makes the perfect pairing accompaniment to New York composer/music writer Daniel Felsenfeld's dual biographical sketch Britten And Barber: Their Lvies And Their Music.
Benjamin Britten and Samuel Barber, two 20th century composers with romantic sensibilities, will be in the spotlight Thursday and Friday in a mini-festival presented by the Oregon Festival of American Music.
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