This list of compositions includes all the published works by English composer Benjamin Britten with opus number. Paul Bunyan Op. 17: Operetta in two acts, 114'. Libretto by W. H. Auden, after the American folktale. Premiered on 5 May 1941 at Brander Matthews Hall, New York. Published by Faber Music. Peter Grimes Op. 33: Opera in a prologue and three acts, 147'. Libretto by Montagu Slater, after the poem The Borough by George Crabbe. Premiered on 7 June 1945 at Sadler's Wells, London.
While on his way to the . our featured composer, Benjamin Britten had two movements of the work confiscated by . This was during World War 2. Finally it was completed on November 22, 1942 the feast day for St. Cecilia and Britten’s 29thBirthday. Other works on this concert at the Choral Dances from Gloriana; The Five Flower Songs, Op 47 and the fabulous work .
Te Deum in C. Benjamin Britten. Luke Bond, Truro Cathedral Choir, Christopher Gray. 2. Jubilate Deo in E flat. 3. Corpus Christi Carol. 4. The Sycamore Tree. 5. A Hymn to the Virgin. 6. Hymn to St Cecilia. Luke Bond, Truro Cathedral Choir, Christopher Gray
opera excerpts prepared in Britten’s lifetime: choral. from Paul Bunyan, 1941. from Peter Grimes, 1945. from The Little Sweep, 1949. from Noye’s Fludde, 1958. Opera excerpts: Solo voice with accompaniment. She was determined that he should succeed and controlled his life rigorously until her death in 1937. She was clearly the centre of his emotional world. The coincidence of his birthday with St Cecilia’s day must have seemed a good omen for her ambitious dream of his becoming ‘the fourth B’: like many aspects of the composer’s childhood, it has been celebrated in Britten lore and literature.
Blest Cecilia: Britten Choral Works - Vol. 1. Harry Christophers & The Sixteen. The Tallis Scholars Sing Thomas Tallis: Spem in alium. Peter Phillips & The Tallis Scholars. Barber: Choral and Organ Works. Cambridge University Chamber Choir & Timothy Brown. Great Hymns of Faith. University of Texas Chamber Singers, Gerre Hancock & James Morrow. Ave Sol Chamber Choir. English Choral Music. Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge & Christopher Robinson.
Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten of Aldeburgh, OM (1913–1976) was a British composer, conductor, and pianist. Britten was born on 22nd November 1913 in Lowestoft in Suffolk, the son of a dentist and a talented amateur musician. He began composing prolifically as a child, and in 1927 began private lessons with Frank Bridge. He also studied, less happily, at the Royal College of Music under John Ireland and with some input from Ralph Vaughan Williams.
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