Britten, Benjamin 1913-1976
Most widely held works about Benjamin Britten
Most widely held works by Benjamin Britten
Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
418 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 1,846 libraries worldwide
Opera of Benjamin Britten's "Peter Grimes," recorded at the Opernhaus Zurich. Set in a small village in England, the story relates fisherman Peter Grimes' inability to become a part of the community. Because his apprentice has been drowned at sea, he has incurred the wrath and distrust of the townspeople.
War requiem by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
311 editions published between 1942 and 2009 in 10 languages and held by 1,826 libraries worldwide
Recorded at Tanglewood in 1963, and features the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Phyllis Curtin, Tom Krause, the Columbus Boychoir, and the Chorus Pro Musica, with Erich Leinsdorf conducting.
Young person's guide to the orchestra Simple symphony ; Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
272 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 1,553 libraries worldwide
Provides information about the history of the orchestra since its beginnings in the seventeenth century, instruments of the orchestra, and famous composers of classical music.
A ceremony of carols by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
303 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in 10 languages and held by 1,503 libraries worldwide
Performance of Britten's "Ceremony of Carols," prefaced by a documentary interview with Sir Peter Pears, who discusses the composer's influences and inspiration for the work.
The wonderful world of music by Benjamin Britten ( Book )
19 editions published between 1958 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 1,247 libraries worldwide
A discussion of music, its terminology, history, theory, styles, appreciation, and means used to produce it.
Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
203 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,156 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the moral dilemma of Captain Vere when, in accordance with Admiralty regulations, he must demand the court martial to sentence to death by hanging the innocent seaman who was provoked to strike and kill the villanous master-at-arms.
The turn of the screw by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
240 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,121 libraries worldwide
Benjamin Britten's 1955 opera of Henry James' 1898 novella concerns the demonic possession of two children by a formerly alive governess and butler. Or maybe it's not. What first appears to be a stock ghost story about the struggle between good and evil takes on complex meanings through the medium of Britten's eerie music. The opera is divided into sixteen scenes, fifteen variations on one nine-measure "Screw" theme, so called in part because of its powerful delineation of mounting tension--Peter Bates.
A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
215 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,029 libraries worldwide
An operatic version of Shakespeare's A midsummer's night dream.
Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
219 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 946 libraries worldwide
Albert Herring is a gullible, naive and good-hearted greengrocer. Much to his embarrasment, he is made Village May King when it is discovered that there are no longer any girls with the necessary virtuous qualifications.
Serenade : for tenor solo, horn, and strings, op. 31 by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
82 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 908 libraries worldwide
Spring symphony : for soprano, alto and tenor soli, mixed chorus, boys' choir and orchestra, op. 44 by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
133 editions published between 1939 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 862 libraries worldwide
Spring Symphony for soloists, chorus, boys' choir and orchestra, op.44. Text: various poets / Cantata Academica: Carmen basiliense for soloists, chorus and orchestra, op.62 / Hymn to St.Cecilia for five-part chorus, op.27. Text: W.H.Auden.
Sinfonia da requiem : op. 20 by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
83 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 839 libraries worldwide
Noye's fludde : the Chester miracle play, op. 59, set to music by Benjamin Britten ( )
158 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 828 libraries worldwide
Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
125 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 819 libraries worldwide
Describes the grandeur and shabbiness of Venice in the grip of disease. Portrays the moral and physical degeneration of Aschenbach, the writer whose obsessive and self-devouring pursuit of beauty in the form of the boy Tadzio leads him to humiliation and death.
The rape of Lucretia = Der Raub der Lukrezia, op. 37 : an opera in two acts by Benjamin Britten ( )
231 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 792 libraries worldwide
Un opéra en deux actes sur l'histoire de Lucrèce, cette femme fidèle de la Rome antique qui, violée par Tarquin, ne put supporter ce crime et se poignarda.
Saint Nicolas by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
149 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 781 libraries worldwide
Cantata is scored for tenor solo, main chorus, gallery choir of female voices, piano duet, organ, strings and a percussion group.
Gloriana by Benjamin Britten ( )
139 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 752 libraries worldwide
"Phyllida Lloyd's adaptation for film of the opera which Benjamin Britten wrote for the celebrations of the Queen's coronation in 1953, based on the Opera North revival of a work now recognized to be one of the composer's great achievements"--On container.
Les illuminations, for soprano or tenor voice and string orchestra by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
155 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 711 libraries worldwide
Curlew River by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
127 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Beilage: Production notes and remarks on the style of performing Curlew River by Colin Graham, drawings by Alix Stone, diagrams by Mark Livingston.
Symphony for cello and orchestra, op. 68 by Benjamin Britten ( Recording )
60 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 665 libraries worldwide
Symphony for cello and orchestra, op.68 / Sinfonia da Requiem, op.20 / Cantata misericordium for tenor, baritone, chorus, solo string quartet, piano, harp, timpani and string orchestra, op.69. Text: Patrick Wilkinson.
Art Asia--Orient Auden, W. H.--1907-1973 Bibliography Biography Blake, William,--1757-1827 Britten, Benjamin,--1913-1976 Cantatas, Sacred Carols Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra Christmas music Composers Criticism, interpretation, etc. Diaries Discography Donne, John,--1572-1631 Drama England Folk songs, English Great Britain Music Musical settings Music--Asian influences Music--Instruction and study Operas Operas--Excerpts Operas--Librettos Operas--Scores Operas--Vocal scores with piano Orchestral music Owen, Wilfred,--1893-1918 Passacaglias (Orchestra) Records and correspondence Requiems Rimbaud, Arthur,--1854-1891 Sacred vocal duets with piano Song cycles Songs (High voice) with chamber orchestra Songs (High voice) with orchestra Songs (High voice) with piano Songs (High voice) with string orchestra Songs (Medium voice) with piano String orchestra music String quartets Suites (Orchestra) Suites (Violoncello) Symphonies Symphonies (String orchestra) Variations (Orchestra) Variations (String orchestra)
Benjamin Britten 1913-1976
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Britten, B. (Benjamin), 1913-1976
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Britŭn, B. (Bendzhamin), 1913-1976
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