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Benjamin Britten: The Beauty of Loneliness and of Pain

7 pm Monday, Jan. 13, on WILL-FM: Special presentation. See what's on the program.

Benjamin Britten

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Benjamin Britten – The Beauty of Loneliness and of Pain

Excerpts from the following: Frank Bridge Variations (English Chamber Orch./Steuart Bedford)
Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra (LSO/MTT)
Billy Budd (Peter Pears; LSO/Britten)
Cello Symphony (Mstislav Rostropovich; ECO/Britten)
Peter Grimes (Peter Pears; Royal Opera House Orch. and Chorus/Britten)
Enter Spring (New Philharmonia Orch./Britten)
String Quartet No. 1 (Sorrel Quartet); Death in Venice (Peter Pears; ECO/Britten)
Quartet No. 3 (Belcea Quartet)
War Requiem; A Boy was Born;Our Hunting Fathers; The Rape of Lucretia; The Prince of the Pagodas; Spring Symphony; Albert Herring; Curlew River; Night Mail; On This Island; Michelangelo Sonnets; Paul Bunyan; Winter Words; The Turn of the Screw; Owen Wingrave