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Title
Albert Herring
Composer
Benjamin Britten 1913-1976
Performer
Christopher Gillett  (tenor) Josephine Barstow 1940- (sopraan) Felicity Palmer 1944- (sopraan) Della Jones  (mezzosopraan) Ann Taylor-Morley  (mezzosopraan) Northern Sinfonia
Conductor
Steuart Bedford 1939-2021
Publisher
Naxos, 2007
2 cd's
Recording date
1996
Playing time
02:21:25
EAN
0730099610728
CDR
DCX5268
Placing suggestion
32 - Opera (NBLC) K5 - Opera, operette en andere theatermuziek met vocale inbreng (Flemish music schema)

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About Benjamin Britten

Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten (22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976) was an English composer, conductor, and pianist. He was a central figure of 20th-century British music, with a range of works including opera, other vocal music, orchestral and chamber pieces. His best-known works include the opera Peter Grimes (1945), the War Requiem (1962) and the orchestral showpiece The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (1945).

Born in Lowestoft, Suffolk, the son of a dentist, Britten showed talent from an early age. He studied at the Royal College of Music in London and privately with the composer Frank Bridge. Britten first came to public attention with the a cappella choral work A Boy was Born in 1934. With the premiere of Peter Grimes in 1945, he leapt to international fame. Over the next 28 years, he wrote 14 more operas, establishing himself as one of the leading 20th-century composers in …Read more on Wikipedia

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