Benjamin Britten: Orchestral Works (Centenary Edition Vol.1) (EMI Classics Audio CD x8)

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Orchestral Works (Centenary Edition Vol.1) (EMI Classics Audio CD x8)

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One of the most innovative and imaginative composers of the 20th century, Benjamin Britten was a master of the orchestral genre. This extensive collection charts the development of Britten’s orchestral voice and features some of his greatest works, including the evocative Four Sea Interludes, the powerful and majestic Sinfonia da Requiem, the virtuosic Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra and the brilliantly colourful ballet score The Prince of the Pagodas.
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Sinfonia da Requiem Op. 20: I. Lacrymosa (Andante ben misurato) - Sinfonia da Requiem Op. 20: II. Dies irae (Allegro con fuoco) - Sinfonia da Requiem Op. 20: III. Requiem aeternam (Andante molto tranquillo) 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a: Dawn 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a: Sunday Morning 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a: Moonlight 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a: Storm Passacaglia from 'Peter Grimes' Op. 33b The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34): Theme The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Woodw The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Woodw The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Woodw The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Woodw The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Strin The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Strin The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Strin The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Strin The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Strin The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Brass The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Brass The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34), Brass The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34): Percu The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34): Fugue Canadian Carnival, Op.19 Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21: Theme - Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21: Var.I Recitative - Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21: Var.II Romance - Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21: Var.III March - Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21: Var.IV Arabesque Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21: Var.V Chant - Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21: Var.VI Nocturne - Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21: Var.VII Badinerie Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21: Var.VIII Burlesque Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21: Var.IX Toccata I - Toccata II - Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21: Var.X Adagio Diversions for piano (left hand) and orchestra, Op.21: Var.XI Tarantella Scottish Ballad, Op.26 An American Overture, Op.27 Occasional Overture, Op.38 The Building of the House - Overture, Op.79 Piano Concerto Op.13: I. Toccata (Allegro molto e con brio) Piano Concerto Op.13: II. Waltz (Allegretto) Piano Concerto Op.13: III. Impromptu (Andante lento) - Piano Concerto Op.13: IV. March (Allegro moderato - sempre alla marcia) Violin Concerto Op. 15 (revised version) (1992 Digital Remaster): I. Moderato con moto Violin Concerto Op. 15 (revised version) (1992 Digital Remaster): II. Vivace - Cadenza - Violin Concerto Op. 15 (revised version) (1992 Digital Remaster): III. Passacaglia (Andante lent Young Apollo, Op.16 Simple Symphony, Op.4: I. Boisterous Bourrée Simple Symphony, Op.4: II. Playful Pizzicato Simple Symphony, Op.4: III. Sentimental Sarabande Simple Symphony, Op.4: IV. Frolicsome Finale Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10: Introduction and Theme Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10: Variation 1: Adagio Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10: Variation 2: March Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10: Variation 3: Romance Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10: Variation 4: Aria italiana Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10: Variation 5: Bourrée classique Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10: Variation 6: Wiener Walzer Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10: Variation 7: Moto perpetuo Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10: Variation 8: Funeral March Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10: Variation 9: Chant Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10: Variation 10: Fugue and Finale Prelude & Fugue, Op.29 Lachrymae, Op.48 Symphonic Suite from Gloraina, Op. 53a: The Tournament Symphonic Suite from Gloraina, Op. 53a: The Lute Song Symphonic Suite from Gloraina, Op. 53a, The Courtly Dances: March Symphonic Suite from Gloraina, Op. 53a, The Courtly Dances: Coranto Symphonic Suite from Gloraina, Op. 53a, The Courtly Dances: Pavane Symphonic Suite from Gloraina, Op. 53a, The Courtly Dances: Morris Dance Symphonic Suite from Gloraina, Op. 53a, The Courtly Dances: Galliard Symphonic Suite from Gloraina, Op. 53a, The Courtly Dances: Lavolta Symphonic Suite from Gloraina, Op. 53a: Gloriana moritura Cello Symphony Op. 68: I. Allegro maestoso Cello Symphony Op. 68: II. Presto inquieto Cello Symphony Op. 68, III. Adagio -: Cadenza Cadenza (Cello Symphony Op. 68) Cello Symphony Op. 68: IV. Passacaglia (Andante allegro) Variations on a Christmas carol, 'Men of Goodwill' Sinfonietta Op. 1: I: Poco presto ed agitato Sinfonietta Op. 1: II: Andante lento Sinfonietta Op. 1: III: Tarantella (Presto vivace) Russian Funeral Suite on English Folk Tunes: 'A time there was...' Op.90: I. Cakes and Ale Suite on English Folk Tunes: 'A time there was...' Op.90: II. The Bitter Withy Suite on English Folk Tunes: 'A time there was...' Op.90: III. Hankin Booby Suite on English Folk Tunes: 'A time there was...' Op.90: IV. Hunt the Squirrel Suite on English Folk Tunes: 'A time there was...' Op.90: V. Lord Melbourne Matinées musicales Op. 24: March Matinées musicales Op. 24: Nocturne Matinées musicales Op. 24: Waltz Matinées musicales Op. 24: Pantomime Matinées musicales Op. 24: Moto perpetuo Soirées musicales Op. 9: March Soirées musicales Op. 9: Canzonetta Soirées musicales Op. 9: Tirolese Soirées musicales Op. 9: Bolero Soirées musicales Op. 9: Tarantella Rossini Suite: I. Allegro brillante - Rossini Suite: II. Allegretto Rossini Suite: III. Allegretto - Rossini Suite: IV. Bolero (Allegro moderato) - Rossini Suite: V. 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