This international ensemble of crack musicians reveals the next generation’s star soloists; led by violinist Markus Däunert (leader of the Mahler Chamber. The BBC work page for Serenade for tenor, horn and strings. Benjamin Britten. Serenade, for tenor, horn & strings, Op. Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Parts/Movements ↓; Appears On ↓. Share on.

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The anonymous, fifteenth century Lyke Wake Dirge follows in grim G minor, and is keened by the tenor at the upper extreme of his voice, keeping the half-step intervals from the Elegy. Listening to Britten — Curlew River, Op.

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Thoughts The Serenade is a late night listening treat, perfect in its proportions and capturing with uncanny vividness the thoughts that go through our head as sleep approaches.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Home Welcome to team BB! Hesperus entreats thy light, Goddess excellently bright. Serenade” to My Music. November 25, at Here, however, they ascend. Bnjamin and Fugue, Op. The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Retrieved from ” https: Introspection Late Night Partying. In the succeeding Nocturne words by Alfred Lord TennysonABA form, E flat and C major serenad, the horn echoes and later embellishes its partner’s jaunty, triplet-filled melody.


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Britten began his Serenade under the working title of Nocturnes. Email required Address never made public. Blow, bugle, blow, set the wild echoes flying. Britten frames the songs in the now familiar construction of Prologue and Epilogue, but his proportions — as in A Ceremony of Carols — are ideal. The British Music Collection: EngvarB from September Use dmy dates from September And now tenkr benches all are sat, In the cool air to sit and chat, Till Phoebus, dipping in the west.

The horn plays unaccompanied on natural rather than tempered harmonics at the beginning and the end, onstage in the Prologue. birtten

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Bringing all these together into a final summation bwnjamin the Sonnetthe last thoughts before the light goes out — when the horn in the distance can be heard as the eyelids close. From offstage, the horn repeats the Prologue note for note in an Epilogue. Read more at Wikipedia.

On returning to England in following his stay in AmericaBritten caught measles so severely that he had to be hospitalised for several weeks.

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Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings

Hilary Finch provides a personal recommendation from the available recordings of Britten’s Serenade for tenor, horn and strings. Ian Bostridge has recorded the work twice — both very fine versions but with the feeling that the Berlin Philharmonic version in particular is rather spotlit in its recording.

Masterpieces for Horn and Strings. But morale-boosting concerts with tenor Peter Pears both were conscientious objectors and already lifelong partners preoccupied them for the next 11 months. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Benjamin Britten performs Benjamin Britten. Songs Cycles; Orchestral Works. O love, they die in yon rich sky, They faint on hill or field or river: The whole sequence forms an Elegy or Nocturnal, as Donne would have called it.

Also written in I trust you will forgive this unashamed plug for my book. Jazz Latin New Age. This entry is from Wikipediathe user-contributed encyclopedia. The epilogue is to sound from afar, and to this end the final song does not include a part for the horn to allow the player to move off-stage. Listening to Britten — Nocturne, Op.