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Britten: Our Hunting Fathers

Duration: 29:12

Britten's Our Hunting Fathers, with its chilling message and allusions to war, it still makes for uncomfortable listening, but it was to prove his first masterpiece.

Former Radio 3 New Generation Artist Ben Johnson (tenor) joins the BBC Philharmonic, conducted by Paul Daniel.

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Afternoon on 3 BBC Philharmonic, 01/03/2013

The BBC Philharmonic in music by Britten, Beethoven, Rossini, Prokofiev and Stravinsky.

First broadcast: 01 Mar 2013

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