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Sunday Morning Britten

Suzy Klein presents live music and conversation with Britten biographer Paul Kildea, focusing on the performers and composers who inspired Britten.

More music and conversation live from Snape Maltings as part of the Britten 100 weekend as Suzy Klein is joined by Britten biographer Paul Kildea, tenor Ben Johnson and guitarist Sean Shibe. As well as hearing from local voices about how Aldeburgh has changed over the years, and what's good for a Suffolk brunch, she'll be finding out about the performers and composers who inspired Britten's own music, including:

Grainger
Scotch Strathspey and Reel
Ambrosian Singers
English Chamber Orchestra
Benjamin Britten (conductor)

LIVE
Britten: 'Sailor-boy', 'Bonny at Morn', 'The Shooting of his Dear' (Folksong Arrangements, Vol. 6 England)
Ben Johnson (tenor)
Sean Shibe (guitar)

Schumann: Adagio and Allegro in A flat, Op 70
Dennis Brain (horn)
Benjamin Britten (piano)

Bridge: The Sea
English Chamber Orchestra
Benjamin Britten (conductor)

Britten: Hymn, Sonnet and Epilogue (Serenade for tenor, horn and strings)
Peter Pears (tenor)
Dennis Brian (horn)
Boyd Neel String Orchestra
Benjamin Britten (conductor)

LIVE
Britten: Songs from the Chinese
Ben Johnson (tenor)
Sean Shibe (guitar).

1 hour, 57 minutes

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Sun 24 Nov 2013 09:00

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