Britten - Simple Symphony

Oehms: OC723

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Britten - Simple Symphony

Label:

Oehms

Catalogue No:

OC723

Discs:

1

Release date:

15th Dec 2008

Barcode:

4260034867239

Length:

52 minutes

Medium:

CD (download also available)
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Britten - Simple Symphony


Britten:

Simple Symphony, Op. 4

Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10

Prelude & Fugue for 18 strings, Op. 29


Festival Strings Lucerne, Achim Felder

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Since the foundation of the Festival Strings of Lucerne in 1956, the works of Benjamin

Britten have been among the ensemble‘s core repertoire. These deceptively simple works place high technical demands on the musicians and the orchestra on this recording is more than up to the challenge. These are fresh performances of some very well known compositions.

Benjamin Britten: Simple Symphony, Op. 4

I. Boisterous Bouree

II. Playful Pizzicato

III. Sentimental Sarabande

IV. Frolicsome Finale

Benjamin Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10

Introduction and Theme

Variation 1: Adagio

Variation 2: March

Variation 3: Romance

Variation 4: Aria Italiana

Variation 5: Bouree Classique

Variation 6: Wiener Waltzer

Variation 7: Moto Perpetuo

Variation 8: Funeral March

Variation 9: Chant

Variation 10: Fugue and Finale

Benjamin Britten: Prelude and Fugue, Op. 29

I. Prelude: Grave

II. Fugue: Allegro energico

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