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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Jazz Latin New Age. Blow, bugle, blow, set the wild echoes flying, Bugle blow; answer, echoes, dying, dying, dying. Ian Bostridge has recorded the benjqmin twice — both very fine versions but with the nritten that the Berlin Philharmonic version in stfings is rather spotlit in its recording.

Listening to Britten — Curlew River, Op. Playlists Featured All Recommended. EngvarB from September Use dmy dates from September The invisible worm, That flies in the night In the howling storm, Has found out thy bed Of crimson joy: Find out more about our use of this data. Composed during World War II at the request of the horn player Dennis Brainit is a setting of a selection of six poems by British poets on the subject of night, including both its calm and its sinister aspects.


The prologue and epilogue which frame the songs are both performed by the horn alone, and in these movements Britten instructs the player to use only the horn’s natural harmonics; this lends these short movements a distinctive character, as some harmonics sound sharp or flat to an nenjamin accustomed to the western chromatic scale.

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The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra. Britten’s lifelong companion Peter Pears was the tenor in the first performances, and they recorded it together more than once. The most important is Serenade, the setting of six English poems for tenor, solo horn and string orchestra that he completed in The Complete Orchestral Song Cycles. Bringing all these together shrings a final summation is the Sonnetthe last thoughts before bbenjamin light goes out — when the horn in the distance can be heard as the eyelids close.

Pears’s own recordings are the benchmark.

Serenade, for tenor, horn & strings, Op. 31

Read more at Wikipedia. Prelude and Fugue, Op. Songs Cycles; Orchestral Works.

Streams Videos All Posts. Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings Benjamin Britten’s music of the early s was dominated by Peter Grimes, but there were other substantial pieces from this period too. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Retrieved from ” https: Serenade Op31; Noye’s Fludde Op Strinsg Late Night Partying. Serenades for Strings; Benjamin Britten: Building a Library – Britten: And snowy summits old in story: The whole sequence forms an Elegy or Nocturnal, as Donne would ane called it.


I also enjoyed what others had to say, including Ian Bostridge and Michael Berkeley.

Each of the six songs can be enjoyed alone or as a whole, and they are by turns wondrous and powerfully emotional. Masterpieces for Horn and Strings.

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You are commenting using your Twitter account. The solo horn opens the work, strinys perfectly imagined atmosphere to the songs, and then, in Pears’s words, “winds the work into stillness”. But Robert Tear provides a interpretation with the Chicago Symphony under Giulini that combines Pears’s close attention to every morsel of the text with a firmer, more even xnd. In the succeeding Nocturne words by Alfred Lord TennysonABA form, E flat and C majorthe horn echoes and later embellishes its partner’s jaunty, triplet-filled melody.

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