Britten came of age in 1934, the year in which Elgar, Holst and Delius died. He rapidly dragged British music into another era – his own. Read the full biography.
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Britten – 10 Essential Recordings
New to Britten? Here's a list of the top 10 recordings to help start your collection...
- Peter Grimes
- War Requiem
- The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
- A Ceremony of Carols
- The Turn of the Screw
- Cello Suites
- Billy Budd
- String Quartets
- Death in Venice
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