Benjamin Britten in the ‘s. What better piece to start us off in this new category than Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70 by Benjamin. Check out Benjamin Britten – Nocturnal after John Dowland Op. 70 – IV. Uneasy ( Classical Guitar) by Mattias von Wachenfeldt on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free. Benjamin Britten. Nocturnal after John Dowland. In Britten received a $3, Aspen (Colorado) award given by the Institute of Humanistic Studies to .
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This is a terrific value for such an important work. The ensuing Joun, at nearly five minutes, is the longest movement. Britten wrote this work for guitarist Julian Breamwho had received high praise for his collaborations with tenor Peter Pears in the songs of John Dowland. Britten had previously used music by Dowland, whom he greatly admired, in Lachrymae: The first movement is dreamy and ethereal, having that affer Britten -esque fantasy-like character.
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The editing by Julian Bream is excellent and invaluable. Here the spirit of Dowland is most evident in the simpler writing and songful character of the music. This piece will present an enjoyable challenge to the advancing classical guitarist.
Come, heavy Sleep inspirierte Britten. See what people are saying about. The Blue Guitar; Britten: The definite performer Britten had in mind for the Nocturnal after John Dowland was lutenist and guitarist Julian Bream and the occasion was the Aldeburgh Festival of the same year Britten received the Aspen awardfor which Britten wanted to compose a big piece for Bream to perform.
But it, too, gradually divulges a restless spirit, despite its slow pacing and ethereal character. Julian Bream Edition, Volume 1: Thank you for posting a question!
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Benjamin Britten – Nocturnal After John Dowland, Op. 70 For Guitar
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Reflections on a song of John Dowland, a work for viola and piano, reset for viola and orchestra inBritten’s final year. I write music, now, in Aldeburgh, for people living there, and further afield, indeed for anyone who cares to play it or listen to it. The service from Strings by Mail was fabulous Fantasy on Themes from “Gloriana”; Britten: We should aim at pleasing people today as seriously as we can, and letting the future look after itself…I do not write for posterity – in any case, the outlook for that is somewhat uncertain.
Genre Chamber Music Classical.
Nocturnal after John Dowland – Reflections on Come Heavy Sleep
Track 16 on CDA [6’53].
Come, heavy Sleep inspira Britten. The site is also available in several languages. Related Links Britten Page. It is also, not surprisingly, the most multifaceted, but again the sense of restiveness dominates. Le Cri de Merlin. A Tribute to Benjamin Britten. Briten show me this message again.
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