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Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Nationality: English
Born: November 22, 1913, Lowestoft Died: December 4, 1976, Aldeburgh (age 63)

Phantasy Quartet in f minor, Op. 2

(for oboe, violin, viola and cello)
Andante alla marcia - Allegro giusto - Con Fuoco - Tempo I - Andante alla marcia
Duration: 14 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1932 (age 18-19)
Note: Composed for the renowned British oboist Leon Goossens, the phantasy brought Britten national and international attention as it was performed on the BBC (1933) and at the annual International Society of Contemporary Music Festival (1934).
11 recordings, 11 videos
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