Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

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

Suite No. 1, Op. 72 (for solo cello)

(for solo cello)
2:42 I. Canto primo. Sostenuto e largamente
4:13 II. Fuga. Andante moderato
2:56 III. Lamento. Lento rubato
1:15 IV. Canto secondo. Sostenuto
2:26 V. Serenata. Allegretto pizzicato
3:51 VI. Marcia. Alla marcia moderato
2:23 VII. Canto terzo. Sostenuto
3:06 VIII. Bordone. Moderato quasi recitativo
3:22 IX. Moto perpetuo e Canto quarto. Presto
Duration: 20 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1964 (age 50-51)
Premiere: June 27, 1965. Aldeburgh Festival. Mstislav Rostropovich
Dedication: Mstislav Rostropovich
3 recordings, 21 videos
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2:24
Paul Watkins
I. Canto primo. Sostenuto e largamente
3:56
Paul Watkins
II. Fuga. Andante moderato
2:51
Paul Watkins
III. Lamento. Lento rubato
1:07
Paul Watkins
IV. Canto secondo. Sostenuto
2:22
Paul Watkins
V. Serenata. Allegretto pizzicato
3:30
Paul Watkins
VI. Marcia. Alla marcia moderato
2:13
Paul Watkins
VII. Canto terzo. Sostenuto
3:09
Paul Watkins
VIII. Bordone. Moderato quasi recitativo
3:16
Paul Watkins
IX. Moto perpetuo e Canto quarto. Presto
3:19
Pieter Wispelwey
I. Canto primo. Sostenuto e largamente
4:50
Pieter Wispelwey
II. Fuga. Andante moderato
3:09
Pieter Wispelwey
III. Lamento. Lento rubato
1:34
Pieter Wispelwey
IV. Canto secondo. Sostenuto
2:27
Pieter Wispelwey
V. Serenata. Allegretto pizzicato
4:39
Pieter Wispelwey
VI. Marcia. Alla marcia moderato
2:47
Pieter Wispelwey
VII. Canto terzo. Sostenuto
3:04
Pieter Wispelwey
VIII. Bordone. Moderato quasi recitativo
3:52
Pieter Wispelwey
IX. Moto perpetuo e Canto quarto. Presto
9:44
Julian Lloyd Webber
(part 1 of 3)
5:44
Julian Lloyd Webber
(part 2 of 3)
8:54
Julian Lloyd Webber
(part 3 of 3)

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