Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

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

Suite No. 2, Op. 80 (for solo cello)

(for solo cello)
4:18 I. Declamato. Largo
4:28 II. Fuga. Andante
1:57 III. Scherzo. Allegro molto
5:32 IV. Andante lento
7:18 V. Ciaccona. Allegro
Duration: 22 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1967, Summer (age 53-54)
Premiere: June 17, 1968. Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings, Mstislav Rostropovich
Published: 1969 (age 55-56)
Dedication: Mstislav Rostropovich
4 recordings, 16 videos
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4:31
Truls Mørk
I. Declamato. Largo
4:44
Truls Mørk
II. Fuga. Andante
2:02
Truls Mørk
III. Scherzo. Allegro molto
5:37
Truls Mørk
IV. Andante lento
7:15
Truls Mørk
V. Ciaccona. Allegro
4:24
Pieter Wispelwey
I. Declamato. Largo
3:56
Pieter Wispelwey
II. Fuga. Andante
2:05
Pieter Wispelwey
III. Scherzo. Allegro molto
5:48
Pieter Wispelwey
IV. Andante lento
7:30
Pieter Wispelwey
V. Ciaccona. Allegro
3:45
Paul Watkins
I. Declamato. Largo
4:35
Paul Watkins
II. Fuga. Andante
1:47
Paul Watkins
III. Scherzo. Allegro molto
5:18
Paul Watkins
IV. Andante lento
7:10
Paul Watkins
V. Ciaccona. Allegro
20:09
Rostropovich

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