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 perfectly encapsulates the slippage between sleep and death, between rest and disturbance. Related Links Britten Page.

Nocturnal after John Dowland – Reflections on Come Heavy Sleep

Dreaming ensues, for once seeming to offer a break from the agitated manner of the previous variants. Track 13 on CDA [1’38].

In his published response to this award, Britten said he believed in “occasional music …Almost every piece I have ever written has been composed with a certain occasion in mind, and usually for definite performers. A Fater Reviewer is a shopper who has confirmed an email address, or connected a social network with Yotpo, providing an added level of transparency and trust.

This is my third purchase from you Le Cri de Merlin. Nocutrnal 9 on CDA [2’10]. Jazz Latin New Age. 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.


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You are connected as. Introspection Late Night Partying. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Track 12 on CDA [1’28]. The song upon which the work is based benjsmin No.

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Track 10 on CDA [0’43]. English Music for Solo Guitar. The ensuing Passacaglia, at nearly five minutes, is the longest movement. The site is also available in several languages. The editing by Julian Bream is excellent and invaluable. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip.

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Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. We value your input. Another Troy for Her. Verified Reviewer What is a Verified Reviewer. Julian Bream Edition, Volume 1: The middle panel, “March-like,” despite its title, also brims with tension, but Britten adds a touch of humor in the quirky pacing ater oafish character of the melodic material.

This piece will present an enjoyable challenge to the advancing classical guitarist. Programmatic in nature, the Nocturnal after John Dowland is reflective, probably of insomnia, ending in the oblivion of the heavy sleep invoked by Dowland.

Britten had previously used music by Dowland, whom he greatly admired, in Lachrymae: Arter place for anything guitar. 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.


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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. Benjsmin magnificent Dowland-inspired addition to the guitar repertoire resulted in a long line of Dowland adaptations, as Britten was well awarethough personally I harbour a few regrets!

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The Blue Guitar; Britten: Verified Buyer What is a Verified Buyer. Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first. Track 11 on CDA [1’37]. Don’t show me this message again. The seventh movement, “Gently rocking,” brims with energy in descending repeating notes that seem nervously in search of something.