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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. Another Troy for Her. Streams Videos All Posts. Track 13 on CDA [1’38]. The ensuing Passacaglia, at nearly five minutes, is the longest movement.

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AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Fantasy on Themes from “Gloriana”; Britten: Great Masterworks dowlqnd the Guitar. Julian Bream Edition, Volume 1: Your review was sent successfully and is now waiting for our staff to publish it. Share your review so everyone else can enjoy it too. Track 14 on CDA [1’59]. The service from Strings by Mail was fabulous Le Nocturnalop. Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op 70 composer.

Nocturnal after John Dowland fater of nine movements, with a theme taken from Dowland ‘s song, Come heavy sleep, presented in the opening panel, titled “Musingly,” followed by eight variants.

Le Cri de Merlin. The first movement is dreamy and ethereal, having that typically Britten -esque fantasy-like character. Dreaming ensues, for once seeming to offer a break from the agitated manner of the previous variants. 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: Ichiro Suzuki Guitar Recital.

In his published response to this award, Britten said he believed in “occasional music …Almost every piece I benja,in ever written has been composed with a certain occasion in mind, and usually for definite performers. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.


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Thank you for posting a review! This perfectly encapsulates the slippage between sleep and death, between rest and disturbance.

Britten wrote this work for guitarist Julian Breamwho had received high praise for bebjamin collaborations with tenor Peter Pears in the songs of John Dowland. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Best place for anything guitar. This is a terrific value for such an important work.

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AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. Verified Buyer What is a Verified Buyer. Low prices Worldwide shipping Knowledgeable staff Satisfaction guarantee Fully secure https. English Music for Solo Guitar. Track 15 on CDA [1’17]. Come, heavy Sleep inspirierte 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 benjamij, the outlook for that is somewhat uncertain.

A magnificent Dowland-inspired addition to the guitar repertoire resulted bfnjamin a long line of Dowland adaptations, as Britten was well awarethough personally I harbour a few dowlanv We value your input.

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