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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A 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! Streams Videos All Posts. Julian Bream Edition, Volume 1: Sexy Trippy All Moods. Best place for anything guitar.

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Nocturnal after John Dowland, for guitar, Op. 70

The Lion And The Lute: Verified Reviewer What is a Verified Reviewer. Track 10 on CDA [0’43]. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. 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.


The theme, John Dowland’s Come, heavy sleep, emerges in complete form only at the close of the eight variations, with each variation having some distorted feature of the theme or its accompaniment.

Nocturnal after John Dowland consists 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. It is also, not surprisingly, the most multifaceted, but again the sense of restiveness dominates.

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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. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. The Blue Guitar; Britten: 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 15 on CDA [1’17].

A Tribute to Benjamin Britten. Fantasy on Themes from “Gloriana”; Britten: The middle panel, “March-like,” uohn its title, also brims with tension, but Britten adds a touch of humor in the quirky pacing and oafish character of the melodic material.

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Thank you for posting a question! The song upon which the work is based is No. The service nohn Strings by Mail was fabulous Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. But it, too, gradually divulges a restless spirit, despite its slow pacing and ethereal character. Come, heavy Sleep inspirierte Britten.

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The seventh movement, “Gently rocking,” brims with energy in descending repeating notes that seem nervously in search of something. Share your review so everyone else can enjoy it too. Track 16 on CDA [6’53]. Share on facebook twitter tumblr.

Drinking Hanging Out In Love. This piece will present an dpwland challenge to the advancing classical guitarist. Track 9 on CDA [2’10]. A Verified Buyer is a user who has purchased the reviewed product through our store. Mark Padmore is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest tenors working today.

Track 11 on CDA [1’37]. Introspection Late Night Partying. Benjamin Britten Collector’s Edition.