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Unknown Britten

Sandrine Piau (soprano), Rolf Hind (piano), Michael Thompson, Richard Watkins, Peter Francomb & Chris Griffiths (horns), Michael Collins (clarinet)

Northern Sinfonia, Thomas Zehetmair

Britten completed but didn't orchestrate the songs - 'Phrase', 'Aube' and 'À une raison'; Matthews matches them finely to the style of Illuminations. While the cycle is often associated with... More…
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Contents

Britten: Les illuminations, Op. 18

  • Orchestrated by Colin Matthews
  • Sandrine Piau (soprano)
  • Northern Sinfonia
  • Thomas Zehetmair

Britten: Rondo Concertante for piano and strings

  • Rolf Hind (piano)

Britten: In memoriam Dennis Brain for 4 horns and strings

  • Michael Thompson, Richard Watkins, Peter Francomb & Chris Griffiths (horns)
  • Northern Sinfonia
  • Thomas Zehetmair

Britten: Untitled Fragment for strings

  • Northern Sinfonia
  • Thomas Zehetmair

Britten: Variations for piano solo

  • Rolf Hind (piano)

Britten: Movements for a Clarinet Concerto for clarinet and strings

  • Realized by Colin Matthews
  • Michael Collins (clarinet)
  • Northern Sinfonia
  • Thomas Zehetmair