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Britten's got talent: The celebrations for the centenary of Benjamin Britten will span the globe

Britten's got talent: The celebrations for the centenary of Benjamin Britten will span the globe | Benjamin Britten | Scoop.it
Who do they think Benjamin Britten is? Mozart? That's the first thought that comes to my mind, gazing at the phenomenal programme of events for the composer's centenary of his birth, which falls in November 2013.

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Why Benjamin Britten's music is ever youthful

Why Benjamin Britten's music is ever youthful | Benjamin Britten | Scoop.it
Benjamin Britten, who never in his life thought of himself as gay, might well be dismayed if he could peer down at how discussion of his life and work has come to be dominated by the matter of his sexuality.

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The dark side of Benjamin Britten

The dark side of Benjamin Britten | Benjamin Britten | Scoop.it

We are only two months into the Britten centenary year and already books, articles and talks (and, of course, performances) swell the flood of existing biographical studies and the six bulky volumes of diaries and letters.


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Benjamin Britten: Known but Not Loved

Benjamin Britten: Known but Not Loved | Benjamin Britten | Scoop.it
He was the 20th century's most successful opera composer, his works—vocal and instrumental—now bringing in more royalties for his publisher than anyone else save Stravinsky.

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The dark side of Benjamin Britten

The dark side of Benjamin Britten | Benjamin Britten | Scoop.it

We are only two months into the Britten centenary year and already books, articles and talks (and, of course, performances) swell the flood of existing biographical studies and the six bulky volumes of diaries and letters.


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