Benjamin Britten

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English composer and pianist, born 22 November, 1913 in Lowestoft (United Kingdom), died 4 December, 1976 in Aldeburgh (United Kingdom). [1] [2]

Benjamin Britten, 1968

Life

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Works for violin or works containing violin

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Solo or Chamber works

  • String quartet in F (1928) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: String quartet in F (1928) [Sheetmusic: String Quartet in F (Britten, Benjamin)(editions)]
  • Two pieces for violin, viola, and piano (1929) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Two pieces for violin, viola, and piano (1929)
  • Rhapsody (1929)
  • Quartettino for string quartet (1930) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Quartettino for string quartet (1930)
  • Two portraits for strings (1930) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Two portraits for strings (1930)
  • String Quartet, in D Major (1931) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: String Quartet, in D Major (1931) [Sheetmusic: String Quartet in D (Britten, Benjamin)(editions)]
  • Double concerto for violin, viola, and orchestra (1932) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Double concerto for violin, viola, and orchestra (1932) [Sheetmusic: Double Concerto for Violin, Viola and Orchestra (Britten, Benjamin)(editions)]
  • Phantasy in F minor for string quintet (1932) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Phantasy in F minor for string quintet (1932) [Sheetmusic: Phantasy in F minor for String Quintet (Britten, Benjamin)(Faber Music)]
  • Three divertimenti (1936) ; Alla marcia (1933) for string quartet Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Three divertimenti (1936) ; Alla marcia (1933) for string quartet [Sheetmusic: Three divertimenti / Alla marcia for string quartet (Britten, Benjamin)(editions)]
  • Sinfonietta for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet in B♭, Bassoon, Horn in F, 1st and 2nd Violins, Viola, 'Cello and Bass, Op. 1 (1935) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Sinfonietta for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet in B♭, Bassoon, Horn in F, 1st and 2nd Violins, Viola, 'Cello and Bass, Op. 1 (1935)
  • Phantasy, quartet for oboe, violin, viola and violoncello, Op. 2 (c. 1935) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Phantasy, quartet for oboe, violin, viola and violoncello, Op. 2 (c. 1935) [Sheetmusic: Phantasy, Quartet in one movement for oboe, violin, viola & cello, Op. 2 (Britten, Benjamin)(editions)]
  • Simple Symphony for String Orchestra, or String Quartet, Op. 4 (1934) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Simple Symphony for String Orchestra, or String Quartet, Op. 4  (1934) [Sheetmusic: Simple Symphony, String Quartet, Op. 4 (Britten, Benjamin)(Chester Music)]
  • Suite for violin and piano, Op. 6 (1935) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Suite for violin and piano, Op. 6 (1935) [Sheetmusic: Three Pieces from the Suite, Op. 6 (Britten, Benjamin)(Boosey & Hawkes)]
  • Reveille, concert study for violin with piano accompaniment (1937) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Reveille, concert study for violin with piano accompaniment (1937) [Sheetmusic: Reveille, concert study for violin and piano, Score and Parts (Britten, Benjamin)(Faber Music)]
  • Concerto No. 1 for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 15 (1940) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Concerto No. 1 for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 15 (1940) [Sheetmusic: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 15 (Britten, Benjamin)(editions)]
  • String Quartet, No. 1, Op. 25 (c. 1942) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: String Quartet, No. 1, Op. 25 (c. 1942) [Sheetmusic: String Quartet No. 1, Op. 25 (Britten, Benjamin)(editions)]
  • String quartet, No. 2, Op. 36 (c. 1946) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: String quartet, No. 2, Op. 36 (c. 1946) [Sheetmusic: String Quartet No. 2, Op. 36 (Britten, Benjamin)(editions)]
  • Gemini Variations, Twelve variations and fugue on an epigram of Kodály, Quartet for two players. Version for two or four players, (Flute, violin, and piano - 4 hands), Op. 73 (1966) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Gemini Variations, Op. 73 (1966) [Sheetmusic: Gemini Variations For Flute, Violin and Piano Duet, Op. 73, Score and Parts (Britten, Benjamin)(Faber Music)]
  • Quartet No. 3, for strings, Op. 94 (c. 1975) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Quartet No. 3, for strings, Op. 94 (c. 1975) [Sheetmusic: String Quartet No. 3, Op. 94 (Britten, Benjamin)(editions)]

Orchestra and string orchestra works

  • Our hunting fathers, symphonic cycle for soprano solo and orchestra (c. 1936) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Our hunting fathers, symphonic cycle for soprano solo and orchestra (c. 1936)
  • Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10 (c. 1938) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10 (c. 1938)
  • Soirées musicales, suite of five movements from Rossini, for orchestra (1938) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Soirées musicales, suite of five movements from Rossini, for orchestra (1938)
  • Ballad of heroes, for tenor (or soprano) solo, chorus and orchestra, Op. 14 (c. 1939) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Ballad of heroes, for tenor (or soprano) solo, chorus and orchestra, Op. 14 (c. 1939)
  • Young Apollo for piano, string quartet and string orchestra, Op.16 (1939) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Young Apollo for piano, string quartet and string orchestra, Op.16 (1939)
  • Les illuminations pour soprano ou ténor et orchestre à cordes, Op. 18 (c. 1940) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Les illuminations pour soprano ou ténor et orchestre à cordes, Op. 18 (c. 1940)
  • Diversions on a Theme For Pianoforte Solo and Orchestra, Op. 21 (1941) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Diversions on a Theme For Pianoforte Solo and Orchestra, Op. 21 (1941)
  • An American overture for orchestra (1941) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: An American overture for orchestra (1941)
  • Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20 (1942) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20 (1942)
  • Matinées musicales, Second suite of five movements from Rossini, for orchestra, Op. 24 (c. 1943) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Matinées musicales, Second suite of five movements from Rossini, for orchestra, Op. 24 (c. 1943)
  • Prelude and Fugue for 18-part String Orchestra, Op. 29 Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Prelude and Fugue for 18-part String Orchestra, Op. 29
  • Serenade for Tenor Solo, Horn and Strings, Op. 31 (1944) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Serenade for Tenor Solo, Horn and Strings, Op. 31 (1944)
  • Occasional overture for orchestra (1946) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Occasional overture for orchestra (1946)
  • Spring symphony for soprano, alto and tenor soli, mixed chorus, boys' choir and orchestra, Op. 44 (c. 1950) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Spring symphony for soprano, alto and tenor soli, mixed chorus, boys' choir and orchestra, Op. 44 (c. 1950)
  • Nocturne. For tenor solo, seven obligato instruments and string orchestra, Op. 60 (1959) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Nocturne. For tenor solo, seven obligato instruments and string orchestra, Op. 60 (1959)
  • Sinfonia concertante For cello solo and orchestra, Op. 68 (1963) Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Sinfonia concertante For cello solo and orchestra, Op. 68 (1963) [Sheetmusic: Symphony for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 68, Full Score (Britten, Benjamin)(Boosey & Hawkes)]
  • Children's Crusade / Kinderkreuzzug, A ballad for children's voices and orchestra, Op. 82 Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Children's Crusade / Kinderkreuzzug, A ballad for children's voices and orchestra, Op. 82
  • Suite on English folk tunes : 'A time there was…' for orchestra, Op. 90 Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Suite on English folk tunes : 'A time there was…' for orchestra, Op. 90
  • Welcome ode for young people's chorus and orchestra, Op. 95 Bibliographic reference link (external) for: Benjamin Britten: Welcome ode for young people's chorus and orchestra, Op. 95

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