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Unknown music by
Benjamin Britten -
heard by
GERALD FENECH

'... first-rate sound complimented by scholarly annotations.'

Britten to America - Music for Radio and Theatre. © 2013 NMC Recordings Ltd

As expected, 2013 was a vintage year for Britten, with many new recordings and a substantial number of re-issues. Still, rare compositions seemed to have been given the cold shoulder, and then, when we had almost given up, this very fine issue came along, albeit at the tail end of the year.

Britten made the hazardous trip from the States back to England in the spring of 1942...

Copyright © 22 January 2014 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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BRITTEN TO AMERICA - MUSIC FOR RADIO AND THEATRE

BENJAMIN BRITTEN

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

UNITED KINGDOM

NMC RECORDINGS

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