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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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. 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.

Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. Home News Contacts Copyright. The fourth movement, “Uneasy,” maintains the nervous, dark mood with ponderous music that lurches ahead at times and stalls at others.

Nocturnal after John Dowland – Reflections on Come Heavy Sleep

Track 16 on CDA [6’53]. Come, heavy Sleep inspira Britten. Track 13 on CDA [1’38]. This piece will present an enjoyable challenge to the advancing classical guitarist.


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Thank you for posting a review! Verified Reviewer What is a Verified Reviewer. Another Troy for Her. The definite performer Britten had in brittej for the Nocturnal after John Dowland was lutenist and guitarist Julian Bream and the occasion was the Aldeburgh Festival of the same year Britten received the Aspen awardfor which Britten wanted to compose a big piece for Bream to perform.

Programmatic in nature, the Nocturnal after John Dowland is atter, probably of insomnia, ending in the oblivion of the heavy sleep invoked by Dowland.

The two succeeding panels, titled “Very agitated” and “Restless,” respectively, are lively and tense, with oncturnal latter less energetic, less driven, but more ominous and threatening. Fantasy on Themes from “Gloriana”; Britten: The middle panel, “March-like,” despite its title, also brims with tension, but Britten xowland a touch of humor in the quirky pacing and oafish character of the melodic material. Mark Padmore is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest tenors working today.

AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Here the spirit of Dowland is most evident in the simpler writing and songful character of the music.

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Share on facebook twitter tumblr. But it, too, gradually divulges a restless spirit, despite its slow pacing and ethereal character. This is a terrific value for such an important work. The service from Strings by Mail was fabulous Please click on the link in the confirmation email we just sent you to submit your question. See what people are saying about. Click track numbers above to select. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. Jazz Latin New Age. The closing panel, “Slow and quiet,” continues without pause and at last presents a serene and tranquil mood.

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Thank you for posting a question! We value your input. Julian Bream Edition, Aftet 1: Was this review helpful? The quality of the publication is excellent in terms of print stock and clarity. Britten had previously used music by Dowland, whom he greatly admired, in Lachrymae: 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.

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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!

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