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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Track 11 on CDA [1’37].

Programmatic in nature, the Nocturnal after John Dowland is reflective, probably of insomnia, ending in the oblivion of the heavy sleep invoked by Dowland. Share your review so everyone else can enjoy it too. Great Masterworks of the Guitar.

Nocturnal after John Dowland

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Share on facebook twitter tumblr. Track 12 on CDA [1’28]. The Infinite Fabric of Dreams. Track 15 on CDA [1’17].

Genre Chamber Music Classical. Come, heavy Sleep inspira Britten. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Track 13 on CDA [1’38]. 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.


Introspection Late Night Partying. 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.

Jazz Latin New Age. Dreaming ensues, for once seeming to offer a break from the agitated manner of the previous variants. The site is also available in several languages. 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! This perfectly encapsulates the slippage between sleep and death, between rest and disturbance.

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Track 14 on CDA [1’59]. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. But it, too, gradually divulges a restless spirit, despite its slow pacing and ethereal character. Reflections on a song of Beniamin Dowland, a work for viola and piano, reset for viola and orchestra inBritten’s final year.

Benjamin Britten – Nocturnal After John Dowland, Op. 70 For Guitar

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Low prices Worldwide shipping Knowledgeable staff Satisfaction guarantee Fully secure https. A Verified Reviewer is a shopper who has confirmed an email address, or connected a social network with Benjmain, providing an added level of transparency and trust. The first movement is dreamy and nlcturnal, having that typically Britten -esque fantasy-like character.

The theme, John Dowland’s Come, heavy sleep, emerges in complete form only at the close of the eight variations, with each variation having some distorted feature of the theme or its accompaniment. Track 16 on CDA [6’53].

Nocturnal after John Dowland, for guitar, Op. 70

Le Cri de Merlin. AllMusic Featured Composition Noteworthy. The two succeeding panels, titled “Very agitated” and “Restless,” respectively, are lively and tense, with the latter less energetic, bfnjamin driven, but more ominous and threatening.

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The middle panel, “March-like,” despite its title, also brims with tension, but Britten adds a touch of humor in the quirky pacing and oafish character of the melodic material.