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The Ministrel Boy - Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten - Folk Songs (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. Nov 09,  · First transmitted in , this is an informal concert of traditional English songs given to an audience of friends at the Riverside Studios, London, by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears.
  2. Peter Pears, for whom Benjamin Britten wrote most of his music for the tenor voice, was a highly intelligent singer with a distinctive, and to my ears beautiful, voice. To me, it always sounded as if the boy alto (and I don't know that Pears ever was one) was still present in the voice of the older singer -- a glassy sweetness that was very.
  3. This terrific publication includes 61 songs, combining the contents of the seven published books of Britten folksong arrangements in High and Low Voice editions. Some of the songs have never before been transposed. The songs of Volume 6, for voice and guitar, have been transcribed for voice and piano for this edition.
  4. A much sought-after recording of folksong arrangements, recorded by their creator Britten with his partner, the tenor Peter Pears in & , was one of Decca's most prized recordings. It is now available again in the Eloquence range/5(3).
  5. Peter Pears, for whom Benjamin Britten wrote most of his music for the tenor voice, was a highly intelligent singer with a distinctive, and to my ears beautiful, voice. To me, it always sounded as if the boy alto (and I don't know that Pears ever was one) was still present in the voice of the older singer -- a glassy sweetness that was very /5(7).
  6. Minstrel boy. How sweet the answer. Last rose of summer. Avenging and bright. Oft in the stilly night. Miller of Dee. Ca' the yowes. Plough boy. Folk song arrangements. Responsibility: Peter Pears and Benjamin Britten.
  7. Check out Britten: Folksongs by Sir Peter Pears & Benjamin Britten on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on monmorekyfarebocatecocawoods.xyzinfo

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