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Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge

Britten, Benjamin

Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge

for string orchestra, op.10

by Britten, Benjamin

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Published by Boosey & Hawkes Ltd in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBenjamin Britten.
SeriesHawkes Pocket Scores
The Physical Object
Pagination1 miniature score (60p.) ;
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15542875M

Frank Bridge (–) wrote orchestral works as well as chamber music. His students included Benjamin Britten, who championed his teacher's music and paid tribute to him in an internationally renowned orchestral work, Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge. BRITTEN: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (The) / Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge; BRITTEN: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (The) / Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge his Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10, which was written for and performed by the Boyd Neel Orchestra at the Salzburg Festival in the same year.

Notes. The theme is from the second of the Three idylls for string quartet (H 67) by Bridge. The same theme was also used by Britten in for a quite separate and unfinished set of variations for solo piano: see Untitled piece in E minor ().. The work was designed as a character study of Britten's teacher, each section reflecting one side of his personality, and the finale quotes from. BRITTEN: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (The) / Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge by Benjamin Britten. Listen to classical music CDs online.

FRANK BRIDGE () COMPOSER, COURAGEOUS REVOLUTIONARY AND PACIFIST. Frank Bridge and his wife, Ethyl. ORATION. This powerful and gloomy 'Concerto Elegiaco' could hardly be further removed in expression from the other famous British cello concerto completed a decade earlier, the year after the end of the Great Elgar was certainly elegiac in mood but the accent was . The leading record label for classical music in Scandinavia. Get information on artists, composers and new releases and buy CDs & SACDs from the online store.


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Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10, is a work for string orchestra by Benjamin was written in at the request of Boyd Neel, who conducted his orchestra at the premiere of the work at that year's Salzburg was the work that brought Britten to international attention.

Symptomatically, Bridge is still often remembered primarily for privately tutoring Benjamin Britten, who later championed his teacher's music and paid homage to him in the 'Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge' ().

This book, the first detailed, and long-overdue, study of Bridge's music and its relevant socio-cultural and aesthetic Author: Fabian Huss. Bridge privately taught Benjamin Britten, who later championed his teacher's music and paid homage to him in the Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge (), based on a theme from the second of Bridge's Three Idylls for String Quartet ().

However, Bridge was not widely active as a teacher of composition, and his teaching style was. Frank Bridge: A Life in Brief. Pianomusic for the Left Hand Alone. Table of Contents: Top - A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z - Chart.

Compositions. Herbert von Karajan, Philharmonia Orchestra, Benjamin Britten, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Igor Stravinsky - Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge / Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis / Stravinsky: Jeu de Cartes - Music5/5(1).

Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10 Britten wrote this piece in and it was first performed on Augin Salzburg. The work is scored for string orchestra. Performance time is approximately twenty-seven minutes. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's first performances of Britten's Variations on a Theme of Frank BridgeFile Size: 17KB.

Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge for string orchestra, op. 10 Contributor Names Britten, Benjamin -- Solti, Georg -- (former_owner) Book/Printed Material Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge, op.

[Sound recording. Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge Lyrics: Instrumental. This piece was requested of Britten by Boyd Neel, whose string orchestra was playing at the Salzburg Festival in The Double Concerto may not be as tautly constructed as the Sinfonietta, but the material is a lot more melodically appealing, and there’s rather more evidence here of the heightened imagination at work pervasively in the Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge and Les illuminations – especially in the magical ambiguous ending.

Strongly 4/5. Certainly his best-known pupil was Benjamin Britten, who was an year-old prodigy when Bridge met him in Britten retained a great affection for his teacher, and paid tribute to him in the Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, based on the second of the latter's Three Idylls for String Quartet.

Britten was also partly responsible for. The work that catapulted Britten onto the international music scene was written in answer to an eleventh-hour commission from the Boyd Neel Orchestra, which needed a new work to play at the Salzburg Festival.

One of the landmarks of 20th-century string writing, the piece is a character portrait of Britten’s revered teacher, Frank Bridge. The fascinating Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, Op.

10, however, is an important work that helped establish Britten's career, and the Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Henry Purcell), Op. 34, is an indispensable work of genius, thoroughly enjoyable and recommended for children and adults alike.8/ Buy Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge; The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra by Benjamin Britten, Steuart Bedford, London Symphony Orchestra from Amazon's Classical Music Store.

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INTERMISSION / 20 min. BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4 / 32 min. Read more. Program Notes PDF. Artists. Minnesota Orchestra; Paul Watkins, conductor and cello; Fun Facts.

Later Britten remembered his teacher by using one of Bridge’s tunes and making them into a piece of music called Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge. Life.

Bridge was born in Brighton and studied at the Royal College of Music in London from to One of his teachers was Charles Villiers Stanford. Conductor Jeffrey Kahane loves Britten's Variations on a theme by Frank Bridge. He says that it's simultaneously majestic, mysterious, sentimental, hilarious, heartbreaking, dazzlingly cerebral, and in the end, profound.

Frank Bridge studied violin and composition at the Royal College of Music, graduating in A scholarship enabled him to study with Charles Villiers Stanford for four years (). Bridge quickly established a reputation as a gifted violist and conductor.

Inhe played with the Joachim Quartet, and he was a member of the English String Quartet through Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. Var. 1 - Introduction and Theme - Adagio. Britten: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge CHAN About Chandos.

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Frank Bridge, född 26 februari i Brighton, East Sussex, död 10 januari i Eastbourne, East Sussex, var en brittisk tonsättare och violast. Bridge studerade vid Royal College of Music i London – med bl a Charles Villiers Stanford som lärare. Han spelade viola i English String Quartet och andra stråkkvartetter.

Dessutom var han dirigent, ibland som ersättare för Henry Död: 10 januari (61 år), Eastbourne, England.Buy Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis; Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge; Elgar: Introduction and Allegro by Roman Simovic, LSO String Ensemble, Vaughan Williams, Britten, Elgar.

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