Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten by Arvo Part (pärt) Arvo Part ( pronounced “pairt”) was born in Estonia in Although at that time Estonia was a.
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VAT plus shipping costs. In the past years we have had many losses in the world of music to mourn. Why did the date of Benjamin Britten’s death – 4 December – touch such a chord in me?
During this time I was obviously at the point where I could recognize the magnitude of such a loss. Inexplicable feelings of guilt, more than that even, arose in me.
I had just discovered Britten for myself. Just before his death I began to appreciate the unusual purity of his music – I had had the impression of the same kind of purity in the ballads of Guillaume de Machaut.
And besides, for a long time I had wanted to meet Britten personally – and britgen it would not come to that. It just stands there, neither growing nor decaying. Something has been achieved and it shouldn’t be given up.
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Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten for string orchestra and bell. Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten. Contemporary Music, Study Score Series.