Tag Benjamin Britten

Britten - Aaron Haas and Anastasia Malliaras

Haas and Malliaras Perform Sailor Boy by Britten

Aaron Haas (guitar) and Anastasia Malliaras (voice) performing Benjamin Britten’s folksong arrangement “Sailor Boy”. Hass is playing a classical guitar built by German Vazquez Rubio. This comes via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube channel. I love these folksongs by Britten and we…

Marcin Dylla plays Nocturnal by Britten

Marcin Dylla plays Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70 by English composer Benjamin Britten (1913–1976). This comes via the fantastic Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. Here Dylla is playing a Gabriele Lodi Torres Guitar Model Spruce  Britten was a central figure 20th-century British classical…

Xuefei Yang Plays Nocturnal by Britten

The amazing Chinese guitarist Xuefei Yang plays Nocturnal After John Dowland, Op.70 by English composer Benjamin Britten at the Boston Guitarfest 2015. This comes via their YouTube where the great vids are getting pumped out at alarming rates. Nocturnal was composed…

Nocturnal after John Dowland, op. 70 by Benjamin Britten

Nocturnal after John Dowland, op. 70 by Benjamin Britten These posts explore famous works of the past and present. You might enjoy the history and video performances, or this might be a good way for students to become familiar with the famous works.…

Full Recital by Jorge Caballero (over one hour)

Nice! Over one hour of Jorge Caballero playing in São Paulo, Brasil for the 4º Festival Internacional Leo Brouwer. I really like Jorge’s playing, he has chops to burn and I love his daring transcription.  My only complaint would be that the fast…

A Guitar Recital by Julian Bream

The legendary guitarist Julian Bream gives a recital of Bach, Villa-Lobos, Albeniz, and Britten. BBC 2, 1978 at Old Wardour Castle. 49 mins of video. What a treat. Video Link: 

Paul Galbraith plays Nocturnal by Britten

An excellent recording and performance of one of the seminal works of the 20th century. Paul Galbraith – Nocturnal aft J Dowland Op. 70 Britten. FYI, the piece composed in 1963 by English composer Benjamin Britten was written for guitarist Julian…