Benjamin Britten, a brief introduction

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<p>Benjamin Britten circa 1949.</p>

Listen through the weekend for the music of Benjamin Britten on CPR Classical, including:

Thursday, Nov. 21
7p: String Quartet No. 3, Op. 94, & “Perpetual Motion” from Suite, Op. 6

Friday, Nov. 22
6a: Peter Grimes: 4 Sea Interludes: Dawn & Sunday Morning
11a: Hymn to Saint Cecilia
3p: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
5p: Simple Symphony
8p: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge

Saturday, Nov. 23
8a: Gloriana: Courtly Dances
2p: Cello Sonata
9p: War Requiem

Sunday, Nov. 24
6a: Festival Te Deum & 2 Sacred Songs
7a: Rejoice in the Lamb, Antiphon & A.M.D.G.: Rosa Mystica
9a: Hymn to Saint Cecilia