Simple Symphony

Benjamin Britten

Simple Symphony

Op. 4

About this work...

At the age of 20, perhaps feeling nostalgic, Britten set about recasting a handful of old piano tunes and song melodies from his pre-teen years into a four-movement work for string orchestra. Entitled A Simple Symphony (1933-1934), the work contains the irresistible charm of youth projected as an array of musical color... read more

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