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Heritage Orchestral

Britten Premieres

Jacques Abram, Julius Katchen and Benjamin Britten

Britten PremieresHTGCD244 – 5060332660025

Jacques Abram and Julius Katchen give first performances of Britten’s two works for piano and orchestra and the composer directs the Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra in an early recording of his Sinfonia da Requiem.

75 minutes

Track Listing

Tracks 1-4 – Piano Concerto in D Op. 13 (revised version)

Jacques Abram (piano), Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert Menges

 

Tracks 5-17 – Diversions Op. 21 for Piano Left Hand and Orchestra

Julius Katchen (piano), London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

 

Tracks 18-20 – Sinfonia da Requiem Op. 20

Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten