Benjamin Britten

About Benjamin Britten

After studying at the Royal Conservatory of Music in London, Benjamin Britten got a job writing film music. Then he went on to compose choral music, chamber music, songs, and quite a few operas, including some for major events in British history. In addition to being a composer, Britten was an excellent pianist and conductor.

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Music In This Episode

Hymn to St. Cecilia

Waltz #2

Rejoice in the Lamb

War Rwquiem: Sanctus

Ceremony of Carols: Deo Gratias

Sea Interludes: Sunday Morning

Courtly Dances from Gloriana

Sweet Polly Oliver

The Miller of Dee

Simple Symphony: Playful Pizzicato