Keele Music Forum: The Women in Britten’s Life and in his Music

John Mosesson, Micahel Bell, Karen Radcliffe & Richard Weigal

John Mosesson (Keele 1961-1965) who will give this talk on an unusual facet of Britten’s life and music, was a friend of the composer and his companion Peter Pears, and has been closely involved with the Aldeburgh Music Festival for nearly sixty years. For some years he served as a vice president.

Night Piece (1963) for Piano
The Poets’s Echo op.76 (1965) Song Cycle on poems by Alexander Pushkin
Six Metamorphoses after Ovid op.49 (1951) for solo Oboe
Songs from ‘Winter Words’ op.52 (1954) on poems by Thomas Hardy
Two insect pieces (1935) for Oboe and Piano


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