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Publisher: Chester Music

Portrait No 1 (David Layton) for String Orchestra (1930)
Publisher
Chester Music Ltd
Category
Orchestra
Sub Category
String Orchestra
Year Composed
1930
Duration
9 Minutes
Orchestration
Programme Note
Benjamin Britten Portrait No 1 (David Layton) for String Orchestra (1930)
Portrait No 1(David Layton) and Portrait No 2 (EBB) were described by the composer as Sketch no. 1 and Sketch no. 2; a third was left unfinished. David Layton (b 1914) was at Gresham's School, Holt, with Britten, as was Peter Floud (1911-1960) who was the subject of the unfinished third sketch (drafted 10-11 September) [diary].

  • Ensemble
    European Camerata
    Conductor
    Laurent Quenelle
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