Sunday, October 30, 2016

“Night Piece (Notturno) for Solo Piano”

As a follow-up to last Sunday’s post of Pärt’s “Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten”, today’s musical offering is a piano piece by Britten. “Night Piece” was written in 1963 for the Leeds International Pianoforte Competition. It really is exquisite.

Image links to its source on Wiki Commons:
"Mondnacht III, Seehausen" ("Moonlit night III, Sea Houses"): Fritz Overbeck; oil on canvas; 1900.
Public domain.

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