Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

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Benjamin Britten (1913-1976 : England) Conductor: William Boughton Ensemble: English Symphony Orchestra Record label: Nimbus Catalogue ID: NI 1751

The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (exc.) artwork 4

The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (exc.) Benjamin Britten (1913-1976 : England) Conductor: Simon Rattle Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: CDC 5553942

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