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Benjamin Britten - A Life in Pictures
In 1945, Britten wrote The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra for an educational film, Instruments of the Orchestra, directed by Muir Mathieson and featuring the LSO conducted by Malcolm Sargent. It became Britten's most popular and most performed work. Photo: Muir Mathieson Archive.