UK: Gay composer Benjamin Britten inspires musical LGBT History Month

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    Jan 21, 2014 4:43 PM GMT
    Gay composer Benjamin Britten inspires musical LGBT History Month

    Music icons named in campaign to promote the inclusion of LGBT history in education in schools



    http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-composer-benjamin-britten-inspires-musical-lgbt-history-month210114
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    Jan 22, 2014 3:55 AM GMT
    Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra! Youtube Symphony Orchestra (Sydney) performed it and it was just stunning. I was just thinking about how I haven't seen this piece come up in any of my orchestra's concert cycles. I'm dying to play it. icon_smile.gif
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    Jan 22, 2014 4:05 AM GMT
    lakeviewjames saidYoung Person's Guide to the Orchestra! Youtube Symphony Orchestra (Sydney) performed it and it was just stunning. I was just thinking about how I haven't seen this piece come up in any of my orchestra's concert cycles. I'm dying to play it. icon_smile.gif

    Listen to the "Rondeau" at 4:26