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Britten: Peter Grimes ~ Benjamin Britten
Britten: Peter Grimes ~ Benjamin Britten
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5.0 out of 5 stars blown away, 4 Oct 2010
Interesting reviews here already but I cannot understand why I don't see the words 'Masterpiece' and 'WOW'!
Only a handful of times in my life have I been so blown away by a piece of art (whether music, literature or visual). Can't stop listening to it.
I write from the impoverished, though maybe in a way advantageous, position of this being the first piece of Britten I have taken the trouble to listen too.
Once it became apparent how much I enjoy this piece (and it did take a few listenings before the penny dropped) I was tempted to immediately purchase one or more of the other well regarded performances but on reflection I intend to firstly just luxuriate in this particular… Read more