Sinfonia da Requiem - Benjamin Britten
Information about Sinfonia da Requiem by Benjamin Britten, and the best recordings available on CD or for download.
Composed while Britten was in America during the Second World War.
The work was written in 1940.
Britten/Rostropovich (Decca 425 100-2)
The definitive recording, conducted by the composer.
English Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Benjamin Britten, 1964.
Decca 425 100-2
Coupled with Symphony for Cello and Orchestra