WorldCat Identities

Benjamin, George

Overview
Works: 104 works in 394 publications in 4 languages and 5,014 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Manuscripts  Operas  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Vocal scores  Scores  Music  Chamber music  Filmed operas 
Roles: Author, Conductor, Composer, Performer, Arranger, Contributor, Interviewee, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M1045.B445, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Benjamin
Antara by George Benjamin( )

17 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written on skin ; Duet for piano & orchestra by George Benjamin( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three inventions Sudden time ; Upon silence ; Octet by George Benjamin( )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Percussion concerto Madonna of winter ; Song offerings by Jonathan Harvey( )

9 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano figures ten short pieces for piano by George Benjamin( )

1 edition published in 2010 and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At first light : for chamber orchestra by George Benjamin( )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in 4 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ringed by the flat horizon for full orchestra by George Benjamin( )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orchestral works by George Benjamin( Recording )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sudden time for large orchestra, 1989-93 by George Benjamin( )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dance figures nine choreographic scenes for orchestra : (2004) by George Benjamin( )

7 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written on skin by George Benjamin( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Benjamin conducts the Royal Opera House Orchestra and Chorus in this 2013 performance of his own work on which he collaborated with playwright Martin Crimp. The opera tells the story of a troubadour (Bejun Mehta) who has an affair with his employer (Christopher Purves)'s wife Agnès (Barbara Hannigan). When her husband finds out he kills the troubadour and feeds Agnès his heart, unbeknownst to her. When she discovers what she has done she is driven to suicide
A mind of winter a setting of Wallace Stevens' poem "The snow man" for soprano and orchestra by George Benjamin( )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written on skin : opera in three parts after the anonymous 13th century razo 'Guillem de Cabestanh - Le cœur mangé' : (2009-12) by George Benjamin( )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viola, viola : for viola duo (1997) by George Benjamin( )

13 editions published in 1998 in 3 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Benjamin by Risto Nieminen( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in French and English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faber Music Ltd., located in London, England, presents a biographical sketch about the English composer George Benjamin (1960- ). Benjamin has composed chamber music, orchestral works, operas, instrumental works, and other pieces. Benjamin's compositions have been commissioned by Opera Bastille, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, and other groups. Faber Music includes a works list and discography of Benjamin's compositions
Three inventions : for chamber orchestra, 1993-95 by George Benjamin( )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano sonata by George Benjamin( )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antara : for 2 flutes, 2 computerised keyboards, and ensemble (1985-7) by George Benjamin( )

11 editions published in 1993 in 4 languages and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sometime voices : for baritone solo, chorus & orchestra (1996) by George Benjamin( )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Octet for flute, clarinet, celesta, percussion, and solo strings by George Benjamin( )

8 editions published in 1985 in 3 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Dance figures nine choreographic scenes for orchestra : (2004)
Alternative Names
Benjamin, G. 1960-

Benjamin, Georg William John.

Benjamin, George William John 1960-

George Benjamin britischer Komponist, Dirigent, Pianist und Lehrer

George Benjamin componist uit Engeland

George Benjamin compositeur britannique contemporain, également pianiste et chef d'orchestre

George Benjamin compositore inglese

Бенджамин, Джордж

ג'ורג' בנג'מין

ジョージ・ベンジャミン

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George BenjaminAntara : for 2 flutes, 2 computerised keyboards, and ensemble (1985-7)Sometime voices : for baritone solo, chorus & orchestra (1996)