The Scallop, Aldeburgh, by Maggi Hambling. A tribute to Benjamin Britten, the corrugated steel is pierced with the words: "I hear those voices that will not be drowned", from the composer's opera Peter Grimes.
Benjamin Britten 20th century English composer. The background lists some of his best known works. The border features musical instruments illustrating his popular 'Young Persons Guide o the Orchestra'
Benjamin Britten at The Red House (1965). BRITTEN100 & Festival Brikcius. Benjamin Britten (22 November 1913 - 4 December 1976). For more details about celebrating the centenary of Benjamin Britten in 2013 visit websites http://Festival.Brikcius.com/ and http://www.Britten100.org. Image courtesy of http://www.Britten100.org (copyright BPF).