Category Archives: German

Listening to Britten – A Children’s Crusade, Op.82

The Save The Children logo A Children’s Crusade, Op.82 – a ballad for children’s voices and orchestra (a large array of percussion, two pianos and electronic or chamber organ) (January 1969, Britten aged 53) Dedication To Hans Werner Henze Also, … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Um Mitternacht

A Castle and Lake by Moonlight by Abraham Pether. Photo (c) Government Art Collection Um Mitternacht, song for high voice and piano (April 1962, Britten aged 48) Dedication ‘Meinem Freund, dem Prinzen Ludwig von Hessen und bei Rhein, zum fünfzigsten … Continue reading

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