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Listening to Britten – Corpus Christi Carol

Detail of window at Wimborne Priory. Photo (c) Ben Hogwood Corpus Christi Carol – arrangement of Variation 5 from A boy was born for voice and piano (19 January 1961, Britten aged 47) Dedication for John Hahessy Text Anon, 15th … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac, Op.51

Honey Church, Devon by John Piper (1985). (c) The Piper Estate Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac, Op.51 – for alto and tenor voices and piano (January 1952, Britten aged 38) Dedication Kathleen Ferrier and Peter Pears Text Chester Miracle Play: … Continue reading

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