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Listening to Britten – Lord! I Married Me A Wife

Horse and Cart by Edward Seago, courtesy of Portland Gallery, London Lord! I Married Me A Wife (Eight Folksong Arrangements / 1) – folksong arrangement for high voice and harp (April – June 1976, Britten aged 62) Dedication Not known … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – A Birthday Hansel, Op.92

Painting (c) Brian Hogwood A Birthday Hansel, Op.92 – for high voice and harp (21 March 1975, Britten aged 61) 1 Birthday song 2 My early walk 3 Wee Willie Gray 4 My hoggie 5 Afton water 6 The winter … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Canticle V: The Death of Saint Narcissus, Op.89

Ruined Chapel, Isle of Mull, 1975 by John Piper. (c) The Piper Estate. Image used courtesy of Tate Canticle V: The Death of Saint Narcissus, Op.89 – for tenor and harp (12-22 January 1971, Britten aged 57) Dedication In loving … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Suite for harp, Op.83

St Raphael, Dordogne 1968 bj John Piper. Photo (c) Estate of John Piper courtesy of the Tate collection Suite for harp, op. 83 (March 1969, Britten aged 55) Dedication Osian Ellis Duration 14′ 1 Overture 2 Toccata 3 Nocturne 4 … Continue reading

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