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Listening to Britten – Quand j’étais chez mon père

River and Bridge in the South of France by Josephine Bowes. Used with many thanks to The Bowes Museum Quand j’étais chez mon père (Heigh Ho! Heigh Hi!) (Folksong Arrangements, Volume 2 no.8 (France)) – folksong arrangement for high or … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Eho! Eho!

A Monastic Funeral by Moonlight by Josephine Bowes. Used with many thanks to The Bowes Museum Eho! Eho! (Folksong Arrangements, Volume 2 no.7 (France)) – folksong arrangement for high or medium voice and piano (December 1942, Britten aged 29) Dedication … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Il est quelqu’un sur terre

Cornfield near Calais by Josephine Bowes. Used with many thanks to The Bowes Museum Il est quelqu’un sur terre (There’s someone in my fancy) (Folksong Arrangements, Volume 2 no.6 (France)) – folksong arrangement for high or medium voice and piano … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – La belle est au jardin d’amour

Study of Birch Trees by Josephine Bowes. Used with many thanks to The Bowes Museum La belle est au jardin d’amour (Beauty in Love’s Garden) (Folksong Arrangements, Volume 2 no.5 (France)) – folksong arrangement for high or medium voice and … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Le roi s’en va-t’en chasse

Study of Poplars by Josephine Bowes. Used with many thanks to The Bowes Museum Le roi s’en va-t’en chasse (The King is gone a-hunting) (Folksong Arrangements, Volume 2 no.4 (France)) – folksong arrangement for high or medium voice and piano … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Fileuse

Lake scene in France by Josephine Bowes. Used with thanks to the Bowes museum. Fileuse (Folksong Arrangements, Volume 2 no.3 (France)) – folksong arrangement for high or medium voice and piano (December 1942, Britten aged 29) Dedication Arnold and Humphrey … Continue reading

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Listening to Britten – Voici le printemps

Les Andelys by Maurice de Vlaminck. ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2013. Image credit: Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service (Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery) Voici le printemps (Folksong Arrangements, Volume 2 no.2 (France)) – folksong arrangement for high or … Continue reading

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