A cantata for tenor and baritone soloists, SSATTBB chorus and orchestra (2 fl., picc., 2 ob., 2 cl., alto sax., 2 bn., d. bn., 4 hn., 2 tpt., 3 tbns, tuba, piano, harp, timp., perc. (2 players), strings.
- 42 minutes
- In memoriam Benjamin Britten
- Libretto: George Szirtes
- WW1 adviser: Roger Yapp
- Click here for the libretto and for notes for performance
This is a digitally generated score.
Having heard it through 3 or 4 times I realise what a tremendous amount of work must have gone into it and how very deserving it is of a proper performance. It shows well how traditional forms of music can exist alongside more contemporary styles.