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`The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard`, for male voices and piano (1943),  (Britten)

Benjamin Britten (1913–1976)

`The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard`, for male voices and piano (1943)


Text: Anon. (From the Oxford book of ballads.)
`Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard` (`Matty Groves`) is an English folk ballad that describes an adulterous tryst between a man and a woman that is...Read more
Text: Anon. (From the Oxford book of ballads.)
`Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard` (`Matty Groves`) is an English folk ballad that describes an adulterous tryst between a man and a woman that is ended when the woman`s husband discovers and kills them. It dates to at least the 17th century.
Duration: 8.0`
Dedication: `For Richard Wood and the musicians of Oflag VIIb - Germany 1943`

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