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`Les Illuminations`  for high voice and string orchestra (1939), op. 18 (Britten)

Benjamin Britten (1913–1976)

`Les Illuminations` for high voice and string orchestra (1939) op. 18


Text: Arthur Rimbaud (18541891)
Dedication: `For Sophie Wyss`

Numbers:
1 Fanfare
2 Villes
3a Phrase
3b Antique (`To K.H.W.S.`) /The dedicatee is Wulff Scherchen/
4 Royauté
5 Marine...Read more
Text: Arthur Rimbaud (18541891)
Dedication: `For Sophie Wyss`

Numbers:
1 Fanfare
2 Villes
3a Phrase
3b Antique (`To K.H.W.S.`) /The dedicatee is Wulff Scherchen/
4 Royauté
5 Marine
6 Interlude (`To E.M.`) /The dedicatee is Elizabeth Mayer/
7 Being beauteous (`To P.N.L.P.`) /The dedicatee is Peter Neville Luard Pears./
8 Parade
9 Départ

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