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`The Holy Sonnets of John Donne`, for high voice and piano (1945), op. 35 (Britten)

Benjamin Britten (1913–1976)

`The Holy Sonnets of John Donne`, for high voice and piano (1945) op. 35


Text: John Donne
First performance: 22 Nov 1945, Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten.
Duration: 26.0`
Dedication: `For Peter`

1 Oh my black Soule!
2 Batter my heart
3 Oh might those sighes and...Read more
Text: John Donne
First performance: 22 Nov 1945, Peter Pears, Benjamin Britten.
Duration: 26.0`
Dedication: `For Peter`

1 Oh my black Soule!
2 Batter my heart
3 Oh might those sighes and teares
4 Oh, to vex me
5 What if this present
6 Since she whom I loved
7 At the round earth`s imagined corners
8 Thou hast made me
9 Death be not proud

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