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`Five Flower Songs`, for chorus a capella (1950), op. 47 (Britten)

Benjamin Britten (1913–1976)

`Five Flower Songs`, for chorus a capella (1950) op. 47


For chorus (SATB) unaccompanied, op. 47
Composition date: April 1950
First performance: 23 Jul 1950, Dartington Hall (Student choir, conductor Imogen Holst)
Duration: 10.0`
Dedication: `To...Read more
For chorus (SATB) unaccompanied, op. 47
Composition date: April 1950
First performance: 23 Jul 1950, Dartington Hall (Student choir, conductor Imogen Holst)
Duration: 10.0`
Dedication: `To Leonard and Dorothy Elmhirst on the occasion of their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary - 3rd April 1950`

Movements:
1 To Daffodils (Robert Herrick, 1591-1674)
2 The Succession of the Four Sweet Months (Robert Herrick)
3 Marsh Flowers (George Crabbe, 1754-1832)
4 The Evening Primrose (John Clare, 1793-1864)
5 Ballad of Green Broom (anon.)

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