Company of Heaven, The

(1937)

by Benjamin Britten

Description
Cantata for speaker(s), soprano and tenor soloists,SATB chorus and small orchestra
Duration
45
Genres
Chorus with Orchestra/Large Ensemble
Text
various selected by R Ellis Roberts
Instrumentation
timp - organ - strings
Languages
English
Commission
Commissioned by the BBC
First Performance
(concert) 10.6.89, Snape Maltings: English Chamber Orchestra/London Philharmonic Choir/Philip Brunelle
Availability

Full score 0-571-51188-0 and vocal score 0-571-51090-6 on sale, parts for hire

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