Voices for Today

(1965)

by Benjamin Britten

Description
Anthem for boy's chorus, double SATB chorus and organ
Duration
10
Genres
Mixed Voices
Text
Virgil's Eclogue IV and sentences from world literature
Languages
English, Latin
Commission
Written for the 20th Anniversary of the United Nations
First Performance
24.10.65, Royal Festival Hall, London: LSO chorus/Choristers of Westminster Abbey/Istvan Kertesz/Douglas Guest/Ralph Downes
Availability

Score 057150020X on sale

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'Every phrase rings with memorable and telling conviction...a work of startling invention and beautiy.' The Times Educational Supplement, 17 June 1966 Read more

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