Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Five Flower Songs (1950)

for SATB choir a cappella

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1950
    • Duration : 10 mn 30 s
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Opus : 47
    • Dedication : 'To Leonard and Dorothy Elmhirst on the occasion of their twenty-fifth Wedding Anniversary - 3 April 1950'
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Herrick, Crabbe, Clare, Anon.

Detailed formation
  • mixed choir à 4 voix

Creation information

Table of contents

  1. To Daffodils (Robert Herrick)
  2. The Succession of the Four Sweet Months (Robert Herrick)
  3. March Flowers (George Crabbe)
  4. The Evening Primrose (John Clare)
  5. The Balad of Grenn Broom (Anon.)