Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Canticle IV (1971)

The Journey of the Magi, for countertenor, tenor, baritone and piano

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1971
    • Duration : 11 mn
    • Editor : Faber Music
    • Dedication : 'To James, Peter and John'
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      T. S. Eliot

Detailed formation
  • 1 solo countertenor, 1 solo tenor, 1 solo baritone, 1 piano

Creation information

  • Date : 26 June 1971
    Location :

    Aldeburgh Festival, The Maltings, Snape


    Performers :

    James Bowman, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk.