Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Canticle V (1974)

The Death of Saint Narcissus, for tenor and harp

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1974
    • Duration : 7 mn
    • Publisher : Faber Music, nº 50230 X
    • Opus : 89
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      T. S. Eliot

Detailed formation
  • 1 solo tenor, 1 harp

Premiere information

  • Date : 15 January 1975
    Location :

    Allemagne, Schloss Elmau


    Performers :

    Peter Pears et Osian Ellis.