Sir Harrison Birtwistle (1934-2022)

Narration: A Description of the Passing of a Year (1963)

for a cappella choir

  • General information
    • Composition date: 1963
    • Duration: 10 mn
    • Publisher: Universal Edition
    • Libretto (details, author):

      anonyme, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, traduction en anglais de Brian Stone.

Detailed formation
  • mixed choir à 4 voix

Premiere information

  • Date: 14 February 1964

    Royaume-Uni, Londres, Wigmore Hall


    le chœur John Alldis, direction : John Alldis.