Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Winter Words (1953)

Lyrics and Ballads of Thomas Hardy, pour voix aiguë et piano

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1953 - 1953
    • Duration : 19 mn 30 s
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Opus : 52
    • Dedication : 'To John and Myfanwy Piper'
Detailed formation
  • 1 ténor solo [ou soprano] , 1 piano

Creation information

  • Date : 8 October 1953
    Location :

    Festival de Leeds, Harewook House


    Performers :

    Peter Pears et Benjamin Britten.

Titres des parties

  1. At day-close in November
  2. Midnight on the Great Western
  3. Wagtail and Baby
  4. The little old table
  5. The Choirmaster's Burial
  6. Proud Songsters
  7. At the Railway Station, Upway
  8. Before Life and After