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Britten War Requiem BOOSEY & HAWKES

VS81 BH5500012
Vocal Scores - Choral


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It is regarded by many as his masterpiece in the non-operatic sphere: Britten's War Requiem, premiered in 1962 to celebrate the opening of the new cathedral at Coventry, built to replace the one destroyed during the war. Britten used the opportunity to write a milestone of post-war music history: In memory of the war dead he combined texts of a Latin mass with 20th-century poems and set his deeply held pacifist and humanitarian beliefs to music. The requiem's direct style has overwhelmed audiences for more than fifty years.


Title: Britten: War Requiem (vocal score)

Composer: Britten, Benjamin

Arrangement: soloists (STB), mixed choir, boys' choir and orchestra (CHOIR)

Media: Sheet Music

Edition Type: Vocal Score

Language: English - German

Pages: 188

Duration: 85'

Category: Vocal & Choral » Choral » SATB

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes

Catalogue Number: BH5500012

Catalogue Number: M060015564

EAN: 0073999745177

UPC: 073999745177

ISMN: 9790060015564 (M060015564)

Date Published: 14 Sep 2010