Benjamin Britten: A Hymn To The Virgin (SATB)

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Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Format: Sheet Music | Vocal Work

A Hymn To The Virginfor unaccompanied chorus is one of Benjamin Britten's earliest works. It is in fact one of the earliest surviving pieces of church music written by the composer. The piece was first performed at a concert given by the Lowestoft Musical Society in St. John's Church on January 5, 1931. The anonymous text was taken out of the Oxford Book of English Verse. This piece is written for unaccompanied SATB.

Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
No of pages: 6
Language: English
Catalogue No: M060014512
 
     
       

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        5
        A beautiful Christmas or Advent anthem. Sung in a building where the two choirs can be well separated, it can be magical. Needs a reasonably competent choir. Choir 2 can be a solo quartet or semi-chorus.
        Anonymous - (Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom)
        4
        Great piece, but poor quality printing - very small and blurry.
        Anonymous - (United Kingdom)