Benjamin Britten: 3 Two-part Songs
3 Two-part Songs
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
à deux voix choeur (ss) et piano
hese part-songs were the first of Britten's works to be published. In 1932 Britten showed the pieces to John Ireland during discussions about proofs and possible transpositions.
First called Three Studies In Canon, revisions in 1932 by the Composer lead to the transposition of The Ride-By-Nights and The Rainbow into G minor and C major respectively.
- The Rainbow
- The Ride-By-Nights
- The Ship Of Rio