Britten: Songs and Proverbs of William Blake

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    1. Composer: Benjamin Britten
    2. Instrumentation: Piano, Baritone
    3. ISBN: 978-0-571-50015-4

    The first performance of the Songs and Proverbs of William Blake, Op. 74 was given by Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Benjamin Britten at the Aldeburgh Festival on 24 June, 1965. Available here is Britten's fantastic song-cycle of pieces set to the lyrics and proverbs of William Blake, for Baritone Voice with Piano accompaniment. Titles: Proverb I * London * Proverb II * The Chimney-Sweeper * Proverb III * A Poison Tree * Proverb IV * The Tyger * Proverb V * The Fly * Proverb VI * Ah, Sunflower * Proverb VII * Every Night and every morn.