Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings

Benjamin Britten

Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings

Op. 31

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On his way back from America in 1942, Britten began two choral works, Hymn to Saint Cecilia and A Ceremony of Carols, that were premiered the same year. But morale-boosting concerts with tenor Peter Pears (both were conscientious objectors and already lifelong partners) preoccupied them for the next 11 months. Not unti... read more

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