Songs & Proverbs of W. Blake

Benjamin Britten

Songs & Proverbs of W. Blake

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English composer Benjamin Britten wrote more than 100 songs for voice and piano, many of them arranged in cycles. Britten typically composed his song cycles with a particular singer in mind: more often than not his friend, the tenor Peter Pears. The cycle Songs and Proverbs of William Blake was composed for a particula... read more