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Benjamin Britten

Albert Herring (1947)

Plays: 5327

Comic opera in three acts
Act I Scene 1 (excerpt)
Duration: 01 mins 00 secs
Sylvia Fisher/Johanna Peters/April Cantelo/John Noble/Edgar Evans/English Chamber Orchestra/Benjamin Britten
(p) 1964 © 1989 The Decca Record Company Limited
Decca 421 849-2

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Text heard on Sample:
Lady Billows:
May King! May King!
That'll teach the girls a lesson!
May King! May King!
Remarkable position.
Cause a great sensation
on the First of May.
Let's go and tell him,
announcing our decision,
warn him to be ready
on the First of May.
Most satisfactory
magnificent solution
for the coronation
on the First of May!
Miss Wordsworth:

So encouraging
for all our dear young people.
Virtue is rewarded
on the First of May!

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