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Benjamin Britten

Albert Herring (1947)


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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.
¦
Florence:
Let's go and tell him,
announcing our decision,
warn him to be ready
on the First of May.
¦
Vicar:
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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