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Benjamin Britten

The Little Sweep (1949)

Plays: 8638

an entertainment for young people
O why do you weep (opening)
Duration: 00 mins 52 secs
Jennifer Vyvyan / David Hemmings / English Opera Group Orchestra / Benjamin Britten
(p) 1967 and © 1993 Decca Record Co. Ltd.
Decca 436 393-2

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Text heard on Sample:
Rowan: O why do you weep
Through the working day?
Sam: O why do you weep
At your task, poor boy?
Children: Father and mother are far away.
Sam: How shall I laugh for joy?

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