Search Catalogue

FEATURED COMPOSERS

Benjamin Britten

The Little Sweep (1949)


Plays: 7896


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

To purchase this CD from Amazon, click here now.
To purchase this CD from www.iclassics.com click here now.

 

http://www.deccaclassics.com

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?

Further Information on this Work:



Any reproduction, publication, further distribution or public exhibition of audio materials provided at this site, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited

Featured Clips

Symphonic Variations on an Old French Nursery Song (1909)

Walter Braunfels

Plays: 5226

Euphonium Concerto (arr. brass band) (2009)

Karl Jenkins

Plays: 7736

Death and the Powers - Miranda's Aria (2010)

Tod Machover

Plays: 4054

The Age of Anxiety (Symphony No.2) (1949)

Leonard Bernstein

Plays: 865

Mysteriën (2013)

Louis Andriessen

Plays: 3236