Catalogue No: M060015564
ISMN: 9790060015564
Shop Product Code: 028026A

Status: Usually despatched within 24 - 48 hours

Department: Choral - Choral Mixed Voices

Instrumentation: SATB (Vocal Score)

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes (London)

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Vocal/piano score - KLA - soloists (STB), mixed choir, boys' choir and orchestra - English - German.

German edition: Landgraf, Ludwig
German edition: Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich
Author of original text: Owen, Wilfred
Piano reduction: Holst, Imogen
Composer: Britten, Benjamin

Written for the reconsecration of Coventry Cathedral, it was first performed there 30 May 1962. The War Requiem was not meant to be a pro-British piece or a glorification of British soldiers, but a public statement of Britten's anti-war convictions.


Contents and Reviews

- Requiem Aeternam
- Dies Irae
- Offertorium
- Sanctus
- Agnus Dei
- Libera Me