Ballad of Heroes

Song Cycle by (Edward) Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)

Word count: 367

1. Funeral march [sung text not yet checked]

You who stand at your doors
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2. Scherzo - Dance of Death [sung text not yet checked]

It's farewell to the drawing room's civilised cry
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First published in Listener, February 1937

3. Recitative and Choral

Note: this is a multi-text setting


Still tho' the scene of possible summer recedes
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Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Europe lies in the dark
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Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

4. Epilog [sung text not yet checked]

To you we speak, you numberless Englishmen
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