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Old Abram Brown

Old Abram Brown
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Sheet Music
Voicing/Format SATB
Composer Britten, Benjamin
Publisher Boosey & Hawkes Inc

Price: $2.10

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Catalog #48003198

UPC code: 073999577242

Text: anon. (in 4 parts) Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes Difficulty level: 1-2 This set of mainly unison songs [Friday Afternoons] for young voices is a gift for a concert of music for upper voices. It is a substantial work taken as a whol e but its individual movements are both short and straightforward in their var ious challenges. Britten wrote the work for the boys of his brother's preparat ory school (age 7-13), Clive House, Prestatyn, in Wales to sing. However he en countered a problem with copyright over the use of the Lone Dog. He therefore wrote Begone, dull care to replace it. When these issues were resolved years l ater the song was included as an appendix item in the 1994 edition. The real b eauty of these songs is that Britten never writes down for the children. These are art songs in th

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