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Quand j'etais chez mon pere [Heigh ho! Heigh hi!]: Orchestral version

Voice, Orchestra

From Volume 2 of Britten's folksong arrangements, which is a collection of French settings. The whole volume was dedicated to 'my young friends Arnold and Humphrey Gyde', the sons of Britten's friend the soprano Sophie Wyss, and all the arrangements were December 1942. It has been published in 3 versions: high voice and piano, medium voice and piano, and voice and orchestra.

Text Author
Trad
Year of Composition
1945 - 1946
Length
2 minutes
Language
French
Vocal Range
Publisher
Boosey and Hawkes
Type
Folk
Voice Type
Voice
Instrument
Orchestra
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