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O can ye sew cushions: Orchestral version (high voice)

High Voice, Orchestra

From volume 1 of Britten's folk song arrangements and dedicated to Meg Mundy, daughter of Pears's singing teacher Clytie Mundy. It was composed around December 1940, and has been published in 3 versions: high voice and piano, medium voice and piano and high voice and orchestra.

Text Author
Trad
Year of Composition
pre 6 Nov 1944
Length
2 minutes
Language
English
Vocal Range
Publisher
Boosey and Hawkes
Type
Folk
Voice Type
High Voice
Instrument
Orchestra
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