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Benjamin Britten's "A ceremony of carols" op. 28

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Alternate title:Benjamin Britten A ceremony of carols
Summary:Documentary about the inspiration and writing of Christmas carols while Benjamin Britten was on board the Swedish ship M.S. Axel Johnson in March 1942 on the way from New York to England. During a stopover in Halifax, Britten discovered 12 poems in The English galaxy of shorter poems, which he turned into Christmas carols (Op. 18).
Contributor:Britten, Benjamin 1913-1976
Provider:Christ Church Cathedral (Oxford, England). Choir
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Central Independent Television
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Carols
Christmas music
Britten, Benjamin 1913-1976
Credits:Camera, Ian Hollands & Tim Johnson ; music, Francis Grier ; sung by the Boys of Christ Church Cathedral Choir in Oxford.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Music
Performing Arts
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