SONGS FROM THE CHINESE OP. 58

1957

High voice and guitar
tenor or soprano

DEDICATION • "To Peg and Lu, from Ben, Peter and Julian"

LIBRETTO • Chinese poets, translated into English by Arthur Waley

DURATION • 11 minutes

EDITOR • Boosey & Hawkes

PREMIERE • June 17, 1958, Aldeburgh Festival, Great Glemham House, by Peter Pears and Julian Bream

Titles

 

1) The Big Chariot
2) The Old Lute
3) The Autumn Wind
4) The Herd-boy
5) Depression
6) Dance Song