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  • Arnold Whittall

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Parable for church performance by Benjamin Britten to a libretto by William Plomer; Orford Church, Suffolk, 12 June 1964.

This is the first of Britten’s three ‘parables’, single-act chamber operas of about an hour’s duration for a small group of male singers and instrumentalists (23 performers in all, in the case of ...

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