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Listening Event April 2021: Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem

Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem
April 12, 2021
A Hartt School Production

April 12 War Requiem

Hear this powerful piece performed by a massed choir, including Hartford Chorale, in a concert from 2010. Described as “harrowing and mournful,” the Requiem was commissioned for the reconsecration of Coventry Cathedral after it had been destroyed by Nazi bombs in WWII. Recorded live at the Cathedral of St. Joseph, Christopher Zimmerman conducting.

This overview document provides additional background:
Introduction – War Requiem

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