Songs For Achilles

Michael Tippett

Year

1961


Duration

14'


Movements

I. In the Tent "O rich soiles land"; II. Across the Plain "Patroclus, Patroclus whirls there"; III. By the Sea "Ah! Thetis, Mother, Goddess"


Instrumentation

tenor - guitar


Genre

Chamber Music


Premiere

Aldeburgh, United Kingdom, Aldeburgh Festival, 7 July 1961: Peter Pears, tenor / Julian Bream, guitar


Publisher

Schott Musik International


Source

Schott website; BMIC website;