Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976)
Children's Crusade, Kinderkreuzzug, Op.82. A Ballad for children's voices and orchestra [words by Bertolt Brecht]Faber & Faber: London, 1972. No. 114 of a limited deluxe edition of 300. Large folio. 36 facsimile pp. Half leather with paper boards, slipcase. As new.
The work was written in 1969 for performance on the 50th anniversary of "The Save the Children Fund" and the edition was published on the occasion of the Britten's sixtieth birthday. Signed on the publisher's page by both Britten and the illustrator, Sidney Nolan.FAC-09463$750