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Ashley Riches sings Britten's Songs and Proverbs of William Blake

Current NGA Ashley Riches sings Britten's dark, late cycle with texts taken from Blake's 'Proverbs of Hell', 'Auguries of Innocence' and 'Songs of Experience'.

Britten: Songs and Proverbs of William Blake
Ashley Riches (bass-baritone)
Anna Tilbrook (piano).

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    Songs and Proverbs of William Blake

    Performer: Anna Tilbrook. Singer: Ashley Riches.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Au cimetiere no.2 from Melodies persanes Op.26

    Performer: Simon Lepper. Singer: Ashley Riches.

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