Item MS-2-26, Box 2, Folder 16 - Hymns to be sung by the congregation during the performance of Noye's Fludde

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Hymns to be sung by the congregation during the performance of Noye's Fludde

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Benjamin Britten, J.B. Dykes, Thomas Tallis

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MS-2-26, Box 2, Folder 16

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  • 1958 (Creation)
    Boosey & Company
    London (England)

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1 part (2 pages)

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Boosey & Company was founded in the 1760s by John Boosey as a music lending library in London, England. In 1892 they expanded in New York, and in 1930, they merged with the publishing house Hawkes & Son (founded in 1865) to form Boosey & Hawkes.

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Item is a published copy of the vocal lines to be sung by the audience during Benjamin Britten's setting of the Chester Miracle Play, "Noye's Fludde."

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Item was originally included in the file "Research and program notes pertaining to Britten" (MS-2-26, Box 2, Folder 3).

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  • Box: MS-2-26, Box 2