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was heard in its earliest version in 1923 with the poet of its extraordinary texts, Edith Sitwell, as the narrator. Short and highly contrasted numbers bring together off-beat musical style and verbal rhythm and imagery - the 'Popular Song' and 'Polka' have become particular well-known favourites.
Archive :: production:T440324405, concert:S196, venue:V051452426
Eight Songs for a Mad King
With preconcert talk by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies.