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BENJAMIN BRITTEN: REJOICE IN THE LAMB; MISSA BREVIS, A CEREMONY OF CAROLS; square cover for long playing record; front cover with cream-colored background and reproduced picture of "The Nativity" that depicts baby on blanket, woman on her knees in front of baby, minstels at side and gentlemen in background; figures appear under a crude shelter atop a hill; record inside cover.

Details

Maker
Decca Records, Inc.
Date
1965-1966
Inscriptions
"BENJAMIN BRITTEN/ REJOICE IN THE LAMB/ MISSA BREVIS/ A CEREMONY OF CAROLS/ argo/ The choir of ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE/ directed by George Guest/ Marisa Robles harp" (printed)
"BENJAMIN BRITTEN/ ZRG 5440/ Rejoice in the Lamb (recorded 1965) . . . Missa Brevis (recorded 1965) . . . / A Ceremony of Carols (recorded 1966) . . . / The CHOIR OF ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE/ Brian Runnett organ Marisa Robles harp/ George Guest director/ Recorded in the Chapel of St. John's College, Cambridge . . ./ The cover picture, 'The Nativity' by Piero della Francesca, is reproduced by courtesy of the National/ Gallery, London/ [copyright symbol] Argo Record Company, London, 1965/ MADE IN ENGLAND/ THE DECCA RECORD COMPANY LIMITED Argo Division 115 Fulham Road London SW3 Printed by Graphis Press Liimited" (printed)
[similar information on back cover] "Boosey & Hawkes"/ "Boosey & Co." (printed)
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Gropius House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cardboard
vinyl
Object type
Sound Communication T&E
Places
London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
cardboard
Christian holidays
Christmas
music
Music
musical performances
phonograph records
Record, Phonograph
religious art
religious seasons
vinyl
People and organizations
Benjamin Britten (composer)
Brian Runnett (organist)
Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge, England (performers)
George Guest (director)
Graphis Press Ltd. (printer)
Marisa Robles (harpist)
National Gallery, London, England (owner of artwork reproduced on cover)
Piero della Francesca (artist)
Dimensions
12 1/8 x 12 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.69
Credit Line
Gift of Ati Gropius Johansen
GUSN
257993

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