Elegy (For Solo Viola). Composed by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976). For Viola Alone. Masterworks; Part(s); Solo; String - Viola Alone. Faber Edition. 20th Century; Masterwork. Published by Faber Music (AP.12-0571508839).
ISBN 0571508839. 20th Century; Masterwork.
Britten's Elegy was first performed at The Maltings in Snape, Suffolk, by Nobuko Imai in 1984 as part of the 37th Aldburgh festival. This beautiful piece was originally sketched by Britten in 1930 upon leaving school at the age of sixteen.