• Lennox Berkeley
  • Crux fidelis, Op. 43 no.1 (1955)

  • Chester Music Ltd (World)

Written for Peter Pears; dedicated to Imogen Holst

  • SATB
  • tenor
  • 5 min

Programme Note

Faithful cross, O tree all beauteous,
Tree all peerless and divine.
Not a grove on earth can shew us
Such a flower and leaf as thine.
Sweet the nails and sweet the wood,
Laden with so sweet a load.


Crux fidelis, Op. 43, No. 1