The fair copy was completed on 31 May 1933. See individual movements for further details.
Wireless Chorus (Section A), choirboys of St Mark's, North Audley Street, London, Leslie Woodgate cond
The work can be accompanied by organ ad lib.
Britten referred to this in his diaries (2 Jan 1933) as a 'Christmas work'. Oxford University Press issued variations 3-5 separately. See also 'Related works' for arrangements of individual movements.