Explore a selection of responses to War Requiem
Susan Hill was moved to write her First World War novel Strange Meeting after hearing a performance of War Requiem.
Watch the trailer for Derek Jarman's 1989 film adaptation of War Requiem, which used Britten's own Decca recording as its soundtrack.
BBC Radio Suffolk's Jon Wright talks to Maggi Hambling about her artistic reponse to War Requiem, an installation now acquired by Aldeburgh Music with the support of The Monument Trust so that it can be displayed at Snape Maltings for several weeks each year.
Was it for this the clay grew tall? is an exhibition of fifteen large, mixed-media, text-based artworks created by Stephen Raw for the 2013 City of London Festival.
In a May 2013 inteview with Mark Lawson for BBC R4's Front Row, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, explained the personal resonances of War Requiem since the work first gripped him as a child. The Archbishop was previously a sub-dean and canon of Coventry Cathedral, where he led its ministry of reconciliation round the world.
The tenor Ian Bostridge reflects on War Requiem in this extract from his acclaimed 2011 book, A Singer's Notebook.