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The Operas of BenjaminBritten

the complete librettos illustrated with designs of the first productions

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Published by Herbert in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Operas -- Librettos.

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    Statementedited by David Herbert ; contributions by Janet Baker ... (et al.) ; preface by Peter Pears.
    ContributionsBritten, Benjamin, 1913-1976., Herbert, David, 1927-, Baker, Janet, 1933-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi,384p. :
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22271419M
    ISBN 101871569087

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    Paul Kildea is a writer and conductor who has performed many of the Britten works he writes about, in opera houses and concert halls from Sydney to Hamburg. His previous books include Selling Britten () and (as editor) Britten on Music (). Peter Grimes is an opera by Benjamin Britten, with a libretto adapted by Montagu Slater from the narrative poem, "Peter Grimes", in George Crabbe's book The "borough" of the opera is a fictional village which shares some similarities with Crabbe's, and later Britten's, own home of Aldeburgh, a town on England's east coast.. It was first performed at Sadler's Wells in London on 7.

    Claire Seymour is the author of The Operas of Benjamin Britten ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Inside a ( avg rating, 1 r /5(3). Patricia Howard Benjamin Britten: The Turn of the Screw (Cambridge Opera Handbooks) Cambridge University Press, ; ISBN ; pages This book is designed to introduce the non-specialist music lover to Britten's opera, The Turn of the Screw. The opening chapters by Vivien Jones and Patricia Howard deal with the literary source.


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In this vivid portrait of the composer, Paul Kildea explores the private and creative life of the man who composed operas that have entered the popular consciousness as well as the musical canon/5(12). Billy Budd, based on Herman Melville's nautical allegory, is one of Britten's most challenging operas.

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The Operas of Benjamin Britten (Ballet, Dance, Opera and Music)Author: David Herbert, Hans Keller, Peter Pears. This book is designed to introduce the non-specialist music lover to Britten's opera, The Turn of the Screw. The opening chapters by Vivien Jones and Patricia Howard deal with the literary source of the opera Oames's novella), the structure of the libretto, and the technique by which a short story was transformed into an opera.

The central chapter, on the musical style and structures of the. Gloriana was published in The Operas of Benjamin Britten on page Cited by: 1. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Howard, Patricia.

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Book Description: Benjamin Britten: New Perspectives on his Life and Work reveals the extent to which Britten scholarship is reaching outside the confines of Anglo-American criticism.

The volume engages with juvenilia and other orchestral works from the s and examines a broad range of influences on Britten, including the works of. Seymour examines ways in which Britten's operas explored and articulated the inherent ambiguity and latent sexuality of music, particularly song, and suggests that Britten's operas may illustrate his search for a public 'voice' which would embody, communicate, and perhaps resolve his private beliefs and es of Britten's operas.

Get this from a library. The operas of Benjamin Britten: expression and evasion. [Claire Seymour] -- "The delicate balance between private and public communication, and the tension between art as self-expression and art as moral resolution were key concerns in Britten's music.

Seymour examines ways. The operas of Benjamin Britten: an introduction. London: Barrie & Rockliff The Cresset Press. MLA Citation. Howard, Patricia. The operas of Benjamin Britten: an introduction / Patricia Howard Barrie & Rockliff The Cresset Press London Australian/Harvard Citation.

Howard, Patricia. This book is designed to introduce the non-specialist music lover to Britten's opera, The Turn of the Screw.

The opening chapters by Vivien Jones and Patricia Howard deal with the literary source of the opera Oames's novella), the structure of the libretto, and the technique by which a short story was transformed into an opera.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxxi, pages: illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm: Contents: Preface / Peter Pears --Introduction: operatic music and Britten / Hans Keller --Working with Britten / Janet Baker --Designing for Britten / John Piper --Writing for Britten / Myfanwy Piper --The first opera: Paul Bunyan / Andrew Porter --Staging first.

This book is designed to introduce the non-specialist music lover to Britten's opera, The Turn of the Screw. The opening chapters by Vivien Jones and Patricia Howard deal with the literary source of the opera Oames's novella), the structure of the libretto, and the technique by which a short story was transformed into an : $Barnes & Noble® has the best selection of Classical Modern & Avant-garde CDs.

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