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Benjamin Britten : new perspectives on his life and work

Author: Lucy Walker
Publisher: Woodbridge : Boydell Press, 2009.
Series: Aldeburgh studies in music, v. 8.
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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 1920s and examines.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Benjamin Britten.
Woodbridge : Boydell Press, 2009
(DLC) 2010560133
(OCoLC)318413589
Named Person: Benjamin Britten; Benjamin Britten
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Walker
ISBN: 9781846156946 1846156947
OCLC Number: 701053869
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 191 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations, music.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Going behind Britten's back / Colin Matthews --
Performing early Britten: Signs of promise and achievement in Poèmes nos. 4 and 5 (1927) / Sharon Choa --
Shostakovich's Fourteenth symphony: A response to War requiem? / Cameron Pyke --
Six metamorphoses after Ovid and the influence of classical mythology on Benjamin Britten / George Caird --
Britten and the cinematic frame / David Crilly --
Storms, laughter and madness: Verdian 'Numbers' and generic allusions in Benjamin Britten's Peter Grimes / Jane Brandon --
Dramatic invention in Myfanwy Piper's libretto for Owen Wingrave / Frances Spalding --
'The minstrel boy to the war is gone' : Father figures and fighting sons in Britten's Owen Wingrave / Arne Muus --
Made you look! Children in Salome and Death in Venice / J.P.E. Harper-Scott --
From 'The Borough' to Fraser Island / Claire Seymour --
Britten and France, or the late emergence of a remarkable lyric universe / Maéna Py --
Why did Benjamin Britten return to wartime England? / Brian McMahon.
Series Title: Aldeburgh studies in music, v. 8.
Responsibility: edited by Lucy Walker.

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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 1920s and examines.

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