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Benjamin Britten

Author: Michael Oliver
Publisher: London : Phaidon, 1996.
Series: 20th-century composers.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait of the life and work of Benjamin Britten.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oliver, Michael, 1937-2002.
Benjamin Britten.
London : Phaidon, 1996
(OCoLC)636732000
Named Person: Benjamin Britten
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Oliver
ISBN: 0714832774 9780714832777
OCLC Number: 35988050
Description: 240 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: A time there was; striking out on a path of his own; reputation growing steadily; inclined to speak of Europe in the past tense; I am native, rooted here: too much success; the big chariot; my subject is war, and the pity of war; aschenbach; classified list of works.
Series Title: 20th-century composers.
Responsibility: by Michael Oliver.

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'Enthusiastically recommended.' (Library Journal) 'Finely balanced and beautifully written.' (Opera) 'Masterfully written. A highly recommended book.' (Scenaria) 'Michael Oliver's Phaidon volume on Read more...

 
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