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The music of Benjamin Britten : illustrated with over 300 music examples and diagrams

Author: Peter Evans
Publisher: Oxford, England : Clarendon Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study discusses Britten's published compositions in subdivisions of genre and period, and devotes a separate chapter to each opera. With the help of over 300 music examples and diagrams, it  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Benjamin Britten; Benjamin Britten
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Evans
ISBN: 0198165900 9780198165903
OCLC Number: 154238730
Description: xv, 586 pages : music ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Early Chamber and Piano Music --
2. Early Orchestral Music --
3. Early Vocal and Choral Music --
4. Paul Bunyan --
5. Peter Grimes --
6. The Rape of Lucretia --
7. Albert Herring --
8. Billy Budd --
9. Gloriana --
10. The Turn of the Screw --
11. The Prince of the Pagodas --
12. A Midsummer-Night's Dream --
13. Music for Children --
14. Later Instrumental Works --
15. Later Vocal Works --
16. The Five Canticles --
17. Later Choral Works --
18. War Requiem --
19. The Church Parables --
20. Owen Wingrave --
21. Death in Venice.
Responsibility: Peter Evans.

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perceptive and scholarly analysis of Britten's entire output * Sunday Times *

 
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