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The operas of Benjamin Britten : the complete librettos : illustrated with designs of the first productions

Author: David HerbertPeter PearsHans KellerJanet BakerJohn PiperAll authors
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Librettos
Named Person: Benjamin Britten; Benjamin Britten
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Herbert; Peter Pears; Hans Keller; Janet Baker; John Piper; Myfanwy Piper; Andrew Porter; Eric Crozier; Basil Coleman; Colin Graham; W H Auden; Montagu Slater; Ronald Duncan; E M Forster; William Plomer; Benjamin Britten
ISBN: 0231048688 9780231048682
OCLC Number: 4831802
Description: xxxi, 382 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: 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 productions 1 / Eric Crozier --
Staging first productions 2 / Basil Coleman --
Staging first productions 3 / Colin Graham --
The last opera : Death in Venice / Andrew Porter --
Librettos: Paul Bunyan / W.H. Auden --
Peter Grimes / Montagu Slater ; derived from the poem by George Crabbe --
The rape of Lucretia / Ronald Duncan ; after André Obey's play Le viol de Lucrèce --
Albert Herring / Eric Crozier ; freely adapted from a short story by Guy de Maupassant --
The little sweep / Eric Crozier --
Billy Budd / E.M. Forster and Eric Crozier ; adapted from the story by Herman Melville --
Gloriana / William Plomer --
The turn of the screw / Myfanwy Piper ; adapted from the story by Henry James --
Noye's fludde (the Chester miracle play) --
A midsummer night's dream / Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears ; adapted from William Shakespeare's play --
Curlew River / William Plomer --
The burning fiery furnace / William Plomer --
The prodigal son / William Plomer --
The golden vanity / Colin Graham ; after the Old English ballad --
Owen Wingrave / Myfanwy Piper ; based on the short story by Henry James --
Death in Venice / Myfanwy Piper ; based on the short story by Thomas Mann.
Other Titles: Deluge (Chester play)
Responsibility: edited by David Herbert ; preface by Peter Pears ; contributions by Janet Baker, Basil Coleman, Eric Crozier, Colin Graham, Hans Keller, John Piper, Myfanwy Piper, Andrew Porter.

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