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Benjamin Britten : a life in the twentieth century

Author: Paul Francis Kildea
Publisher: London : Allen Lane, 2013.
Series: Always learning
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the eyes of many, Benjamin Britten was our finest composer since Purcell (a figure who often inspired him) three hundred years earlier. He broke decisively with the romantic, nationalist school of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: Benjamin Britten; Benjamin / 1913-1976 Britten; Benjamin Britten; Benjamin Britten
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Francis Kildea
ISBN: 9780141924304 0141924306 9781846142321 1846142326
OCLC Number: 815954701
Notes: Erscheint: Februar 2013.
Description: circa 600 Seiten.
Series Title: Always learning
Responsibility: Paul Kildea.

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Paul Kildea's superb biography gets closer to Benjamin Britten than any other. His deep insight into Britten's public and private life uncovers a troubled brilliance which has few parallels in Read more...

 
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