Benjamin Britten: New Perspectives on His Life and Work

Benjamin Britten: New Perspectives on His Life and Work

by Lucy Walker (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843835165
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 11/19/2009
Series: Aldeburgh Studies in Music Series
Pages: 205
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Lucy WalkerGoing Behind Britten's Back - Colin MatthewsPerforming Early Britten: Signs of Promise and Achievement in Poemes Nos 4 and 5 (1927) - Sharon ChoaShostakovich's Fourteenth Symphony: A Response to War Requiem? - Six Metamorphoses After Ovid and the Influence of Classical Mythology on Benjamin Britten - George CairdBritten and the Cinematic Frame - David CrillyStorms, Laughter and Madness: Verdian 'Numbers' and Generic Allusions in Benjamin Britten's Peter Grimes - Jane BrandonDramatic 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 MuusMade You Look! Children in Salome and Death in Venice - J.P.E. Harper-ScottFrom the Borough to Fraser Island - Claire SeymourBritten and France; or the Late Emergence of a Remarkable Lyric Universe - Maena PyWhy did Britten Return to Wartime England? - Brian McMahon

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