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Oxford University Press, USA
Selling Britten: Music and the Market Place

Selling Britten: Music and the Market Place

by Paul Kildea


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ISBN-13: 9780198167150
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 10/24/2002
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Dr. Kildea was and Undergraduate and Post-graduate student at the University of Melbourne, studying with Max Cooke (piano) and Malcolm Gillies (musicology). He was a recipient of a number of University prizes. Scholarships enabled him to study at Oxford with Cyril Ehrlich. He accepted positions with Opera Australia as its Young Artist Programme as conductor. Made his début with Janaçek's The Cunning Little Vixen. He combines his work for the Britten Estate and Aldeburgh Productions with a conducting career. He will conduct La Bohème in Melbourne this year.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Tables
List of Abbreviations
1. Carrying Music to the Masses
2. Britten and the BBC
3. The Impresario and the English Opera Group
4. The Arts Council's Pursuit of 'Grand Opera'
5. Aldeburgh's Court Composer
6. Recording a Reputation

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