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Author Keller, Hans, 1919-1985.

Title Britten : essays, letters and opera guides / Hans Keller ; with drawings by Milein Cosman ; edited by Christopher Wintle and A.M. Garnham, with Ines Schlenker and Kate Hopkins.

Published London : Cosman Keller Art and Music Trust in association with Plumbago Books ; Woodbridge, Suffolk ; Rochester, NY : Boydell & Brewer [distributor], 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  780.92 BRIT/KELL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xx, 381 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
Series Hans Keller archive.
Hans Keller archive.
Notes Published in association with the Cosman Keller Art and Music Trust.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [363]-368) and index.
Contents pt. 1. On and around the music (Hans Keller). Great English composer ; A film analysis of the orchestra (on The young person's guide) ; The second string quartet ; Peter Grimes at Covent Garden (review) ; The rape of Lucretia (reviews, 1946-50) ; The first Aldeburgh Festival ; Britten and the young (on Let's make an opera ) ; Resistances to Britten's music: their psychology ; Night mail ; Britten's art of accompaniment ; Thematic relations (on the 'mad interlude' in Peter Grimes) ; The problem of taste in opera (on Albert Herring) ; The musical character (subsuming Britten and Mozart) ; Holland: music's new-found land (on The turn of the screw) ; The fishing Englishman in Holland (on Peter Grimes) ; Sinfonia da requiem (1) ; Sinfonia da requiem (2) (on 'Key, ostinato, row') ; Peter Grimes revived ; A midsummer night's dream ; The world around Britten (on Britten at 50) ; Billy Budd (on the two versions) ; Britten's new opera (on Curlew River) ; Stravinsky and Britten via Schoenberg (book review) ; Gloriana as music drama ; Children's crusade ; Why this piece is about Billy Budd ; Britten and Reger (on two radio transmissions) ; Death of a genius ; Sacred music in a secular age (on the War requiem) ; Operatic music and Britten ; The third string quartet ; The string quartets -- pt. 2. An operatic sketchbook (Milein Cosman). Britten and Cosman (Ines Schlenker) ; An operatic sketchbook (with a list of drawings) -- pt. 3. Britten and Keller: letters and life (A.M. Garnham) -- Appendices (Hans Keller). Peter Grimes: the story; the music not excluded (notes for a recording) ; The rape of Lucretia (Covent Garden opera guide) ; Albert Herring (Covent Garden opera guide) ; The beggar's opera (introductory essay).
Other author Cosman, Milein.
Garnham, A. M. (Alison M.), 1964-
Hopkins, Kate, 1978-
Schlenker, Ines.
Wintle, Christopher.
Cosman Keller Art and Music Trust.
Subject Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Standard Number 99954968745
ISBN 0956600743 (hardback)
0956600751 (paperback)
9780956600745 (hardback)
9780956600752 (paperback)