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Title Benjamin Britten : new perspectives on his life and work / edited by Lucy Walker.

Published Woodbridge : Boydell Press, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  780.92 Bri    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 191 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
Series Aldeburgh studies in music ; v. 8.
Aldeburgh studies in music ; v. 8.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Going behind Britten's back / Colin Matthews -- Performing early Britten: Signs of promise and achievement in Poèmes nos. 4 and 5 (1927) / Sharon Choa -- Shostakovich's Fourteenth symphony: A response to War requiem? / Cameron Pyke -- Six metamorphoses after Ovid and the influence of classical mythology on Benjamin Britten / George Caird -- Britten and the cinematic frame / David Crilly -- Storms, laughter and madness: Verdian 'Numbers' and generic allusions in Benjamin Britten's Peter Grimes / Jane Brandon -- Dramatic 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 Muus -- Made you look! Children in Salome and Death in Venice / J.P.E. Harper-Scott -- From 'The Borough' to Fraser Island / Claire Seymour -- Britten and France, or the late emergence of a remarkable lyric universe / Maéna Py -- Why did Benjamin Britten return to wartime England? / Brian McMahon.
Other author Walker, Lucy (Lucy S.)
Subject Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976 -- Criticism and interpretation.
ISBN 9781843835165 (hbk.)
1843835169 (hbk.)