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Author Cooke, Mervyn.

Title Benjamin Britten, Billy Budd / Mervyn Cooke and Philip Reed.

Published Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1993.


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 UniM Store QA  23025    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Cambridge opera handbooks.
Cambridge opera handbooks.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-176) and index.
Summary Billy Budd, based on Herman Melville's nautical allegory, is one of Britten's most challenging operas. This comprehensive guide considers the work from both literary and musical viewpoints. Melville's novella is discussed as is the interpretation given to the novela by the librettists E.M. Forster and Eric Crozier.
Other author Reed, Philip, 1959-
Subject Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Billy Budd.
Other title Billy Budd.
ISBN 0521387507 (paperback)
0521383285 (hardback)