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The Cambridge Companion to Benjamin Britten is a comprehensive guide to the composer s work, aimed both at the non specialist and music student It sheds light on both the composer s stylistic and personal development, offering new interpretations of his operatic works and discussing his characteristic working methods Topics treated here in detail for the first time include Britten s work in the cinema in the 1930s, his lifelong pacifism and his strong interest in the music of the Far East other chapters include reassessments of his relationship with W H Auden and his attitude towards childhood, comprehensive analyses of major works and a concise history of the Aldeburgh Festival A distinguished team of contributors include some who worked with the composer during his lifetime, as well as leading representatives of the younger generation of Britten scholars on both sides of the Atlantic....

Title : The Cambridge Companion to Benjamin Britten (Cambridge Companions to Music)
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ISBN : B00AA8JURQ
Format Type : Printlength
Language : English
Publisher : Cambridge University Press June 13, 1999
Number of Pages : 368 pages
File Size : 4786 KB
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