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The Britten companion

The Britten companion

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Britten, Benjamin, -- 1913-1976.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Christopher Palmer.
    ContributionsPalmer, Christopher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.B853
    The Physical Object
    Pagination485 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages485
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15091914M
    ISBN 100571131476, 0571131689

    He wrote for The Inventions That Changed The World (Readers Digest ) and The Fontana Biographical Companion to Modern Thought (Fontana ) Headington made few concert appearances. He was piano soloist on the soundtrack of the film .   I came to this book after reading about Wilfred Owen, and that Britten’s use of Owen’s poetry in the War Requiem was one of the things that made Owen a household name. Britten had always been a part of my life, in that from childhood I listened to his records, saw Pears sing Peter Grimes and saw the War Requiem performed in the new Coventry /5(12).

    This book is exceptional amongst those that have appeared so far in this well-established series, in that it is largely written by those who worked with the composer and assisted him during the period in which the opera was composed and first put on the stage. It will thus remain a source of. His books include studies of Britten's Billy Budd and War Requiem (Cambridge University Press), Britten and the Far East, Jazz, and The Chronicle of Jazz; he has also edited The Cambridge Companion to Benjamin Britten and (with David Horn) The Cambridge Companion to Jazz. He is currently writing a history of film music for Cambridge University.

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Lady Diana Cooper called her Mrs. Jones. In his introduction toThe Cambridge Companion to Benjamin Britten(), Mervyn Cooke remarks in some astonishment that, ‘as the century draws to a close’ there persists a noticeable strain of ‘bigoted views’ towards Britten, particularly with regard to his sexuality.¹ This trend, as his introduction then goes on to explore, serves mainly to distract from the remarkable breadth and.

Camb Companion to Benjamin Britten (Cambridge Companions to Music) First edition (presumed; no earlier dates stated) by Mervyn Cooke (Author) Cited by: This is a comprehensive guide to Britten's work, aimed both at the nonspecialist and the music student.

It sheds light on both the composer's stylistic Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpPrice: $ Cooke, Mervyn (ed.) Aimed at both the non-specialist and the music student, this is a comprehensive guide to Britten's work.

It sheds light on his stylistic and personal development and offers new interpretations of his operatic works. Mervyn Cooke (ed.) This is a comprehensive guide to Britten's work, aimed both at the nonspecialist and the 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.

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. The Britten Companion by Christopher Palmer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This book, by bringing together all his published articles, unpublished speeches, drafts, and transcriptions of numerous radio interviews, explores the paradox of a reluctant yet influential cultural commentator, artist, and humanist.

important books about Britten over the years; this book is a kind of successor to The Britten Companion (ed. Christopher Palmer), which Cambridge published in The new volume represents the latest in Britten research, though much of the best of this book is derived from previously published material.

The opening essay by Christopher Mark. Return to England. Page from "Peter Grimes" in edition of Crabbe's The Borough. In Britten read the work of the poet George Crabbe for the first time.

The Borough, set on the Suffolk coast close to Britten's homeland, awakened in him such longings for England that he knew he must return. Britten was created Companion of Honour in and was awarded the Order of Merit in In June he was created a life peer, the first musician or composer to be elevated to the peerage.

This article was most recently revised and updated by John M. Cunningham, Readers Editor.Benjamin Britten was one of the most important and unusual figures in twentieth-century music.

This is the perfect introduction to his many wonderful works and his fascinating, controversial life. Benjamin Britten single-handedly transformed the reputation of British classical music.Above all, this book helps us understand the relationship of Britten's music to his life, and takes us as far into his creative process as we are ever likely to go.

Kildea reads dozens of Britten's works with enormous intelligence and sensitivity, in a way which those without formal musical training can .