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Letters from a Life: Selected Letters of Benjamin Britten, Vol. 3: 1946-1951 ebook

by Benjamin Britten,Donald Mitchell,Philip Reed,Mervyn Cooke


of composer Benjamin Britten's remarkable letters covers the years 1946–51.

This long-awaited third volume of composer Benjamin Britten's remarkable letters covers the years 1946–51. Fresh from the astonishing success of his great first opera. Ships from and sold by the book community.

5 Letters from a Life, vol. 3: 1946–1951, ed. Mitchell, Donald, Reed, Philip, and Cooke, Mervyn (London . 8 (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1998); a rare error in the bibliography of Letters from a Life has the book dated 1993. Mitchell, Donald, Reed, Philip, and Cooke, Mervyn (London: Faber & Faber, 2004). 6 Volume 5, covering the years 1958–65, is scheduled to appear in late 2010. 7 Imogen Holst: a Life in Music, ed. Grogan, Christopher (Woodbridge: the Boydell Press, 2007). 8 (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1998); a rare error in the bibliography of Letters from a Life has the book dated 1993

Letters from a Life book. Vol. 3, 1946-1951 as Want to Read

Letters from a Life book. 3, 1946-1951 as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Read by Benjamin Britten.

Faber and Faber, £2. 0. Published: 22 March 2006. by Cambridge University Press (CUP). Tempo, Volume 60; doi:10.

The third volume of the annotated selected letters of composer Benjamin . Benjamin Britten (1913 - 76) began composing at the age of six, and his first compositions were published while he was still a student.

The third volume of the annotated selected letters of composer Benjamin Britten covers the years 1946-51, during which he wrote many of his best-known works, founded and developed the English Opera Group and the Aldeburgh Festival, and toured widely in Europe and the United States as a pianist and conductor.

e. with Philip Reed and Mervyn Cooke): Letters From a Life: The Selected Letters of Benjamin Britten. Faber (vols 1-3), Boydell Press (vols 4-6) 1991–2012. Benjamin Britten: Death in Venice (Cambridge University Press, 1987). ISBN 978-0-521-31943-0. Britten and Auden in the Thirties: The Year 1936 (Boydell Press, 2nd E. 2000). Gustav Mahler: The Early Years. Reed (1995), p. xii. ^ Mitchell, Donald Gustav Mahler, Vol. 3: Songs and Symphonies of Life and Death: Interpretations and Annotations. Philip Reed (e. : On Mahler and Britten. Essays in Honour of Donald Mitchell on His Seventieth Birthday.

Donald Mitchell, Philip Reed, Mervyn Cooke. These letters see Britten in his prime; correspondents include librettists E. M. Forster (Billy Budd), and Myfanwy Piper (The Turn of the Screw), composer Francis Poulenc and the celebrated tenor Peter Pears, who was Britten's partner. Among friends in the US are Christopher Isherwood and Aaron Copland, and there is a significant meeting with Igor Stravinsky. This often startling and innovative period is vividly evoked by the comprehensive and scholarly annotations, which offer a wide range of fascinatingly detailed information.

Twentieth-Century Music. the annotation continues to be quite superb - meticulous, imaginative, and illuminating. Innumerable moments and items of incidental interest are thrown up in the course of its 600 pages. Phil Reed is a professional model maker who has built models for clients in North America and Europe. His work also includes restoration projects for leading galleries and museums.

Britten and Pears lived the vast majority of their lives together in a hushed.

These letters see Britten in his prime; correspondents include librettists E. M. Forster (Billy Budd), and Myfanwy Piper (The Turn of the Screw), composer Francis Poulenc and the celebrated tenor Peter Pears, who was Britten's partner. Among friends in the US are Christopher Isherwood and Aaron Copland, and there is a significant meeting with Igor Stravinsky. This often startling and innovative period is vividly evoked by the comprehensive and scholarly annotations, which offer a wide range of fascinatingly detailed information. Donald Mitchell contributes an introduction exploring Benjamin Britten's creativity and an essay examining, for the first time, the complex relationship between the composer and the writer Edward Sackville-West.
Letters from a Life: Selected Letters of Benjamin Britten, Vol. 3: 1946-1951 ebook
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Benjamin Britten,Donald Mitchell,Philip Reed,Mervyn Cooke
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