Britten

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Haus Publishing, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 182 pages
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Benjamin Britten (1913-76) was the most prolific and celebrated English composer of the mid-20th century. Britten shot to international fame with his operas performed by the English Opera Group in 1947.
 

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Contents

Go Play Boy Play
17
America Is What You Choose to Make It
51
What Harbour Shelters Peace?
68
Our FirmUnited Souls
83
On the Infinite Sea
100
Sleeps Healing Power
119
Death Will Give Me Freedom
145
Notes
158
Works and Recordings 111
171
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About the author (2003)

David Matthews is one of the leading composers of his generation, his music acclaimed worldwide. In the 1960s he worked as an assistant to Britten. He is the author of Michael Tippett: An Introductory Study (Faber).

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