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The operas of Benjamin Britten : the complete librettos : illustrated with designs of the first productions / edited by David Herbert ; preface by Peter Pears ; contributions by Janet Baker, Basil Coleman, Eric Crozier, Colin Graham, Hans Keller, John

; Pears, Peter, 1910-1986, writer of preface, librettist ; Keller, Hans, 1919-1985, writer of supplementary textual content ; Baker, Janet, 1933- writer of supplementary textual content ; Piper, John, 1903-1992, writer of supplementary textual content ; Piper, Myfanwy, writer of supplementary textual content ; Porter, Andrew, 1928-2015, writer of supplementary textual content ; Crozier, Eric, writer of supplementary textual content, librettist ; Coleman, Basil, writer of supplementary textual content ; Graham, Colin, 1931-2007, writer of supplementary textual content, librettist ; Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973. Paul Bunyan ; Slater, Montagu, 1902-1956. Peter Grimes ; Duncan, Ronald, 1914-1982. Rape of Lucretia ; Crozier, Eric. Albert Herring ; Crozier, Eric. Little sweep ; Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970. Billy Budd ; Plomer, William, 1903-1973. Gloriana ; Piper, Myfanwy. Turn of the screw ; Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Midsummer night's dream (Libretto) ; Plomer, William, 1903-1973. Curlew River ; Plomer, William, 1903-1973. Burning fiery furnace ; Plomer, William, 1903-1973. Prodigal son ; Graham, Colin, 1931-2007. Golden vanity ; Piper, Myfanwy. Owen Wingrave ; Piper, Myfanwy. Death in Venice
New York : Columbia University Press, 1979.
ISBN 0231048688, 9780231048682

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Other Title Container of (work): Deluge (Chester play) http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80089151
Other Authors Baker, Janet, 1933-
Coleman, Basil,
Crozier, Eric,
Graham, Colin, 1931-2007,
Herbert, David,
Keller, Hans, 1919-1985,
Pears, Peter, 1910-1986,
Piper, John, 1903-1992,
Piper, Myfanwy,
Porter, Andrew, 1928-2015,
Auden, W. H. 1907-1973.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.
Crozier, Eric.
Crozier, Eric.
Duncan, Ronald, 1914-1982.
Forster, E. M. 1879-1970.
Graham, Colin, 1931-2007.
Piper, Myfanwy.
Piper, Myfanwy.
Piper, Myfanwy.
Plomer, William, 1903-1973.
Plomer, William, 1903-1973.
Plomer, William, 1903-1973.
Plomer, William, 1903-1973.
Slater, Montagu, 1902-1956.
Subjects Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Operas -- Librettos.
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Opéras.
Operas (Britten, Benjamin)
Operas -- Librettos.
Opéras -- Livrets.
Description xxxi, 382 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 377) and index.
Contents Operatic music and Britten / Hans Keller -- Working with Britten / Janet Baker -- Designing for Britten / John Piper -- Writing for Britten / Myfanwy Piper -- The first opera : Paul Bunyan / Andrew Porter -- Staging first productions 1 / Eric Crozier -- Staging first productions 2 / Basil Coleman -- Staging first productions 3 / Colin Graham -- The last opera : Death in Venice / Andrew Porter --
Librettos: Paul Bunyan / W.H. Auden -- Peter Grimes / Montagu Slater ; derived from the poem by George Crabbe -- The rape of Lucretia / Ronald Duncan ; after André Obey's play Le viol de Lucrèce -- Albert Herring / Eric Crozier ; freely adapted from a short story by Guy de Maupassant -- The little sweep / Eric Crozier -- Billy Budd / E.M. Forster and Eric Crozier ; adapted from the story by Herman Melville -- Gloriana / William Plomer -- The turn of the screw / Myfanwy Piper ; adapted from the story by Henry James -- Noye's fludde (the Chester miracle play) -- A midsummer night's dream / Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears ; adapted from William Shakespeare's play -- Curlew River / William Plomer -- The burning fiery furnace / William Plomer -- The prodigal son / William Plomer -- The golden vanity / Colin Graham ; after the Old English ballad -- Owen Wingrave / Myfanwy Piper ; based on the short story by Henry James -- Death in Venice / Myfanwy Piper ; based on the short story by Thomas Mann.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4831802
(OCoLC)ocm04831802
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