By Stewart R. Craggs
Benjamin Britten used to be arguably the best English composer of his time. His tune crossed barriers of style and shape to incorporate opera, ballet, orchestral and chamber track, and movie and incidental tune. the results of two decades of analysis, ^IBenjamin Britten^R presents updated and entire information about Britten's existence and song, together with works, performances, and recordings--an attempt by no means earlier than undertaken. guaranteed to be of use to any pupil of British track or twentieth century composition, this reference paintings is a useful addition to the literature in this very important artist.
Following a quick biography of the topic, writer Stewart Craggs offers a whole checklist of works and performances, prepared by means of style; a discography, and an annotated bibliography. Rounding out the quantity are lists of compositions, one prepared alphabetically and the opposite chronologically, and a common index.
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