Britten (Illustrated Lives of the Great Composers)


Britten (Illustrated Lives of the Great Composers) by Brand: Omnibus Press at SADC Network. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Composer, pianist, and conductor, Benjamin Britten was one of the most distinctive and original figures in 20th century music. His compositions range from the operas Billy Budd, Peter Grimes, and Death in Venice to film-scores such as W.H. Auden's Night Mail, to sacred songs like his much-loved A Ceremony of Carols to symphonies, suites, and The Young People's Guide to the Orchestra. Associated for many years with the eminent tenor Peter Pears, Britten was the principal creator of the Aldeburgh


Britten (Illustrated Lives of the Great Composers) by Brand: Omnibus Press
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Composer, pianist, and conductor, Benjamin Britten was one of the most distinctive and original figures in 20th century music. His compositions range from the operas Billy Budd, Peter Grimes, and Death in Venice to film-scores such as W.H. Auden's Night Mail, to sacred songs like his much-loved A Ceremony of Carols to symphonies, suites, and The Young People's Guide to the Orchestra. Associated for many years with the eminent tenor Peter Pears, Britten was the principal creator of the Aldeburgh Festival and English Opera Group. This biography serves as a highly readable and accurate portrayal of the man behind the acclaim.

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Brand:
Brand: Omnibus Press
Manufacturer:
Omnibus Press
Category:
Reference & Collections
Release Date:
1998-12-31
UPC:
752187477464
EAN:
9780711948129
ISBN:
0711948127
Author:
Chris Headington
Publisher:
Omnibus Press
Publication Date:
1998-12-31
Binding:
Paperback
Item Weight:
0.9 pounds
Item Size:
0.46 x 9.67 x 6.94 inches
Package Weight:
0.93 pounds
Package Size:
6.85 x 0.47 x 9.61 inches

 


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