By Stewart R. Craggs

Benjamin Britten used to be arguably the best English composer of his time. His track crossed limitations of style and shape to incorporate opera, ballet, orchestral and chamber track, and picture and incidental tune. the results of 20 years of analysis, ^IBenjamin Britten^R presents up to date and accomplished information about Britten's lifestyles and tune, together with works, performances, and recordings--an attempt by no means prior to undertaken. guaranteed to be of use to any pupil of British song 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 presents a whole checklist of works and performances, prepared by way 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 basic index.

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