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Tribute to Benjamin Britten on his fiftieth birthday.

Anthony Gishford

Tribute to Benjamin Britten on his fiftieth birthday.

by Anthony Gishford

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 190.

    ContributionsBritten, Benjamin, 1913-1976
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML55 G52 1963
    The Physical Object
    Pagination196 p.
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14782283M

      John Bridcut, in an interesting book about Britten's relationship to children, cites a pocket diary of Britten's where he has entered . His opera "Peter Grimes" debuted in June to great commercial and critical success, equaling, if not exceeding, "La bohème" and "Madama Butterfly's" financial and popular success. Family Life He was the youngest of four children born to Robert Victor Britten, a dentist, and Edith Rhoda Hockey, an amateur :

    Tribute to Benjamin Britten on his Fiftieth Birthday. $ NZD. More. 1st edition. New Book. Hey, Let's Make a Band! ISBN# Steve recounts some of his recent extreme adventures - in the Sahara, on Mount Cook, and in other remote parts of the world. Fantastica is the first book to survey the life and work of Leo. Although Britten’s connections with Shostakovich have become increasingly recognised since both composers’ deaths, Britten did not mention Shostakovich as a favourite composer in , and the BBC fiftieth-birthday tribute to Britten two years later made no reference whatsoever to the composer.¹ Yet from the Second World War onwards it was not uncommon for the two .

    When Benjamin's musical aptitude became evident, the family engaged composer Frank Bridge to supervise his musical education. Bridge's tutelage was one of the formative and lasting influences on Britten's compositional development; Britten eventually paid tribute to his teacher in his Op. 10, the Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge (). Preview this book» What people are Benjamin Britten, His Life and Operas Eric Walter White Limited preview - Common terms and phrases.


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The idea of compiling a book for Benjamin Britten on his fiftieth birthday originated with three of his closest friends. They took me into their counsel.

Tribute to Benjamin Britten on his fiftieth birthday. London: Faber and Faber, (OCoLC) Named Person: Benjamin Britten; Benjamin Britten: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Britten; Anthony Gishford.

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This volume was dedicated to Anthony Gishford, best known to most Britten enthusiasts as the editor of the Festschrift A Tribute to Benjamin Britten on his Fiftieth Birthday. Gishford, who was a director of Britten’s then publishers Boosey & Hawkes from tohad a long association with the composer.

Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten OM CH (22 November – 4 December ) was an English composer, conductor, and pianist. He was a central figure of 20th-century British classical music, with a range of works including opera, other vocal music, orchestral and chamber pieces.

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About this Item: Two signed album pages, both 5,25 x 2,5 inch, signed by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears in blue ballpoint ink "Benjamin Britten" & "Peter Pears", attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a photograph, shows Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears at a piano (altoget75 x 8,25 inch), with mild signs of wear to the.

This volume was dedicated to Anthony Gishford, best known to most Britten enthusiasts as the editor of the Festschrift A Tribute to Benjamin Britten on his Fiftieth Birthday.

Gishford, who was a director of Britten’s then publishers Boosey & Hawkes from tohad a long association with the composer.

Once ensconced in his new home, Britten entertained many of his artistic friends, including Peter Pears, Wystan Auden and the American composer Aaron Copland who describes his visit in the book “Tribute to Benjamin Britten on his Fiftieth Birthday”, published by Faber in Britten’s sister Beth had married Kit Welford, a medical.

Benjamin Britten, in full Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten Of Aldeburgh, (born NovemLowestoft, Suffolk, England—died December 4,Aldeburgh, Suffolk), leading British composer of the midth century, whose operas were considered the finest English operas since those of Henry Purcell in the 17th century.

He was also an outstanding pianist. This book introduces you to all musical works composed by one of the most important English composers of XX Century, through his own comments taken from his diaries, as well as comments from other important persons that were closed to him, related in a very amused writing by Neil Powell, who did a profound investigation of Britten’s life and Cited by: 2.

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