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The Resource 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 Piper, Myfanwy Piper, Andrew Porter

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 Piper, Myfanwy Piper, Andrew Porter

Label
The operas of Benjamin Britten : the complete librettos : illustrated with designs of the first productions
Title
The operas of Benjamin Britten
Title remainder
the complete librettos : illustrated with designs of the first productions
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Herbert ; preface by Peter Pears ; contributions by Janet Baker, Basil Coleman, Eric Crozier, Colin Graham, Hans Keller, John Piper, Myfanwy Piper, Andrew Porter
Contributor
Editor
Librettist
Writer of preface
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Deluge (Chester play)
Dewey number
782.1/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML49.B74
LC item number
H5 1979b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1939-
  • 1910-1986
  • 1919-1985
  • 1933-
  • 1903-1992
  • 1928-2015
  • 1931-2007
  • 1907-1973
  • 1902-1956
  • 1914-1982
  • 1879-1970
  • 1903-1973
  • 1913-1976
  • 1903-1973
  • 1903-1973
  • 1903-1973
  • 1931-2007
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Herbert, David
  • Pears, Peter
  • Keller, Hans
  • Baker, Janet
  • Piper, John
  • Piper, Myfanwy
  • Porter, Andrew
  • Crozier, Eric
  • Coleman, Basil
  • Graham, Colin
  • Auden, W. H.
  • Slater, Montagu
  • Duncan, Ronald
  • Crozier, Eric
  • Crozier, Eric
  • Forster, E. M.
  • Plomer, William
  • Piper, Myfanwy
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Plomer, William
  • Plomer, William
  • Plomer, William
  • Graham, Colin
  • Piper, Myfanwy
  • Piper, Myfanwy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Operas
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Operas
Label
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 Piper, Myfanwy Piper, Andrew Porter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 377) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
  • 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)
  • Librettos:
  • 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
  • Paul Bunyan
  • 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
  • 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
Control code
4831802
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xxxi, 382 pages
Isbn
9780231048682
Lccn
79002052
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)4831802
Label
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 Piper, Myfanwy Piper, Andrew Porter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 377) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
  • 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)
  • Librettos:
  • 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
  • Paul Bunyan
  • 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
  • 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
Control code
4831802
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xxxi, 382 pages
Isbn
9780231048682
Lccn
79002052
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)4831802

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