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Benjamin Britten, The rape of Lucretia [and] Albert Herring

Hans Keller

Benjamin Britten, The rape of Lucretia [and] Albert Herring

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Published by Boosey & Hawkes in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Britten, Benjamin, -- 1913-1976,
  • Britten, Benjamin, -- 1913-1976

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRape of Lucretia., Albert Herring.
    Statementby Hans Keller
    SeriesCovent Garden operas
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMT100.B8 K4 1947
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p., 8 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13550298M
    LC Control Number43013621
    OCLC/WorldCa31269369


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Benjamin Britten, The rape of Lucretia [and] Albert Herring by Hans Keller Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Rape of Lucretia (Op. 37) is an opera in two acts by Benjamin Britten, written for Kathleen Ferrier, who performed the title role. Ronald Duncan based his English libretto on André Obey's play Le Viol de Lucrèce Performance history. The opera was first Based on: Le Viol de Lucrèce, by André Obey.

Benjamin Britten His first work in the new medium was The Rape of Lucretia, first performed just over a year after Peter Grimes, in There is, however, no loss of colour and atmosphere – indeed the pared-down textures produced an intensification of Britten’s operatic vision which was to serve him further in Albert Herring and The Turn of the Screw.

Get this from a library. Benjamin Britten; The rape of Lucretia [and] Albert Herring. [Hans Keller]. A combination of economic realities and aesthetic preferences intensified Britten’s operatic vision, producing early sketches for the intense, chorus-less chamber operas The Rape of Lucretia () and Albert Herring (), followed by the all-male Billy Budd () and his intimate work based on Henry James’ The Turn of the Screw ().

7 rows  Albert Herring, Op. 39, is a chamber opera in three acts by Benjamin Britten. Composed in Based on: Le Rosier de Madame Husson, by Guy. pages: 26 cm. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Associated-names Evans, John, The Rape of Lucretia, Op.

Opera in two acts, '. Libretto by Ronald Duncan, after the play Le Viol de Lucrèce by André Obey. Premiered on 12 July at Glyndebourne. Published by Boosey & Hawkes. Albert Herring, Op. Comic opera in three acts, '.

Benjamin Britten's Albert Herring is set in the small market town of Loxford, England, in the spring of Albert Herring Synopsis, Act 1 Florence Pike exhaustedly cleans the house of Lady Billows, an elderly aristocrat, after lady Billows decides to.

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: Chapters: The Beggar's Opera, The Little Sweep, The Turn of the Screw, Peter Grimes, Owen Wingrave, Death in Venice, Albert Herring, Curlew River, Billy Budd, A Midsummer Night's Benjamin Britten, Noye's Fludde, Gloriana, The Rape of Lucretia, The Prodigal Son, The.

Of the remaining operas, The Rape of Lucretia (), Albert Herring (), The Little Sweep () and The Turn of the Screw () were written for small opera companies. Noye's Fludde (), Curlew River (), The Burning Fiery Furnace () and The Prodigal Son () were for church performance, and had their premieres at St.

Nocturnal After John Dowland, Op. 70 is a classical guitar piece composed in by English composer Benjamin Britten for guitarist Julian Bream. It is considered one of the most influential works written in the twentieth century for the classical guitar.

Julian Bream premiered the piece on 12 June Diversions for Piano Left Hand and Orchestra, Op. 21, is a concertante music composition by Benjamin Britten.

History. Britten wrote the work for the Viennese-born pianist Paul Wittgenstein, who lost his right arm in World War I.

Britten met Wittgenstein in New York in July and sketched the. Britten’s second chamber opera was composed just a year after its predecessor, The Rape of Lucretia, in Yet the contrast in style and subject matter could not be greater: instead of a tragedy based on a tale from Roman antiquity, Albert Herring is a comic opera set in the imaginary East Suffolk town of Loxford at the turn of the 20th century.

During this time he wrote many of his best-known works, including the operas Billy Budd, Albert Herring, and The Rape of Lucretia. Britten's correspondents include literary figures such as Christopher Isherwood, Edith Sitwell, E.

Forster (the librettist for Billy Budd), and Edward Sackville-West, as well as musical colleagues from around the. Albert Herring, Op. 39, is a chamber opera in three acts by Benjamin Britten.

Composed in the winter of and the spring ofthis comic opera was a successor to his serious opera The Rape of libretto, by Eric Crozier, was based on Guy de Maupassant’s novella Le Rosier de Madame Husson, with the action transposed to an English setting.[1]. Provided to YouTube by Believe SAS The Rape of Lucrece (Pt.

1) Gerard Logan The Rape of Lucrece ℗ Andrews UK Released on: Composer: William Shakespeare Music Publisher: D.R Auto. Benjamin Britten: A Life in the Twentieth Century, By Paul Kildea. No other book has harmonised man and music better than this life of a quiet revolutionary.

- Ben A Tribute to Benjamin Britten () by John Culshaw (originally published in Gramophone Magazine, Feb ) - Peter Glossop s Memoir on the role of Billy Budd and working with Britten - Alphabetical index of works included in the edition.5/5(5). Albert Herring was based on the short story Le Rosier de Madame Husson by the French author Guy de Maupassant.

It was suggested to Britten as the subject for his chamber opera by Eric Crozier who gave him an English translation of the story to read. Gisors in Normandy is the original setting for Maupassant’s short story.

His next two operas, The Rape of Lucretia and the Suffolk-set Albert Herring, written for touring companies, honed his skill at composing for small forces, something he perfected in his   This is the DVD to get for the well-regarded English National Opera production of Britten's chamber opera, directed by Graham Vick.

While this performance might not compare with Benjamin Britten's own authoritative interpretation on CD (individual release or budget box), it is a strong performance and currently the only one on DVD.(*1) This all British team gives this opera a Reviews: 3.

In this classic study of Benjamin Britten and Michael Tippett, Arnold Whittall builds up a unique double portrait of the two leading composers of their generation. For this second, revised edition Whittall includes a new chapter on Tippett's major works of the s: the Piano Sonata No.

4, the large-scale choral composition The Mask of Time and the most recent opera, New Year. The Hidden Heart is a DVD of a TV documentary by Jake Martin concerning Benjamin Britten, his compositions and his relationship with Peter Pears (EMI ).

Following the. Albert Herring Benjamin Britten "The Greatest Comic Opera of the Century" 25 29 June 1 7 9 July Aurora Orchestra.

ever Britten opera presented by Opera Holland Park and returned to the Royal Academy of Music in a production of The Rape of Lucretia.

and as Nancy in a concert performance of Britten’s Albert Herring. Britten composed as a child and at the age of 12 began several years of study under the composer and teacher Frank later studied under John Ireland and Arthur Benjamin at the Royal College of Music in London and, while there, composed the set of choral variations A Boy Was Born (; revised, ).

He then worked as a composer for the radio, theatre, and cinema, coming. The role of Lucretia was written especially for the contralto Kathleen Ferrier. It was a ‘chamber opera’, that is, composed for very small forces rather than a ‘grand opera’ such as Peter Grimes and Billy Budd.

The Rape of Lucretia requires only 8 singers and 13 instrumentalists. Heather Harper, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, Bryan Drake, Benjamin Luxon, John Shirley-Quirk, Elizabeth Bainbridge, Jenny Hill, Benjamin Britten, English Chamber Orchestra - Britten: The Rape of Lucretia - Music4/5(4).

A brief chronology of these years serves to indicate Britten’s phenomenal work rate, at least from to In he completed The Rape of Lucretia (first performed at Glyndebourne on 12 July), attended the American premiere of Peter Grimes, founded the English Opera Group, and began work on Albert Herring.

Benjamin Britten's Albert Herring, designed as a companion piece to his earlier opera, The Rape of Lucretia, but clearly lighter in subject, has enjoyed only a handful of recordings over the years. Each one bears comparison to the composer's own set on Decca and, as always, any new lead tenor invariably finds himself looking back to the model.

In Benjamin Britten. His later operas include The Rape of Lucretia (); the comic Albert Herring (); Billy Budd (; after Herman Melville); Gloriana (; written for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II); The Turn of the Screw (; after Henry James); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (); Owen Wingrave (television, ); and.

Read More; use of tenor drum. Letters from a Life Volume 3 (): The Selected Letters of Benjamin Britten - Kindle edition by Britten, Benjamin, Mitchell, Donald, Reed, Philip. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Letters from a Life Volume 3 (): The Selected Letters of Benjamin s: 2.

Historia. Britten började arbeta på Albert Herring år som en pendang till den mer tragiska operan The Rape of Lucretia, och han tonsatte båda verken för samma intima kammarmusikensemble på 12 var librettisten Crozier som föreslog en komisk opera baserad på Maupassants novell.

Britten gillade idén, särskilt då han såg hur lätt handlingen kunde överföras från. On their tour of the Soviet Union inhe sang the roles of Sid and Tarquinius in Britten's operas Albert Herring and The Rape of Lucretia, respectively.

InBritten composed the title role of his television opera Owen Wingrave specifically for Luxon's voice; Luxon created the role later that year with the English Opera Group.

Benjamin Britten's Albert Herring, designed as a companion piece to his earlier opera, The Rape of Lucretia, but clearly lighter in subject, has enjoyed only a handful of recordings over the years. Each one bears comparison to the composer's own set on Decca and, as always, any new lead tenor invariably finds himself looking back to the model.

In Benjamin Britten the composition of his opera Peter Grimes (; libretto by M. Slater after George Crabbe’s poem The Borough), which placed Britten in the forefront of 20th-century composers of later operas include The Rape of Lucretia (); the comic Albert Herring (); Billy Budd (; after Herman Melville); Gloriana.

Read More. Programme for Britten's Albert Herring and The Rape of Lucretia conducted by Benjamin Britten (or Ivan Clayton) performed at the New Theatre Oxford in the week commencing on Monday October 27th, Britten *° Programme °*]. Owen Wingrave.

is an opera (originally written for a televised performance) in two acts with music by Benjamin Britten, his Opus The libretto is by Myfanwy Piper, after a short story by Henry James.

[1] Britten had been aware of the story since his work with Piper on the previous James opera, The Turn of the Screw in BBC television commissioned an opera for television from him in The Turn of the Screw (svensk titel: Skruvens vridning eller En sällsam historia) är en engelsk opera i en prolog och två akter med musik av Benjamin Britten och libretto av Myfanwy Piper efter spöknovellen med samma namn av Henry James ().

Albert Herring, Op. 39, is a chamber opera in three acts by Benjamin Britten. Composed in the winter of and the spring ofthis comic opera was a successor to his serious opera The Rape of Lucretia.

Mapreading / Benjamin Britten in conversation with Donald Mitchell --Paul Bunyan: the American Eden / Wilfrid Mellers --On playing Peter Grimes / Peter Pears --Chaos and cosmos in Peter Grimes / Christopher Palmer --The Rape of Lucretia / Christopher Headington --Albert Herring / Erwin Stein --Salvation at sea: Billy Budd / Philip Brett.

The third volume of the annotated selected letters of composer Benjamin Britten covers the yearsduring which he wrote many of his best-known works, founded and developed the English Opera Group and the Aldeburgh Festival, and toured widely in Europe and the United States as a pianist and pondents include librettists Ronald Duncan (The Rape of Lucretia), Eric Crozier Reviews: 2.Historia.

Efter att ha slutfört operan Albert Herring tillsammans funderade Britten och librettisten Eric Crozier på att skriva en kammaropera för barn. De övervägde åtskilliga ämnen för handlingen. Britten förordade en opera byggd på Arthur Ransomes barnboksserie Swallows and Amazons (), och Crozier tänkte ut en handling om en musikalisk barnaskara som nattetid smög ut för.