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Britten's Century. Celebrating 100 Years of Benjamin Britten

By: Bostridge, Mark. Introduced by Nicholas Kenyon.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12258

ISBN: 1441177906

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


xvii, 183pp. Considers various aspects of Britten's life and work and written by biographers, performers and music critics. View more info

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Britten's Children

By: Bridcut, John

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 2007

Seller ID: 9776

ISBN: 0571228402

Condition: New


334pp, 8 plates. A hallmark of Britten’s compositions is his use of boys’ voices. This book discusses the music with accounts of the unique friendships that influenced it. View more info

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Essential Britten - A Pocket Guide for the Britten Centenary

By: Bridcut, John

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 2012

Seller ID: 12734

ISBN: 0571290736

Condition: New


xviii, 430pp. View more info

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Voices for Today Op.75 Anthem for Chorus (Men, Women & Children)

By: Britten, Benjamin

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1965

Seller ID: 3822


Vocal score. viii, 44pp covers bruised else v good. Written for the 20th Anniversary of the United Nations, 24th October 1965. View more info

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Three Two-Part Songs

By: Britten, Benjamin

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: ©1960

Seller ID: 7200

Condition: Very Good


The Ride-by-Nights; The Rainbow; The Ship of Rio. Words by Walter De La Mare. For boys or female voices. 17pp. Previous owner's initials on cover. ; Sheet Music View more info

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Psalm 150 for Voices and Instruments

By: Britten, Benjamin

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes: 1963

Seller ID: 7985

Condition: Very Good


Full Score. Small stain on cover, probably from removal of price stamp. ; Sheet Music View more info

Image for Phaedra. Dramatic Cantata for Mezzo-Soprano and Small Orchestra. Op.93. Words from a Verse Translation of Racine's Phedre by Robert Lowell

Phaedra. Dramatic Cantata for Mezzo-Soprano and Small Orchestra. Op.93. Words from a Verse Translation of Racine's Phedre by Robert Lowell

By: Britten, Benjamin

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1977

Seller ID: 9273

Condition: Very Good


22pp. ; Sheet Music View more info

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Tit for Tat; Five Settings from Boyhood of Poems by Walter De La Mare

By: Britten, Benjamin

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1969

Seller ID: 12564

Condition: Very Good


F0292 Vocal score. Repair of spine of cover. ; Sheet Music View more info

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Letters from a Life: Selected Letters and Diaries of Benjamin Britten Volume Two 1939-45

By: Britten, Benjamin - edited by Donald Mitchell & Philip Reed

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1998

Seller ID: 11745

ISBN: 0571194001

Condition: New


848pp, plates. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. The letters in this second volume are among the most fascinating of the correspondence, and - supplemented by the editors' detailed commentary and by exhaustive contemporary documentation - offer a unique insight into American history, politics and culture during the Second World War. View more info

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Benjamin Britten: A Biography

By: Carpenter, Humphrey

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1993

Seller ID: 10236

ISBN: 0571143253

Condition: Very Good


680pp, plates, map of the Suffolk coast, chronological list of compositions. Vertical crease line on spine. Heavy book, extra postage may be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

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Britten and the Far East: Asian Influences in the Music of Benjamin Britten

By: Cooke, Mervyn

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Boydell Press: 1998

Seller ID: 6807

ISBN: 0851155790

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


279pp, plates, text figures, music examples, accompanying 72 minute CD contains recordings of music from the Far East that influenced Britten. ; Aldeburgh Studies in Music View more info

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Britten and Barber. Their Lives and Their Music

By: Felsenfeld, Daniel

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Amadeus Press: 2005

Seller ID: 10022

ISBN: 1574671081

Condition: New


Examines the lives and work of the two composers. They Influenced countless others, and their works are performed often in today’s concert and opera houses. Analysis of specific works, illustrated by the accompanying full-length CD. ; Parallel Lives Series View more info

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Music & Letters. A Quarterly Publication Volume 73

By: Fortune, Nigel, Whenham, John and Carter, Tim

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 11491

Condition: Near Fine


Number 3 only. August 1992. Pp347 - 514, music examples. Contents includes; Some Reflection upon Notation and Proportion in Monteverdi's Mass and Vespers of 1610; Claude Debussy and Walter Rummel: Chronicle of a Friendship, with new correspondence; Platonic Elements in Britten's 'Death in Venice'. View more info

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Benjamin Britten. A Life in the Twentieth Century

By: Kildea, Paul

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Allen Lane: 2013

Seller ID: 12264

ISBN: 1846142326

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


688pp, plates. Heavy book, extra postage will be requested for delivery outside UK. View more info

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Britten

By: Matthews, David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Haus Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 8459

ISBN: 190434139X

Condition: New in Fine dust jacket


182p, illustrations. The author first met Benjamin Britten after working on the rehearsal score of The Burning Fiery Furnace in 1966, and afterwards worked for him as music assistant. He brings a personal perspective to this introduction to Britten's life and work, with notes on and quotations from people close to the composer, among them Peter Pears, Imogen Holst, John Piper, WH Auden and Michael Tippett. View more info

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Britten and Auden in the Thirties: The Year 1936

By: Mitchell, Donald

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Boydell Press: 2000

Seller ID: 12354

ISBN: 0851157904

Condition: New


176pp, illustrations, music examples. Donald Mitchell's 1979 TS Eliot Memorial Lectures trace the development of the friendship and remarkable collaboration of composer and poet, and analyses in detail the works they produced. ; Aldeburgh Studies in Music View more info

Benjamin Britten. A Commentary on his works from a group of specialists

By: Mitchell, Donald & Keller, Hans (Ed)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Rockliff: 1952

Seller ID: 10403

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


410pp, frontis, plates, many music examples, chronological list of works, discography. View more info

Image for The Travel Diaries of Peter Pears: 1936-1978

The Travel Diaries of Peter Pears: 1936-1978

By: Reed, Philip

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Boydell & Brewer: 1999

Seller ID: 11779

ISBN: 0851157416

Condition: New


xiv, 242pp, frontis, 12 plates. ; Aldeburgh Studies in Music Vol 2 View more info

Image for Benjamin Britten. His Life and Operas

Benjamin Britten. His Life and Operas

By: White, Eric Walter

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10762

ISBN: 0571091512

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


256pp, 24 plates, chronological list of compositions, list of first performances of operas. Dust jacket price clipped with slight edge wear. View more info

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Voices by the Sea. The Story of the Aldeburgh Festival Choir

By: Wren, Wilfrid J

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Lavenham, Suffolk, Terence Dalton Limited: 1981

Seller ID: 11480

ISBN: 0861380037

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


x, 134pp, illustrations. Dustjacket chipped. ; 144 pages View more info