John Bridcut, author of the acclaimed 'Britten's Children', will include significant fresh material which will make the book indispensable for Britten aficionados as well as for those who are discovering the composer's music for the first time. This guide is all about finding a way into Britten's music.
An outline of planned chapters:
- The Top Ten Britten pieces
- Critics' First Impressions
- Britten's Life
- Britten and Pears
- The things they said
- The Music (stage works, choral works, songs, chamber music, orchestral works)
- The Interpreters of Britten's work
- Britten as Performer
- The Impresario (English Opera Group and Aldeburgh Festival)
- Britten's Homes
- Trivial PursuitsBiografía del autor:
John Bridcut has directed and produced television documentaries for the past twenty years or so, specializing in contemporary history, current affairs and the arts. For the Golden Jubilee in 2002, he produced BBC1's four-part series Queen and Country. He has recently profiled Hillary Clinton and Roald Dahl, and has also directed a film about the realisation of Elgar's piano concerto. He has had a lifelong enthusiasm for the music of Benjamin Britten; his documentary, Britten's Children, won the Royal Philharmonic Society Award 2005 for Creative Communication.
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