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Benjamin Britten pdf Benjamin Britten , ebook Benjamin Britten , epub Benjamin Britten , doc Benjamin Britten , e-pub Benjamin Britten , Benjamin Britten d4052dbbbac Benjamin Britten Was One Of The Most Important And Unusual Figures In Twentieth Century Music This Is The Perfect Introduction To His Many Wonderful Works And His Fascinating, Controversial Life Benjamin Britten Single Handedly Transformed The Reputation Of British Classical Music The Enormous Popular Appeal Of His Great Works, Such As Peter Grimes 1945 And The Young Person S Guide To The Orchestra 1946 , Make Him The Most Successful Opera Composer Of Any Born In The Twentieth Century But His Success Was Not Without Controversy And Pain He Was Accused Of Fleeing Britain To Avoid Military Service, He Was Widely Known To Be Sexually Obsessed With Boys And He Suffered An Astonishing Array Of Illnesses This Short Book Combines A Colourful Overview Of His Life With Pithy Descriptions Of All Of His Major Musical Works, Providing An Intimate Portrait Of This Highly Unusual Man And A Persuasive Account Of His Influences, Reputation And Importance Each Chapter Tackles A Key Episode And Theme In His Life, From His First Compositions At The Age Of 5, His Early Friendship And Collaboration With W H Auden And The Beginnings Of His Life Long Relationship With The Tenor Peter Pears, Through To His Great Musical Successes And The Establishment Of The Influential, If Tempestuous, Aldeburgh Festival, As Well As His Failures, Such As His Coronation Opera Gloriana Known As Boriana And Being Satirised By Dudley Moore In Beyond The Fringe And Ending With Frank Discussions Of His Na Ve Politics, His Troubling Sexuality And His Glorious Musical Legacy Published To Coincide With His 100th Anniversary Of His Birth, This Is The Perfect Introduction To A Towering Figure Of British Culture Igor Toronyi Lalic Is A Critic And Curator He Writes Regularly On Music For, Among Others, The Times And Sunday Telegraph He Is A Founder Of Theartsdesk.com, The Author Of What S That Thing2012 , A Report On Public Art, And Co Director Of The London Contemporary Music Festival.

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