Britten's a Midsummer Night's Dream: Making an Opera from Shakespeare's Comedy

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This work is a detailed description of the making of Britten's successful eighth opera in 1950-60. The reader is offered stimulating accounts of the procedures of Britten, an eclectic assimilator remaking a Renaissance comedy into a modern romantic chamber opera.

Britten's a Midsummer Night's Dream: Making an Opera from Shakespeare's Comedy 1995, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

ISBN-13: 9780838635513

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