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Dramatic Invention in Myfanwy Piper's Libretto for Owen Wingrave

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Frances Spalding CBE


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An analysis of Myfanwy Piper's collaboration with Benjamin Britten in the creation of the opera 'Owen Wingrave', wit special to attention to her use of invention of dramatic monents in the interpretation of the Henry James story on which this opera is based.

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Author(s): Spalding F

Editor(s): Walker, L

Series Editor(s): Christopher Grogan

Publication type: Book Chapter

Book Title: Benjamin Britten: new perspectives on his life and work

Year: 2009

Pages: 86-96

Edition: 1st

Series Title: Aldeburgh Studies in Music

Publisher: The Boydell Press The Britten-Pears Foundation

Place Published: Woodbridge

Library holdings: Search Newcastle University Library for this item

ISBN: 9781843835165


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