3: Letters From a Life: The Selected Letters of Benjamin Britten, Volume Three, 1946-1951
On Sale Now! Free Shipping Included! Save 6% on the 3: Letters From a Life: The Selected Letters of Benjamin Britten, Volume Three, 1946-1951 by University of California Press at Jen Blood. MPN: 16pp b/w photos. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. This long-awaited third volume of composer Benjamin Britten's remarkable letters covers the years 1946–51. Fresh from the astonishing success of
Britten's correspondents include literary figures such as Christopher Isherwood, Edith Sitwell, E. M. Forster (the librettist for Billy Budd), and Edward Sackville-West, as well as musical colleagues from around the world including Ernest Ansermet, Francis Poulenc, Aaron Copland,and Igor Stravinsky.
This volume of selected letters represents one of the richest and most innovative periods of the composer's creative life. His daily concerns and the unique era in which he lived are vividly evoked by the comprehensive and scholarly annotations, which offer a wide range of detailed and fascinating information. Donald Mitchell contributes a superb introduction.
|Manufacturer:||University of California Press|
|Part Number:||16pp b/w photos|
|Publisher:||University of California Press|
|Studio:||University of California Press|
|MPN:||16pp b/w photos|
|Item Weight:||3.25 pounds|
|Item Size:||2 x 9.75 x 9.75 inches|
|Package Weight:||3.17 pounds|
|Package Size:||6.46 x 2.05 x 2.05 inches|