Binding Hardcover; Black Cloth, Gilt Titles
Book Condition New in Fine dust jacket
Publisher Haus Publishing 2003
190434139X / 9781904341390
Seller ID 8459
182p, illustrations. The author first met Benjamin Britten after working on the rehearsal score of The Burning Fiery Furnace in 1966, and afterwards worked for him as music assistant. He brings a personal perspective to this introduction to Britten's life and work, with notes on and quotations from people close to the composer, among them Peter Pears, Imogen Holst, John Piper, WH Auden and Michael Tippett.