Music of Britten and Tippett by Arnold Whittall
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Music of Britten and Tippett
By Arnold Whittall

The Music of Britten and Tippett

Studies in Themes and Techniques

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Music of Britten and Tippett by Arnold Whittall

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In this classic study of Benjamin Britten and Michael Tippett, Arnold Whittall builds up a unique double portrait of the two leading composers of their generation. For this second, revised edition Whittall includes a new chapter on Tippett's major works of the 1980s: the Piano Sonata No. 4, the large-scale choral composition The Mask of Time and the most recent opera, New Year. In addition, new information on the Britten repertoire and an updated bibliography are also presented.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521386685
ISBN-10: 0521386683
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 332
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 31-Aug-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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