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Britten's Musical Language

ISBN-10: 0521031036

ISBN-13: 9780521031035

Edition: N/A

Authors: Philip Rupprecht, Arnold Whittall

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List price: $91.99
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/23/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 372
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Philip Rupprecht is Associate Professor of Music at Duke University. He has published widely on twentieth-century British music and his books include Britten's Musical Language (Cambridge University Press, 2002) and two edited volumes, Rethinking Britten (2013) and Tonality 1900–1950: Concept and Practice (2012). He is also the recipient of fellowships from the NEH, the National Humanities Center, and the Wolfe Institute, Brooklyn College.

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Britten's musical language
Peter Grimes: the force of operatic utterance
Motive and narrative in Billy Budd
The Turn of the Screw: innocent performance
Rituals: the War Requiem and Curlew River
Subjectivity and perception in Death in Venice
Notes
Bibliography
Index