The Operas of Benjamin Britten: Expression and Evasion (Aldeburgh Studies in Music)

The Operas of Benjamin Britten: Expression and Evasion (Aldeburgh Studies in Music)

Claire Seymour


the fragile stability among deepest and public conversation, and the stress among paintings as self-expression and artwork as ethical solution have been key matters in Britten's tune. Seymour examines ways that Britten's operas explored and articulated the inherent ambiguity and latent sexuality of song, quite tune, and means that Britten's operas may well illustrate his look for a public 'voice' which might include, converse, and maybe get to the bottom of his deepest ideals and anxieties. Analyses of Britten's operas from Paul Bunyan to demise in Venice, the 3 Church Parables, and several other of the 'children's operas' supply proof that, for Britten, opera used to be the normal medium wherein to discover, convey and, satirically, repress his inner most concerns.CLAIRE SEYMOUR is an Opera reports coach at Rose Bruford collage, Kent.

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