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Britten: War Requiem
by Mervyn Cooke
Book Description:
The book examines from various viewpoints Britten's War Requiem, written in 1962 to celebrate the consecration of the new Coventry Cathedral and uniting the famous anti-war poetry of Wilfred Owen with the Latin Requiem Mass. Britten's and Owen's pacifist beliefs are compared, and the chronology of the compositional process unraveled from documentary and manuscript sources. The musical language is analyzed in detail, and the fluctuating critical responses to the score are assessed. 

Britten (Master Musicians Series)
by Michael Kennedy

Selling Britten: Music and the Market Place
by Paul Francis Kildea

Benjamin Britten: A Bio-Bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies in Music, No. 87)
by Stewart R. Craggs

Once in a While the Odd Thing Happens: A Play from the Life of Benjamin Britten (Methuen Modern Plays)
by Paul Godfrey
(Paperback - January 1991)

The Cambridge Companion to Benjamin Britten
by Mervyn Cooke (Editor)

The Music of Britten and Tippett : Studies in Themes and Techniques
by Arnold Whittall (Author)
(Paperback - October 1990)

The Music of Benjamin Britten: Illustrated With over 300 Music Examples and Diagrams
by Peter Evans

The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra: Benjamin Britten's Composition on CD
by Anita Ganeri, Ben Kingsley (Contributor)
(School & Library Binding)

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