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Billy Budd

Britten, Benjamin

Billy Budd

an opera in two acts, op. 50

by Britten, Benjamin

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Published by Boosey & Hawkes in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Operas,
  • Vocal scores with piano

  • Edition Notes

    English words.

    StatementBenjamin Britten ; libretto by E. M. Forster and Eric Crozier ; adapted from the story by Herman Melville ; vocal score by Erwin Stein
    ContributionsForster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970, Crozier, Eric, Melville, Herman, 1819-1891, Stein, Erwin, 1885-1958
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsM1503.B8608 B5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 vocal score (335 p.)
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26901513M
    LC Control Number62027478
    OCLC/WorldCa71826573

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    Billy Budd is a classic in its own right. It has since been converted to film a number of times, most notably by John Huston, and an opera has been made of the book written in part by E.M. Forster (of A Room with a View and A Passage to India fame). Next to Moby . Billy Budd, Foretopman. Herman Melville, a Biographical Sketch. (Bantam Pathfinder Editions) by Herman Melville and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at .

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Created by the original team behind SparkNotes, LitCharts are the world's best literature guides. The events of the story take place during Great Britain's conflict with Napoleonic France, when the British Royal Navy was desperate.

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