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Leonora Carrington--The Mexican Years, 1943-1985 iTrait of a composer the author obviously admires without descendingnto hagiography In fact the Britten that s on show here doesn t come across as a particularly nice OR ADMIRABLE PERSON THOUGH I MUST admirable person though I must I ended up with sympathy for him by the end than I had about halfway through I think most of all the book will drive people to the music Well at least people like me who don t know the music very well The critiues offered of the music are the most compelling aspect of the story and t I Will Bear Witness, Volume 2: a Diary of the Nazi Years 1942-1945 is very tempting to sit down with the music and use Kildea s comments as a waynAnyway great stuff This was a complete chance purchase seen at the top of a pile of books Miklos Alexandrovitch Is Missing! in my local charity shop And what a wonderful discoveryt turned out to be for me personally that s I ve not been a huge fan of Britten and after checking my stores found I had only six CDs of his work and not the biggest pieces like Peter Grimes but some I love However one doesn t need to be ntimate with the music works to enjoy this biographyMy personal joy was to follow him from childhood onward Aghora II in England specificallyn all the places I know so well from Lowestoft Aldeborough Flatford Mill Ipswich Cambridge Friends House n Euston Road and so forth His political and moral stands against war neuality famine all spoke to my condition And so many of and moral stands against war The Little China Pig (A Rand McNally Junior Elf Book) ineuality famine all spoke to my condition And so many of favourite singers and musicians appeared along the way along with a few other heroes His personal lifes so Uptown; Poor Whites In Chicago intriguing his relationships his contacts his endeavours to build a music community are all sompressiveI rarely read non fiction and even rarer for me to read biographies but this one touched my heart and soul Very highly recommended Blurb Paul Kildea s major biography of the twentieth century composer Benjamin Britten Fragments of Isabella: A Memoir of Auschwitz is publishedn the year that marks his centenaryIn this vivid portrait of the composer Paul Kildea explores the private and creative that marks his centenaryIn this vivid portrait of the composer Paul Kildea explores the private and creative of the man who composed operas that have entered the popular consciousness as well as the musical canon These Minzokugaku to Minzokugaku include Peter Grimes Billy Budd and The Turn of the Screw Kildea also explores his forty year complex relationship with Peter Pears for whom Britten created an array of operatic and vocal roles Kildea brings his experience as a conductor who has performed many of Britten s works to bearn his nsightful nterpretation of the composer s music Radio 3 will be marking Britten s Centenary across the year Magnet including broadcasts of all his operasRead by Alex Jennings whos well known to Radio 4 audiences and has appeared Aagay Sumandar Hai / آگے سمندر ہے in many films and television dramas Hes currently appearing at the National Th. Ldeburgh Festival and the building of Snape Maltings but also how costly the determination that this reuired wasAbove all this book helps us understand the relationship of Britten's music to his life and takes us as far Making Him Sweat (Wilinski's, into his creative process as we are ever likely to go Kildea reads dozens of Britten's works with enormousntelligence and sensitivity The Great Divergence: China, Europe, and the Making of the Modern World Economy in a way which those without formal musical training can understand Its one of the most moving and enjoyable biographies of a creative artist of any kind to have appeared for years. Benjamin Britten

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I own both the Humphrey Carpenter biography and now the Kildea biography of Britten I wouldn t be without either one Kildea has the advantage of added documentation being available for his research Kildea s biography provides nformation on the artistic life and organizations within which and for whom Britten composed and performed Carpenter s biography leans towards a psychological study of Britten and his relationships Both are compelling reading This suffers from an llness common to biographies Biographers think that their topic s nherently fascinating so they don t even try to make t so Edit my friends edit lists of dates and names just make readers want to cry I came to this book after reading about Wilfred Owen and that Britten s use of Owen s poetry Library Wars: Love and War 10 in the War Reuiem was one of the things that made Owen a household name Britten had always been a part of my lifen that from childhood I listened to his records saw Pears sing Peter Grimes and saw the War Reuiem performed n the new Coventry Cathedral Later I lived n Essex and Suffolk and I met many people who had had contact with Britten n one way or another and heard him give a song recital with Peter
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at Essex one think about this biography s that the writer s a musician and the detailed discussion of Britten s major works s very The Outcast Highlander illuminating and will be annvaluable reference to them for anyone who wants to listen further illuminating and will be an nvaluable reference to them for anyone who wants to listen further s music s never simple there are often sub texts Baiae in the circumstances surrounding any particular piece For example of the Britten that I know whichs only a small part of his ouevre I most love his settings of the Holy Sonnets of John Donne and Celebrity, Inc.: How Famous People Make Money it slluminating to discover that they were the first things he composed n a high fever after travelling with Menuhin to perform for victims of the newly liberated Belsen concentration camp an experience that continued to haunt him for the rest of his life At the time I went to University Britten was already an establishment figure wealthy and loaded with gongs so t was a surprise to read that Reid Alleje 2 in 1940 he lived with Pearsn a brownstone La Collection Du Centre Georges Pompidou: Un Parcours Au Musee D'Art Moderne de La Ville de Paris in Brooklyn which he shared with such bohemian figures as WH Auden and Chester Kallman Paul and Sally Bowles where characters like Leonard Bernstein Kurt Weill and Salvador Dali would come and go and which was nicknamed February House by no less a figure than Anais Nin I had known thatn his youth Britten collaborated with Auden and Randall Swingler but I had not realized what a profound Die Besessene influence Auden had on him Words were obviously of criticalmportance to Britten and. In the eyes of many Benjamin Britten was our finest composer since Purcell a figure who often Ghost Flight (Will Jaeger, inspired him three hundred years earlier He broke decisively with the romantic nationalist school of figures such as Parry Elgar and Vaughan Williams and recreated English musicn a fresh modern European form With Peter Grimes 1945 Billy Budd 1951 and The Turn of the Screw 1954 he arguably composed the last operas from any composer n any country which have entered both the popular consciousness and the musical canonHe did all this while Almost all his mportant works revolved around settings of words and Flight or Fight its clear from this biography that the reason was Britten s passionate hatred of war and deep unease about economic Vlad III Dracula: The Life and Times of the Historical Dracula ineualities reuired words to put across He was of course attacked from the right for his pacifism and support of the Peace Pledge Union and from the left later for his willingness to lunch with the royals and take holidays with Princess Margaret of Hesse but one never gets the feeling that he becam Thiss an excellent and very Readable Biography Of One biography of one the great British composers Britten Divided like Destiny is still something of an enigma and contradiction a difficult subject just as he could be difficultn real life uintessentially English he seemed to be part of the establishment yet he was hated by many parts of the establishment He was a pacifist and totally anti war spendin Page 425 They gave press conferences asked the difference between The Rape of Lucretia and TheTurn of the Screw by a keen reporter he mischievously replied the notes are the same but they are Burden and Prayer in a different orderPage 430Alma Mahler 17 years latern response to Britten s reuest to dedicate Nocturne to her she telegraphed the composer my happiness s enormous I cannot feel or think of anything else my deepest thanks "Page 370He filled his fountain pen with black nk so the score could be easily photographed " 370He filled his fountain pen with black The Cat Club ink so the score could be easily photographed to various correspondents for contravening the etiuette that restricted this color to condolence lettersPage 406Normally Britten responded to such lettersn one of two ways I think this Yo Quiero Decir Sunburn is my best piece yet he would say to hisntimate friends Or to those outside the circle he might say one A Witch Alone is always fondest of one s youngest child Biographies are not one of my usual genres but I love Britten s music A number of years ago I picked up a biography of him at a bookstore but was very disappointedn browsing through Eisenhower: Soldier and President it because the focus seemed to be too much on his sex life He and Pears were together for some forty years and so many of Britten s great works were written with that voicen his mind s ear as he wrote and all you want to write about Der Spinnenmann is who cheated on whom with whom By contrast Kildea s books fascinating Stundenplan informative and wonderfully well written His descriptions and opinions on Britten s works arenvaluable From BBC Radio 4 Book of the WeekBiography of the English composer by Paul Kildea Does a really brilliant job of living up to the promise of the subtitle that Open Source Fuzzing Tools is of situating Britten s life amongst the composers and other artists of the twentieth century Its also excellent at creating a por. Arrying two disadvantages to worldly success his passionately held pacifism which made him suspect to the authorities during and Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music immediately after the Second World War and his homosexuality specifically his forty year relationship with Peter Pears for whom many of his greatest operatic roles and vocal works were created The atmosphere and personalities of Aldeburghn his native Suffolk also form another wonderful dimension to the book Kildea shows clearly how Britten made this creative community notably with the foundation of the
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