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Benjamin Britten"s A midsummer night"s dream

Benjamin Britten"s A midsummer night"s dream

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Published by National Video Corporation, Glyndebourne Productions in (England) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Operas.

  • About the Edition

    Presents on adaptation of William Shakespeare"s play in which four lovers and a group of naive bumpkins fall into the hands of Oberon and Tytania.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesGlyndebourne Festival Opera presents A midsummer night"s dream.
    StatementHome Vision, National Video Corporation produced by Peter Hall.
    SeriesCompleat operagoer -- 53
    ContributionsShakespeare, William, 1564-1616., Pears, Peter, Sir, 1910-1986., Bowman, James., Cotrubas, Ileana., Duesing, Dale., Lott, Felicity., Haitink, Bernard, 1929-, Hall, Peter, Sir, 1930-, Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976., Glyndebourne Festival Chorus., London Philharmonic Orchestra., National Video Corporation., Glyndebourne Productions., Home Vision (Firm)
    The Physical Object
    FormatVideorecording
    Pagination1 videocassette (156 min.)
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19932641M

    A MIDSUMMER NIGHT ’S DREAM – Benjamin Britten When Ben­jamin Brit­ten decid­ed in the sum­mer of to write a new opera to open the Alde­burgh Fes­ti­val June , and to inau­gu­rate the rebuilt Jubilee Hall, he was set­ting him­self an almost impos­si­ble task. A Midsummer Night’s Dream Opera in a Forest. Op. 64 () Opera in three acts Libretto adapted from Shakespeare’s play by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears. Setting: A wood near Athens Duration: 2 hours and 25 minutes First performance: 11 June , Jubilee Halll, Aldeburgh. Cast.

    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of A Midsummer Night's Dream on Discogs. Benjamin Britten, London Symphony* ‎– A Midsummer Night's Dream Label: London Records ‎– Format: 2. A Midsummer Night's Dream - Benjamin Britten - Opera Australia by Opera Australia. A Midsummer Night's Dream preview from Lyric Opera of Chicago Midsummer Nights by Pippa Nissen. A Midsummer Night's Dream by Houston Grand Opera.

    A Midsummer Night's Dream. U.S. Production Premiere Music by Benjamin Britten Libretto by Benjamin Britten & Peter Pears Based on the play by William Shakespeare Opera at the Academy Performed in English with English supertitles "A show that's so much fun."—The Guardian. Love triangles, mistaken identities, and alarming transformations—Shakespeare’s enchanting comedy A Midsummer Night.   T he Aldeburgh festival, founded by Benjamin Britten, is almost by definition a purveyor of magical midsummer nights. This was one. Opening the 70th festival, Netia Jones’s new staging of.


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In AugustBritten decided to compose a full-evening opera for the reopening of the refurbished Jubilee Hall in Aldeburgh in June As this left no time for a libretto to be prepared anew, he chose to adapt with Peter Pears Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, though as he admitted at the time, he had always admired the original play and was excited by the various levels of.

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BRITTEN, Benjamin. A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Opera in Three Acts. Libretto adapted from William Shakespeare by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears.

Vocal Score by Imogen Holst and Martin Penny. From a BBC recording made the day before the World premiere of J at the Aldeburgh Festival, here is the original cast of Britten's opera.

Benjamin Britten A Midsummer Night's Dream - Quartett Helena - Susanne Glanville Hermia - Gabriella Sborgi Lysander - Blagoj Nacoski Demetrius. Description. This manuscript, written in Benjamin Britten’s hand, is the score for the opera based on Shakespeare’s comedic play, A Midsummer Night’s character list can be seen on the left-hand page, with Puck designated a speaking role and Oberon a countertenor.

About. A Midsummer Night’s Dream (MSND) is an appealing opera in part because of how flexible it the simplest level it is an evening of sheer enchantment, a traditional fairytale with plenty of comedy.

On another it is a psychological treasure trove, purity, madness and cruelty crashing against each other to riveting effect. Get this from a library. Britten's A midsummer night's dream: making an opera from Shakespeare's comedy.

[William H L Godsalve] -- This book is the visualization of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears in as they labored to adapt Shakespeare's comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream, for the operatic stage.

This book is designed. A Midsummer Night's Dream is an opera with music by Benjamin Britten and set to a libretto adapted by the composer and Peter Pears from William Shakespeare's play, A Midsummer Night's Dream. It was premiered on 11 June at the Aldeburgh Festival, conducted by the composer and with set and costume designs by Carl Toms.

A Midsummer Night's Dream. Music by Benjamin Britten. Cast: OBERON TITANIA COBWEB PEASEBLOSSOM MUSTARDSEED MOTH TESEO HIPOLITA HERMIA LISANDRO DEMETRIO ELENA BOTTOM QUINCE FLUTE SNUG SNOUT STARVELING PUCK ACT I Introduction (The wood.

Deepening twilight.) (Enter Fairies, first group with Cobweb and Mustardseed, second. Britten’s opera is based Shakespeare’s popular comedy, which follows the consequences of a falling-out between the fairy-king Oberon and his queen, Tytania.

Mistaken identities, confused lovers and alarming transformations are the result. From the sliding string chords of the magic wood to the rustics’ well-intentioned entertainment, Britten’s ear for beguiling orchestration and.

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Experience. A Midsummer Night's Dream: An Opera in three Acts (libretto) by Britten, Benjamin; Pears, Peter; Shakespeare, William and a great selection of related books, art. A Midsummer Night's Dream was Benjamin Britten's seventh major opera and had its premiere at Aldeburgh in Britten and his partner Peter Pears prepared a condensed version of Shakespeare's much-loved comedy for the libretto, using (with the exception of a single line) only the original text.

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