Poetry in Sound: The Music of Benjamin Britten

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 15TH SEPTEMBER 2013

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Poetry in Sound: The Music of Benjamin BrittenAs part of Britten 100, the London-wide festival celebrating the centenary of the great composer, the British Library presents Poetry in Sound: The Music of Benjamin Britten (1913-1976), a new exhibition in The Folio Society Gallery. This free exhibition explores the poetic and literary influences on Britten's work from William Blake to William Shakespeare through photographs, concert programmes and previously unpublished recordings of his music and runs from Friday 31st May to Sunday 15th September 2013.

 

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Poetry in Sound: The Music of Benjamin Britten  Benjamin Britten c1949 at Crag House, photo by Roland Haupt  

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