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Turn of the Screw, Thelocked

  • Arnold Whittall

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Opera in a prologue and two acts, op.54, by benjamin Britten to a libretto by myfanwy Piper after henry James ’s tale; Venice, La Fenice, 14 September 1954.

This chamber opera – the orchestra comprises 13 players – was the result of a commission for the Venice Biennale of ...

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