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Midsummer Night’s Dream, Alocked

  • Arnold Whittall

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Opera in three acts, op.64, by Benjamin Britten to a libretto by him and Peter Pears, after William Shakespeare’s play; Aldeburgh, Jubilee Hall, 11 June 1960.

Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream was something of a rush job, conceived and created between August 1959 and ...

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