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Death in Venicelocked

  • Arnold Whittall

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Opera in two acts (17 scenes), op.88, by Benjamin Britten to a libretto by Myfanwy Piper based on Thomas Mann’s novella Der Tod in Venedig; Snape, the Maltings, 16 June 1973.

Britten had Death in Venice in mind as an operatic subject for many years, and in ...

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