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Owen Wingravelocked

  • Arnold Whittall

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Opera in two acts, op.85, by Benjamin Britten to a libretto by Myfanwy Piper after Henry James’s short story; BBC television, 16 May 1971 (London, Covent Garden, 10 May 1973).

BBC television commissioned an opera from Britten in 1966, and in 1968 he and Myfanwy Piper began to sketch the scenario of ...

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