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Billy Budd

Britten, Benjamin

Billy Budd

opera in two acts

by Britten, Benjamin

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Published by Boosey & Hawkes in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Librettos,
  • Operas

  • Edition Notes

    Statementmusic by Benjamin Britten ; libretto by E. M. Forster and Eric Crozier ; adapted from the story by Herman Melville
    ContributionsForster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970, Crozier, Eric, Melville, Herman, 1819-1891
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p.
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26892230M
    OCLC/WorldCa1001914705

    Young naive sailor Billy Budd is impressed into military service with the British navy in the s, framed for conspiracy to mutiny, summarily convicted in a drum-head court martial, and hanged. Billy Budd is the final published work by Herman Melville, discovered in . This edition of Billy Budd includes a Foreword, Biographical Note, and Afterword by James Gunn. Aboard the warship Bellipotent, the young orphan Billy Budd was called the handsome sailor. Billy was tall, athletic, noble looking; he was friendly, innocent, helpful and ever-cheerful. He was a fierce fighter and a 2/5(3).

    Billy Budd is a classic in its own right. It has since been converted to film a number of times, most notably by John Huston, and an opera has been made of the book written in part by E.M. Forster (of A Room with a View and A Passage to India fame). Next to Moby . Billy Budd, Foretopman. Herman Melville, a Biographical Sketch. (Bantam Pathfinder Editions) by Herman Melville and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at . People named Billy Budd. Find your friends on Facebook. Log in or sign up for Facebook to connect with friends, family and people you know. Log In. or. Sign Up. Billy Budd. See Photos. Billy Budd. See Photos. Studied at U of Houston. Billy Budd. See Photos. Studied at Excelsior College. Billy Budd. See Photos. Billy Budd.

    Benjamin Britten's opera based on the novel by Herman Melville, Billy Budd tells the story of Captain Vere and his reflections upon past memories and experiences with Billy Budd aboard the HMS Indomitable during the French Revolutionary War in the late 18th century. The opera premiered on December 1, , at the Royal Opera House in London, England. Billy Budd, Sailor is a novella by American writer Herman Melville, first published posthumously in London in Melville began writing the work in November , but left it unfinished at his death in Jul 04,  · It is worth remembering that “Billy Budd” is a product of the gay closet. It is an opera composed by a closeted gay man, to a libretto written by Forster, a closeted gay man, based on a.


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