Britten's Acoustic Miracles in Noye's Fludde and Curlew River

Swanson, Cole.

Abstract: Benjamin Britten sought to engage the English musical public through the creation of new theatrical genres that renewed, rather than simply reused, historical frameworks and religious gestures. I argue that Britten's process in creating these genres and their representative works denotes an operation of theatrical and musical "re-enchantment," returning spiritual and aesthetic resonance ... read more

Tufts University. Department of Music.
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