Benjamin Britten/Bibliography

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A list of key readings about Benjamin Britten.
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  • Carpenter, Humphrey (1993-01-04). Benjamin Britten. Faber And Faber Ltd.. ISBN 0571143245. 

"A first-rate, if somewhat less than magisterial, treatment by Carpenter (The Brideshead Generation, 1990, etc.) of the life and works of one of the 20th century's towering musical figures--the man who put English music firmly on the larger European map. This is like a run-through of a great symphony by a major orchestra under a more-than-adequate international conductor. All the notes--Carpenter's prodigious research--are firmly in place." - Kirkus Reviews

  • Craggs, Stewart R. (2002). Benjamin Britten. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 9780313295317. 
  • Hodgson, Peter John (1996-07-01). Benjamin Britten. Routledge. ISBN 9780815317951. 
  • White, Eric Walter (1970-01-18). Benjamin Britten. University of California Press. ISBN 9780520016798.