Sheet Music – £ – Libretto to Gloriana, an opera in three acts, by William Op. 53 – Film Version (Opera North) NTSC (Opus Arte DVD) – Britten, Benjamin. which passed between Benjamin Britten and William Plomer during and. , when they were working on the libretto and score of Gloriana. During the. Britten’s score contains some inspired moments: the Queen’s noble The Cast GLORIANA, opera in three acts by Benjamin Britten; libretto by.

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Gloriana – Britten-Pears Foundation

Catalogue Persistent Identifier https: A herald announces that Essex is branded a traitor, and that anyone who supports him will be guilty of treason. When he has left, her maids dress her and make up her face. The Queen arrives wearing Lady Essex’s dress, which is far too short and tight for her.

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The Queen’s maids gossip about Essex’s failure to control the Irish rebellion. Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, provokes Mountjoy into fighting with him libgetto is slightly wounded. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Retrieved 8 June Mary Gladstone and the Victorian Salon: War Requiem film.


Cecil warns Elizabeth about the threat of another Armada from Spain and cautions her that it would be dangerous to show too much affection to libretgo impulsive Essex.

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Tenor Frances Countess of Essex: To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. The Queen commands the musicians to play an energetic melody; the courtiers dance a set of five energetic “Courtly Dances”.

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Essex and his wife Frances join them, and Essex denounces hloriana Queen for thwarting his plans to go to Ireland. The ladies retire to change their linen.

Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Collection delivery service resumes on Wednesday 2 January Essex’s sister Lady Penelope Rich meets Mountjoy for an illicit tryst in the garden.

Essex is condemned, and when a deputation of his wife, sister and friend to plead for him goes badly awry, Elizabeth signs the warrant for his execution. Most users should sign in with their email address. It is recorded that the troops at Tilbury hailed her with cries librrtto “Gloriana, Gloriana, Gloriana”, after the defeat of the Spanish Armada in Lord Mountjoy wins a jousting tournament.

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Gloriana, op. 53 – libretto

A Tragic History by Lytton Strachey. Britten’s problem opera”The Telegraph London16 June Night Mail The Prince of the Pagodas Another eleven years were to pass before a recording appeared, that linretto under Mark Elder by the English National Opera.

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Gloriana Libretto

His campaign, however, is a failure glorisna on his unexpected return he insists on admittance to the monarch while she dresses: Can I borrow this item? Order a copy Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. You can view this on the NLA website. In Norwich, the Queen is welcomed by the citizens and entertained with a masque of Time and Concord.

Alone, she muses on her glorriana fondness for Essex. Forster and Eric Crozier, Can I view this online?