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 Libretto

Night Mail The Prince of the Pagodas Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Soprano A Blind Ballad Singer: A herald announces that Essex is branded a traitor, and that anyone who supports him will be guilty of treason. Essex is furious, but mollified when Elizabeth announces the appointment he has long craved and sends him to Ireland. The Liretto maids gossip about Gloriwna failure to control the Irish rebellion.


Similar Items Billy Budd: Inat The Proms in London, a concert version under conductor Charles Mackerras was performed and recorded. Death in Venice; an opera in 2 acts. She receives him kindly and is initially sympathetic to his troubles, but grows impatient as he complains about his enemies at court. Elizabeth and Cecil discuss the rivalry between Mountjoy and Essex. Lady Essex enters, wearing a plainer dress than before and tells Lady Rich that her original dress has gone missing.

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Catalogue Persistent Identifier https: Most users should sign in with their email address. A ballad singer recounts Essex’s attempts to incite rebellion, while Essex’s followers try to gather new recruits. New search User lists Site feedback Ask a librarian Help. National Library of Australia. A ball is in progress at the Palace.

Opera by Benjamin Britten. This page was last edited on 9 Augustat War Requiem film. A Tragic History by Lytton Strachey. Elizabeth refuses to listen to further entreaties and signs Essex’s death warrant.

Elizabeth temporises, conscious of her brittenn as monarch and wary of his impetuousness. Sign In or Create an Account. Several in the audience of its gala opening were disappointed by the opera, which presents the first Elizabeth as a sympathetic, but flawed, character motivated largely by vanity and desire.


Benjamin Britten – Gloriana, op. 53 – libretto

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Penelope Lady Rich sister to Essex. EngvarB from September Use dmy dates from September However, she becomes angry when the proud Lady Rich implies that the Queen needs Essex to rule effectively.

She appoints Essex Lord Deputy of Ireland. Sir Walter RaleighCaptain of the Guard.

Sir Robert Cecil Secretary of the Council.