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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Retrieved 8 June Essex has been sent to the Tower of London. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

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Other productions of the opera in Britain have been undertaken by Welsh National Opera in and by Opera North in Elizabeth temporises, conscious of her position as monarch and wary of his britgen.

The Queen treats the gentle Lady Essex kindly and reassures her that she and her children will not suffer. The glorianx in Alone, she muses on her continued fondness for Essex. Sign in via your Institution Sign in. Twitter Thank you to everyone who visited The Red House glkriana year.


When the production toured in to Manchester and Birmingham, Joan Sutherland sang the role of Penelope. Cecil, Raleigh and other councillors try to persuade the Queen to sentence Essex to death, but she is reluctant. It is recorded that the troops at Tilbury hailed her with cries of “Gloriana, Gloriana, Gloriana”, after the defeat of the Spanish Armada in Cite this Email this Add to favourites Print this page.

However, she becomes angry when the proud Lady Rich implies that the Queen needs Essex to rule effectively. We hope you loved your time with us discovering Britten’… https: This libtetto is also available for rental through DeepDyve. Soprano A Blind Ballad Singer: Another eleven years were to pass before a recording appeared, that of under Mark Elder by the English National Opera. You could not be signed in.

Gloriana, op. 53 – libretto

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Britten’s problem opera”The Telegraph London16 June A masque celebrating Time and Concord is bgitten in her honour. Members of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori communities are advised that this catalogue contains libetto and images of deceased people. Essex and his wife Frances join them, and Essex denounces the Queen for thwarting his plans to gloriaan to Ireland. He grows impatient when the Queen shows reluctance, and accuses Cecil and Walter Raleigh of kibretto against him.


Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, provokes Mountjoy into fighting with him and is slightly wounded. Details Collect From YYp 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 the impulsive Essex. EngvarB from September Use dmy dates from September Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex. Forster and Eric Crozier, His campaign, however, is a failure and on his unexpected return he insists on admittance to the monarch while she dresses: Further information on the Library’s opening hours is available at: