Peter Wiegold’s Beyond Britten

9781843839651-1The latest collection of articles and essays on Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) edited by Peter Wiegold and Ghislaine Kenyon is now available: Beyond Britten: The Composer and the Community. The book starts with the 1964 Aspen award lecture by the composer and uses it as a starting point of reflection, inviting leading composers, producers and writers to consider the role of the composer in the community in Britain in the last fifty years. Amor the many authors and pieces you will also find Peter Wiegold (That’s how it happens) and Christopher Fox (After the Fludde: ambitious music for all-comers).Benjamin_Britten_London_Records_1968_publicity_photo_for_Wikipedia-725x510.jpg