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Britten: Peter Grimes ()

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composed by Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten's Peter Grimes, the grim tale of an outcast fisherman hounded by moralistic townspeople, has been called an allegory for the treatment of homosexuals; Britten himself said it was about "the struggle of the individual against the masses. The more vicious the society, the more vicious the individual." The chorus has more to do in Peter Grimes than in almost any other opera, but its instrumental "Sea Interludes," often performed separately, are equally important. Anyone who has seen Moonrise Kingdom knows the ...

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Britten: Peter Grimes
2020, Chandos

UPC: 095115525029

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