BRITTEN (BENJAMIN) Autograph musical quotation Signed:comprising the opening bar of the "Prologue" to Peter Grimes, 1947
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BRITTEN (BENJAMIN) Autograph musical quotation Signed: comprising the opening bar of the "Prologue" to Peter Grimes, 1947
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BRITTEN (BENJAMIN)
Autograph musical quotation signed ("Benjamin Britten"): comprising the opening bar of the "Prologue" to Peter Grimes, dated Copenhagen, 1947, turquoise ink, unobtrusive paper thinning at corners where previously mounted, vertical fold at centre, 114 x 170mm., 1947

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  • Britten's ground-breaking opera had been first performed in 1945. Britten gave a recital in Copenhagen in February 1947, and Covent Garden saw a revival of the opera that November.
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