* Rare * Rape of Lucretia Signed by Benjamin Britten,John Piper & Ronald Duncan

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Author : Benjamin Britten (Music By) Libretto by Ronald Duncan and Design by John Piper     

Title: The Rape of Lucretia An Opera in Two Acts First Performed at Glyndebourne between July 12th – 27th 1946 

Publisher: Published By Boosey & Hawkes London 1947 and This Copy has been Signed by Benjamin Britten,Ronald Duncan and John Piper on the Title Page…. (see pictures)   

Condition of Book: This is Very Good Copy of this Book in original pictorial soft covers with one small chip to the cover of 1cm at the head of spine.String sewn binding with NO loose leaves.Vocal Score by Henry Boys and translated from the German by Elisabeth Mayer.This copy SCARCE copy has been Signed in ink by the Composer Benjamin Britten and By Ronald Duncan who undertook the Libretto and by The Designer John Piper on the Title Page.The book has NO previous names or inscriptions present and the signatures are all flat signed without dedications.The vocal score is written in both German and English.A Rare piece of Music history with all three notable signatures present.Large 4to Measures 12” by 9” [1947] 
NB:  The Rape of Lucretia is an opera in two acts by Benjamin Britten, written for Kathleen Ferrier, who performed the title role. Ronald Duncan based his English libretto on André Obey’s play Le Viol de Lucrèce. 

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