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The Turn of the Screw UK - 1954 1*
Benjamin Britten 1913 - 1976 UK 2*
Libretto by Myfanwy Piper based on the novella by Henry James
First performance at Teatro La Fenice, Venice on 14 September 1954
English libretto - Spanish translation
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A chamber opera based on the ghost story by Henry James. It is remarkable for its tightly laid out key scheme and active orchestral role.