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But when Miles mentions the ghosts of Quint and Jessel, the Governess realises things are much more dire than they seem. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted. Grose advises the Governess to write to their employer in London. Based on her description svore housekeeper tells the Governess about Peter Quint, the former valet at Bly House.

Benjamin Britten – The Turn of the Screw, op. 54 – study score

The children play indoors, the Governess watching over them spots the same unknown figure at the window. On Disc at Amazon. Pretty good going for an author who once turned down the opportunity to meet Richard Wagner, in April when both were in Posilipo, Italy, on the grounds that he didn’t speak German he had perhaps more substantial reasons he didn’t elucidate.


Add the first question. An English governess is hired to take care of two adorable orphans, who turn out to be not exactly what they seem to be. She decides to ask Mrs.

Grose, convinced the Governess has gone too far, angrily takes Flora home. The period is important because some of the plot elements might seem odd to modern audiences. If you believe that any review contained on our site infringes upon your copyright, please email us. Of particular note is Miles’ song “Malo.

The Turn of the Screw vocal score, Benjamin Britten. )

Grose declares that nothing can be wrong if the children are as sweet as this. Learn more More Like This. Hysterical, Miles confesses that he took the letter. The horrified Governess realises that the woman is a ghost — the ghost of Miss Jessel, who has returned to claim Flora.

No reason is given and she is convinced Miles is too innocent to have been expelled and it must be a mistake, she decides to ignore the letter. After scrsw you can download your video from your Digital Library. The Governess feels betrayed by Mrs.

She tells him of the letter to his guardian but he barely responds as the voice of Quint intervenes, she leaves despondent. The Latin words that are used in the lesson scene have been examined voval more detail for their paedophilic innuendos.

She presses him to confess, whilst Quint savagely demands Miles not betray him. You can also download at any time in your Digital Library.


Benjamin Britten Turn of The Screw Op 54 Vocal Score Opera Sheet Music

For the children’s music, Britten drew words and melody from a number of traditional British nursery rhymes, including Tom, Tom, the Piper’s Son and Lavender’s Blue.

I am a music teacher. Across the lake the Governess catches sight of a woman all in black, who disappears as mysteriously as she appeared.

Do you usually like this style of music? He wrote the score in a little over 4 months from the end of March to August A male figure tells the audience of “a curious story, written in faded ink”: Leave it blank if you wish to appear as “Anonymous”. To create a music list, please sign in.

Getting permission to use Henry James’s novella proved difficult, a matter not helped by the fact Britten had written most of the opera sclre even asking, something that may have perturbed the James Estate. The Governess goes into the children’s schoolroom where she sees the ghost of Miss Jessel seated at the teacher’s desk.