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Duncan, Ronald 1914-1982

Overview
Works: 342 works in 999 publications in 3 languages and 13,776 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical settings  Music  Operas  Biography  Filmed performances  Filmed operas  Nonfiction films  Vocal scores  Songs 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Editor, Lyricist, Translator, Author of screenplay, Other, Instrumentalist, Compiler, Creator, Scenarist
Classifications: PR6007.U53, 882.01
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Most widely held works by Ronald Duncan
The Trojan women by Euripides( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As bleak and agonizing a portrait of war as ever to appear on the stage, The Trojan Women is a masterpiece of pathos as well as a timeless and chilling indictment of war's brutality
The rape of Lucretia = Der Raub der Lukrezia, op. 37 : an opera in two acts by Benjamin Britten( )

54 editions published between 1945 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lying truths : a critical scrutiny of current beliefs and conventions( Book )

8 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Encyclopaedia of ignorance( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected writings of Mahatma Gandhi by Gandhi( Book )

23 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Encyclopaedia of ignorance : everything you ever wanted to know about the unknown by Ronald Duncan( Book )

46 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in English and German and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected plays by Ronald Duncan( Book )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rape of Lucretia : op. 37 by Benjamin Britten( )

15 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Encyclopaedia of medical ignorance : exploring the frontiers of medical knowledge( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This way to the tomb; a masque and anti-masque by Ronald Duncan( Book )

21 editions published between 1946 and 1967 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The action takes place at the tomb of a saint, on a Mediterranean island, at which an annual miracle is reputed to take place." -- dust jacket
L'aigle à deux têtes, trois actes by Jean Cocteau( Book )

12 editions published between 1947 and 1979 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems by Ronald Duncan( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The catalyst; a comedy in two acts by Ronald Duncan( Book )

10 editions published between 1964 and 1979 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rape of Lucretia by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in ancient Rome, The rape of Lucretia tells of the virtuous Lucretia and her downfall at the hands of Tarquinius. A potent fusion of Greek drama and English opera, Benjamin Britten's beautiful score highlights the opera's powerful themes emphasizing the ongoing struggle between love and lust, fidelity and passion, evil and redemption"--Container
Phaedra ; The rape of Lucretia by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1990 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at The Maltings, Snape, England, July 1970 (2nd work) and All Saints', Petersham, England, Mar. 1977 (1st work)
Don Juan. [Play] by Ronald Duncan( Book )

10 editions published between 1944 and 1954 in English and Undetermined and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classical songs for children by Maria Donata Stein Lascelles Harewood( )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of Satan, a comedy by Ronald Duncan( Book )

11 editions published between 1954 and 1961 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The typewriter : a play in three acts by Jean Cocteau( Book )

4 editions published between 1941 and 1957 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rape of Lucretia by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

23 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ian Bostridge has continued to be a success in performing ever since his operatic debut in 1994. Collaborating with orchestras such as Berlin Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, BBC Symphony, New York Philharmonic and Los Angeles Philharmonic, he has proved to be a shining star in opera. In his latest release, he takes part in Brittens The Rape of Lucretia, a dark opera in which a woman named Lucretia commits suicide after being raped
 
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