Golden Vanity, The


by Benjamin Britten

Vaudeville for boys and piano
Graham C (Author)
School Show, Unison/Upper + Equal Voices
Colin Graham Translations exist in German (Hans Keller), French (Mildred Clary), French (Claire Marchand and Vincent Tavernier) and Italian (Fidele D'Amico)
3 treble, 2 alto soloists, treble/alto chorus - pno - drum
English, German, French, Italian
First Performance
3.6.67, Aldeburgh Festival: Vienna Boys Choir

Vocal score (Eng/Ger – Hans Keller) 0-571-50106-0, chorus part (Eng/Ger – Hans Keller) 0-571-50107-9, vocal score (Eng/Fre – Mildred Clary) 0-571-55492-X (fp), vocal score (Eng/Fre – Claire Marchand and Vincent Tavernier) 0-571-57124-7 (fp) on sale. Vocal score (Eng/Ita - Fedele D’Amico) and chorus part (Eng/Ita - Fedele D’Amico) on special sale from the Hire Library

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'The Golden Vanity' reviews and synopsis

‘The simplicity, both dramatic and musical, spells pure magic … This is a parlour game translated, capturing in music all of a child’s excitement in a charade.’ The Guardian (Edward Greenfield) Read more

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