Page 77. " a most extraordinary white oval affair which might have been designed by Gropius "
Monument to the March dead - designed by Gropius in 1921
Public DomainMonument to the March dead - designed by Gropius in 1921

Walter Adolph Georg Gropius (1883-1869) was a German architect. He is  considered one of the founding masters of modern architecture. Among other creations he is responsible for the design of the Harvard Graduate Center, the University of Baghdad, the John F. Kennedy Federal Office Building and Pan Am Building.

Page 88. " Sidney Lumet's 1988 Running on Empty, "


Page 90. " young and bouncy when Britten wrote The Turn of the Screw or when Walton produced Belshazzar's Feast "

Britten's opera is based on the novella of the same name by Henry James, in which a governess is given charge of two young children in a house she perceives as haunted. The opera was given its British premiere in London on 6 October 1954 by the Sadler's Wells Opera.

Belshazzar's Feast is an oratorio. It was given its premiere at the Leeds Festival on 8 October 1931. The text is taken from the Bible – mainly the Book of Daniel and Psalm 137.



Mahler Chamber Orchestra – The Turn of the Screw Op. 54, ACT ONE: Prologue (Prologue)


Andrew Davis, BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Chorus & Orchestra – Walton : Belshazzar's Feast : I "Thus spake Isaiah"



Page 94. " Jerusalem the Golden "
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Listen on Spotify:    Jerusalem the Golden

Page 95. " Saturday Live "
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