Correspondence from Benjamin Britten to the Aldeburgh Festival

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Letters from Benjamin Britten to the Aldeburgh Festival from 1958-1959 covering topics such as:

- A letter to Yehudi Menuhin with the proposed programme for the Festival

- Proposal of the Aldeburgh Festival Theatre with help from the Gulbenkian Foundation

- BBC plans to record Dido and Aeneas with Britten conducting

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