Correspondence between Adrian Ball and Benjamin Britten

Scope and Content

Typescript letter from Ball, of Adrain Ball & Associates Ltd., London, and typescript copy letter from Britten's secretary.

Includes typescript letters and questionnaires to Britten and Peter Pears from Michael Tippett, a leaflet detailing Tippett's favourite menu, and typescript copies of Britten and Pears' favourite recipies. Includes manuscript draft recipies for 'Miss Hudson's Soup' and 'Sole Red House' in the hand of Peter Pears. The recipes are for a cookery book entitled 'Food of love' comprising the favourite recipes of figures from the world of music to be sold in aid of The Bath Festival Society Limited.

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