Correspondence between Richard Arnell and Benjamin Britten

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Manuscript and typescript correspondence from Richard (Tony) Arnell, and typescript copy letters from Britten.

Includes two reviews of Arnell's composition 'Combat Zone' (1969).

Also includes a draft copy in Britten's hand of a tribute he wrote to Lennox Berkeley on his 60th birthday. This tribute was printed in Composer; The journal of the Composers' Guild of Great Britain, no. 12 Autumn 1963, p. 16. Richard Arnell was the editor of this journal.

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