Synopsis of scenes

Scope and Content

2a. Manuscript draft synopsis of scenes

Manuscript draft of synopsis of scenes in Acts I and II in the hand of Myfanwy Piper, with annotations, revisions and notes for scenery in the hand of John Piper. The manuscript contains typescript notes by Rosamund Strode interleaved within it.

nd [circa 1953-1954]

1 manuscript; 21 pages [1r-40v]. Blue ink, brown ink, and pencil; 18.1 x 22.8cm.

2b. Fair copy of the synopsis of scenes

Exercise book containing a synopsis of the scenes from Turn of the Screw by Myfanwy Piper with annotations by Britten. The last page has been torn out of the book. The manuscript contains typescript notes by Rosamund Strode interleaved within it.

nd [circa 1953]

1 manuscript; 35 pages [1r-70v]. Exercise book; Blue ink and pencil; 17.5 x 22.5cm.

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