Prologue

Scope and Content

This file includes a typescript note written by Rosamund Strode giving context to the prologue libretto drafts.

4.1 Libretto draft

Draft of the Prologue in the hand of Britten which includes crossings out and revisions.

nd [circa 1953-1954]

1 manuscript; 1 page [1r-2v]. Pencil; 19.8 x 32.3cm.

4.2 Libretto draft

Draft of the Prologue in the hand of Myfanwy Piper which includes crossings out.

nd [circa 1953-1954]

1 manuscript; 2 pages [1r-3r]. Brown ink; 20.2 x 32.3cm.

4.3 Typed copy, from Britten's libretto. Titled 'Overture'. (copy from BBM/the_turn_of_the_screw/1/6)

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