Printed vocal score for Billy Budd inscribed by Britten

Scope and Content

Includes inscription by Britten dedicated to Burrell: 'For Bill Burrell with best wishes and thanks for his company during the writing of Bill Budd'. This book is signed by the librettists Eric Crozier and E.M. Forster.

Access Information


This material is made available under the standard conditions of the Britten-Pears Foundation. Readers will be required to produce proof of identity and to sign a Reader's Undertaking form.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

The binding and front and back covers of the book are fragile.


Hawkes and Son; (Boosey and Hawkes) copyright 1952