Book Condition: Fine+
Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition; Signed by All Authors
Size: Small 8vo
Publisher: London: Vintage Books, 2008.
Only 1000 copies of this Limited/Numbered edition libretto were published. This copy is in Very Fine condition and is SIGNED by author Ian McEwan and composer Michael Berkeley directly on the title page.
Charles Frieth is a composer, conductor and prodigious womanizer. As he is preparing for a performance of one of his early works, and the world premiere of Demonic Aubade, he is awakened to the chaos and turmoil in his life. As he struggles to regain control, a terrible trajedy begins to unfold.
This libretto for Michael Berkeley's opera was commissioned by Music Theatre Wales and received its first performance on May 31st 2008 at Theatr Brycheiniog.