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Gloriana

Gloriana. Opera in 3 acts, Op.53, by Britten, comp. 1952–3, lib. W. Plomer after L. Strachey's Elizabeth and Essex. Commissioned by CG for coronation of Elizabeth II, who attended f.p. at CG on 8 June 1953, 6 days after her coronation. Cincinnati (concert) 1956, f. Amer. stage p. San Antonio 1984 (ENO tour).

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Gloriana

Gloriana a name for Queen Elizabeth I, which is used for the character representing her in Spenser's Faerie Queene. Benjamin Britten's opera composed for the coronation of Elizabeth II (1952), was entitled Gloriana.

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Gloriana

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