Billy Budd
by Benjamin Britten
Opera plot synopsis
The story of the opera is based on a novella by Herman Melville.
Simon Keenlyside sings the title role in a recording of the revised two-act version of the opera.
The recording can be ordered  from
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Thomas Hampson sings the title role in a recording of the earlier four-act version.
The recording can be ordered from
amzon.com and amazon.co.uk.
Billy Budd and Other Stories (Penguin Classics), paperback, amazon.com

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Billy Budd at gemm.com