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Miles


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(Britten: The Turn of the Screw). Treble. Brother of Flora, he is the younger of the two children in the charge of the Governess at Bly. He is dominated by the ghost of the former valet, Quint, and under his influence steals the Governess's letter to their guardian. The Governess forces him to reveal who made him do it. As he screams Quint's name, he dies in her arms. Aria: Malo, Malo, Malo I would rather be. Created (1954) by David Hemmings.

Subjects: Opera.


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