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peace establishment

The authorized size, composition, and organization of a nation's armed forces in peacetime.

Owen Wingrave

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The Grove Book of Operas (2 ed.)

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Music, Opera, Performing arts
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... as Mrs Julian; Peter Pears was Sir Philip, Nigel Douglas sang Lechmere, Sylvia Fisher was Miss Wingrave, Heather Harper was Mrs Coyle. Owen Wingrave the last of the Wingraves baritone Spencer Coyle who runs a military cramming establishment bass‐baritone Lechmere a young student with Owen at Coyle's establishment tenor Miss Wingrave Owen's aunt dramatic soprano Mrs Coyle soprano Mrs Julian a widow and dependant at Paramore soprano Kate her daughter mezzo‐soprano General Sir Philip Wingrave Owen's grandfather tenor Narrator a ballad singer...