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English Composers

  1. Goring Thomas occupies a distinct place among English composers of the 19th century.
  2. Many English composers of Butterworth's time set Housman's poetry, but none are as famous as these. (Web site)
  3. Within four months, two more great English composers - Gustav Holst and Frederick Delius - were also dead.

Hubert Parry

  1. He eventually studied music under Hubert Parry.
  2. He also briefly studied at the Royal College of Music where he worked with Hubert Parry among others. (Web site)


  1. Bate is also a remarkable pianist and his contribution to contemporary music is rather exceptional." Priaulx Rainier also admired Bate's music.
  2. Bate was a good organist and pianist but did not do as well as Miss Martin and so lost the opportunity of gaining the regional prize of a Broadwood piano.
  3. Bate was always a prolific composer.
  4. Bate was both nomadic and prolific.
  5. Bate was engaged to write the music for the film The Pleasure Garden sponsored by the British Film Institute and produced by James Broughton.

Gustav Holst

  1. Gustav Holst is a classical composer best-known for his orchestral suite, The Planets. (Web site)
  2. Gustav Holst was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, in western England, to a musical family. (Web site)
  3. Gustav Holst was born into a very musical family.
  4. Gustav Holst was born into a very musical family; as a child, he was taught the piano, organ and trombone. (Web site)

Alan Rawsthorne

  1. Alan Rawsthorne was born in Lancashire in the north of England.
  2. Alan Rawsthorne is one of the leading British composers of the twentieth century.
  3. Alan Rawsthorne was born in Lancashire in the north of England; at first he was aiming to be a dentist, but found that he disliked the profession.

Alfred Cellier

  1. Alfred Cellier ( December 1, 1844 --- December 28, 1891), was an English composer, orchestrator and conductor. (Web site)
  2. The original score for this little opera, which played at the Savoy Theatre in 1886 and 1887, was written by Alfred Cellier. (Web site)
  3. Alfred Cellier composed the music.


  1. Anderson is a master of melody, creating the whimsical and the heartfelt.
  2. Anderson was singularly honored when Bruce Alfred Thompson devoted his Ph.D. dissertation at Indiana University to an analysis of his works.
  3. Anderson was without peer in writing works for "light" orchestra: short, often whimsical, always pleasant pieces for symphonic ensembles.

Andrew Downes

  1. There are plans to record all the Grieg violin sonatas on the flute, as well as the flute and piccolo sonatas of Andrew Downes.
  2. Andrew Downes' music has been performed throughout the world, in many leading concert halls and cathedrals, and has been broadcast at home and abroad. (Web site)

Andrew Ford

  1. Andrew Ford is a composer, writer and broadcaster and has won awards in all three capacities.
  2. Andrew Ford: What about how they respond to 'Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet', because I've seen some extreme responses to that piece. (Web site)


  1. Anthems were an English innovation to replace older, more Latin-Catholic elements in the services.
  2. The anthems were so distorted that they were rarely identifiable. (Web site)

Arnold Bax

  1. Arnold Bax was born in 1893, and it is in his compositions that Pagan themes are particularly abundant. (Web site)

Arnold Cooke

  1. Arnold Cooke is a contemporary of Rawsthorne and Tippett; yet both his music and his career have taken a very different path from either of these two.

Arthur Sullivan

  1. Iolanthe, or the peer and peri, written by W.S. Gilbert composed by Arthur Sullivan.
  2. Trial by jury, a novel and original dramatic cantata by Arthur Sullivan and W.S. Gilbert.
  3. W.S. Gilbert wrote the words, Arthur Sullivan composed the music, and together they revolutionized theatre music in English.


  1. Avison was apparently the first composer to write sonatas of this type in England.
  2. Avison is also known as an essayist on music. (Web site)
  3. Avison was also the author of An Essay on Musical Expression (1752), one of the major eighteenth-century works of musical aesthetics.
  4. Avison was back where he belonged: in the company of the great composers of the period.
  5. Avison was later assisted in his studies by Colonel John Blaithwaite who was a retired director of the Royal Academy of Music. (Web site)

Barry John

  1. Barry John was inducted into the International Rugby Hall of Fame in the first draft. (Web site)

Benjamin Britten

  1. Benjamin Britten is a useful rose to provide a highlight among the softer shades of most English Roses.
  2. Benjamin Britten is one of England's most revered composers of the 20th century. (Web site)

Benjamin Frankel

  1. Benjamin Frankel (1906-1973), English composer of eight symphonies.
  2. BIOGRAPHY Born in Glasgow (1924), Buxton Orr gave up a career in medicine to study with Benjamin Frankel (early 1950s). (Web site)


  1. Butterworth is a Mancunian, and his music has strong connections with the North of England; his Third Symphony, for chorus and orchestra, is called Moorland.
  2. Butterworth was a chief exponent at Morris dancing, and film footage exists of him dancing with other members of the English Folk Dance Society. (Web site)
  3. Butterworth was also an expert folk dancer, being particularly fond of Morris dancing. (Web site)
  4. Butterworth was posthumously awarded the Military Cross for his bold defense of a strategically important trench network, which was later named for him. (Web site)

Buxton Orr

  1. Buxton Orr is a consummate professional. (Web site)
  2. Buxton Orr was a pupil of Benjamin Frankel, himself, until very recently, a forgotten figure in British music.


  1. A possible identification of Byttering with a Thomas Byteryng has been made. (Web site)
  2. According to Harrison, the manuscript contains four canons at the unison by Pycard, Byttering, and an anonymous composer, and a Sanctus by Pycard. (Web site)

Christopher Fox

  1. Christopher Fox is a composer, teacher and writer on new music.
  2. Christopher Fox is a composer.


  1. The composer is a London native who has earned commissions from the BBC and performance groups from the U.S. Air Force Band to a wind orchestra in Tokyo.
  2. The composer was half-way through the third when he realised that they were really short sonatas, and wrote them out in fair copy under their present titles.
  3. The composer was later persuaded to re-score it for large orchestra for the BBC Philharmonic with the promise of a performance that has yet to take place.
  4. The composer was so badly shell-shocked he was given up by his doctors and only nursed back to health over several years by his wife.

Cornelius Cardew

  1. In a review of British composer Cornelius Cardew, he first introduced the word "minimalism" as a means of musical description. (Web site)
  2. Rate link Includes information about Cornelius Cardew and other members of Scratch Orchestra. (Web site)
  3. There are few more impressive-looking conceptions than Cornelius Cardew's Treatise (1963-7), a 236-page graphic score of exquisite intricacy.

Daniel Purcell

  1. Daniel Purcell was born in 1664 - five years after his celebrated brother Henry. (Web site)


  1. Dunstable is a real melodist, the pieces collected here are beautiful beyond belief.
  2. Dunstable was also an astronomer of considerable acclaim in his day, and astronomical charts believed to be in his own hand yet survive.
  3. Dunstable was the outstanding English composer of his time and influenced composers at the Burgundian court, including Guillaume Dufay and Gilles Binchois. (Web site)

Edmund Rubbra

  1. A pity that there is no mention of his BBC studio conducting of the symphonies 3 and 4 of fellow Northamptonian, Edmund Rubbra, during the 1960s.
  2. One composer who has accepted and worked within the scope of the existing musical means is Edmund Rubbra, who was born in Northampton in 1901.
  3. He became friends with many of the leading composers of the day - including Edmund Rubbra, Gustav Holst, Arthur Bliss and Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Edward Elgar

  1. The fourth of six children, Edward Elgar had three brothers, Henry, Frederick and Francis, and two sisters, Lucy and Susannah.
  2. An example of this is in the sixth variation of the Enigma Variations by Edward Elgar, called "Ysobel". (Web site)
  3. Edward Elgar wrote relatively few works for the piano, but his Salut d'amour Op.12 - Love's Greeting, has proved to be very popular over time.

Edward German

  1. Chappell (1875) pp9 Full-size with illustrated coloured cover 7.00 259 TOM JONES by Edward German. (Web site)
  2. He wrote only one more comic opera, Fallen Fairies ( 1909; music by Edward German), which was not a success. (Web site)


  1. Elgar was England's greatest late romantic composer.
  2. Elgar was experimental: even the sighs of river reeds were considered fair game for musical material. (Web site)
  3. Elgar was knighted in 1904 and named master of the king's music in 1924.
  4. Elgar was one of Britain’s greatest composers, and his deep love of Nature was a strong influence on his work all throughout his life. (Web site)
  5. Elgar was one of Britain-s greatest composers, and his deep love of Nature was a strong influence on his work all throughout his life.

Eric Fenby

  1. Eric Fenby was born in 1906.
  2. Eric Fenby was to have an influence on the young composer. (Web site)

Eric Jupp

  1. Eric Jupp was a remarkably prolific and popular recording artist, a fact which can be gauged by his large discography. (Web site)
  2. Eric Jupp was born in Brighton in 1922 and began to study piano at seven. (Web site)
  3. Eric Jupp was born in Brighton, England in 1922 and began to study piano at seven. (Web site)

Ernest Farrar

  1. He moved to Harrogate with his family to escape the Zeppelin raids on London in 1915 and studied with Ernest Farrar for a short time.
  2. The son of an English ship broker, Gerald Finzi began to study music with Ernest Farrar in 1914. (Web site)

Frank Bridge

  1. Frank Bridge is a great composer who has been shamefully neglected in the world's concert halls. (Web site)
  2. Frank Bridge was Britten's teacher for four years.
  3. Frank Bridge was born in Brighton in 1879, a younger child in a large family. (Web site)
  4. Frank Bridge was born in Brighton on 26 February 1879 from a working-class family. (Web site)

Gavin Bryars

  1. Gavin Bryars is a composer best known for two works that for some years existed only as concepts.
  2. Gavin Bryars is a contemporary British composer.
  3. Gavin Bryars is a contemporary composer of rare integrity and vision.
  4. Gavin Bryars is a contemporary music composer.
  5. Gavin Bryars is one of Britain's leading composers.

George Frideric Handel

  1. George Frideric Handel is the best-known composer of Baroque oratorios. (Web site)

George Fenton

  1. George Fenton is a composer with a great sense of lyricism, and ofcourse a creator of strong melodies.
  2. George Fenton is a master of melody. (Web site)
  3. George Fenton is a wonderful composer of film music.

Gerald Finzi

  1. Gerald Finzi is a respected name in British music, but he is little known in the United States.
  2. Gerald Finzi is a composer most well known for his songs, which have a very English feel despite his Italian Jewish origin.
  3. Gerald Finzi is one of the most admired British composers of the 20th Century. (Web site)
  4. Gerald Finzi was born in London on 14 July 1901 and spent his early childhood in London.
  5. Gerald Finzi was diagnosed as having Hodgkinson's Disease in 1951.


  1. Gilbert was born on November 18, 1836. (Web site)
  2. Gilbert was considered to have a prickly and sarcastic personality, and his often political satire was not always well-received in the circles of privilege.
  3. Gilbert was knighted in 1907 and subsequently retired to Middlesex, where he lived as a country squire; he accidently drowned in 1911 near his estate there.
  4. Gilbert was knighted in 1907 in recognition of his contributions to drama. (Web site)
  5. Gilbert was not knighted until 1907, in recognition of his contributions to drama.

Giles Farnaby

  1. Giles Farnaby was the same age as Bull, but his training and career were very different.

Giles Swayne

  1. Traditional words, and new words by Giles Swayne. (Web site)
  2. A first retrospective of Giles Swayne's challenging but rewarding liturgical settings. (Web site)


  1. Goehr was one of the many who have had a go at transcribing for orchestra Mussorgsky s Pictures from an Exhibition.


  1. Goossens was a major force in the elevation of the oboe to a solo instrument.
  2. Goossens was responsible for some editorial changes in the oboe part, and the composer made some last minute changes in the score.

Gordon Jacob

  1. Gordon Jacob was born in Upper Norwood, south London, on July 5 th, 1895, the youngest child of a large family, having three sisters and six brothers.

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