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 1948

Palmer, Russell
British music
London: Skelton Robinson, 1948, 283 p.


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  Abraham, Gerald (Ernest Heal) (b. 1904 d. 1988)   musicologist
  Addinsell, Richard (b. 1904 d. 1977)   composer
  Alcock, Walter Galpin (b. 1861 d. 1947)   organ, organ teacher
  Allin, Norman (b. 1884 d. 1973)   bass, opera singer
  Alsop, Ada (b. 1915)   soprano
  Alwyn, William (b. 1905 d. 1985)   composer, flute
  Amadio, John (Bell) (b. 1888 d. 1964)   flute
  Aranyi, Jelly (b. 1895 d. 1966)   violin, violino
  Austin, Richard (b. 1903)   conductor
  Bailey, G. Frederick (b. 1897)   conductor
  Baillie, Isobel (b. 1895 d. 1983)   soprano, vocals
  Baker, George (b. 1885 d. 1976)   baritone, organ
  Barbirolli, John (b. 1899 d. 1970)   conductor, direttore d'orchestra
  Barnes, Philippa (b. 1931)   piano
  Barsham, Derek (b. 1930)   treble
  Bartlett, Ethel Agnes (b. 1900 d. 1978)   piano, composer
  Bax, Arnold (Edward Trevor) (b. 1883 d. 1953)   composer, musicisti
  Bayan, Daria   soprano
  Beard, Paul (b. 1901)   violin
  Beecham, Thomas (b. 1879 d. 1961)   conductor, Dirigent
  Beer, Sydney (b. 1899 d. 1971)   composer
  Benjamin, Arthur (Leslie) (b. 1893 d. 1960)   composer, musicisti
  Bentley, Lionel Reginald (b. 1908)   violin
  Berkeley, Lennox (Randall Francis) (b. 1903 d. 1989)   composer, conductor
  Bernard, Anthony (b. 1891 d. 1963)   conductor, piano
  Berners, Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson (b. 1883 d. 1950)   composer, writer
  Blech, Harry (b. 1910)   violin, conductor
  Bliss, Arthur (b. 1891 d. 1975)   composer, professor
  Bonavia, Ferruccio (b. 1877 d. 1950)   critic, violin
  Booth, Webster [Leslie Webster] (b. 1902 d. 1984)   cast, tenor
  Borgioli, Dino (b. 1891 d. 1960)   cantante, tenor
  Boughton, Rutland (b. 1878 d. 1960)   composer, writer
  Boult, Adrian (Cedric) (b. 1889 d. 1983)   conductor
  Bowen, York (Edwin) (b. 1884 d. 1961)   composer, piano
  Boys, Margaret (b. 1908)   contralto
  Brain, Aubrey (Harold) (b. 1893 d. 1955)   horn
  Brain, Dennis (b. 1921 d. 1957)   corno, horn
  Brain, Leonard (b. 1915 d. 1975)   oboe, cor anglais
  Braithwaite, Warwick [Henry Warwick] (b. 1896 d. 1971)   composer, conductor
  Brannigan, Owen (b. 1908 d. 1973)   bass, vocals
  Britten, Benjamin [Eduard Benjamin] (b. 1913)   composer, Komponist
  Brosa, Antonio (b. 1894 d. 1979)   violin
  Brunskill, Muriel (b. 1899 d. 1980)   contralto
  Burston, Reginald Bradshaw (b. 1897)   conductor
  Burton, Philip (b. 1907)   viola
  Bush, Alan Dudley (b. 1900)   composer, piano
  Butler, Joan (b. 1923)   soprano
  Camden, Archie [Archibald Leslie] (b. 1888 d. 1979)   Fagott
  Cameron, Basil [George Basil] (b. 1884 d. 1975)   conductor, Dirigent
  Cameron, Douglas (b. 1902)   cello
  Campoli, Alfredo (b. 1906 d. 1991)   violin
  Cantell, Frank (b. 1901)   violin, viola
  Carner, Mosco (b. 1904 d. 1985)   conferenziere, writer on music
  Carter, Mary (b. 1917)   violin
  Carwithen, Doreen (b. 1922)   composer
  Catley, Gwendoline Florence (b. 1910)   soprano
  Cave, Alfred (b. 1902)   violin
  Chagrin, Francis (b. 1905 d. 1972)   composer, conductor
  Clark, Edward (b. 1888 d. 1962)   conductor
  Coates, Albert (b. 1882 d. 1953)   conductor, Dirigent
  Coates, Eric (b. 1886 d. 1957)   choreographer, composer
  Coetmore, Peers (b. 1905)   cello
  Cohen, Harriet (d. 1967)   piano, pianoforte
  Cole, Maurice (b. 1902 d. 1976)   piano
  Coleridge-Taylor, Avril Gwendolen (b. 1903)   conductor, composer
  Collier, Joan (b. 1917)   colatura soprano
  Collingwood, Lawrence (Arthur) (b. 1887 d. 1982)   conductor, piano accompanist
  Collins, Anthony (Vincent Benedictus) (b. 1893 d. 1963)   conductor, viola
  Connor, Edric (b. 1913)   baritone
  Copperwheat, Winifred (b. 1905 d. 1977)   viola
  Craxton, Harold [Thomas Harold Hunt] (b. 1885 d. 1971)   piano, accompanist
  Crooks, Alan (b. 1910)   conductor, arranger
  Cross, Joan (b. 1900)   interprete, sangerinde
  Croxford, Eileen (b. 1924)   cello
  Cruft, Adrian (Francis) (b. 1921 d. 1987)   composer
  Cruft, Eugene (John) (b. 1887 d. 1976)   double bass
  Cruft, John Herbert (b. 1914)   oboe
  Cummings, Henry (b. 1906)   baritone, vocals
  Cummings, Keith (b. 1906)   viola
  Cundell, Edric (b. 1893 d. 1961)   conductor, composer
  Cunningham, George Dorrington (b. 1878 d. 1948)   organ
  Curzon, Clifford (Michael) (b. 1907 d. 1982)   Klavier, piano
  Darnton, Christian [Philip Christian] (b. 1905 d. 1981)   composer
  Davidson, Harry (b. 1892 d. 1967)   conductor
  Davies, Joan (b. 1912 d. 1982)   piano
  Del Mar, Norman (Rene) (b. 1919)   conductor, composer
  Demuth, Norman (b. 1898 d. 1968)   composer, writer on music
  Dennington, Arthur (b. 1904 d. 1988)   lecturer, conductor
  Desmond, Astra (b. 1893 d. 1973)   contralto, mezzo-soprano
  Downes, Herbert James (b. 1909)   viola
  Downes, Ralph (William) (b. 1904)   organ, harpsichord
  Du Val, Lorraine (b. 1917)   violin
  Dyer, Lorely (b. 1910)   soprano
  Dyson, George (b. 1883 d. 1964)   composer, musician
  Easton, Robert (b. 1898 d. 1987)   bass
  Element, Ernest (b. 1909 d. 1990)   violin
  Elinson, Iso (b. 1907 d. 1964)   piano
  Elliott, Victoria (b. 1922 d. 1986)   sangerinde, soprano
  England, Leslie (b. 1902 d. 1971)   piano
  Eskdale, George (Salisbury) (b. 1897 d. 1960)   trumpet, director
  Evans, Nancy (b. 1915)   mezzo-soprano, vocals
  Fairhurst, Harold (b. 1903)   violin
  Falkner, Keith [Donald Keith] (b. 1900)   bass-baritone, vocals
  Fear, Arthur Edward (b. 1902)   baritone
  Ferguson, Howard (b. 1908)   composer, piano
  Ferguson, Lester (b. 1916)   cast, tenor
  Ferrier, Kathleen (Mary) (b. 1912 d. 1953)   contralto, sangerinde
  Finneberg, Laelia (b. 1908)   soprano
  Fisher, Esther (a. 1923)   piano
  Fistoulari, Anatole (b. 1907)   conductor
  Foggin, Myers (b. 1908 d. 1986)   conductor, piano
  Forbes, Watson (b. 1911)   viola
  Foster, Megan (b. 1898)   soprano
  Francis, John (b. 1908)   flute
  Frankel, Benjamin (b. 1906 d. 1973)   composer
  Furmedge, Edith (b. 1898 d. 1956)   contralto
  Gambell, Doris (b. 1903)   soprano
  Gaskell, Helen (b. 1906)   oboe, cor anglais
  Gerhard, Roberto (b. 1896 d. 1970)   composer, Komposition
  Gilbert, Max (b. 1912)   viola
  Gillegin, Ernest (b. 1892)   timpani
  Gipps, Ruth Dorothy Louisa (b. 1921)   composer, conductor
  Gitlis, Ivry (b. 1922)   violin, Violine
  Goehr, Walter (b. 1903 d. 1960)   composer, conductor
  Good, Margaret   piano
  Goodall, Reginald (b. 1905 d. 1990)   conductor, Dirigent
  Goossens, Eugene (b. 1893 d. 1962)   composer, conductor
  Goossens, Leon (b. 1897 d. 1988)   oboe, tenor saxophone
  Goossens, Marie (Henriette) (b. 1894 d. 1991)   harp
  Goossens, Sidonie (b. 1899)   harp
  Grace, Harold (b. 1900)   conductor
  Gray, Allan (b. 1902 d. 1973)   composer
  Greenbaum, Kyla [Betty] (b. 1922)   piano
  Griller, Sidney Aaron (b. 1911)   violin
  Grinke, Frederick (b. 1911)   violin
  Gritton, Eric William (b. 1889 d. 1981)   piano
  Groves, Charles (Barnard) (b. 1915 d. 1992)   conductor
  Groves, Olive (b. 1900 d. 1974)   soprano, vocals
  Gruhn, Nora (b. 1908)   soprano
  Haggis, Frederick Charles (b. 1886 d. 1976)   choir conductor
  Hall, Ernest [Alexander Ernest] (b. 1890 d. 1984)   trumpet
  Hambourg, Charles (b. 1895)   cello, conductor
  Hambourg, Michal (b. 1919)   piano
  Hamlin, Mary Frances (b. 1901)   soprano
  Hammond, Joan (Hood) (b. 1912)   soprano
  Hampton, Colin (b. 1911)   cello
  Harrison, Beatrice (b. 1892 d. 1965)   cello
  Harrison, Julius (Alan Greenway) (b. 1885 d. 1963)   conductor, composer
  Hayward, Marjorie (b. 1885 d. 1953)   violin
  Hely-Hutchinson, Victor [Christian Victor] (b. 1901 d. 1947)   composer, piano
  Heming, Percy (b. 1883 d. 1956)   baritone, cast
  Henderson, Roy (Galbraith) (b. 1899)   baritone, sousaphone/tuba
  Hess, Myra (b. 1890 d. 1965)   Klavier, piano
  Hirsch, Leonard (b. 1902)   violin, conductor
  Hobson, Edna (b. 1914)   soprano
  Hollingsworth, John Ernest (b. 1916 d. 1963)   conductor
  Holst, Henry (b. 1899)   violin
  Holt, Gertrude (b. 1912)   mezzo-soprano, vocals
  Holt, Harold (b. 1885)   impresario
  Hooke, Emilie (b. 1912 d. 1974)   soprano, vocals
  Hooton, Florence (b. 1912)   cello
  Horsley, Colin (Robert) (b. 1920)   piano
  Howells, Herbert (Norman) (b. 1892 d. 1983)   composer, teacher
  Hunt, John (b. 1905 d. 1976)   drums, piano
  Iacopi, Valetta   mezzo-soprano
  Ireland, John (Nicholson) (b. 1879 d. 1962)   composer, piano
  Irwin, Robert (b. 1905 d. 1983)   bass, vocals
  Isaacs, Harry (b. 1902 d. 1972)   piano
  Jacob, Gordon (Percival Septimus) (b. 1895 d. 1984)   composer, teacher
  Jacques, Reginald [Thomas Reginald] (b. 1894 d. 1969)   organ, conductor
  Jarred, Mary (b. 1899)   contralto, mezzo-soprano
  Jenkins, Rae (b. 1903)   violin, viola
  Jones, Geraint (Iwan) (b. 1917)   conductor, organ
  Jones, Parry (b. 1891 d. 1963)   tenor
  Jones, Trefor (b. 1901 d. 1965)   conductor, gamba
  Jorda, Enrique (b. 1911 d. 1996)   conductor, maestro
  Joyce, Eileen (b. 1912 d. 1991)   composer, Klavier
  Juler, Pauline (b. 1914)   clarinet
  Kell, Reginald (Clifford) (b. 1906 d. 1981)   clarinet, Klarinette
  Kentner, Louis (Philip) (b. 1905 d. 1987)   piano, pianoforte
  King, Reginald Claude McMahon (b. 1904 d. 1991)   piano, composer
  Kisilevsky, Sidney (b. 1906)   composer
  Kohler, Irene (b. 1912)   piano
  Kok, Felix (b. 1924)   violin
  Korchinska, Maria (b. 1895 d. 1979)   harp
  Kraus, Otakar (b. 1909 d. 1980)   baritone, interprete
  Lambert, Constant [Leonard Constant] (b. 1905 d. 1951)   composer, conductor
  Lamond, Frederick Archibald (b. 1868 d. 1948)   Klavier, piano
  Lassimonne, Denise (b. 1903)   piano, teacher
  Lavers, Marjorie Edith (b. 1916)   violin
  Lawrence, Martin (b. 1909 d. 1983)   bass, guitar
  Legge, Walter (b. 1906 d. 1979)   administrator, writer
  Levy, Louis (b. 1893 d. 1957)   conductor, composer of music for films
  Loban, Maurice (b. 1909)   viola, violin
  Lockwood, Arthur (b. 1888)   trumpet
  Long, Kathleen Ida (b. 1896 d. 1968)   piano, vocals
  Loudon, Merry (b. 1921)   piano
  Loveday, Alan (Raymond) (b. 1928)   violin
  Loveridge, Iris (b. 1917)   piano
  Lowe, Harold (b. 1887)   conductor
  Lutyens, Elisabeth [Agnes Elisabeth] (b. 1906 d. 1983)   composer
  Lympany, Moura (b. 1916)   piano, pianoforte
  Maconchy, Elizabeth (b. 1907)   piano, composer
  MacPherson, Andrew (b. 1910)   tenor
  Manton, Stephen (b. 1908 d. 1970)   tenor
  Marchant, Stanley (Robert) (b. 1883 d. 1949)   church musician, teacher
  Martin, David (b. 1911 d. 1982)   composer, guitar
  Mason, Berkeley (b. 1883)   organ
  Mathieson, Muir (b. 1911 d. 1975)   conductor, music director
  Matthews, Denis (James) (b. 1919)   piano, writer
  Matthews, Thomas (b. 1907 d. 1969)   violin, viola
  McCallum, David (b. 1897 d. 1972)   trumpet, violin
  McHugh, John (b. 1914)   tenor
  Menges, Isolde (Marie) (b. 1893 d. 1976)   violin
  Merrick, Frank (b. 1886 d. 1981)   piano, composer
  Mewton-Wood, Noel (b. 1922 d. 1953)   piano
  Miles, Maurice Edward (b. 1908 d. 1985)   conductor
  Milkina, Nina (b. 1919)   piano
  Mines, Anatole (b. 1915)   viola
  Moeran, E.J. [Ernest John] (b. 1894 d. 1950)   composer
  Moiseiwitsch, Benno (b. 1890 d. 1963)   piano, pianoforte
  Moody, John (b. 1906)   opera producer
  Moore, Appleton (b. 1887)   bass-baritone
  Moore, Gerald (b. 1899 d. 1987)   guitar, piano
  Moore, John (b. 1898)   cello
  Morley, Reginald Bertram (b. 1906 d. 1976)   violin
  Morris, Gareth (Charles Walter) (b. 1920)   flute
  Morrison, Angus [Stuart Angus] (b. 1902)   piano
  Mortimer, Harry (b. 1902 d. 1992)   cornet, bandmaster
  Mossman, Shiela (b. 1923 d. 1971)   piano
  Mukle, May Henrietta (b. 1880)   cello, composer
  Mullings, Frank Coningsby (b. 1881 d. 1953)   tenor
  Myrddin, John (b. 1901)   tenor
  Nash, Heddle (b. 1896 d. 1961)   baritone, tenor
  Natzka, Oscar [Franz Oscar] (b. 1915 d. 1951)   bass
  Neel, Boyd [Louis Boyd] (b. 1905 d. 1981)   conductor, maestro
  Newman, Ernest (b. 1868 d. 1959)   writer on music
  Newton, Ivor (b. 1892 d. 1981)   piano, Accessist
  Noble, Dennis (William) (b. 1899 d. 1966)   baritone, cast
  O'Brien, Jack (b. 1909 d. 1980)   violin
  Olof, Victor (b. 1898 d. 1974)   conductor
  Orr, Robin Robert (Kemsley) (b. 1909)   composer, teacher
  Osborn, Franz (b. 1905 d. 1955)   Klavier, piano
  Parker, Robert (b. 1877)   bass-baritone
  Paul, Reginald William (b. 1894)   piano
  Pearl, Ruth (b. 1916 a. 1961)   violin
  Pears, Peter (Neville Luard) (b. 1910 d. 1986)   interprete, Sanger
  Pennington, John (b. 1902)   violin
  Perren, Rhea (b. 1908)   piano
  Phillips, Harvey (b. 1910)   cello
  Pini, Anthony (b. 1902)   cello
  Pleeth, William (b. 1916)   cello
  Pope, Stanley Herbert (b. 1900)   baritone
  Pougnet, Jean (b. 1907 d. 1968)   violin
  Pouishinov, Lev Nikolaus (b. 1891 d. 1959)   piano
  Primrose, William (b. 1903 d. 1982)   cello, musicista
  Proctor, Charles (b. 1906)   conductor, composer
  Rafter, Leonard (b. 1911)   conductor, composer
  Ralf, Eileen (b. 1913)   piano
  Randell, Sheila (b. 1930)   piano
  Rankl, Karl Franz (b. 1898 d. 1968)   conductor, composer
  Raphael, Mark (b. 1900)   baritone
  Rawsthorne, Alan (b. 1905 d. 1971)   composer, conductor
  Raybould, Clarence [Robert Clarence] (b. 1886 d. 1972)   conductor, piano
  Reiss, Thelma (b. 1906 d. 1991)   cello
  Reizenstein, Franz (Theodor) (b. 1911 d. 1968)   composer, piano
  Richards, Irene (b. 1911)   violin
  Richardson, Clive (b. 1909)   composer, arranger
  Riddick, Clara Kathleen (b. 1907)   conductor
  Riddle, Frederick (Craig) (b. 1912)   viola, composer
  Riley, Stanley (b. 1901)   bass-baritone, vocals
  Ripley, Gladys (b. 1908 d. 1955)   contralto, mezzo-soprano
  Roberton, Hugh Stevenson (b. 1874 d. 1952)   conductor, music educator
  Roberts, Winifred (b. 1923)   violin
  Robertson, Alec (Thomas Parke) (b. 1892 d. 1982)   writer on music, broadcaster
  Robertson, Rae (b. 1893 d. 1956)   piano
  Robinson, Stanford (b. 1904)   conductor
  Rogerson, Haydn (b. 1903)   cello
  Rostal, Max (b. 1905 d. 1992)   Soloist: Violine, violin
  Rowley, Alec (b. 1892 d. 1958)   teacher, composer
  Rubbra, Edmund [Charles Edmund] (b. 1901 d. 1986)   composer, piano
  Russell, Francis (b. 1896 d. 1982)   interprete, tenor
  Ryan, Patrick Earl (b. 1896 d. 1983)   clarinet
  Salpeter, Max (b. 1910)   violin
  Sammons, Albert (Eduard) (b. 1886 d. 1957)   violin, composer
  Sampson, Godfrey (b. 1902)   composer
  Sampson, Peggie [Margaret] (b. 1912)   cello, viola da gamba
  Sandler, Albert (b. 1906 d. 1948)   violin, broadcaster
  Sargent, Malcolm [Harold Malcolm Watts] (b. 1895 d. 1967)   conductor, Dirigent
  Sauer, Colin (b. 1924)   violin
  Scharrer, Irene (d. 1971)   piano
  Seiber, Matyas (Gyorgy) (b. 1905 d. 1960)   composer, Komposition
  Sellick, Phyllis (Doreen) (b. 1911)   piano
  Semino, Norina   cello
  Shadwell, Charles Murray Winstanley (b. 1898)   conductor, composer
  Shafir, Shulamith (b. 1923)   piano
  Sherman, Alec (b. 1907)   conductor
  Shore, Bernard (Alexander Royle) (b. 1896 d. 1985)   viola
  Silver, Millicent (b. 1905)   harpsichord, piano
  Sladen, Victoria (b. 1910)   soprano
  Slobodskaya, Oda (b. 1888 d. 1970)   soprano, vocals
  Smith, Cyril (James) (b. 1909 d. 1974)   cast, Klavier
  Soames, Rene (b. 1903)   tenor, vocals
  Solomon (b. 1902 d. 1988)   piano
  Spoliansky, Mischa (b. 1898 d. 1985)   composer, piano
  Stadlen, Peter (b. 1910)   piano, writer on music
  Stanley, Norris (b. 1896)   violin
  Stevens, Bernard (George) (b. 1916 d. 1983)   composer
  Stewart, Jean (b. 1914)   viola
  Stiles-Allen, Lilian Elizabeth (b. 1896 d. 1982)   soprano
  Strasser, Jani (b. 1901 d. 1978)   baritone
  Stratton, George (Robert) (b. 1897 d. 1954)   violin
  Susskind, Walter [Jan Walter] (b. 1918 d. 1980)   composer, conductor
  Tauber, Richard (b. 1891 d. 1948)   cast, musicisti
  Taylor, Harry [Henry Walter] (b. 1897)   timpani
  Taylor, Kendall (b. 1905)   piano
  Tertis, Lionel (b. 1876 d. 1975)   viola
  Teyte, Maggie (b. 1888 d. 1976)   soprano, vocals
  Thalben-Ball, George (Thomas) (b. 1896 d. 1987)   organ
  Tippett, Michael (Kemp) (b. 1905)   composer, Dirigent
  Titterton, Frank (b. 1892 d. 1956)   tenor, vocals
  Trimble, Joan (b. 1915)   piano, composer
  Trimble, Valerie (b. 1917 d. 1981)   piano
  Turner, Eva (b. 1892 d. 1990)   sangerinde, soprano
  Turner, Laurance (b. 1901)   violin
  Unger, Heinz (Heinrich) (b. 1895 d. 1965)   celesta, conductor
  Vaughan Williams, Ralph (b. 1872 d. 1958)   composer, compositore
  Vernon, Dorothy (b. 1923)   cast, soprano
  Vinter, Gilbert (b. 1909 d. 1969)   military musician, bandmaster
  Walker, Norman (b. 1907 d. 1963)   bass, brass
  Wallace, Lucille (b. 1898 d. 1977)   piano, harpsichord
  Walton, William (Turner) (b. 1902 d. 1983)   composer, compositore
  Wearing, Stephen (b. 1900)   piano
  Weingarten, Joseph (b. 1911)   piano
  Weldon, George (b. 1906 d. 1963)   conductor
  Wendon, Henry (b. 1900 d. 1963)   tenor
  Westrup, Jack Allan (b. 1904 d. 1975)   music scholar, teacher
  Whyte, Ian (b. 1901 d. 1960)   conductor, composer
  Widdop, Walter (b. 1892 d. 1949)   tenor, vocals
  Williams, Harold (b. 1893 d. 1976)   baritone, vocals
  Williams, Tom (b. 1902)   baritone, cast
  Wilson, Marie (b. 1903)   cast, violin
  Wilson, Steuart [James Steuart] (b. 1889 d. 1966)   tenor, music administrator
  Withers, Herbert (b. 1880)   cello
  Woodgate, Hubert Leslie (b. 1902)   choir master
  Wyss, Sophie Adele (b. 1897 d. 1983)   soprano
  Youers, Terence (b. 1931)   piano
  Young, Anlon (b. 1895)   baritone
  Zorian, Olive (b. 1916 d. 1965)   violin

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