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Kenneth Leighton: A Bio-bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies in Music)

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Year: 2044
Pages: 248
Language: English
ISBN: 0313305153,9780313305153
TAG: Biophysics
Kenneth Leighton, best known for his organ and sacred choral music, was a composer of great depth and talent who wrote a significant body of works. Many of those works were written for large orchestras and a significant number of pieces of chamber music were composed for a variety of instrument groupings, as well as for instrumental solos. Anyone interested in 20th-century music as well as British and Scottish Cathedral music will find a wealth of works listed with a description of each.Kenneth Leighton, best known for his organ and sacred choral music, was a composer of great depth and talent who wrote a significant body of works. Many of those works were written for large orchestras and a significant number of pieces of chamber music were composed for a variety of instrument groupings, as well as for instrumental solos. Anyone interested in 20th-century music as well as British and Scottish Cathedral music will find a wealth of works listed with a description of each.This volume begins with a brief biography of Leighton and is followed by an alphabetical listing of works and performances. Also included is a discography and a bibliography of articles, reviews, books, and dissertations. The last section is a chronological list of compositions. Smith helps us to realize that Kenneth Leighton was an extraordinary composer of 20th-century music with a varied body of works and also a virtuoso pianist of some note.

Contents......Page 6
Preface......Page 8
Biography......Page 12
Works and First Performances......Page 20
Discography......Page 78
Articles and Reviews......Page 146
Books, Theses, and Dissertations......Page 225
Chronological List of Compositions......Page 232
B......Page 240
E......Page 241
H......Page 242
L......Page 243
P......Page 244
S......Page 245
T......Page 246
W......Page 247

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