Composers’ plaque challenge

Composers’ plaque challenge

Ireland and Britten I was interested to read the article “Never Forgotten” in the Autumn issue of BMS news. The plaques of Britten and Ireland reminded me of my visit to those composers’ birthplaces. Britten’s birthplace is a comfortable B&B where one can sleep in...
Blue plaque for Alan Rawsthorne

Blue plaque for Alan Rawsthorne

Following recent feature in BMS E-News and Printed News about musicians recognised by blue plaques, here is a picture of the Blue Plaque which was officially installed by John McCabe during the annual Rawsthorne Weekend in 1998. Monica McCabe writes: this took place...
William Lloyd writes about the George Lloyd Society

William Lloyd writes about the George Lloyd Society

The George Lloyd Society has recently published their latest occasional newsletter, with much interesting material. This includes the composer talking about his memories of Crystal Palace, (the plate-glass structure, not the football team) and the early days of...