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Gordon Crosse: Ad Patrem

Gordon Crosse: Ad Patrem

John Turner’s obituary to Gordon Crosse who died on 21 November 2021 makes reference to his third Elergy, Ad Patrem, which was composed in 2009 in memory of his adored father.

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CHARLES DIBDIN: The Wags

CHARLES DIBDIN: The Wags

Everyone who has attended the Last Night of the Proms, or watched it on television, will be familiar with ‘that lovely cello tune’ from Sir Henry Wood’s Fantasia on British Sea-Songs. How many people know the name of the original composer of that song?

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Ruth Gipps centenary year

Ruth Gipps centenary year

I would be grateful to hear from any of our colleagues regarding concerts or recitals they have given or conducted of any of Ruth Gipps’ or Phyllis Tate’s works.

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