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Can you help with information about a potentially fascinating collection of around 12 BBC live archive recordings?
Tis the season to be jolly – here are a few of the Christmas themed CDs available this year.
New BMS member Polo Piatti is an award-winning British-Argentine composer and concert pianist.
It is with great regret that we have learnt of the death of composer Dennis Wickens at the age of 94.
… I can truthfully assert that the rest of the disc, its major part, is unalloyed joy. It includes all 17 of Holst’s carols, two of which are recorded for the first time.
A tribute to Eric Parkin, a pianist who championed music by British composers, who died earlier this year aged 95.
Arriving at the Guildhall School of Music early in 1961, the old building by Blackfriars Bridge, I was directed to a room upstairs, where, after knocking, the door was opened by Peter Wishart surrounded by the delicious aroma of French Disque Bleu cigarettes…
Former member of the Society, Hilary Swift, has the following BMS and British music related items for sale for a small contribution.
Although still work in progress, the new Rutland Boughton Music Trust website does include a complete work list with sources for his music and a discography.