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Connolly, Justin (Riveagh)

Connolly, Justin (Riveagh) (b London, 1933). Eng. composer. Prof. of theory and comp. RCM 1966–89. Taught at Yale Univ. 1963–6. Comps. incl. The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (Blake) for soloists, ch., and orch.; Antiphonies for 36 players; Cinque-paces (brass quintet); Poems of Wallace Stevens I for sop. and 7 players (1967), II for sop., cl., and pf. (1970); Rebus for orch. (1970); Anima, va. and orch. (1974); Diaphony, org. and orch. (1977); various chamber works under titles Triad and Tesserae; Ceilidh, for 4 vn. (1976); Regeneration, ch. and brass (1977); Sestina B, hpd., fl., ob., cl., vn., and vc. (1972, rev. 1978); Sentences (Traherne), ch., brass, org. (1979); Chimaera, dancer, alto, bar., ch., pf., perc., and vc. (1979, rev. 1981); Obbligati V, vn., va., vc., str. (1981); Tesserae F, solo bass cl. (1981); Fourfold from the Garden Forking Path, 2 pf. (1983); Annead, Night Thoughts, pf. (1983); Brahms's Variations on a Theme of R. Schumann, Op.23, arr. for 9 wind instr. (1983); Spelt from Sibyl's Leaves, 6 solo vv., ens. (1989); Nocturnal, fl., pf., perc., db. (1990); Cantata, sop., pf. (1991); sym. (1991).

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