Ford, Andrew (b Liverpool, 1957). Eng. composer. Fellow in mus., Bradford Univ., 1978–82, lect. Sch. of Creative Arts, Univ. of Wollongong, NSW, from 1983. Introduced many contemp. works, e.g. by Stockhausen, to Australia. Comps. incl. opera Poe (1981–3); children's opera The Piper's Promise (1986–7); 2 chamber concs.; str. qt.; Imaginings, pf., orch. (1991); and works for solo vn., pf., etc.
More From encyclopedia.com
Artaxerxes I , Artaxerxes. Thomas Arne's most successful opera, in 3 acts. Lib. is Eng. trans. by the composer of Metastasio. Prod. London 1762; Dublin 1765; NY 182… Nikolai Rimsky-korsakov , Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay (Andreyevich) Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay (Andreyevich) (b Tikhvin, 1844; d Lyubensk, 1908). Russ. composer and cond. Born into… Eugene Goossens , Goossens, (Sir) (Aynsley) Eugene (b London, 1893; d Hillingdon, 1962). Eng. conductor, violinist, and composer, son of above. Violinist in Queen's Ha… Edouard Victor Antoine Lalo , Lalo, Édouard-Victor-Antoine (b Lille, 1823; d Paris, 1892). Fr. composer of Sp. descent. Pubd. songs 1848–9. Played in Armingaud Qt. from 1855. Vn.… Antal Dorati , Doráti, Antal Doráti, Antal, distinguished Hungarian-born American conductor and composer; b. Budapest, April 9, 1906; d. Gerzensee, near Bern, Nov.… Henze, Hans Werner , Henze, Hans Werner Henze, Hans Werner, outstanding German composer; b. Gütersloh, July 1, 1926. He entered the Braunschweig State Music School in 194…
About this article
Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article
You Might Also Like