Kelly, Bryan

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Kelly, Bryan (b Oxford, 1934). Eng. composer, pianist, and conductor. Taught at RSAMD. Prof. of comp. RCM 1962–84. Moved to It. 1984. Has written several works for children. Prin. comps.:ORCH.: syms.: No.1 (1983), No.2 (1986); Latin Quarter Overture (1955); Music for Ballet (1957); The Tempest Suite, str. (1964); Cookham Concertino (1969); ob. conc. (1972); gui. conc. (1978); for brass band: Divertimento (1969); Edinburgh Dances (1973); Andalucia (1976); Concertante Music (1979).CHAMBER MUSIC: 3 Pieces, vn., pf. (1959); Aubade, Toccata, and Nocturne, gui. (1964); 2 Concert Pieces, cl., pf. (1964); Zodiac, cl., pf. (1978); Suite parisienne, brass quintet (1979).CHORUS & ORCH.: Tenebrae Nocturnes, ten., ch., orch. (1965); The Shell of Achilles, ten., orch. (1966); Stabat Mater, sop., bass, ch., orch. (1970); At the round earth's imagined corners, ten., ch., str. (1972); Let there be light, sop., narr., ch., orch. (1972–3); Latin Magnificat, ch., ww. (1979).VOCAL: Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (‘Latin American’), ch., org. (1965); Sleep Little Baby, carol, SATB (1968); O Be Joyful (Caribbean Jubilate), ch., org. (1970); Abingdon Carols, unacc. ch. (1973); Te Deum and Jubilate, ch., org. (1979).KEYBOARD: pf. sonata (1971); Prelude and Fugue, org. (1960); Pastorale and Paean, org. (1973).CHILDREN: Herod, do your worst, nativity opera (1968); On Christmas Eve, suite of carols, vv., pf. (1968); The Spider Monkey Uncle King, opera pantomime (1971); Half a Fortnight, unison vv., pf., perc. (1973).