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By Stewart R, Professor Craggs

ISBN-10: 0815387563

ISBN-13: 9780815387565

Alun Hoddinott is an important dwelling Welsh composer and probably the most individual and prolific composers of his new release the world over. His works were played in significant centres as some distance afield as Tokyo and Berlin, Melbourne and Leipzig, long island and Venice in addition to the main gala's in Wales and England. he's one of many only a few composers to were commissioned to compose a concerto for Mstislav Rostropovitch.

Born in Bargoed, Glamorganshire, in August 1929, Alun Hoddinott began to play the violin and compose at an early age. a few of his works have been played and broadcast while he was once a pupil at college university, Cardiff and he later studied with the Australian composer and pianist Arthur Benjamin. His first significant good fortune used to be his Clarinet Concerto No.1, given through Gervaise de Peyer and the Halle Orchestra less than John Barbirolli on the 1954 Cheltenham song Festival.

This resource publication lists all Hoddinott's compositions from 1946 to 2005, virtually 60 years of extraordinary output, and indicates he has accomplished a mastery of composition which embraces virtually each musical medium. With details given on first performances, manuscript destinations and recordings, as well as info of composition dates, authors/librettists, periods, commissions and dedications among a lot else, this publication is a key reference for all these drawn to Alun Hoddinott and his music.

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