Percy Grainger


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United States composer (born in Australia) who lived in London and collected English folk songs (1882-1961)

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Percy Grainger was a pianist and composer who lived from 1882 to 1961 and helped to revive British folk music.
In many ways, Stevenson, both as a prolific composer and pianist, has been a throwback to an earlier music era--an era of pianistic virtuosity and transcription as propounded by Liszt and carried on by Godowsky, Busoni and Percy Grainger.
This text accompanies the exhibition Facing Percy Grainger, which was curated for the National Library of Australia in association with the Grainger Collection at the U.
Percy Grainger left a surprisingly large number of recordings, displaying his uninhibited performance style.
Although Britten used some melodies from Percy Grainger and dedicated it to the earlier champion of English folk tunes, the tendency of the pieces is more serious than anything Granger ever came up with.
She is best known as a leading exponent of the work of Australian composer Percy Grainger, but has also created the music for a show about John Wesley, composed much besides and raised a family.
In it, Emily plays Karen Holten, the first great love of English composer Percy Grainger.
While plans remain vague, he thinks that he will probably tackle a somewhat shorter work next, and is very attracted to the music of Percy Grainger.
Ton Koopman, conductor, the Amsterdam Baroque Choir and the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra; ``Danny Boy - Songs and Dancing Ballads by Percy Grainger,'' John Eliot Gardiner, conductor, Monteverdi Choir and English Country Gardiner Orchestra; ``Mozart: Requiem,'' William Christie, conductor, Les Arts Florissants Choir and Les Arts Florissants Orchestra; ``Schubert: Mass in E Flat,'' Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor, Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks and Symphony-Orchestra des Bayerischen Rundfunks); ``Walton: Belshazzar's Feast'' a track from the album ``Walton: Belshazzar's Feast; Suite From Henry V, Etc.
OM's premiere festival focuses on three figures in new music: Frank Zappa, DJ Spooky, and Percy Grainger.
John Bird, Percy Grainger, [3rd edn] (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999), p.
of traditional band works including music by Gustav Holst and Percy Grainger.
Bebbington is adept at capturing the music's different moods such as Puck's Birthday and Merry Andrew whose insouciance and high spirits recall Percy Grainger.
30pm) Mae Aled Jones yn parhau a'i daith i Awstralia gan ymweld a Melbourne, man geni'r cyfansoddwr Percy Grainger.
This November the Sinfonia Chorus assemble for a Late Mix tribute to Percy Grainger featuring his arrangement of traditional tunes performed with the assistance of saxophonist John Harle and the Kathryn Tickell Band - and in one of the Classic FM concerts they will be in good voice again for two serene and popular choral works, Allegri''s Miserere and Vivaldi''s Gloria.