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.
His mainstream interests were represented by books on music and society as well as monographs such as Bach and the Dance of God (1980), Beethoven and the Voice of God (1983), Vaughan Williams and the Vision of Albion (1989), Percy Grainger (1992) and Francis Poulenc (1993) as well as studies of less familiar figures such as Frederic Mompou (1989).
The third pic, "Passion," also starring Roxburgh, was a solid but not outstanding biopic of sadomasochistic composer 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.
An old, evocative snapshot shows the composer, Percy Grainger, with his singers at Brigg in 1906: he noted down traditional Lincolnshire airs, including the tune of `Brig Fair'.
While the exuberant and multi-faceted genius of Percy Grainger has been acknowledged increasingly since his death in 1961, his significant contribution to the early music revival has yet to receive the recognition it deserves.
OM's premiere festival focuses on three figures in new music: Frank Zappa, DJ Spooky, and Percy Grainger.