Malcolm Arnold's music encompassed a wide variety of forms from opera and ballet to orchestral and chamber music as well as film music. His most famous film music, for which he won an Oscar in 1957, is The bridge on the Kwai, In 1953 he was commissioned to compose Tribute to the queena ballet for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Arnold was knighted by the Queen in 1993 in honor of his contributions to English music. As with the other volumes in the Greenwood Bio-Bibliographies in Music series, this work includes a short biography, a discography, a complete list of works and performances, and a commented bibliography.
Musicologists, musicians and those interested in the music of Malcolm Arnold will appreciate the extensive information in this one volume. As Malcolm Arnold retired from composing, this book contains the most complete list of his compositions, including some of his newly discovered early works. The works are arranged alphabetically by genre. The author also provides a chronological list of the works, which can be used to understand trends and developments in Arnold's compositions. The contribution of Sir Malcolm Arnold to the project ensures the accuracy and completeness of this biobibliography.
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- Craggs, Stewart R. (Author)
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- 232 Pages - 09/30/1998 (Publication Date) - Greenwood...
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