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  Founder: Len Mullenger

b Glasgow, 6 June 1922
d London 28 July 2000, aged seventy-eight

He moved to London at the age of seven, attending Mill Hill School, and first worked in engineering for seven years. In 1947 he won a scholarship at the Royal Academy of Music, gaining there the Koussevitsky Foundation award and the Royal Philharmonic Society, Edwin Evans Memorial and Dove prizes. He became a lecturer at Morley College and London University. In 1961 he lectured at Duke University, North Carolina, and in 1962 became the Mary Duke Biddle professor there; he was also chairman of the music department from 1966 to 1967. In 1970 he received an honorary doctorate of music from Glasgow University.

1948 (26)

Quintet for clarinet and string quartet

Symphonic Variations for string orchestra

1949 (27)

Symphony No 1

String Quartet No 1

1950 (28)

Clarinet Concerto

1951 (29)

Symphony No 2

Clerk Saunders, ballet

Flute Quartet

Piano Sonata (revised 1971)

1952 (30)

Violin Concerto

Bartholomew Fair, overture

1954 (32)

String Octet

Four Border Songs and the Fray of Suport

Songs of Summer, for soprano and piano

1956 (34)

Scottish Dances

Sonata for chamber orchestra

1957 (35)

Cantata for tenor and piano

Five Love Songs for tenor and orchestra

1958 (36)

Overture 1912

Concerto for jazz trumpet and orchestra

Sonata for solo cello

1959 (37)

Sinfonia for two orchestras

Ecossaise, for orchestra

1960 (38)

Piano Concerto (revised 1967)

1962 (40)

Arias for small orchestra

Sextet for strings

1963 (41)

Sonatas and Variants, for ten wind instruments

Nocturnes with Cadenza, for piano

1964 (42)

Organ Concerto

Cantos, for orchestra

Jubilee, for orchestra

1965 (43)

Dialogues, for soprano and five instruments

Aubade, for solo organ

String Quartet No 2

1966 (44)

Threnos - In Time of War, for solo organ

Five Scenes, for trumpet and piano

Flute Sonata

1967-9 (45-7)

Agamemnon, opera

The Royal Hunt of the Sun, opera

1968 (46)

Pharsalia, opera

1969 (47)

Circus, for two trumpets and orchestra

1970 (48)

Epitaph for This World and Time, for three choruses and three organs

Alastor, for orchestra

Voyage, for horn and chamber orchestra

1971 (49)

Violin Concerto No 2, Amphion

1972 (50)

Commedia, concerto for orchestra

Descent of the Celestial City, for chorus and organ

Palinodes, for solo piano

1974 (52)

The Catiline Conspiracy, opera

Piano Sonata No 2

1975 (53)

Te Deum

Violin Sonata No 1

Cello Sonata No 2

Sea Music, for chorus and string quartet

Aurora, for orchestra

A Vision of Canopus, for organ

To Columbus, for chorus, brass and percussion

1976 (54)

Tamburlaine, lyric drama

The Alexandrian Sequence, for chamber orchestra

1977 (55)

Cleopatra, dramatic scene for soprano and orchestra

Hyperion, for clarinet, horn, violin, cello and piano

Spirits of the Air, for solo bass trombone

1978 (56)

Anna Karenina, opera

Piano Sonata No 3

1980 (58)

Mass in A, for chorus a capella

Vespers, for mixed chorus, two pianos, harp and percussion

Dick Whittington, Lyric comedy (1980-1)

1981 (59)

Symphony No 3, Spring

Symphony No 4

La Ricordanza, for tenor and orchestra

The Morning Watch, for mixed chorus and ten wind instruments

1982 (60)

Love is Life's Spring, for soprano and piano

The Passion According to St Mark, for soli and chorus

Lancelot, opera (1982 3)

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