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  Founder: Len Mullenger

b London, c1583
d London, 1633, aged c fifty

He was the son of John Johnson, a composer. He was indentured from 1596 to 1603 as servant to the Lord Chamberlain, who had him taught music. In 1604 he was appointed lutenist to James I and later to Charles I, holding the post until he died. He wrote a few sacred and many secular vocal works, some dances and masques, and works for lute and other instruments.


JONES, Daniel Jenkyn

b Pembroke, 7 December 1912

d 1993

He began composing when still a child. He read English at Swansea University, and studied conducting, composition, viola and horn at the Royal Academy of Music from 1935 to 1938. A friend of Dylan Thomas, he wrote the music for a radio version of Under Milk Wood in 1954. He has gained many commissions and awards.

1938 (26)

Symphonic Prologue

1939 (27)

Five Pieces for orchestra

1943 (31)

Comedy Overture

1944 (32)

Cloud Messenger, for orchestra

1945 (33)

Symphony No 1

1947 (35)

The Flute Player, for orchestra

Miscellany, twenty pieces for small orchestra

1950 (38)

Symphony No 2

1951 (39)

Symphony No 3

Concert Overture

1954 (42)

Symphony No 4

1956 (44)

Ieuenctid, overture

1958 (46)

Symphony No 5

The Country Beyond the Stars, for chorus and orchestra

1960 (48)

O Lord, have Thou Respect, anthem for chorus

1961 (49)

The Knife, opera

1962 (50)

St Peter, oratorio

1964 (52)

Symphony No 6

1965 (53)

Capriccio for flute, harp and strings

1966 (55)

Violin Concerto

1967 (56)

Orestes, opera

1969 (58)

Investiture Processional Music

The Three Hermits, for chorus and organ

The Ballad of the Standard Bearer, for tenor and piano

Triptych, for chorus and piano

1971 (60)

The Witnesses, for male chorus and orchestra

Mor, for chorus and piano

1972 (61)


Symphony No 7

Symphony No 8

1974 (63)

Symphony No 9

1980 (69)

Symphony No 10

1987 Symphony No 11 In memoriam G F Tyler

1989 Symphony No 12

1992 (81)

Symphony No 13

Jones has also written some chamber and instrumental works.

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