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ARNOLD, Malcolm
b Northampton, 21 October 1921
Arnold Website

He won a scholarship in 1938 to the Royal College of Music, to study composition and trumpet. In 1941 he won the Cobbett Prize, and in 1942 joined the London Philharmonic Orchestra as First Trumpet. After war service from 1944 to 1945 he rejoined the LPO in 1946. In 1948 he won the Mendelssohn Scholarship and spent a year in Italy. He was awarded the title of honorary doctor of music at Exeter University in 1969, and in 1970 was made a CBE.
1943 (22)
Beckus the Dandipratt, overture
Larch Trees, symphonic poem
1944 (23)
Horn Concerto
Variations on a Ukrainian Folksong, for piano
1946 (25)
Symphony for strings
1947 (26)
Violin Sonata No 1
Viola Sonata
Children's Suite, for piano
1948 (27)
The Smoke, overture
Festival Overture
Symphonic Suite
Sonatina for flute and piano
1949 (28)
Clarinet Concerto
1950 (29)
Symphony No 1
Serenade for small orchestra
Eight English Dances
String Quartet No 1 (possibly 1946)
1951 (30)
Sussex, overture
Concerto for piano duet and strings
Sonatina in three movements for clarinet and piano
Sonatina in three movements for oboe and piano
1952 (31)
Curtain Up, overture
Three Shanties for wind quintet
1953 (32)
Symphony No 2
Oboe Concerto
Homage to the Queen, ballet
Violin Sonata No 2
Sonatina for recorder and piano
1954 (33)
Harmonica Concerto
Concerto for organ and orchestra
Concerto for flute and strings
Sinfonietta No 1, for two oboes, two horns and strings
The Tempest, incidental music
1955 (34)
Tam o'Shanter, overture
Little Suite for Orchestra No 1
John Clare Cantata, for voices and piano duet
Serenade for guitar and strings
1956 (35)
The Dancing Master, opera
The Open Window, opera
Solitaire, ballet suite
A Grand Overture, for orchestra
1957 (36)
Toy Symphony
Four Scottish Dances, for orchestra
Symphony No 3
1958 (37)
Sinfonietta No 2, for flutes, horns and strings
1959 (38)
Guitar Concerto
Oboe Quartet
Five Songs of William Blake, for voice and strings
1960 (39)
Symphony No 4
Rinaldo and Armida, ballet
Song of Simeon, nativity play, with chorus, brass, harp, percussion, celesta and strings
1961 (40)
Symphony No 5
Divertimento No 2 for full orchestra
1962 (41)
Concerto for two violins and strings
1963 (42)
Little Suite for Orchestra No 2
1964 (43)
Sinfonietta No 3 for strings and wind
Water Music
1965 (44)
Fantasy for bassoon
Fantasy for clarinet
Fantasy for horn
Fantasy for flute
Fantasy for oboe
1967 (46)
Symphony No 6
Peterloo, for orchestra
Trevelyan Suite, for wind band
Concert Piece, for piano and percussion
1973 (52)
Symphony No 7
1974 (53)
Clarinet Concerto
Fantasy for brass band
1975 (54)
Fantasy on a theme of John Field, for orchestra
String Quartet No 2
Fantasy for harp
1976 (55)
Philharmonic Concerto
1976-7 (55-6)
The Return of Odysseus, for chorus and orchestra
1977 (56)
Sonata for flute and piano
1979 (58)
Symphony No 8
1982 (61)
Trumpet Concerto
1984 Symphony No. 9

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