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A Select list of Marion Scott’s Writing

The Listener

"In Memoriam: Ivor Gurney", 14 July 1938

"Michael Tippett and his Music", 8 April 1943

"Holst, Cotswold Man and Mystic", 18 May 1944

The Monthly Musical Record

"Recollections of Ivor Gurney" February 1938

The Musical Times

"Contemporary British War-Poetry, Music and Patriotism" 1917

"London Concerts" a review of Gerald Finzi’s A Young Man’s Exhortation, 1934

"London Concerts" review of Gerald Finzi’s Interlude, 1936

Music and Letters

"Antonio Stradivari: Violin Maker", XVIII 1937

"A Complaint of the Decay of Violin Solos", VI 1925

"A Dictionary of Chamber Music [Cobbett], X 1929

"Haydn Stayed Here [Roxford, Hertingfordbury]", XXXII 1951

"Haydn Thereabouts or There", XXI 1940

"Immanent Form" XVII 1936

"Ivor Gurney: The Man" XIX 1938

"Maddalena Lombardini, Madame Syrmen" XIV 1933

"Shostakovich: ‘Leningard Symphony’", (posth.) 1954

The Music Bulletin

"Introduction: Herbert Howells", May 1924

The Music Student

"Herbert Howells" Piano Quartet, November 1918

Radio Times

"Beethoven is for everyone", 30 December 1949

"We may well marvel at Haydn’s Story" 28 April 1950

Royal College of Music Magazine

"Second Lieut. Ernest Bristowe Farrar" obituary, XV September 1918

"Ivor Gurney" obituary, XXXIV March 1938

Christian Science Monitor — feature articles

"The Royal College of Music", a two-part article illustrated with a pencil drawing of the college, 10 May and 17 May 1919

"English Society of Women Musicians", 7 June 1919

"A Young Composer of Promise", profile of Herbert Howells, illustrated with pencil portrait of

Howells, 14 June 1919

"The Gloucestershire Group", a three-part feature about the history of Gloucestershire and the composers and poets, including Gurney, Howells and F. W. Harvey, associated with it, 26 July, 2 August and 9 August 1919

"The Word Setting of a Song", an essay on poetry and music, 29 August 1919

"John Ireland and His Work", a profile of the composer, 3 January 1920

"British Violin Sonatas", a two-part feature on the 17th and 18th century works and works by modern composers, 17 January and 7 February 1920

"A Man of Large Endowments", a profile of Thomas Dunhill, 24 January 1920,

"Treasure Trove in Folk Song", discusses of folk song in America and England, 13 March 1920

"Cecil Sharp and Folk Song", examines Sharp’s role as a folk song collector, 2 April 1920

"British Music Society", two part article -reportorial coverage of the organization’s first National Congress and debates with a history, 12 June and 19 June 1920

"A Folk-Song Gift to Herbert Howells", an account of the music at Howells’ wedding, 11 September 1920

"Herbert Howells, His ‘In Gloucestershire’", feature on Howells string quartet, 25 December 1920

"Gustav Holst", profile of the composer, 5 March 1921

The Christian Science Monitor — Criticism

Premiere of Sir Charles Stanford’s Magnificat, the Bach Choir under Dr. H. P. Allen, June 1919

Festival of the Royal College of Music which featured music by English composers, including Gurney, 6 September 1919

Organ recitals by her friends Harold Darke and George Thalben-Ball, 18 September 1919

Performance of American composer Henry Hadley’s The Culprit Fay at the Proms, also mention of Howells’ Puck’s Minuet, (September 25th concert) 1 November 1919

"A New Elgar ‘Cello Concerto’ ", review of the premiere of the concerto by the London Symphony Orchestra with Elgar conducting (27 October), 13 December 1919

A Queen’s Hall symphony concert performance of George Butterworth’s A Shropshire Lad, 23 February 1920

Royal Philharmonic Society concert featuring works by Holst, Delius and Granville Bantock, 20 March 1920

"Sir C. V. Stanford’s New Opera", The Travelling Companion, 17 April 1920

Royal Philharmonic Society performance of Delius’s Song of the High Hills, 19 April 1920

"New Piano Sonata by John Ireland", 24 July 1920

The publication of songs by Herbert Howells and C. Armstrong Gibbs, no date but 1920

"Stravinsky, A Concert of His Chamber Music", 21 August 1920

Three Choirs Festival, Worcester, 9 October 1920

"‘Merry-Eye’ by Herbert Howells" 30 October 1920

"Programs by the English Singers" featured Gurney’s Ludlow and Teme, 25 December 1920

This article appears here with the kind permission of Pamela Blevins


 


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