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BERKELEY, Michael                  (born London, 29 May 1948)

The son of Sir Lennox Berkeley, he received his early musical training at Westminster Cathedral Choir School and then went on to the Royal Academy of Music; he continued his later studies with his father and Richard Rodney Bennett. An articulate communicator on music, he was a BBC Radio Three announcer from 1976 to 1979, and currently a frequent commentator and presenter on both television and radio.


1975 (27) Meditations, for string orchestra

1977 (29) Concerto for oboe

1978 (30) Fantasia Concertante

                The Wild Winds, for soprano and small orchestra

                String Trio

                Strange Meeting, for piano

1979 (31) Etude des fleurs, for cello and piano

                 Sonata for violin and piano

                 Rain, for tenor, violin and cello

                 Organ Sonata

                 Primavera, for orchestra

                 Fanfare and National Anthem, for chorus and orchestra

1980 (32) American Suite, for flute/recorder and cello/bassoon

                Chamber Symphony

                Uprising, symphony in one movement

1981 (33) String Quartet No 1

                String Quartet No 2

                Wessex Graves, for voice and harp

1981-2     Flames, for orchestra

1982 (34) Nocturne for flute, harp, violin, viola and cello

                Piano Trio

                Sonata in One Movement, for guitar

                Gregorian Variations, for orchestra

                The Romance of the Rose, for orchestra

                Easter, anthem for choir, organ and brass

                The Crocodile & Father William, for girls' choir

1983 (35) Cello Concerto

                Or Shall We Die? - oratorio, for soli, chorus and orchestra

1984 (36) Funerals & Fandangos, for solo violin

                Music from Chaucer, for brass quintet

                Horn Concerto

Reg Williamson Norwich Recorded Music Society

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