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OF THE YEAR


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Captivating scores

Symphonies - Philippe Jordan
A pleasure to see and hear


vital imagination


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A harum-scarum springboard


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The Philip Scowcroft Collection

This is a link page for the many articles written by Philip Scowcroft for Musicweb or extracted from his published writings and made available on this site. You can read more about Philip here.

British Light Music
Philip wrote a book on this subject, and as it is now out of print, he has extracted more than 200 articles from it, which he has called Garlands. The index page for this can be found here.

Composer groups
Some British conductor-composers
Some British instrumentalist composers
The distaff side: Some British women composers
Yorkshire organist-composers

Music in everyday life
Aviation in British music
Horse racing and music
Music and the Lake District
Railways in music
Roads and road transport in music
Ships and harbours in music
Sport and music

Waterways in music

Music and literature
British composers in literature
Crime fiction and music
Music in English detective fiction
Elgar in crime fiction
Gastronomy and music: The cafe orchestra in fact and fiction

Jane Austen and music
Music and the Brontes
Agatha Christie and music
Wilkie Collins and music
Music and the Forsyte Saga
Gulliver Travels and music
Music and Thomas Hardy
Music inspired by Sherlock Holmes
Robin Hood in music
Robinson Crusoe in music
Rudyard Kipling and music
AEW Mason
Beatrix Potter
Music and JB Priestley
Walter Scott and music
William Makepeace Thakeray
HG Wells
Oscar Wilde

Musical instruments

Men of brass
The concertina and British music
The euphonium and British music
British saxophone music

Note - articles written by Philip on individual composers (beyond the Garlands series) will be linked from the respective Composer page located in the forthcoming Composer Index.

 

 



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