Alan Rawsthorne was a British composer, film scorer, music
editor, author, and radio talk show presenter. At the heart of his
musical contribution was a unique blend of European and English
20th-century techniques which concentrated on instrumental rather
than vocal music. While most of this volume is dedicated to
Rawsthorne's original musical works, the reader's attention is also
drawn to his articles, radio talks, and arrangements of works of
other composers. His disposition placed his career in the
background of others who were more public; his preference was to
write music for its own sake rather than for notoriety and monetary
gain. Through the guiding direction of other composers and radio
leadership personnel, Rawsthorne created music for the next age as
much as for his current time.
This bibliography is comprised of a listing of all known works
(completed and uncompleted), premieres and selected other
performances (highlighting venues, dates, and performers' names), a
discography of both commercially available discs and archival tapes
and discs, a 1500-item annotated set of citations of reviews,
sections of books, articles and the like regarding the works,
Rawsthorne's life and recordings, five appendices (song cycle and
multi-section works components, alphabetical works list, Manchester
manuscript collection details, chronological works list, works of
other composers dedicated to Rawsthorne) and a 25-page index to the
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