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Published by Toccata Press in [London] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Moeran, E. J. 1894-1950 -- Criticism and interpretation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGeoffrey Self ; with a preface by Vernon Handley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML410.M6829 S4 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2318570M
ISBN 100907689175, 0907689183
LC Control Number86200401

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E.J. Moeran's war. In , Ernest John Moeran ("Jack") had just left Uppingham School in Rutland to attend the Royal College of Music. The unassuming son of a country vicar of Irish origin, Jack had grown up in the parish of Bacton on the Norfolk Broads, where the wild coast and marshy landscape had provoked a strong imagination in the young composer and a love of the .   E.J. Moeran [] is one of the outstanding British composers of his generation, his music championed by Sir Adrian Boult, Vernon Handley, Norman Del Mar and others. His work covers a considerable variety of forms, from the widely acclaimed Symphony in G minor to exquisite songs and piano miniatures. But hi life and career were far from : Geoffrey Self. E. J. Moeran () is one of the outstanding British composers of his generation, his music championed by Sir Adrian Boult, Vernon Handley, Norman Del Mar and others. His work covers a considerable variety of forms, from the widely admired Symphony in G minor to exquisite songs amd piano miniatures. E.J. Moeran composed the Cello Concerto for his wife, cellist Peers Coetmore. It was meant to be played only by Coetmore, composed specifically to Coetmore's sound, and Moeran made sure that no one else would play it during his lifetime. The Concerto was their special work, a raw, honest, and intimate message from Moeran to Coetmore/5(5).

The music of E.J. Moeran. [Geoffrey Self] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists E J Moeran; E J Moeran; Ernest John Moeran; Ernest J Moeran; Ernest John Moeran: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Self. Find more information about: ISBN: Listen to me - this disc is the berries - the music by is a thing of rare beauty. Lyrita is, perhaps, one of the greatest labels in recording history. The sound, as always, is lush, detailed and gorgeous. And of course you have three great conductors - the best of 'em all, Adrian Boult, Vernon Handley, and Nicholas Braithwaite/5(5). Philip Arnold Heseltine (30 October – 17 December ), known by the pseudonym Peter Warlock, was a British composer and music critic. The Warlock name, which reflects Heseltine's interest in occult practices, was used for all his published musical is best known as a composer of songs and other vocal music; he also achieved notoriety in his lifetime through . Moeran is unfairly neglected and it was a delight to become acquainted with more of his output. Sincere thanks to those who had the vision to produce this disc. This music seems to touch me in the very depths/5(3).

The Music Of E.J. Moeran. where E.J. Moeran lies buried "in the mountain country he loved so well" (this inscription can just be made out on his overgrown grave). Moeran was one of the. for SATB unaccompanied An imaginative setting of a lively Norfolk folk song. The derivative nature of Moeran's writing is addressed in a separate chapter of the book, "The Moeran Meaning." Instead of making a good defense for Moeran, it seemed only to showcase the influences on Moeran, an issue which I find unimportant, for the music really does have a character of its own. This is my introduction to E. J. Moeran () whom I first read about recently and whose music was described as being firmly entrenched in the "cowpat" school of twentieth century British music, a term derogatorally coined by English serialist composer Elisabeth Lutyens to describe the more idyllically inclined music of Ralph Vaughan /5(25).