A Life in Music: Conversations with Sir David Willcocks and Friends

A Life in Music: Conversations with Sir David Willcocks and Friends

By: David Willcocks (author), William Owen (editor)Hardback

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Told in a series of interviews with Sir David Willcocks and rounded out with reflections from a roll-call of eminent composers, musicians, and friends, this book presents a portrait of a highly gifted musician whose leadership, decency, and humanity have inspired countless singers to follow his example and live a life rich in music. Includes CD with many of Sir David's famous recordings.

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Contents

Foreword: by the Prince of Wales ; Introduction: by William Owen ; Chapter 1: Childhood and Westminster Abbey (1919-1934) ; Interlude 1: Reflections on Childhood ; Chapter 2: From Clifton College to King's College (1934-1940) ; Interlude 2: Reflections on Clifton ; Chapter 3: War Years (1940-1945) ; Interlude 3: David's War ; Chapter 4: Return to King's College and Salisbury Cathedral (1945-1950) ; Interlude 4: Reflections on Salisbury ; Chapter 5: Worcester Cathedral and the City of Birmingham Choir (1950-1957) ; Interlude 5: Reflections on Worcester ; Chapter 6: Director of Music, King's College (1957-1974) ; Interlude 6: Cambridge Voices ; Chapter 7: The Bach Choir (1960-1998) ; Interlude 7: Reflections on The Bach Choir ; Chapter 8: Director, Royal College of Music (1974-1984) ; Interlude 8: Reflections on the Royal College ; Chapter 9: A Musical 'Retirement' ; Interlude 9: Reflections on Retirement

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/08/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780193360631
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780193360631
  • weight: 682
  • ISBN10: 0193360632

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