Hugh Roberton

Born 23 February 1874. Died 7 October 1952
Hugh Roberton
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1874-02-23
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Hugh Roberton

Hugh Roberton Biography (Wikipedia)

Sir Hugh Stevenson Roberton (23 February 1874 – 7 October 1952) was a Scottish composer and Britain's leading choral-master.

Roberton was born in Glasgow, where, in 1906, he founded the Glasgow Orpheus Choir. For five years before that it was the Toynbee Musical Association. A perfectionist, he expected the highest standards of performance from its members. Its voice was a choir voice, its individual voices not tolerated. He set new standards in choral technique and interpretation. For almost fifty years until it disbanded in 1951, on the retirement of its founder, the Glasgow Orpheus Choir had no equal in Britain and toured widely enjoying world acclaim. Their repertoire included many Scottish folk songs arranged for choral performance, and Paraphrases, as well as Italian madrigals, English motets and the music of the Russian Orthodox Church. The choir also performed the works of Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frideric Handel, Felix Mendelssohn, Peter Cornelius, Johannes Brahms and others.

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All In The April Evening
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All In The April Evening

All In The April Evening

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Katharine Tynan Hinkson
Conductor
Sir Hugh S. Roberton
Hugh Roberton
The Old Woman
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The Old Woman

The Old Woman

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Joseph Campbell
Conductor
Hugh Roberton
Westering Home
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Westering Home
Hugh Roberton
All in the April evening
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All in the April evening
Trad., Glasgow Orpheus Choir & Hugh Roberton
An Eriskay Love Lilt
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An Eriskay Love Lilt
Hugh Roberton
All in the April Evening - partsong for 4 voices (feat. Glasgow Orpheus Choir)
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All in the April Evening - partsong for 4 voices (feat. Glasgow Orpheus Choir)
Hugh Roberton
All in the April evening - partsong for 4 voices
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All in the April evening - partsong for 4 voices
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