William Alwyn

Born 7 November 1905. Died 11 September 1985
William Alwyn
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1905-11-07
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William Alwyn

William Alwyn Biography (Wikipedia)

William Alwyn CBE, born William Alwyn Smith (7 November 1905 – 11 September 1985), was an English composer, conductor, and music teacher.

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William Alwyn Performances & Interviews


William Alwyn Tracks

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William Alwyn
Naiades
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Naiades
William Alwyn
Blackdown - a tone poem from the Surrey hills for orchestra
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Blackdown - a tone poem from the Surrey hills for orchestra
William Alwyn
Manchester Suite
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Manchester Suite
William Alwyn
Symphony no.4
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Symphony no.4
William Alwyn
Piano Concerto no.1
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Piano Concerto no.1
William Alwyn
The Magic Island - symphonic prelude
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The Magic Island - symphonic prelude
William Alwyn
The History Of Mr Polly (1949) - Punting Scene and Utopian Sunset
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The History Of Mr Polly (1949) - Punting Scene and Utopian Sunset
William Alwyn
Fantasy Waltz No 1 in A flat (Tempo rubato e capriccioso)
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Fantasy Waltz No 1 in A flat (Tempo rubato e capriccioso)
William Alwyn
Blackdown - A Tone Poem from the Surrey Hills
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Blackdown - A Tone Poem from the Surrey Hills
William Alwyn
Lyra Angelica For Harp And Strings: Adagio, Ma Non Troppo
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Lyra Angelica For Harp And Strings: Adagio, Ma Non Troppo

Lyra Angelica For Harp And Strings: Adagio, Ma Non Troppo

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Suzanne Willison (Harp), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, David Lloyd Jones (Conductor)
William Alwyn
Suite from The Master of Ballantrae
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Suite from The Master of Ballantrae
William Alwyn
Penn of Pennsylvania Suite
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Penn of Pennsylvania Suite
William Alwyn
Trade Winds (Vivace) from String Quartet no.10 (En Voyage)
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Trade Winds (Vivace) from String Quartet no.10 (En Voyage)
William Alwyn
Sea Birds (String Quartet no.10, 2nd movement)
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Sea Birds (String Quartet no.10, 2nd movement)
William Alwyn
Suite for oboe and harp
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Suite for oboe and harp
William Alwyn
Bicycle Ride
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Bicycle Ride
William Alwyn
A NIGHT TO REMEMBER (1958) - Main Theme
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A NIGHT TO REMEMBER (1958) - Main Theme
William Alwyn
The Fallen Idol (suite): Prelude and Opening Scene; Love Scene; End Titles
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The Fallen Idol (suite): Prelude and Opening Scene; Love Scene; End Titles
William Alwyn
Blackdown - a tone poem from the Surrey hills for orchestra
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Blackdown - a tone poem from the Surrey hills for orchestra
William Alwyn
Mermaid's Song from 'Miranda'
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Mermaid's Song from 'Miranda'

Mermaid's Song from 'Miranda'

Music Arranger
Singer
Charlotte Trepass
Conductor
Last played on
William Alwyn
They Flew Alone (1941) - II. Nocturne: Moderato (a la Chopin) - Alla Marcia
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They Flew Alone (1941) - II. Nocturne: Moderato (a la Chopin) - Alla Marcia
William Alwyn
Odd Man Out (1946) - Nemesis and Finale
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Odd Man Out (1946) - Nemesis and Finale
William Alwyn
Odd Man Out (1946) - Delirium and Lullaby
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Odd Man Out (1946) - Delirium and Lullaby
William Alwyn
Swiss Family Robinson (1960) - Titles (reconstructed by Philip Lane)
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Swiss Family Robinson (1960) - Titles (reconstructed by Philip Lane)
William Alwyn
The Card (1952) - Dendry and Nellie (reconstructed by Philip Lane)
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The Card (1952) - Dendry and Nellie (reconstructed by Philip Lane)
William Alwyn
The Card (1952) - The Prelude
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The Card (1952) - The Prelude
William Alwyn
Svengali (1954) - Libera Me (reconstructed by Philip Lane)
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Svengali (1954) - Libera Me (reconstructed by Philip Lane)
William Alwyn
The Rocking Horse Winner (1949) - Paul's Last Ride
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The Rocking Horse Winner (1949) - Paul's Last Ride
William Alwyn
Desert Victory (1941) - Prologue: Alla Marcia (reconstructed by Philip Lane)
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Desert Victory (1941) - Prologue: Alla Marcia (reconstructed by Philip Lane)
William Alwyn
Manchester - A City Speaks (1946) - Interlude (reconstructed by Philip Lane)
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Manchester - A City Speaks (1946) - Interlude (reconstructed by Philip Lane)
William Alwyn
The Master of Ballantrae (1953) - Suite
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The Master of Ballantrae (1953) - Suite
William Alwyn
The History of Mr Polly (1949) - Prelude
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The History of Mr Polly (1949) - Prelude
William Alwyn
The Black Tent - Suite From The Music For The Film
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The Black Tent - Suite From The Music For The Film
William Alwyn
Suite from 'Geordie' (final movement)
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Suite from 'Geordie' (final movement)
William Alwyn
Suite of Scottish Dances
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Suite of Scottish Dances
William Alwyn
Prelude from 'Fortune is a Woman'
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Prelude from 'Fortune is a Woman'
William Alwyn
The Way Ahead
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The Way Ahead
William Alwyn
Odd Man Out Suite
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Odd Man Out Suite
William Alwyn
'Crepuscule' for solo harp
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'Crepuscule' for solo harp
William Alwyn
Carve Her Name With Pride (1958) - Titles
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Carve Her Name With Pride (1958) - Titles
William Alwyn
Autumn Legend
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Autumn Legend
William Alwyn
Pastoral fantasia for viola and strings
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Pastoral fantasia for viola and strings

Pastoral fantasia for viola and strings

Orchestra
Orchestra Nova
Conductor
George Vass
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William Alwyn
Concerto for flute and 8 wind instruments
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Concerto for flute and 8 wind instruments
William Alwyn
Miss Julie: Midsummer Night
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Miss Julie: Midsummer Night
William Alwyn
Oboe Concerto
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Oboe Concerto
William Alwyn
Six Elizabethan Dances for orchestra (No 6)
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Six Elizabethan Dances for orchestra (No 6)
William Alwyn
A leave-taking; Daffodils
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A leave-taking; Daffodils
William Alwyn
Symphony no. 1 in D major
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Symphony no. 1 in D major
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1964: Prom 22 - Twentieth Anniversary of the death of Henry Wood
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Royal Albert Hall
1964-08-19T12:43:47
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Aug
1964

Proms 1964: Prom 22 - Twentieth Anniversary of the death of Henry Wood

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1958: Prom 43
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Royal Albert Hall
1958-09-13T12:43:47
13
Sep
1958

Proms 1958: Prom 43

19:30
Royal Albert Hall

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