Gordon Jacob
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1895-07-05
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Gordon Jacob

Gordon Jacob Biography (Wikipedia)

Gordon Percival Septimus Jacob CBE (5 July 1895 – 8 June 1984) was an English composer and teacher. He was a professor at the Royal College of Music in London from 1924 until his retirement in 1966, and published four books and many articles about music. As a composer he was prolific: the list of his works totals more than 700, mostly compositions of his own, but a substantial minority of orchestrations and arrangements of other composers' works. Those whose music he orchestrated range from William Byrd to Edward Elgar to Noël Coward.

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Gordon Jacob Performances & Interviews


Gordon Jacob Tracks

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William Byrd
Wolsey's Wilde (Suite 'William Byrd')
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Wolsey's Wilde (Suite 'William Byrd')
Gordon Jacob
5 Pieces arranged for harmonica and strings
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5 Pieces arranged for harmonica and strings

5 Pieces arranged for harmonica and strings

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Gianluca Littera
Ensemble
I Cameristi Italiani
Hubert Parry
I was glad (Psalm 122)
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I was glad (Psalm 122)
Gordon Jacob
Trombone Concerto (first movement)
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Trombone Concerto (first movement)
Ralph Vaughan Williams
My bonny boy (English Folk Song Suite orch Jacob)
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My bonny boy (English Folk Song Suite orch Jacob)
Ralph Vaughan Williams
English Folk Song Suite
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English Folk Song Suite
Franz Liszt
Polish (Weihnachtsbaum)
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Polish (Weihnachtsbaum)

Polish (Weihnachtsbaum)

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Gavin Sutherland
Gordon Jacob
Redbridge Variations
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Redbridge Variations
James Leith MacBeth Bain
Brother James's Air
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Brother James's Air
Gordon Jacob
Symphony No 1
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Symphony No 1
Gordon Jacob
Suite for bassoon and string quartet
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Suite for bassoon and string quartet
Ralph Vaughan Williams
English Folk Song Suite
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English Folk Song Suite
Gustav Holst
A Hampshire suite (March)
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A Hampshire suite (March)
Gordon Jacob
Concerto for horn and strings (3rd mvt)
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Concerto for horn and strings (3rd mvt)
Ralph Vaughan Williams
English Folk Song Suite
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English Folk Song Suite
Gustav Holst
A Hampshire suite in F major (Suite no.2 for military band)
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A Hampshire suite in F major (Suite no.2 for military band)
Gordon Jacob
Concerto for violin and string orchestra
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Concerto for violin and string orchestra
Ralph Vaughan Williams
English Folk Song Suite. III. Folk Songs from Somerset
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English Folk Song Suite. III. Folk Songs from Somerset
Gordon Jacob
Sonatina for recorder and harpsichord
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Sonatina for recorder and harpsichord
Ralph Vaughan Williams
English Folk Song Suite
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English Folk Song Suite
unknown & Gordon Jacob
God Save the Queen
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God Save the Queen
Charles Lecocq
Mam'zelle Angot - ballet music - Allegro Presto & Adagio
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Mam'zelle Angot - ballet music - Allegro Presto & Adagio

Mam'zelle Angot - ballet music - Allegro Presto & Adagio

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Orchestra
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
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Ralph Vaughan Williams
English Folk Song Suite
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English Folk Song Suite
Edward Elgar
Organ Sonata No 1 in G major, Op 28; 4th movement; Presto
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Organ Sonata No 1 in G major, Op 28; 4th movement; Presto
Gordon Jacob
Divertimento in E flat for Wind Octet: 1st mvt
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Divertimento in E flat for Wind Octet: 1st mvt
Ralph Vaughan Williams
March (English Folk Song Suite orch Jacob)
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March (English Folk Song Suite orch Jacob)
Gordon Jacob
Concerto for Bassoon and Strings with (optional) Percusssion (Allegro)
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Concerto for Bassoon and Strings with (optional) Percusssion (Allegro)
Ralph Vaughan Williams
English Folk Song Suite
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English Folk Song Suite
Gordon Jacob
Symphony No 1 - 2nd movement
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Symphony No 1 - 2nd movement
Gordon Jacob
The Bells (William Byrd Suite)
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The Bells (William Byrd Suite)
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God Save the Queen
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God Save the Queen
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1965: Prom 31
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Royal Albert Hall
1965-08-21T01:37:29
21
Aug
1965

Proms 1965: Prom 31

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1938: Prom 29
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Queen's Hall
1938-09-08T01:37:29
8
Sep
1938

Proms 1938: Prom 29

Queen's Hall
Proms 1937: Prom 28
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Queen's Hall
1937-09-08T01:37:29
8
Sep
1937

Proms 1937: Prom 28

Queen's Hall
Proms 1935: Prom 13
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Queen's Hall
1935-08-24T01:37:29
24
Aug
1935

Proms 1935: Prom 13

Queen's Hall
Proms 1928: Prom 43
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Queen's Hall
1928-09-29T01:37:29
29
Sep
1928

Proms 1928: Prom 43

Queen's Hall

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