Malcolm Arnold

Composer. Born 21 October 1921. Died 23 September 2006
Malcolm Arnold
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1921-10-21
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Malcolm Arnold

Malcolm Arnold Biography (BBC)

Sir Malcolm Arnold hailed from Northampton. Following studies at the Royal College of Music, he joined the London Philharmonic Orchestra, becoming principal trumpet in 1942. But from 1948 he dedicated himself to composition, easily and successfully straddling the twin pursuits of writing concert works and film scores. While Arnold himself would probably choose to be judged by his nine symphonies, his many concertos, or even his operas, the massive popularity accorded his various sets of symphonic dances, his works for wind band and his many film compositions cast him as a ‘populist’ composer of the first order.

His prolific output spans over 140 published concert works and over 90 film scores, even though he declined film commissions since 1969. Many of his film scores were for very notable productions – including The Sound Barrier, Hobson’s Choice, The Bridge on the River Kwai (for which he won an Oscar), The Inn of the Sixth Happiness and Whistle Down the Wind. He was knighted in 1993.

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Malcolm Arnold Tracks

Malcolm Arnold
The Padstow lifeboat - march Op.94 for brass band
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The Padstow lifeboat - march Op.94 for brass band

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Malcolm Arnold
Symphony no.5 Op.74 (3rd mvt)
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Symphony no.5 Op.74 (3rd mvt)
Malcolm Arnold
Symphony No 5, Op 74
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Symphony No 5, Op 74
Malcolm Arnold
5 Blake Songs, Op 66 (extracts)
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5 Blake Songs, Op 66 (extracts)
Malcolm Arnold
The Sound Barrier
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The Sound Barrier
Malcolm Arnold
Hobson's Choice (Overture)
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Hobson's Choice (Overture)
Malcolm Arnold
Concerto for two violins, Op 77
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Concerto for two violins, Op 77
Malcolm Arnold
Fantasy for brass band, Op 114
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Fantasy for brass band, Op 114
Malcolm Arnold
Little Suite No 1 for orchestra, Op 53
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Little Suite No 1 for orchestra, Op 53
Malcolm Arnold
Divertimento for flute, oboe and clarinet, Op 37
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Divertimento for flute, oboe and clarinet, Op 37
Malcolm Arnold
The Padstow Lifeboat, Op 94
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The Padstow Lifeboat, Op 94
Malcolm Arnold
Trapeze
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Trapeze
Malcolm Arnold
Concerto for two pianos (Concerto for Phyllis and Cyril), Op 104
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Concerto for two pianos (Concerto for Phyllis and Cyril), Op 104
Malcolm Arnold
Symphony No 4, Op 71 (Allegro)
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Symphony No 4, Op 71 (Allegro)
Malcolm Arnold
A Grand, Grand Overture, Op 57
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A Grand, Grand Overture, Op 57
Malcolm Arnold
Concerto for organ and orchestra
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Concerto for organ and orchestra
Malcolm Arnold
Suite Bourgeoise
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Suite Bourgeoise
Malcolm Arnold
Trumpet Concerto, Op 125
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Trumpet Concerto, Op 125
Malcolm Arnold
Philharmonic Concerto, Op 120
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Philharmonic Concerto, Op 120
Malcolm Arnold
Symphony No 8, Op 124 (Allegro)
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Symphony No 8, Op 124 (Allegro)
Malcolm Arnold
Fantasy for guitar, Op 107
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Fantasy for guitar, Op 107
Malcolm Arnold
Four Cornish Dances, Op 91
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Four Cornish Dances, Op 91
Malcolm Arnold
Three Shanties for wind quintet, Op 4 (Allegro vivace)
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Three Shanties for wind quintet, Op 4 (Allegro vivace)
Malcolm Arnold
String Quartet No.2, Op.118
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String Quartet No.2, Op.118

String Quartet No.2, Op.118

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The McCapra Quartet
Malcolm Arnold
Four English Dances, Set 1, Op 27
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Four English Dances, Set 1, Op 27
Malcolm Arnold
Clarinet Sonatina, Op 29
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Clarinet Sonatina, Op 29
Malcolm Arnold
String Quartet No 1, Op 23
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String Quartet No 1, Op 23
Malcolm Arnold
Symphony No 2, Op 40 (3rd movement)
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Symphony No 2, Op 40 (3rd movement)
Malcolm Arnold
The Belles of St Trinian's Suite (Prelude)
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The Belles of St Trinian's Suite (Prelude)
Malcolm Arnold
Ballade for piano and orchestra arr Lane (Stolen Face)
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Ballade for piano and orchestra arr Lane (Stolen Face)
Malcolm Arnold
The Belles of St Trinian's (Prelude)
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The Belles of St Trinian's (Prelude)
Malcolm Arnold
4 English Dances, Set 1, Op.27 (no.2)
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4 English Dances, Set 1, Op.27 (no.2)
Malcolm Arnold
4 Irish Dances,, Op.126
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4 Irish Dances,, Op.126
Malcolm Arnold
Symphony No 2
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Symphony No 2
Malcolm Arnold
Fantasy
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Fantasy
Malcolm Arnold
English Dances (Set 1)
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English Dances (Set 1)
Malcolm Arnold
Homage to the Queen
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Homage to the Queen
Malcolm Arnold
Four English Dances, Set 2, Op 33 (No 2)
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Four English Dances, Set 2, Op 33 (No 2)
Malcolm Arnold
3 Shanties, Op 4
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3 Shanties, Op 4
Malcolm Arnold
Symphony No.1, Op.22
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Symphony No.1, Op.22
Malcolm Arnold
Little suite for orchestra No 2
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Little suite for orchestra No 2
Malcolm Arnold
Brass Quintet no.1, Op 73 (1st mvt)
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Brass Quintet no.1, Op 73 (1st mvt)
Malcolm Arnold
The Padstow Lifeboat
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The Padstow Lifeboat
Malcolm Arnold
Solitaire (Polka)
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Solitaire (Polka)
Malcolm Arnold
Four Scottish Dances
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Four Scottish Dances
Malcolm Arnold
Clarinet Concerto No.2 - 3rd mvt: Allegro non troppo (The Pre-Goodman Rag)
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Clarinet Concerto No.2 - 3rd mvt: Allegro non troppo (The Pre-Goodman Rag)
Malcolm Arnold
Four Cornish Dances for orchestra, Op 91
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Four Cornish Dances for orchestra, Op 91
Malcolm Arnold
Clarinet Concerto No 2, Op 115
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Clarinet Concerto No 2, Op 115
Malcolm Arnold
Sonatina for flute and piano, Op 19 (3rd mvt)
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Sonatina for flute and piano, Op 19 (3rd mvt)
Malcolm Arnold
Three Shanties for wind quintet (Op.4)
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Three Shanties for wind quintet (Op.4)

Three Shanties for wind quintet (Op.4)

Ensemble
Ariart Woodwind Quintet
Malcolm Arnold
Little Suite for Brass Band No 1
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Little Suite for Brass Band No 1
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1971: Prom 51
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Royal Albert Hall
1971-09-14T11:05:48
14
Sep
1971

Proms 1971: Prom 51

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1970: Prom 21
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Royal Albert Hall
1970-08-08T11:05:48
8
Aug
1970

Proms 1970: Prom 21

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1969: Prom 26
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Royal Albert Hall
1969-08-16T11:05:48
16
Aug
1969

Proms 1969: Prom 26

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1968: Prom 15
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Royal Albert Hall
1968-08-03T11:05:48
3
Aug
1968

Proms 1968: Prom 15

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1966: Prom 19
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Royal Albert Hall
1966-08-13T11:05:48
13
Aug
1966

Proms 1966: Prom 19

Royal Albert Hall

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