Peter Warlock
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1894-10-30
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Peter Warlock

Peter Warlock Biography (Wikipedia)

Philip Arnold Heseltine (30 October 1894 – 17 December 1930), known by the pseudonym Peter Warlock, was a British composer and music critic. The Warlock name, which reflects Heseltine's interest in occult practices, was used for all his published musical works. He is best known as a composer of songs and other vocal music; he also achieved notoriety in his lifetime through his unconventional and often scandalous lifestyle.

As a schoolboy at Eton College, Heseltine met the British composer Frederick Delius, with whom he formed a close friendship. After a failed student career in Oxford and London, Heseltine turned to musical journalism, while developing interests in folk-song and Elizabethan music. His first serious compositions date from around 1915. Following a period of inactivity, a positive and lasting influence on his work arose from his meeting in 1916 with the Dutch composer Bernard van Dieren; he also gained creative impetus from a year spent in Ireland, studying Celtic culture and language. On his return to England in 1918, Heseltine began composing songs in a distinctive, original style, while building a reputation as a combative and controversial music critic. During 1920–21 he edited the music magazine The Sackbut. His most prolific period as a composer came in the 1920s, when he was based first in Wales and later at Eynsford in Kent.

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Peter Warlock Tracks

Peter Warlock
Pieds en l'air (Capriol Suite)
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Pieds en l'air (Capriol Suite)

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The Bachelor
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The Bachelor
Peter Warlock
My Own Country
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My Own Country
Peter Warlock
Capriol suite for string orchestra
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Capriol suite for string orchestra
Peter Warlock
Cradle Song
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Cradle Song
Peter Warlock
Capriol Suite
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Capriol Suite
Peter Warlock
The Cricketers of Hambledon
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The Cricketers of Hambledon
Peter Warlock
Serenade (to Frederick Delius on his 60th birthday) for string orchestra
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Serenade (to Frederick Delius on his 60th birthday) for string orchestra
Peter Warlock
The Curlew (excerpt)
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The Curlew (excerpt)
Peter Warlock
Lullaby - Golden slumbers kiss your eyes
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Lullaby - Golden slumbers kiss your eyes
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The Night
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The Night
Peter Warlock
Capriol Suite
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Capriol Suite
Peter Warlock
Three Carols
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Three Carols
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A Cornish Christmas Carol
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A Cornish Christmas Carol
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Bethlehem Down
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Bethlehem Down
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The Curlew
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The Curlew
Peter Warlock
Capriol Suite
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Capriol Suite
Frederick Delius
Autumn (North Country Sketches)
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Autumn (North Country Sketches)
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Autumn Twilight
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Autumn Twilight
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Serenade
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Serenade
Peter Warlock
As Dewe in Aprylle
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As Dewe in Aprylle
Peter Warlock
Capriol Suite
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Capriol Suite

Capriol Suite

Conductor
Christoph Koenig
Peter Warlock
Bethlehem Down vers. chorus [1927]
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Bethlehem Down vers. chorus [1927]
Peter Warlock
Capriol Suite (arr. C. Susans for guitar quartet): VI. Mattachins
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Capriol Suite (arr. C. Susans for guitar quartet): VI. Mattachins
Peter Warlock
The Curlew (I wander by the age)
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The Curlew (I wander by the age)
Peter Warlock
The Night
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The Night
Peter Warlock
Piggesnie
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Piggesnie
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My Own Country
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My Own Country
Peter Warlock
The Full Heart
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The Full Heart

The Full Heart

Ensemble
Londinium Chamber Choir
Conductor
Andrew Griffiths
Peter Warlock
The Curlew (Introduction)
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The Curlew (Introduction)

The Curlew (Introduction)

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Anna Tilbrook piano; Michael Cox, flute, Gareth Hulse, cor anglais
Peter Warlock
The Bachelor
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The Bachelor
Peter Warlock
My own country
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My own country
Peter Warlock
My own country
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My own country

My own country

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Choir
Carice Singers
Conductor
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1929: Prom 17
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Queen's Hall
1929-08-29T03:47:34
29
Aug
1929

Proms 1929: Prom 17

Queen's Hall

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