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Beckus Newsletter No 128 – Spring 2023

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Beckus 128

The contents:

Eton College Malcolm Arnold Competition

Fourth Symphony in Worthing

Oboe concerto at Penshurst

Three Shanties in Chester

Arnold Essay Prize 2023

Dame Beryl Grey / Gina Lollobrigida

CBE for Linda Merrick

Eton plays homage to the Maestro

New CD of Malcolm’s brass band music

Time for a new Song of Freedom

The brass band music of Malcolm Arnold by Tim Mutum

Martin Plackett plays for Malcolm

Four Scottish Dances for Wind Quintet

News from QTP

New Arnold CD from Rumon Gamba

Performance Diary

I think that Malcolm has written the most interesting and exciting music for brass instruments of any leading English composer this century.

Ray Horricks