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Beckus Newsletter Archive 01

Beckus Newsletters No 001 – 023 Summer 1991 to Winter 1996

Issue 23 Winter 1996

  • Thanks, Stan – the Society shows its gratitude to Stan Hibbert
  • A Grand Grand Celebration – Phil’s view
  • This Christmas Night – a reprint of Mary Wilson’s carol set by Malcolm Arnold
  • A serious Error: the second part of Paul Jackson’s look at Arnold’s ballet music
  • Press reviews of the Sir Malcolm Arnold 75th birthday concert RFH London

Issue 22 Autumn 1996

  • Commemorative Issue for Sir Malcolm Arnold’s 75th Birthday
  • Birthday Greetings including those from H.R.H. The Duchess of Kent, Julian Lloyd Webber (Patron), Lady Hilary Grove and Norman Lebrecht
  • An Original Voice Uncompromised: The First part of an in-depth study of the ballet music of Malcolm Arnold by Paul Jackson
  • An Offbeat Story: Arnold as Composer of the Weeks at the BBC by Piers Burton-Page
  • Memories of Sir Malcolm by Philip Trowell
  • Issue 21 Summer 1996
  • Dear Mr Kenyon: An open letter to the Controller of BBC Radio 3 by Paul Brooks
  • Were you there? Arnold Celebration ’96
  • Sir Malcolm Arnold and the Recorder by Denis Bloodworth of Recorder Magazine
  • What the Papers Say . . .
  • Lost and Found The Society’s founder, Paul Jackson, considers some Arnold gains and losses

Issue 20 Spring 1996

  • Stan’s Soirée launches Arnold Celebration ’96. The combined efforts of the Barbican Music Library, Novello & Co., Marialuisa Marino and others under the direction of Stan Hibbert, gave the “Arnold Celebration ’96” a magnificent send-off.
  • Vive Arnold record review by Michel Fleury
  • Arnold for Band record review by Keith Llewellyn

Issue 19 Winter 1995 (Newsletter renamed to Beckus)

  • A Merry Christmas from Sir Malcolm and Anthony
  • The Music of Malcolm Arnold by Adrian Smith (Slaithwaite Phil.)
  • Stan Hibbert on 75th Birthday Celebration plans for 1996
  • Inspiration and Joy by Marialuisa Marino

Issue 18 Autumn 1995

  • Hobson’s Choice in Rochdale
  • Wakefield Arnold Celebration
  • A letter from Philip Pfaff

Issue 17 Summer 1995

  • Kings Lynn Arts Festival Arnold Tribute
  • A letter from Barry Arnold Long
  • A letter from John Amis

Issue 16 Spring 1995 

  • The Arnold Celebration 96
  • Philharmonic Concerto – A book by Piers Burton-Page
  • Christopher Palmer, R.I.P.

Issue 15 Winter 1994 (Newsletter renamed to The Smoke)

  • Keith Llewellyn takes over running the Arnold Society
  • Malcolm Arnold – Composer of the week

Issues 01 – 14, July 1991 to October 1994 (simply named Newsletter)

  • Just a newsletter!