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Beckus Newsletter Archive 07

Beckus Newsletters No 092 – 103 Spring 2014 to Winter 2016

Issue 103 Winter 2016

  • 11th Malcolm Arnold Festival: Another Winner!
  • Nigel Hess’s Launch address
  • Society Dinner Oct 15th
  • Complete brass music CD
  • New Kid on the block, part 1
  • Watching the flames together RVW and MA
  • Malcolm Arnold and Thomas Merritt
  • Black Mark for putting a tune into a Symphony

Issue 102 Autumn 2016

  • ‘The voice of the people: 11th Malcolm Arnold Festival
  • CD British Serenade: Solos with String Orchestra
  • Devils, donkeys, and dinosaurs: The influence of Gordon Jacob on the young Malcolm Arnold
  • Solitaire: sixty years on
  • Generation Y in Oldenburg
  • An Arnold mystery island?
  • Music making and manuscripts

Issue 101 Summer 2016

  • Malcolm Arnold Fantasies Competition
  • Hunt the chaconne!
  • Works for soloist and strings
  • Malcolm Arnold’s chamber music
  • Playing Malcolm’s clarinet works
  • Up at the Villa
  • The Arnold-Bournemouth connection
  • The Eton Arnold project

Issue 100 Spring 2016

  • London concert to launch new Arnold recordings
  • Arnold events in Cornwall
  • Malcolm Arnold and Ruth Gipps
  • Avalanche Patrol
  • Reconstructing Arnold’s Film Scores – Philip Lane
  • 150 Arnold symphony performances
  • Complete Brass works to be recorded

Issue 99 Winter 2015

  • The Tenth Arnold Festival – the best yet!
  • The Society Dinner
  • New recording of the Oboe Quartet
  • The Arnold-Bournemouth Connection
  • Alf Arnold: The Black Sheep of the family?
  • Arnold Films on DVD

Issue 98 Autumn 2015

  • Society helps fund Arnold CD release
  • Welcome to the 10th Arnold Festival
  • Quiz
  • Scottish Dances in Maryland
  • Three’s a company – the Synfoniettas
  • Peter Pan
  • Arnold by arrangement

Issue 97 Summer 2015

  • Sonata for strings – first recording
  • The Dancing Master from the Guildhall School of Music
  • Was the muse really missing? Tony Meredith responds to the suggestion in the last issue that the Concerto for 28 Players is a neglected gem.
  • Maryland Band Directors Band play Prelude, Siciliano and Rondo
  • Malcolm Arnold at 60 by Hugo Cole reprinted from MusicAnd Musicians 1981
  • Music from the Films A discussion between Muir Mathieson and Malcolm Arnold
  • Northampton Mercury archives
  • The Sunshine Matinees by Alan Poulton
  • The BBC Genome project – online access to The Radio Times from 1923 onwards

Issue 96 Spring 2015

  • New recording of the Seventh Symphony
  • New Michala Petri CD
  • John Kuchmy – a man of many parts
  • An individual voice – This appreciation of Malcolm Arnold at the age of 60, written by Piers Burton-Page in 1981, has not previously been published

Issue 95 Winter 2014

  • Why we all love him so much
  • A kaleidoscopic imagination – the 9th Malcolm Arnold Festival
  • On and Off the record – John Kehoe talks about his work at Conifer
  • The elusive Serenade for guitar and strings
  • Flowers of the Forest – a ballet revival in Birmingham
  • The Three Musketeers in Canada
  • A new Arnold dance work: Suite Bourgeoise

Issue 94 Autumn 2014

  • Ninth Malcolm Arnold Festival
  • Conducting an interview with our new patrons – John Wilson and Keith Lockhart
  • Padstow unveiling: a wonderful day
  • Old friends and memories – Padstow pays tribute to composer who took Cornwall to his heart
  • ‘Scratch’ choir premieres The Shipwright’s Song
  • Philip Pfaff: The forgotten organist of St Matthew’s Church
  • The Ipswich Festival Overture
  • Malcolm Arnold at 70

Issue 93 Summer 2014

  • Padstow unveiling honours Sir Malcolm
  • Keith Lockhart our new patron
  • Third Light – Simon Parker writes about his new play, which includes the Four Cornish Dances
  • Malcolm Arnold: the conductor remembered
  • The mystery of the Fourth Symphony
  • The Malcolm Arnold Trust

Issue 92 Spring 2014

  • From the new Chairman Alan Poulton
  • Plaque unveiling at Padstow
  • Songs from the Films
  • 5th symphony in Bel Air
  • A concerto rediscovered: Cello Concerto
  • Malcolm Arnold at Home