Biography of Richard Rodney Bennett (1936-2012)

Born in Broadstairs (Kent)
Studies composition at the Leighton Park School and at the Royal Academy of Music with Ferguson and Berkeley
Two year studentship for studying with Boulez
Jazz piano player and composer for movies
Arnold Bax Society Prize
Ralph Vaughans William Composer of the Year
Commander of the British Empire
ASCAP Award for the music of the movie Four weddings and a funeral

Sheet music for flute:

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(2 flutes)
Rating: mid-grade
  1. Allegretto
  2. Poco lento
  3. Vivace
  4. Andante
  5. Con brio
One common score for playing.
Six tunes for the Instruction of Singing-Birds 1981
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Novello, NOV120633
Rating: difficult
  1. For the starling
  2. For the woodlark
  3. For the canary-bird
  4. For the garden bull-finch
  5. For the East India nightingale
  6. For the starling
Summer Music (G-Dur)
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(flute, piano)
Novello, NOV 120560
Rating: easy
  1. Allegro tranquillo
  2. Siesta
  3. Games
Composed to make a step between learning the instrument and playing the original literature.

Literature von/über Richard Rodney Bennett

Last edit 06.12.2011