Biography of Cyril Scott (1879-1970)

27.09.1879
Born in Oxton near Liverpool
1891
Studies piano in Frankfurt
1893
Returns to England, continuing piano studies
1895
Studies composition in Frankfurt with Ivan Knorr
1898
Teacher in Liverpool
1903
Longer stay in Paris, where he meets Faures, Ravels und Debussys
1920
Carnegie Hall debut playing his piano concerto with Philadelphia Orchestra under Stokowski
1921
Marries Rose Allatini (novelist Eunice Buckley)
1922
Meets Milhaud on a visit in Vienna
1923
Birth of his daughter Vivien Mary
1926
Birth of son Desmond Cyril
1943
Falls in love with Marjorie Hartston.
1945
Moves with Marjorie Hartston to Pevensey Bay, Sussex
1947
Separates from his wife and moves with Marjorie to Eastbourne
31.12.1970
Dies in Eastbourne, Sussex

CDs with/from Cyril Scott

Paul Rhodes, Kenneth Smith
The Reed of Pan (1993)
British Flute Music - Volume three
  1. Granville Bantock: Pagan Poem (05:14:00)
  2. William Mathias: Sonatina:
  3. I. Allegro (02:04:00)
  4. II. Andante cantabile (03:54:00)
  5. III. Allegro vivace (01:38:00)
  6. Eugene Goossens: The Breath of Ney (02:59:00)
  7. Kenneth Leighton: Serenade in C:
  8. I. Romanza (04:26:00)
  9. II. Scherzo (02:50:00)
  10. III. Pastorale (05:01:00)
  11. Howard Blake: Elegy (06:54:00)
  12. Gerald Finzi: Five Bagatelles:
  13. Prelude (03:35:00)
  14. Romanza (04:31:00)
  15. Carol (02:00:00)
  16. Forlana (02:42:00)
  17. Fughetta (02:10:00)
  18. Cyril Scott: Lotus Land (06:02:00)
  19. William Lloyd Webber: Mulberry Cottage (02:07:00)
  20. Edwin York Bowen: Sonata Op. 120:
  21. I. Allegro non troppo (08:43:00)
  22. II. Andante piacevole (04:35:00)
  23. III. Allegro con fuoco (04:36:00)
Auch diese Werke sind bei uns wenig bekannt. Es lohnt sich, mal über den Ärmelkanal zu lauschen. Wirklich schöne Musik.
Last edit 27.09.2013