Sir Richard Rodney Bennett

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Born: 29 March 1936 — Broadstairs, Kent — England
Died: 24 December 2012 — New York — USA
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Orchestral works

Orchestral Works:
Concerto for alto-saxophone and orchestra
Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra (1978)
Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra (1970)
Concerto for Orchestra (1964)
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (1968)
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (1976)
Reflections on a Scottish Folk Song (Cello & Orchestra) (2004)
2 Symphonies (1965,1967)

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Music

Instrumental works

  • Impromptus (for guitar) (1968)
  • Concerto for alto saxophone
  • Concerto for Stan Getz (ten sax & piano)
  • Elegy for Davis
  • A Little Suite, based on selections from his song cycles The Insect World and The Aviary.
  • Farnham Festival Overture (1964) for orchestra
  • Morning Music for wind band
  • Reflections on a Sixteenth Century Tune for string orchestra or double wind quintet (1999)
  • Sonata for solo guitar (1983)
  • Sonatina for solo clarinet
  • Summer Music for flute and piano
  • Trumpet Concerto for trumpet and wind orchestra

Operas

  • The Ledge — 1961
  • The Midnight Thief (with libretto by Ian Serraillier) — 1964
  • The Mines of Sulphur — 1965
  • A Penny for a Song — 1967
  • Victory — 1970

Choral works

  • Missa Brevis — 1990
  • Sea Change — 1983
  • Spells, written for soprano Jane Manning
  • Out of Your Sleep
  • On Christmas Day to My Heart, written in 1998 for the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at King’s College Chapel, Cambridge in 1999.
  • The Garden — A Serenade to Glimmerglass, commissioned by Nicholas Russell for Glimmerglass Opera in honour of Stewart Robertson for its Young American Artists Program — 2006

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