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1925 in British music

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1925 in British music

This is a summary of 1925 in music in the United Kingdom.

Contents

Events

  • 3 April - Gustav Holst's opera At the Boar's Head is premiered in Manchester.
  • date unknown
  • After a spell of ill-health, Gustav Holst returns to teach at St Paul's Girls' School.
  • William Walton dedicates the score of his Portsmouth Point to his patron Siegfried Sassoon, who had recommended it be published by Oxford University Press.
  • Popular music

  • Mai Jones - "Blackbirds"
  • Classical music: new works

  • Frank Bridge –
  • "Golden Hair", for voice and piano
  • "Journey's End", for tenor or high baritone and piano
  • The Pneu World, for cello and piano
  • Songs of Rabindranath Tagore (3), for voice and piano, or voice and orchestra
  • Vignettes de Marseille, for piano
  • Winter Pastorale, for piano
  • Walford Davies – Men and Angels, for chorus and orchestra, Op. 51
  • Frederick Delius – A Late Lark, for voice and orchestra
  • Edward Elgar –
  • "The Herald", part-song
  • "The Prince of Sleep", part-song
  • Gustav Holst –
  • "God Is Love, His the Care", for choir
  • Hymns (4) for Songs of Praise, for choir
  • Motets (2), for choir
  • Ode to C.K.S. and the Oriana, for choir
  • Terzetto, for flute, oboe, and viola
  • Herbert Howells - Piano Concerto No. 2
  • John Ireland - Two Pieces for Piano (1925)
  • Ernest John Moeran - Bank Holiday
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams -
  • Concerto Accademico for violin and strings
  • Flos Campi, for viola, wordless choir, and small orchestra
  • Hymns (5) for Songs of Praise, for choir
  • Two Poems by Seumas O'Sullivan, for voice and piano
  • Three Songs from Shakespeare, for voice and piano
  • Three Poems by Walt Whitman, for baritone and piano
  • William Walton - Portsmouth Point, concert overture
  • Peter Warlock - "A Prayer to St Anthony"
  • Opera

  • Armstrong Gibbs - Blue Peter
  • Gustav Holst - At the Boar's Head
  • Musical theatre

  • Charlot's Revue of 1925
  • On with the Dance, written and composed by Noël Coward and Philip Braham
  • Births

  • 17 February - Ron Goodwin, film composer (d. 2003)
  • 22 March – Gerard Hoffnung, cartoonist, comedian, musician (d. 1959)
  • 18 June - Johnny Pearson, composer, orchestra leader and pianist (d. 2011)
  • 2 September - Russ Conway, pianist (d. 2000)
  • 20 September - James Bernard, film composer (d. 2001)
  • 11 October - David Hughes, operatic tenor (d. 1972)
  • 31 December - Daphne Oram, composer and electronic musician (d. 2003).
  • date unknown - Johnny Brandon, singer-songwriter
  • Deaths

  • 13 November - Edward Frank Lambert, composer (born 1868)
  • References

    1925 in British music Wikipedia


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