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Sir George Dyson: His Life and Music

  • Author: Spicer
It is a strength of this book that Spicer's discussion of the music is both approachable and readable, and in this regard falls very much in the 'life and works' treatment of traditional musicology... More…

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Contents

  • Preface and Acknowledgements
  • 'A veritable muck midden'
  • The Royal College of Music and the Mendelssohn Scholarship 1900-7
  • The Mendelssohn Scholarship 1904-7
  • Earning a living
  • Dyson's War, 1914-16
  • Wellington College
  • Winchester College
  • Winchester works: The Canterbury Pilgrims, St.Paul's Voyage to Melita, The Blacksmiths
  • Winchester towards London
  • Major Works 1937-43
  • Director of the Royal College of Music [1938-52] The first five terms
  • The war years [1939-45] seen through Dyson's College addresses
  • The Royal College of Music 1945-47
  • The Royal College of Music 1947-52: Rebuilding, development and endgames
  • Major Works 1948-52
  • Return to Winchester and Retirement
  • Carnegie Trust, final works and endings
  • Select Bibliography
  • Appendix 1: List of Dyson's works
  • Appendix 2: List of texts used in Dyson's works
  • Appendix 3: List of performances of The Canterbury Pilgrims conducted by Dyson
  • Appendix 4: Select Bibliography of Works on Dyson
  • Appendix 5: Discography