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Arnold Edward Trevor Bax

Arnold Edward Trevor Bax (1883-1953)

Composer

English composer best known for his symphonic tone poem Tintagel.

He became Master of the King's Music, but otherwise held no formal positions. A retiring man, he had a particular interest in things Celtic, especially the poetry of Yeats, and was himself a poet.

He died in Ireland.

Further Reading: Bax

 Interview, Mark Bebbington on Private Passions

The British pianist talks to David about his new album of works by Arnold Bax & Harriet Cohen.

 Recording of the Week, Andrew Davis conducts orchestral works by Bax

James listens to the culmination of Chandos's Bax project, including the first ever recording of his Four Orchestral Pieces, conducted by Andrew Davis.

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