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Stephen Dodgson (Composer)

Born: 17th March 1924, London, England

Died: 14th April 2013, London, England

Nationality: English

Stephen Cuthbert Vivian Dodgson was a British composer and broadcaster. Dodgson's prolific musical output covered most genres, ranging from opera and large-scale orchestral music to chamber and instrumental music, as well as choral works and song. Three instruments to which he dedicated particular attention were the guitar, harpsichord and recorder. He wrote in a mainly tonal, although sometimes unconventional, idiom. Some of his works use unusual combinations of instruments.

Further Reading: Dodgson

 Interview, Julian Perkins on Stephen Dodgson

The conductor talks to Katherine about the world première recording of the 1979 chamber-opera Margaret Catchpole, which tells the story of a Suffolk servant-girl who was deported to Australia for stealing a horse in the late eighteenth century.

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