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Justin Connolly

(b. 1933)


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(b London, 1933).

Eng. omposer. Prof. of theory and comp. RCM 1966–89. Taught at Yale Univ. 1963–6. Comps. incl. The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (Blake) for soloists, ch., and orch.; Antiphonies for 36 players; Cinque‐paces (brass quintet); Poems of Wallace Stevens I for sop. and 7 players (1967), II for sop., cl., and pf. (1970); Rebus for orch. (1970); Anima, va. and orch. (1974); Diaphony, org. and orch. (1977); various chamber works under titles Triad and Tesserae; Ceilidh, for 4 vn. (1976); Regeneration, ch. and brass (1977); estina B, hpd., fl., ob., cl., vn., and vc. (1972, rev. 1978); Sentences (Traherne), ch., brass, org. (1979); Chimaera, dancer, alto, bar., ch., pf., perc., and vc. (1979, rev. 1981); Obbligati V, vn., va., vc., str. (1981); Tesserae F, solo bass cl. (1981); Fourfold from the Garden Forking Path, 2 pf. (1983); Annead, Night Thoughts, pf. (1983); Brahms's Variations on a Theme of R. Schumann, Op.23, arr. for 9 wind instr. (1983); Spelt from Sibyl's Leaves, 6 solo vv., ens. (1989); Nocturnal, fl., pf., perc., db. (1990); Cantata, sop., pf. (1991); sym. (1991); Gymel A, fl., cl. (1993), Gymel B, cl., vc. (1995); Scardanelli Dreams, mez., pf. (1997–8); pf. trio (1999); pf. conc. (2001–3); str. trio (2004).

Subjects: Music.


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