Noel Mewton-Wood


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(b Melbourne, 1922; d London, 1953).

Australian pianist. London début 1940 (Beethoven's C major conc., cond. Beecham). Regarded as one of greatest pianists of his day. Brilliant exponent of Bliss's conc., Tippett's 1st sonata, and of works by Busoni and Britten. Acc. Pears in song‐cycles by Tippett. Gave f.p. of rev. version of Britten's pf. conc. 1946.

Subjects: Music.

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