Music from the British Isles

Piano, Fortepiano and Harpsichord Music

Ernest Austin (1874-1947)

Postby Phillip210 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:20 pm

To celebrate his entry to the public domain (in EU at least) have posted Austin's interesting Dream Themes to IMSLP today: https://is.gd/H88tDU. His music seems pretty scarce, so it would be great to see more put there. I have his rather childish piece 'The Never-Never Land' and will add that soon. Hopefully other works will follow (although alas I don't have them).
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Re: Music from the British Isles

Postby HTIEKFR » Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:21 pm

Timtin wrote:Hi HTIEKFR, I'm really pleased that my scan resulted in you
producing a YouTube video of the Wallis work.

Generally speaking, I get very little feedback on my efforts
to make the backwaters of the British piano literature
available, so a positive response such as yours is much
appreciated. Having said that, I'd not be too keen on an
automatic thank-youer.


Hello here "The evening sketches"
Wallis Harold -Evening Sketches.pdf
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Re: Music from the British Isles

Postby Timtin » Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:17 pm

Thank you HTIEKFR. The source, Brigham Young University, reminds
me of their satellite channel. Last time I checked, its European
transmission was on Telstar 12 at 15deg west.
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Re: Music from the British Isles

Postby kroket » Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:54 pm

Douglas Miller Two nocturnes.pdf
Not only the fabulous four were from Liverpool:
also Douglas Miller (1888-1983), a pianist and composer,
who studied with Godowsky.

These two lovely nocturnes (long out-of-print) can be heard on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htwpB4AAS4k

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Re: Music from the British Isles

Postby fleubis » Sun Feb 11, 2018 6:54 pm

Thank you, Alfred, for the BUSCH piece. It is a very substantial and interesting piece.
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Re: Music from the British Isles

Postby FW190 » Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:52 am

Three pieces by William Lane Frost. Unf. I couldn't find his biographical data.
But so far as I Know he was a British Light Music Composer from Liverpool. Maybe with German roots.

Frost,WL.-.op.096.-.Die-Teufelstänze-Morceau-brillante-(pno-Swan-Edition).pdf

Frost,WL.-.op.038.-.Yours-truly-Waltzes-(pno-Paterson-Edition).pdf

Frost,WL.-.Junge-Gesellen-Waltzes-(pno-Paterson-Edition).pdf
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Re: Music from the British Isles

Postby Jean-Séb » Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:17 pm

Thank you, FW190. He was a British church musician, who, as many others, liked to write waltzes to change from hymns and anthems.
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Re: Music from the British Isles

Postby Jim Faston » Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:56 am

Anyone with the original 1932 Prowse edition of Elgar's Adieu? A typeset version has recently appeared on IMSLP but it differs a bit from the recordings I'm familiar with. Thanks.

Here's John McCabe's recording on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spzNrJpxhTo
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Re: Music from the British Isles

Postby FW190 » Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:50 am

Jim Faston wrote:Anyone with the original 1932 Prowse edition of Elgar's Adieu? A typeset version has recently appeared on IMSLP but it differs a bit from the recordings I'm familiar with. Thanks.

Here you go.
Elgar.-.Adieu-(pno-Prowse-Edition-1933).pdf
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Re: Music from the British Isles

Postby Jim Faston » Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:26 pm

Fantastic! Many thanks.
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