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A Life in Music

ISBN: 9780193360631, Stock code: OUP-3360631 new
Told in a series of interviews with Sir David Willcocks and rounded out with reflections from a role-call of eminent composers, musicians, and friends, this book presents a portrait of a highly gifted musician whose leadership, decency, and humanity have inspired countless singers to follow his example and live a life in music  Read more
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A Life in Music

Told in a series of interviews with Sir David Willcocks and rounded out with reflections from a role-call of eminent composers, musicians, and friends, this book presents a portrait of a highly gifted musician whose leadership, decency, and humanity have inspired countless singers to follow his example and live a life in music 



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Contents Contents
1Forewordby the Prince of Wales
2Introductionby William Owen
3Chapter 1Childhood and Westminster Abbey (1919-1934)
4Interlude 1Reflections on Childhood
5Chapter 2From Clifton College to King's College (1934-1940)
6Interlude 2Reflections on Clifton
7Chapter 3War Years (1940-1945)
8Interlude 3David's War
9Chapter 4Return to King's College and Salisbury Cathedral (1945-1950)
10Interlude 4Reflections on Salisbury
11Chapter 5Worcester Cathedral and the City of Birmingham Choir (1950-1957)
12Interlude 5Reflections on Worcester
13Chapter 6Director of Music, King's College (1957-1974)
14Interlude 6Cambridge Voices
15Chapter 7The Bach Choir (1960-1998)
16Interlude 7Reflections on The Bach Choir
17Chapter 8Director, Royal College of Music (1974-1984)
18Interlude 8Reflections on the Royal College
19Chapter 9A Musical 'Retirement'
20Interlude 9Reflections on Retirement
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