The road not taken

Smyth etcSmyth, Bantock and Holbrooke; or, more familiarly, Ethel, Granville and Joseph (aka Josef). That familiarity, however, doesn’t extend – for most people, anyway – to a knowledge of the music of these three. So, this week, we’re going to explore an alternative history, to acquaint (or reacquaint) ourselves with the works of these distinguished composers.

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Granville Bantock: Omar Khayyam

Ethel Smyth: Mass in D

Joseph Holbrooke: Bronwen Overture

Course materials:

Ethel Smyth

Cycle of 5ths

Keyboard graphic 2 octaves

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