Malcolm Arnold: Rogue Genius

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Catalogue No: 090341354X
Artist: Malcolm Arnold
Format: Books | Biography
A vivid and frank account of the life, times and music of Britain's most misunderstood composer.
Malcolm Arnold rose to fame and acclaim in the 1950s, composing countless film score and works for the stage that were characterised by a distinctive melodic style that captured the post-war optimism. As musical tastes shifted towards the distinctly anti-melodic avant garde, Arnold suffered severe depression and a tragic fall in popularity that would continue to fuel his illness. His dramatic personal and professional rehabilitation makes for a remarkable saga of survival.
Anthony Meredith and Paul Harris present a meticulous and detailed authoritative account of a true British musical hero and rogue genius.
ISBN: 9780903413541
No of pages: 532
Language: English
Publisher: Thames Publishing
 
     

      Malcolm Arnold: Rogue Genius reviews verified by reevooReevoo

      Quality of content
      9.0
      Value for money
      10.0
      Overall rating
      9.5
      Scores 9.5 out of 10 based on 2 reviews
      9 out of 10

      Chrysalis

      Stafford GB
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      Well written and with good anecdotal evidence. A present for my partner, who knew a lot about Arnold, and yet found this to be accurate, fair and engaging.
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      Confirmed purchase: 04 November 2013
      Published on: 25 June 2014

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