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Dr Arthur Wills OBE (born 1926) is a musician, composer, and professor. [1]

21 relations: Amazing Grace, Edward Elgar, Ely Cathedral, George Orwell, Gustav Holst, Henry Purcell, Herald AV Publications, Hyperion Records, Jeremy Filsell, Joseph Nolan, Modest Mussorgsky, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Opera, Order of the British Empire, Organ (music), Pictures at an Exhibition, Royal Academy of Music, Song cycle, The Planets, University of Newcastle (Australia), William Walton.

Amazing Grace

"Amazing Grace" is a Christian hymn published in 1779, with words written by the English poet and clergyman John Newton (1725–1807).

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Edward Elgar

Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet (2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934) was an English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international classical concert repertoire.

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Ely Cathedral

Ely Cathedral, has its origins in 672AD when St Etheldreda built an Abbey Church.

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George Orwell

Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), who used the pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic.

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Gustav Holst

Gustav Theodore Holst (born Gustavus Theodore von Holst; 21 September 1874 – 25 May 1934) was an English composer, arranger and teacher.

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Henry Purcell

Henry Purcell (c. 10 September 1659According to Holman and Thompson (Grove Music Online, see References) there is uncertainty regarding the year and day of birth. No record of baptism has been found. The year 1659 is based on Purcell's memorial tablet in Westminster Abbey and the frontispiece of his Sonnata's of III. Parts (London, 1683). The day 10 September is based on vague inscriptions in the manuscript GB-Cfm 88. It may also be relevant that he was appointed to his first salaried post on 10 September 1677, which would have been his eighteenth birthday. – 21 November 1695) was an English composer.

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Herald AV Publications

Herald AV Publications is a British record label.

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Hyperion Records

Hyperion Records is an independent British classical record label.

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Jeremy Filsell

Jeremy Filsell (born 10 April 1964) is an English pianist, organist, and composer.

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Joseph Nolan

Joseph Nolan (1846 – 14 September 1928) was an Irish nationalist politician and Member of Parliament (MP) in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

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Modest Mussorgsky

Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (p; –) was a Russian composer, one of the group known as "The Five".

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

Nineteen Eighty-Four, often published as 1984, is a dystopian novel by English author George Orwell published in 1949.

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Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is an art form in which singers and musicians perform a dramatic work combining text (libretto) and musical score, usually in a theatrical setting.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.

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Organ (music)

In music, the organ (from Greek ὄργανον organon, "organ, instrument, tool") is a keyboard instrument of one or more divisions, each played with its own keyboard, played either with the hands or with the feet.

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Pictures at an Exhibition

Pictures at an Exhibition (Картинки с выставки – Воспоминание о Викторе Гартмане, Kartínki s výstavki – Vospominániye o Víktore Gártmane, Pictures from an Exhibition – A Remembrance of Viktor Hartmann; Tableaux d'une exposition) is a suite in ten movements (plus a recurring, varied Promenade) composed for piano by Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky in 1874.

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Royal Academy of Music

The Royal Academy of Music is a conservatoire in London, England and a constituent college of the University of London.

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Song cycle

A song cycle is a group, or cycle, of individually complete songs designed to be performed in a sequence as a unit.

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The Planets

The Planets, Op. 32, is a seven-movement orchestral suite by the English composer Gustav Holst, written between 1914 and 1916.

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University of Newcastle (Australia)

The University of Newcastle (UoN), informally known as Newcastle University, an Australian public university established in 1965, has its primary campus in Callaghan, a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales.

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William Walton

Sir William Turner Walton OM (29 March 19028 March 1983) was an English composer.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Wills_(musician)

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