Descriptive Jottings of London

Descriptive Jottings of London : Vocal score

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for small two-part choir (sopranos and basses), accordion, and piano The work is a setting of a text by William McGonagall which provides a miniature tour of London, from London Bridge to the Tower, St Paul's, Trafalgar Square, and Petticoat Lane. Moods and impressions are as important as the sights themselves. The unsynchronised accompaniment gives a street music flavour.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 16 pages
  • 210 x 297mm | 49g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193355434
  • 9780193355439

About Michael Finnissy

Michael Finnissy was born in Tulse Hill, London in 1946 and studied at the Royal College of Music. He later studied in Italy with Roman Vlad. He went on to create the music department of the London School of Contemporary Dance, and has been associated as composer with many notable British dance companies. He has also been musician in residence to the Victorian College of the Arts, the City of Caulfield in Australia, and the East London Late Starters Orchestra. In 1999 he was made Professor of Composition at the University of Southampton. Finnissy has been featured composer at the Bath, Huddersfield and Almeida festivals, amongst others, and his works are widely performed and broadcast worldwide. Recordings are available on various labels, notably NMC and Metier; the latter has released a cycle of CDs to great critical acclaim.show more