This Week's
   Complimentary Track

   Search Options


Get Download Manager Now
Feedback
Newsletter Archive
Find Us in Facebook
Follow Us on Twitter
 

Classiscsonline Home » Composers » B » Bainton, Edgar Leslie



 Update me on new releases by Bainton

Edgar Leslie Bainton (2/14/1880 - 12/08/1956)

Today Edgar Bainton is known principally for his famous anthem ‘And I Saw A New Heaven’, originally published in 1928, but during the first thirty years of the twentieth-century regular performances of his choral works and part-songs kept his name at the forefront of a developing English Musical Renaissance. Edgar Bainton was born in London in 1880, but spent his early life in coventry, where his father was a congregational minister. He won a music scholarship to King Henry VIII Grammar School at 11, and at 16 won a place at the Royal College of Music, later studying composition with Sir Charles Villiers Stanford and winning the Hopkinson and Tagore Medals for outstanding achievement. After many years teaching in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (from 1901 to 1934) Bainton and his family emigrated to Australia in order to take up his appointment as director of the New South Wales Conservatorium, Sydney. He remained in Australia until his death in 1956, by which time he was regarded as an Australian composer and his music and name in the United Kingdom were virtually forgotten. His output includes three symphonies, two operas, various other orchestral works (including a Concerto Fantasia for Piano) and many songs and part-songs.





Discography




Shostakovich – Symphony No. 14 - Petrenko



 

Affiliates  |  Classical Points  |  Press Room  |  About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Privacy Policy

ClassicsOnline Newsletter Archive

Monthly Features on ClassicsOnline

Why choose ClassicsOnline?
ClassicsOnline is your source for classical music new releases, rare catalog, historical recordings and exclusive bargains. Our vast classical music catalog has over 1 Million tracks from more than 50,000 albums available in DRM-free MP3 (320kbps) and FLAC (lossless format). More than 500 new albums are added each month, all of which are carefully indexed, and searchable by Composer, Artist, Work and Label. Membership is free, and registration includes 5 free tracks for download. Get a free track every week and gain access to exclusive classical deals when you subscribe to our newsletter. ClassicsOnline was honored in 2010 as the Best Classical Download Site by the MIDEM Classical Awards Jury.

Some titles may not be available in all countries because of possible copyright or licensing restrictions.

Copyright © 2014 Naxos Digital Services Ltd. All rights reserved.
Classicsonline.com – Your Classical Music Download Source
8:03:57 AM Friday, April 25, 2014  -207-