Derek Bourgeois

Biography

Born: October 16, 1941; Kingston-upon-Thames, London, England  
Bourgeois studied at Magdalene College, Cambridge and at the RCM. He gained recognition with the performance of his =Symphonic Variations= (1966). He took a position as lecturer in music at Bristol University in 1971. Influenced by Walton and Britten, Bourgeois' best known works are those for schools and amateur groups. Bourgeois studied at Magdalene College, Cambridge and at the RCM. He gained recognition with the performance of his =Symphonic Variations= (1966). He took a position as lecturer in music at Bristol University in 1971. Influenced by Walton and Britten, Bourgeois' best known works are those for schools and amateur groups. Read less

Derek Bourgeois


MOST POPULAR WORKS
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Presto
I. Allegro vivace
II. Adagio molto
III. Presto
I. Fanfare
II. The Landing at Torbay and the Journey to London
III. The King's Champion
IV. The Death of Mary
V. Achievement
WORKS
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Presto
I. Allegro vivace
II. Adagio molto
III. Presto
I. Fanfare
II. The Landing at Torbay and the Journey to London
III. The King's Champion
IV. The Death of Mary
V. Achievement


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