Edgar Bainton

Biography

Born: February 14, 1880; London, England    Died: December 8, 1956; Sydney, Australia  
Bainton was educated at the Royal College of Music. He was a professor of music at the Newcastle upon Tyne Conservatoire and director of the New South Wales State Conservatorium. During World War I he was interned at Ruhleben. He won the Carnegie Award in 1917 for his symphony =Before Sunrise=. Bainton composed with late-Romantic harmonies and his works are lyrical with a pastoral tone. Bainton was educated at the Royal College of Music. He was a professor of music at the Newcastle upon Tyne Conservatoire and director of the New South Wales State Conservatorium. During World War I he was interned at Ruhleben. He won the Carnegie Award in 1917 for his symphony =Before Sunrise=. Bainton composed with late-Romantic harmonies and his works are lyrical with a pastoral tone. Read less

Edgar Bainton


MOST POPULAR WORKS
No. 1. Pastoral
No. 2. London
No. 3. The Cathedral
I. Quasi cadenza - Adagio, molto espressivo
II. Scherzo: Molto vivace -
III. Improvisation: Quasi cadenza - Lento
IV. Finale: Allegro, molto ritmico e risoluto -
IV. Finale: Epilogue: Adagio, molto espressivo
I. Pavane: Andante
II. Idyll: Moderato, con grazia
III. Bacchanal: Allegro, molto vivace, e con fuoco
I. Elegy: Lento, molto tranquillo
II. Intermezzo: Vivace, molto leggiero
III. Humoresque: Vivace con brio
Andante, molto tranquillo -
Allegro vivace -
Piu allegro -
Maestoso piu lento -
Molto vivace, scherzando -
Poco piu mosso -
Allegro vivace -
Adagio -
Molto maestoso -
Piu lento -
Lento -
Molto maestoso
I. South West Wind Esquire: Molto energico
II. Little Gluck: Allegretto
III. The King of the Golden River: Allegro, alla burla
IV. The Golden River: Andante, molto tranquillo
WORKS
No. 1. Pastoral
No. 2. London
No. 3. The Cathedral
I. Quasi cadenza - Adagio, molto espressivo
II. Scherzo: Molto vivace -
III. Improvisation: Quasi cadenza - Lento
IV. Finale: Allegro, molto ritmico e risoluto -
IV. Finale: Epilogue: Adagio, molto espressivo
I. Pavane: Andante
II. Idyll: Moderato, con grazia
III. Bacchanal: Allegro, molto vivace, e con fuoco
I. Elegy: Lento, molto tranquillo
II. Intermezzo: Vivace, molto leggiero
III. Humoresque: Vivace con brio
Andante, molto tranquillo -
Allegro vivace -
Piu allegro -
Maestoso piu lento -
Molto vivace, scherzando -
Poco piu mosso -
Allegro vivace -
Adagio -
Molto maestoso -
Piu lento -
Lento -
Molto maestoso
I. South West Wind Esquire: Molto energico
II. Little Gluck: Allegretto
III. The King of the Golden River: Allegro, alla burla
IV. The Golden River: Andante, molto tranquillo


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