Kenneth Leighton

Biography

Born: October 2, 1929; Wakefield, England   Died: August 24, 1988  
Leighton was educated at Queen's College, Oxford and in 1951 won the Mendelssohn Scholarship, enabling him to continue his studies in Rome. He won many distinguished prizes and was appointed as lecturer and Fellow of Worcester College in 1968. In 1970 he was made Reid Professor of Music at Edinburgh University. His compositions consist of vocal, orchestral and chamber, and solo instrumental works. They have a romantic, lyric quality and contain Read more virtuoso solo passages. He employs 12-tone composition in the tradition of Berg, a technique that developed from his earlier use of chromaticism. Much of his work is diatonic, however, and he often draws upon the highly organized works of the Baroque period as a model for his work. Read less
Kenneth Leighton: Complete Chamber Works For Cello
Release Date: 06/09/2015   Label: Naxos  
Catalog: 8571358   Number of Discs: 1
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Kenneth Leighton


MOST POPULAR WORKS
Introit (for the First Sundy after Easter)
Gradual (for the First Sunday after Easter)
Offertory (for the First Sunday after Easter)
Communion (for the First Sunday after Easter)
Sortie (Antiphon at First Vespers of Ascension Day)
I. Allegro con moto - Meno mosso
II. Scherzo and Trio: Allegro molto e ritmico [il piu presto possibile] - Moderato e dolce
III. Lentissimo: Molto sostenuto
I. Elegy
II. Scherzo
III. Theme and Variations: Theme
III. Theme and Variations: Variation I: Allegro inquieto
III. Theme and Variations: Variation II: Ostinato
III. Theme and Variations: Variation III: March
III. Theme and Variations: Variation IV: Appassionato
III. Theme and Variations: Variation V: Waltz
III. Theme and Variations: Variation VI: Chorale
Prelude in D minor
Prelude in D major
Prelude in E flat minor
Prelude in C major
Prelude in C minor
WORKS
Introit (for the First Sundy after Easter)
Gradual (for the First Sunday after Easter)
Offertory (for the First Sunday after Easter)
Communion (for the First Sunday after Easter)
Sortie (Antiphon at First Vespers of Ascension Day)
I. Allegro con moto - Meno mosso
II. Scherzo and Trio: Allegro molto e ritmico [il piu presto possibile] - Moderato e dolce
III. Lentissimo: Molto sostenuto
I. Lament
II. Toccata
III. Chorale and Variations
I. Introduction and allegro. Lento maestoso -
II. Pastoral. Adagio, delicato e lontano -
III. Final Variations. Allegro molto e brillante
I. Lento sostenuto
II. Molto ritmico
III. Adagio maestoso, alla marcia e largamente
No. 1. Prelude - There was no thought
No. 2. Inversnaid
No. 3. Contemplation - In the snow
No. 4. The Ashtree
No. 5. Binsey Poplars
No. 6. Hurrahing in Harvest
No. 7. Ribblesdale
I. Maestoso ed un poco liberamente ?
II. Toccata: Allegro molto e ritmico ?
III. Chorale: Lento sostenuto ?
IV. Fuga 1: Allegretto con moto ?
V. Fuga 2: Presto e gaio - Primo tempo
I. Adagio sostenuto - Con moto - Lento sostenuto -
II. Scherzo: Moderato - Presto precipitoso
III. Carol: Adagio sostenuto
Magnificat
Nunc Dimittis
I. Elegy
II. Scherzo
III. Theme and Variations: Theme
III. Theme and Variations: Variation I: Allegro inquieto
III. Theme and Variations: Variation II: Ostinato
III. Theme and Variations: Variation III: March
III. Theme and Variations: Variation IV: Appassionato
III. Theme and Variations: Variation V: Waltz
III. Theme and Variations: Variation VI: Chorale
No. 1. Clockwork Doll
No. 2. The Swan
No. 3. Little Minx: Molto allegro capriccioso
No. 4. Cradle-Song
No. 5. A Sad Folk Song
No. 6. Leap Frog
No. 7. Lament
No. 8. Final Fanfare
Prelude
Hymn
Toccata
Prelude in D minor
Prelude in D major
Prelude in E flat minor
Prelude in C major
Prelude in C minor
No. 1. Molto moderato
No. 2. Presto capriccioso ?
No. 3. Adagio molto
No. 4. Allegro molto e con brio
I. Andante, ma un poco liberamente
II. Lento sostenuto
III. Intermezzo
IV. Presto, molto ritmico
I. Lento e chiaro
II. Chorale with contrasts: Adagio molto e sostenuto
III. Toccatas and Chorale: Presto precipitoso
I. Allegro
II. Andante sostenuto
III. Allegro molto
No. 1. Allegro ma non troppo
No. 2. Allegro leggerissimo
No. 3. Allegro molto
No. 4. Molto lento, molto espressivo, ed un poco liberamente
No. 5. Presto con bravura
I. Adagio
II. Lento
III. Allegro molto e vigoroso - Scherzando - Meno mosso
I. Lento ma non troppo - Movendosi un poco di piu - Piu sostenuto - Ardente - Piu largo. Maestoso e sostenuto - Tempo giusto alla fine -
II. Allegro molto ed impetuoso - Piu animato - Molto cantabile
III. Molto adagio e sostenuto - Piu sostenuto - Declamato - A tempo. Sempre sostenuto - Sostenuto - Tempo giusto
I. Sonnet
II. Scherzo
III. Meditation
IV. Elegy
V. Scherzo II, "Sic vita"
VI. Finale
I. Adagio molto - Allegro con moto
II. Scherzo: Allegro molto e scherzando
III. Finale: Adagio molto e sostenuto
I. Landscape
II. The Wind
III. Mist
IV. Woodsprites
V. By the Fireside
VI. Snowflakes
VII. Carol


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