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Orr Robin

(02. 09. 1909 - 09. 04. 2006)

Orr Robin


www.smic.org.uk



Genere: Musica Classica
Attività professionali: Komponierende
Biografia
Robin Orr was born in Brechin. He studied at the Royal College of Music in London and Pembroke College, Cambridge. Following studies with Casella and Boulanger he returned to Cambridge in 1938 as Organist of St John's College. After the War, he became a lecturer at Cambridge and a professor at the Royal College of Music, then Professor of Music at Glasgow University from 1956 until 1965. In 1965 he became Professor of Music at Cambridge University, a post he held until his retirement in 1976 (now Emeritus).

Elenco delle opere
Three Songs of Innocence (1932)

Strumentazione: für Stimme und Streichquartett

Durata: 7' 00"
Manuscritto
Jesu, Sweet Son Dear (1934)

Strumentazione: für Chor
Testo: Anonymus

Durata: 2' 30"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Toccata Alla Marcia (1937)

Strumentazione: für Orgel

Durata: 5' 30"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
A Prayer To The Trinity (1938)

Strumentazione: für Chor
Testo: Richard Stanyhurst

Durata: 3' 30"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Laudate Dominum (1939)

Strumentazione: für 8-stimmigen Chor (SSAATTBB)
Testo: Bibel / Liturgie

Text: Psalm 117.

Durata: 3' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Sonatina For Violin And Piano (1941)


Durata: 10' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Three Chinese Songs (1943)

Strumentazione: für Stimme und Klavier
Testo: Chinesisch (Arthur Waley)

Chinesische Texte in der englischen Uebersetzung von Arthur Waley.

Durata: 6' 30"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
They That Put Their Trust In The Lord (1946)

Strumentazione: für Chor
Testo: Bibel / Liturgie

Text: Psalm 125.

Durata: 3' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Sonata For Viola And Piano (1947)


Durata: 17' 30"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Sonatina (1948)

Strumentazione: für Cello und Klavier

Durata: 12' 00"
Manuscritto
The Prospect Of Whitby (1948)
Ouverture

Strumentazione: für Orchester (2, Picc,2,2,2 - 4,3,3,0 - Schlgz(2) - Str)

Durata: 7' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Serenade In Three Movements (1948)

Strumentazione: für Streichtrio

Durata: 16' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Sicilienne And Chaconne (1949)

Strumentazione: für Viola und Klavier

Durata: 5' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
A Festival Te Deum (1950)

Strumentazione: für Chor und Orgel

Durata: 10' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Oedipus At Colonus (1950)

Strumentazione: für Bariton, Chor und Klavier
Testo: Sophokles (A.G. Lee)

Auszüge aus dem Drama des Sophokles in der englischen Uebersetzung von A.G. Lee.

Durata: 35' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Three Pastorals (1951)

Strumentazione: für Sopran, Flöte, Bratsche und Klavier

Durata: 9' 00"
Manuscritto
Bessie Bell And Mary Gray (1951)

Strumentazione: für gemischten Chor

Durata: 2' 30"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Serenade For Horn In F And Piano (1951)


Durata: 3' 30"
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Italian Overture (1952)

Strumentazione: für Kammerorchester (2,2,0,2 - 0,0,0,0 - Cem - Str)

Auch Version mit zusätzlichen 2 Trompeten 1960.

Durata: 8' 00"
Edition Peters
London
Te Deum & Jubilate (1953)

Strumentazione: für Chor und Orgel

Durata: 13' 30"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Seven Scots Songs (1954)

Strumentazione: für Stimme und Klavier

Durata: 15' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Spring Cantata (1955)

Strumentazione: für Mezzosopran, Chor, Klavier, Pauke, Schlagzeug und Streicher
Testo: Helen Waddell, Thomas Nashe

Durata: 25' 00"
Edition Peters
London
I Was Glad (1955)

Strumentazione: für gemischten Chor
Testo: Bibel / Liturgie

Text: Psalm 122.

Durata: 6' 30"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Colin's Cattle (1956)

Strumentazione: für gemischten Chor

Durata: 2' 30"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Rhapsody For String Orchestra (1956)


Durata: 11' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Sonata For Violin And Harpsichord (1956)


Durata: 16' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Three Preludes On Scottish Psalm Tunes (1958)

Strumentazione: für Orgel

Martyrs - Selma - Balfour.

Durata: 8' 30"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Four Romantic Songs (1949-1960)

Strumentazione: für Tenor, Oboe und Streichquartett
Testo: Helen Waddell

Durata: 15' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Come, And Let Yourselves Be Built (1961)

Strumentazione: für gemischten Chor und Orgel

Durata: 5' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Symphony In One Movement (1963)

Strumentazione: für Orchester (2, Picc,2,2,2 - 4,2,3,1 - Schlgz(4), Klav - Str)

Durata: 18' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
The Kelvin Series of Scots Songs (1964)

Strumentazione: für Stimme und Klavier
Testo: Volkslied

1. An Thou Were My Ain Thing
2. Ay Wakin O
3. The Blythsome Bridal
4. The Bonny Earl Of Murray
5. My Daddy's A Delver Of Dykes
6. Our Gudeman Cam' Hame At E'en
7. There's Nae Luck About The House

Durata: 20' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Duo für Violine und Violoncello (1953-1965)


Durata: 16' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Magnificat And Nunc Dimittis (Short Service) (1967)

Strumentazione: für Chor und Orgel

Durata: 7' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Elegy (1968)

Strumentazione: für Orgel

Durata: 2' 30"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Full Circle (1968)
Kammeroper

Testo: Sydney Goodsir Smith

Besetzung: MS, T, Bar, B - Klar, Fag, Trp, Pos, Schlgz(1), V, Va, KB.

Durata: 35' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Sing Aloud Unto God (1968)

Strumentazione: für Chor und Orgel
Testo: Bibel / Liturgie

Durata: 4' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
From The Book Of Philip Sparrow (1969)

Strumentazione: für Mezzosopran und Streicher
Testo: John Skelton

Durata: 17' 00"
Edition Peters
London
Make A Joyful Noise Unto The Lord (1969)

Strumentazione: für Frauenchor (SS) und Orgel
Testo: Bibel / Liturgie

Text: Psalm 100.

Durata: 3' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Symphony No 2 (1970)

Strumentazione: für Orchester (2, Picc,2,2,2 - 4,2,3,1 - Schlgz(5), Klav - Str)

Durata: 16' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Journeys And Places (1971)

Strumentazione: für Mezzosopran, Streichquartett und Kontrabass
Testo: Edwin Muir

1. The Threefold Place
2. The Grave of Prometheus
3. The Late Wasp
4. The Road.

Durata: 16' 00"
Edition Peters
Postfach 746
D-04007 Leipzig
Liebeslied (1972)

Strumentazione: für Mezzosopran und Orgel (oder Klavier)
Testo: Rainer Maria Rilke

Komposition nach Richard Strauss.

Durata: 3' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Hermiston (1975)
Oper in 3 Akten

Testo: Robert L. Stevenson (Bill Bryden)

Libretto von Bill Bryden nach dem Roman "Weir of Hermiston" von R.L. Stevenson.
Besetzung: S, MS, 2 T, 4 Bar, 2 B, Chor und Orchester (2,2,2,2 - 3,2,2,0 - Schlgz(3), Cel - Str)
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Songs Of Zion (1978)

Strumentazione: für Chor
Testo: Bibel / Liturgie

Durata: 16' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Symphony No 3 (1978)

Strumentazione: für Orchester (2, Picc,2,2,2 - 4,3,3,1 - Schlgz(4), Cel, Hfe - Str)

Durata: 25' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Versus From Ogden Nash (1978)

Strumentazione: für Stimme und Klavier

Text: Ogden Nash.
1. Pastoral
2. The Seagull and the Ea-gull

Durata: 9' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Versus From Ogden Nash (1978)

Strumentazione: für Stimme und Streicher
Testo: Ogden Nash

1. Who Did Which?
2. Pastoral
3. The Seagull and the Ea-gull

Durata: 15' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
O God, Ruler Of The World (1982)

Strumentazione: für Chor und Orgel
Testo: Bibel / Liturgie, Byrthnoth

Text nach Byrthnoth (991) und 2. Buch Makkabäer.

Durata: 4' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
On The Razzle (1986)
Oper in 3 Akten

Testo: Johann Nestroy (Tom Stoppard, Robin Orr)

Text: Robin Orr nach dem Stück von Tom Stoppard (Johann Nestroy: Einen Jux will er sich machen).
Besetzung: 2 S, 6 MS, A, 2 T, 3 Bar, B, Chor und Orchester (2,2,2,2 - 3,2,2,0 - Schlgz(3), Klav, Cel - Str).
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Trinity Blessed (1987)

Strumentazione: für Chor a cappella

Durata: 4' 00"
Manuscritto
Sinfonietta Helvetica (1990)

Strumentazione: für Orchester (2 (Picc),2,2,2 - 4,3,3,1 - Schlgz(3), Cel - Str)

Durata: 17' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Rondeau des Oiseaux (1994)

Strumentazione: für Blockflöte oder Flöte

Durata: 9' 00"
Manuscritto
Three Lyric Pieces (An Alpine Triptych video) (1994)

Strumentazione: für Klavier

Durata: 5' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
O Gracious Light (1999)

Strumentazione: für Chor
Testo: Bibel / Liturgie

Text: Book of Common Prayer.

Durata: 4' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
For Christmas: A Carol (2001)

Strumentazione: für Chor

Durata: 4' 00"
Scottish Music Information Centre
1 Bowmont Gardens
Glasgow G 12 9 LR
Diskographie