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Boughton, Rutland (1878-1960)  

Rutland Boughton

born: 23 January 1878
died: 25 January 1960
country: United Kingdom

"I believe that Boughton's works will eventually be regarded as one of the most remarkable achievements in the story of our music" - Charles Kennedy Scott, 1915

"'The Immortal Hour is a work of genius" - Edward Elgar, 1924

"....The Immortal Hour enchants me. The whole thing gripped me" - Dame Ethel Smyth, 1922

"Now that Elgar is gone, you have the only original personal English style on the market...I find that I have acquired a great taste for it" - George Bernard Shaw, 1934

"I remember vividly how Boughton made his characters live, and the masterly effect of the choral writing" - Sir Arthur Bliss on The Immortal Hour, 1949

"In any other country, such a work as The Immortal Hour would have been in the repertoire years ago" - Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1949

Albums
'Boughton: Aylesbury Games & other works' (CDA67185)
Boughton: Aylesbury Games & other works
Buy by post £8.40 CDA67185  Composers of World War I  
'Boughton: Bethlehem' (CDA66690)
Boughton: Bethlehem
Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDA66690  Archive Service  
'Boughton: String Quartets & Oboe Quartet No 1' (CDA66936)
Boughton: String Quartets & Oboe Quartet No 1
Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDA66936  Archive Service  
'Boughton: Symphony No 3 & Oboe Concerto No 1' (CDH55019)
Boughton: Symphony No 3 & Oboe Concerto No 1
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55019  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Boughton: The Immortal Hour' (CDD22040)
Boughton: The Immortal Hour
Buy by post £8.40 CDD22040  2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1) Composers of World War I  
'Hyperion monthly sampler – August 2014' (HYP201408)
Hyperion monthly sampler – August 2014
HYP201408  Download-only monthly sampler August 2014 Release  
'All in the April Evening' (CDH88008)
All in the April Evening
Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDH88008  Helios (Hyperion's budget label) — Archive Service  
'Music for oboe' (CDH55008)
Music for oboe
Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDH55008  Helios (Hyperion's budget label) — Archive Service  
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
Aylesbury Games (Boughton)
Barcarolle: Andante languido  No 3 of Three Songs without Words for oboe quartet (Boughton)
Bethlehem (Boughton)
Concerto for flute and strings in D major (Boughton)
Concerto for oboe and strings No 1 in C (Boughton)
Concerto for string orchestra (Boughton)
Culloden 'A country dance': Quick and merry  No 3 of Three Folk dances (Boughton)
Earth today rejoices, Alleluia  First line to Choral Prelude, Act 1 No 1 of Bethlehem (Boughton)
Faery Flout: Allegro giocoso  No 2 of Three Songs without Words for oboe quartet (Boughton)
Hornpipe: Rollicking, but not too fast  No 1 of Three Folk dances (Boughton)
How beautiful they are (Spirit Voices)  Act 1 Scene 2 No 12 of The Immortal Hour (Boughton)
Oboe Quartet No 1 (Boughton)
Somerset Pastoral (Boughton)
String Quartet in A major 'On Greek Folk Songs' (Boughton)
String Quartet in F major 'From the Welsh Hills' (Boughton)
Symphony No 3 in B minor (Boughton)
The Immortal Hour (Boughton)
The weary wave o' Tyne: Slow and sad  No 2 of Three Folk dances (Boughton)
Three Folk dances (Boughton)
Three Songs without Words for oboe quartet (Boughton)
Whence! Andante delicato  No 1 of Three Songs without Words for oboe quartet (Boughton)
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