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The girl from Corsica

composer
1959
composer
1959

 
‘Trevor Duncan’ (1924–2005) was born as Leonard Trebilcock in Camberwell, London. He was a BBC sound engineer for music programmes before the success of his early creations encouraged him to take up composition full time. The delightfully wistful The Girl from Corsica (1959) was inspired by a real-life Corsican girl he met on holiday one year.

from notes by Andrew Lamb © 2000

Né à Camberwell (Londres) en 1924, Trevor Duncan, de son vrai nom Leonard Trebilcock, fut ingénieur du son pour les programmes musicaux de la BBC avant que le succès de ses premières créations ne l’encourageât à composer àplein temps. The Girl from Corsica (1959), délicieusement nostalgique, fut inspirée par une jeune Corse rencontrée, une année, en vacances.

extrait des notes rédigées par Andrew Lamb © 2000
Français: Hypérion

Trevor Duncan wurde 1924 als Leonard Trebilcock im Londoner Stadtteil Camberwell geboren. Er arbeitete als Tontechniker für Musikprogramme der BBC, ehe der Erfolg seiner ersten eigenen Stücke ihn dazu ermutigte, sich hauptberuflich dem Komponieren zu widmen. Das wunderbar wehmütige The Girl from Corsica (1959) wurde von einem echten korsischen Mädchen inspiriert, das er eines Jahres im Urlaub kennengelernt hatte.

aus dem Begleittext von Andrew Lamb © 2000
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller

Recordings

British Light Music Classics
CDS44261/44CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
British Light Music Classics, Vol. 3
CDA67148Archive Service; also available on CDS44261/4Download currently discounted

Details

Track 4 on CDA67148 [4'37] Archive Service; also available on CDS44261/4
Track 4 on CDS44261/4 CD3 [4'37] 4CDs Boxed set (at a special price)

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