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Edmund Rubbra

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A Duan of Barra (2)
A Hymn to the Virgin, op.13 no.2 (3)
A Prayer, op.17 no.1 (1)
A Tribute, op.56 (1)
Amoretti, op.43 (3)
Ave Maria Gratia Plena (3)
Cello Sonata in G minor, op.60 (2)
Cradle Song, op.8 no.1 (1)
Discourse for harp and cello, op.127 (2)
Dormi Jesu, op.3 (1)
Duo for Cor Anglais and Piano, op.156 (1)
Fanfare for Europe (1)
Festival Gloria, op.94 (2)
Festival Overture, op.62 (1)
Fukagawa (Deep River) for harp (1)
Improvisation for Cello, op.124 (1)
Improvisation for Violin and Orchestra, op.89 (1)
Improvisations on Virginal Pieces by Giles Farnaby, op.50 (1)
Jesukin, op.4 no.2 (3)
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in A flat major, op.65 (5)
Mediaeval Songs (2) (1)
Meditation for Organ, op.79 (1)
Meditations on a Byzantine Hymn for solo viola, op.117 (2)
Meditazione sopra coeurs desoles, op.67 (1)
Missa Cantuariensis, op.59 'Canterbury Mass' (3)
Missa in honorem Sancti Dominci, op.66 'St Dominic Mass' (3)
Motets (3), op.76 (1)
Motets (5), op.37 (2)
Oboe Sonata, op.100 (2)
Ode to the Queen, op.83 (1)
Orpheus with his Lute, op.8 no.2 (2)
Overture Resurgam (1)
Passacaglia sopra Plusieurs regrets, op.113 (1)
Pezzo ostinato for harp, op.102 (1)
Piano Concerto in G major, op.55 (1)
Piano Trio in One Movement, op.68 (2)
Prelude and Fugue on a theme of Cyril Scott, op.69 (arr. for Organ) (1)
Prelude and Fugue on a theme of Cyril Scott, op.69 (1)
Preludes nos.1-8 (1)
Psalms (3), op.61 (3)
Rosa Mundi, op.2 (3)
Rune of Hospitality (2)
Salutation, op.82 (1)
Sinfonia Concertante, op.38 (1)
Soliloquy for cello and orchestra, op.57 (2)
Sonatina for Treble Recorder and Harpsichord, op.128 (1)
String Quartet no.1 in F minor, op.35 (2)
String Quartet no.2 in E flat major, op.73 (2)
String Quartet no.3, op.112 (2)
String Quartet no.4, op.150 (2)
Symphony no.1, op.44 (1)
Symphony no.2, op.45 (4)
Symphony no.3, op.49 (3)
Symphony no.4, op.53 (6)
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Symphony no.5, op.63 (3)
Symphony no.6, op.80 (4)
Symphony no.7, op.88 (3)
Symphony no.8, op.132 'Hommage a Teilhard de Chardin' (3)
Symphony no.9, op.140 'Sinfonia Sacra' (2)
Symphony no.10, op.145 'Sinfonia da Camera' (2)
Symphony no.11, op.153 (2)
Tenebrae Motets, op.72: First Nocturn (1)
Tenebrae Motets, op.72: Second Nocturn (2)
Tenebrae Motets, op.72: Third Nocturn (2)
Tenebrae Nocturns (3), op.72 (2)
The Jade Mountain, op.116 (1)
The Morning Watch, op.55 (1)
The Mystery, op.4 no.1 (3)
The Virgin's Child most meek, op.114 no.2 (1)
The Virgin's Cradle Hymn (1)
There is a spirit (2)
Transformations for harp, op.141 (1)
Two Sonnets by William Alabaster (2)
Variations on The Shining River, op.101 (1)
Variations on a Phyrgian Theme (1)
Viola Concerto in A major, op.75 (1)
Violin Concerto, op.103 (3)
Violin Sonata no.2, op.31 (2)

Edmund Rubbra (23 May 1901 – 14 February 1986) was a British composer. He composed both instrumental and vocal works for soloists, chamber groups and full choruses and orchestras. He was greatly esteemed by fellow musicians and was at the peak of his fame in the mid-20th century. The most famous of his pieces are his eleven symphonies. Although he was active at a time when many people wrote twelve-tone music, he decided not to write in this idiom himself. Instead he devised his own distinctive style. His later works were not as popular with the concert-going public as his previous ones had been, although he never lost the respect of his colleagues. Therefore his output as a whole is less celebrated today than would have been expected from its sheer merit and from his early popularity. Yet his compositions are full of drama, with often enough an improvisatory element.

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