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According to The New Penguin Dictionary of Music, Alan Rawsthorne was an English composer, mainly self-taught, having studied dentistry first; but also studied piano. Works, almost entirely instrumental include three symphonies, Symphonic Studies, overture "Street Corner", fantasy-overture "Cortèges"; concerto for string orchestra; two piano concertos, two violin concertos, oboe concerto, clarinet concerto, three string quartets, clarinet quartet, bagatelles and other piano solos; ballet "Madame Chrysanthème"; film music.
RAWSTHORNE, ALAN BIOGRAPHY by www.naxos.com.
Classical Composers Database: A. Rawsthorne (1905-1971), biography etc.
[§] Alan Rawsthorne : Portrait of a Composer by John McCabe
Recorder Music CDs:
John Turner on "Rawsthorne: Concerto, Divertimento" CD(s) & MP3 Album(s)