Michael Kemp Tippett  (1905-1998)
Last updated: 01.03.21
According to The New Penguin Dictionary of Music, Michael Kemp Tippet was an English composer, pupil of C. Wood and R.O. Morris - and of Boult and Sargent for conducting; formerly (1940-51) musical director at Morley College, London. Works include operas "The Midsummer Marriage" (Choral-and-orchestral "Ritual Dances" came from this), "King Priam", "The Knot Garden", "The Ice-Break", all with his own librettos; 4 symphonies, Concerto for double string orchestra and Concerto for orchestra, Fantasia Concertante on a theme of Arcangelo Corelli; piano concerto and three piano sonatas, three string quartets, song-cycles "Boyhood's End" and "The Heart's Assurance"; oratorio "A Child of Our Time", cantata "The Vision of St Augustine". Knighted 1966.
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book15.gif  The Music and Thought of Michael Tippett David Clarke flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
book15.gif  Tippett Studies David Clarke flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
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Recorder Music CDs:
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Recorder Sheet Music
Hurl of the Wind from Crown of the Year (D/D)smp_logo_88_white.gif
2 pages.
Descant Recorder 1/Flute 1 Part. This edition: ED10667.
Part: Descant Recorder 2. 2 pages. This edition: ED10667-12. - smp_logo_88_white.gif
Publisher: Schott & Co. Ltd. (49014128)
A Limerick/The Cormorant (Choral work with D/D/A)smp_logo_88_white.gif
Performance Score. 2 pages.
For Children's Choir and 3 Recorders (SSA) -. This edition: ED 12052.
Publisher: Schott & Co. Ltd. (49030249)
4 Inventions (D/A)smp_unav15.gif
6 pages.
This edition: OFB1007.
Publisher: Schott & Co. Ltd. (49011172)
Crown of the Year: Prelude Spring (Chamber work with D/A)smp_unav15.gif
Publisher: Schott & Co. Ltd. (ST10659)