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Arnold Bax

p, 1883-1953 GB
Musician / Composer of Classical
A.k.a. Sir Arnold Edward Trevor Bax

Sir Arnold Edward Trevor Bax, KCVO (8 November 1883 – 3 October 1953) was an English composer, poet, and author. His prolific output includes songs, choral music, chamber pieces, and solo piano works, but he is best known for his orchestral music. In addition to a series of symphonic poems he wrote seven symphonies and was for a time widely regarded as the leading British symphonist.

     
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  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Spoken Word
Popular Tracks   
Folk Tale on Folk Tales by Gerald Peregrine & Antony Ingham
Tintagel on Bax: Symphony No. 7 / Tintagel by Arnold Bax, Royal Scottish National Orchestra & David Lloyd-Jones
Spring Fire, GP 153: IV. Woodland Love. Romance on Bax: Spring Fire, Symphonic Scherzo & Northern Ballad No. 2 by Arnold Bax, Vernon Handley & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Summer Music on Bax: Orchestral Works, Vol. 3 by Arnold Bax, Bryden Thomson & Ulster Orchestra
Clarinet Sonata: II. Vivace on Bax: Clarinet Sonatas / Piano Trio / Trio in One Movement by Arnold Bax
Spring Fire, GP 153: I. In the Forest Before Dawn on Bax: Spring Fire, Symphonic Scherzo & Northern Ballad No. 2 by Arnold Bax, Vernon Handley & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
In Memoriam, GP. 190 on For the Fallen by Edward Elgar, Hallé & Sir Mark Elder
Nereid, GP 177 on Folk Tales, Vol. 2: British & Irish Miniatures by Gerald Peregrine, Antony Ingham & Lynda O'Connor
Fifth Symphony: II. Poco lento - Molto tranquillo on Bax: The Symphonies by Arnold Bax, Vernon Handley & BBC Philharmonic
Lullaby on Bax: Piano Works, Vol. 3 by Arnold Bax

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Symphony No. 2; Winter LegendsArnold Bax2017Album
Choral MusicFrederick Delius, Arnold Bax, The Carice Singers, George Parris2017Album
English Works For Viola And OrchestraArnold Bax, Sir William Walton, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Hong-Mei Xiao, MÁV Szimfónikus Zenekar, Kovács János2017Album
British Cello SonatasJohn Ireland, Frederick Delius, Arnold Bax, Lionel Handy, Jennifer Hughes2017Album
British Cello ConcertosArnold Bax, Arthur Bliss, Ernest John Moeran, Gerald Finzi - Raphael Wallfisch2016Compil.
Elgar - Sea Pictures, Bax - Tintagel, Stanford - Songs Of The SeaArnold Bax, Sir Edward Elgar, Charles Villiers Stanford2015Compil.
Symphony In F (1907)Arnold Bax, Martin Yates2014Album
Phantasy / Four Orchestral Pieces / Overture, Elegy And RondoArnold Bax, Philip Dukes2014Album
Winter Legends * Morning Song * Saga FragmentArnold Bax, Ashley Wass, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, James Judd2011Album
Piano Quintet In G Minor, Piano Quintet In D MinorArnold Bax - Frank Bridge - Ashley Wass, Tippett Quartet2010Album
Symphonic VariationsArnold Bax, Ashley Wass, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, James Judd2009Album
Sonata For Cello And Piano - Legend-Sonata / Divertimento For Solo CelloArnold Bax / Gordon Jacob2008Album
ZodiacAuréole - William Mathias • Arnold Bax • Jan Bach • Richard Rodney Bennett2008Album
Tone Poems Vol. 2Arnold Bax2008Album
Berg - Bernstein - Salonen - Brotons - Honegger - BaxCristo Barrios, Clinton Cormany, Alban Berg, Leonard Bernstein, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Salvador Brotons, Arthur Honegger, Arnold Bax2008Album
The Piano MusicArnold Bax, Iris Loveridge2008Album
Music For Two PianosArnold Bax, Ashley Wass, Martin Roscoe2007Album
Symphony No. 6 / Irish Landscape / Overture To Adventure / Rogue's Comedy Overture / Overture: Work in ProgressArnold Bax, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Norman Del Mar / The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley2007Album
On The Sea-Shore / The Sea / Four Sea Interludes And Passacaglia / The Fisherman Of Loch Neagh And What He SawArnold Bax / Frank Bridge / Benjamin Britten / Charles Villiers Stanford / Ulster Orchestra, Vernon Handley2007Compil.
Bax: Tintagel / Delius: The Walk To The Paradise Garden; A Song Of Summer; Irmelin Prelude; La Calinda; In A Summer Garden / Ireland: A London OvertureSir John Barbirolli, Arnold Bax, Frederick Delius, John Ireland, The London Symphony Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra2007Compil.
Orchestral Works, Volume 8Arnold Bax, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Brighton Festival Chorus, Vernon Handley2006Album
Tone PoemsArnold Bax2006Album
Clarinet Sonatas; Piano Trio; Trio In One MovementArnold Bax, Robert Plane, Gould Piano Trio2006Album
Piano Works, Vol. 3Ashley Wass, Arnold Bax2006Album
Piano Sonatas Nos. 3 And 4 - Water Music • Winter WatersArnold Bax - Ashley Wass2005Album
Symphonic Poems. Tintagel. November Woods. The Tale The Pine Trees KnewArnold Bax, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, David Lloyd-Jones2005Compil.
Piano Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2 - Dream In Exile & NereidArnold Bax - Ashley Wass2004Album
Orchestral Works, Volume 7Arnold Bax, Margaret Fingerhut, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bryden Thomson2004Compil.
Orchestral Works Volume 3Arnold Bax2003Album
Orchestral Works, Volume 4Arnold Bax2003Album
Orchestral Works Volume 2Arnold Bax2003Album
UntitledTrio Nobis - Toru Takemitsu / Martin Matalon / Claude Debussy / Maurice Ravel / Erik Satie / Arnold Bax2003Album
The SymphoniesArnold Bax2003Album
Orchestral Works, Volume 1Arnold Bax2003Album
Orchestral Works, Volume 6Arnold Bax, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bryden Thomson2003Album
Symphony No.6, Into The TwilightArnold Bax2003Album
Symphony No. 7 • Tintagel (Tone Poem)Arnold Bax / Royal Scottish National Orchestra, David Lloyd-Jones2003Album
The Film Music Of Sir Arnold Bax (Oliver Twist / Malta, GCArnold Bax, Rumon Gamba2003Album
Sinfonietta • Overture, Elegy And RondoArnold Bax / Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth2003Album
Symphony No. 4 • NympholeptArnold Bax / Royal Scottish National Orchestra, David Lloyd-Jones2002Album
Symphony nO.8 In D Minor / Garden Of Fand / A Shropshire Lad - Orchestral RhapsodyRalph Vaughan Williams, Arnold Bax, George Butterworth, Sir John Barbirolli Conducts Hallé Orchestra2002Album
String Quartet No. 3Arnold Bax2002Album
String Quartets Nos. 1 And 2Arnold Bax - The Maggini Quartet2001Album
English Music For ViolaBenjamin Britten, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Rebecca Clarke, Percy Grainger, Arnold Bax, Frank Bridge, Paul Coletti, Leslie Howard2001Album
London Pageant / Tamara / Cathaleen-ní-Hoolihan / ConcertanteArnold Bax – BBC Philharmonic, Martyn Brabbins2001Album
Symphony No. 5 • The Tale The Pine-Trees KnewArnold Bax / Royal Scottish National Orchestra, David Lloyd-Jones2000Album
Symphony No. 3 / The Happy ForestArnold Bax - Royal Scottish National Orchestra, David Lloyd-Jones2000Album
Chamber MusicArnold Bax, Mobius2000Album
Concertante For Piano (Left Hand), The Bard Of DimbovitzaArnold Bax1999Album
Symphony No. 2 / November WoodsArnold Bax, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, David Lloyd-Jones1999Album
A Sheaf Of Songs From IrelandJohn Larchet, Charles Villiers Stanford, Arnold Bax, Havelock Nelson, Hardebeck Carl, Vincent O'Brien, Gerard Victory1998Album
Octet / String Quintet / Concerto For Flute, Oboe, Harp And String Quartet / Threnody And Scherzo / In Memoriam (1916)Arnold Bax, Margaret Fingerhut, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields1998Album
Symphony No. 1 • In The Faery Hills • The Garden Of FandArnold Bax / Royal Scottish National Orchestra, David Lloyd-Jones1997Album
The Piano Music Of Arnold Bax Volume IVArnold Bax - Eric Parkin1997Album
English Music For Oboe And StringsArnold Bax, Arthur Bliss, Benjamin Britten, Pamela Pecha, Audubon Quartet1997Album
BPO/DownesArnold Bax, Granville Bantock1996Compil.
Nonet • Oboe Quintet • Elegiac Trio • Clarinet Sonata • Harp QuintetArnold Bax, The Nash Ensemble1996Album
Elgar / Bax / Hadley / Bliss / Holst / IrelandSir Edward Elgar / Arnold Bax / Patrick Hadley / Arthur Bliss / Gustav Holst / John Ireland — BBC Symphony Orchestra, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra - Sir Adrian Boult1995Compil.
MéditationsMaarika Järvi, Paul Cortese, Marie-Pierre Langlamet - Claude Debussy, Arnold Bax, Harald Genzmer, André Jolivet, Nathan Currier1995Album
Music For Viola & Piano And Piano SoloArnold Bax / Richard Crabtree, Charles Matthews1994Album
English Music For ViolaPaul Coletti1994Album
Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5 in D; Bax: TintagelSir John Barbirolli, Arnold Bax, Ralph Vaughan Williams, The London Symphony Orchestra1994Album
Complete Works For Cello And PianoArnold Bax, Bernard Gregor-Smith, Yolande Wrigley1994Album
Tintagel / Nympholept / Paean / Christmas Eve / Dance Of Wild Irravel / Festival OvertureArnold Bax, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, Bryden Thomson1993Album
Symphony Nos. 2 & 5Arnold Bax1992Album
Symphonic Poems - Northern Ballad No.1Sir Adrian Boult conducts Arnold Bax1992Album
Symphony No 1 / Symphony No 7Arnold Bax - Myer Fredman, Raymond Leppard, The London Philharmonic Orchestra1992Compil.
1931: Lambert Concerto, Bax Nonet, Rieti SerenataConstant Lambert, Arnold Bax, Vittorio Rieti, Harmonia Ensemble, Giuseppe Grazioli1991Album
Violin Concerto / A Legend / Romantic Overture / Golden EagleArnold Bax, Lydia Mordkovitch, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bryden Thomson1991Album
The Complete SymphoniesThe London Philharmonic Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, Bryden Thomson, Arnold Bax1990Album
The Piano Music of Arnold Bax Volume 3Arnold Bax, Eric Parkin1990Album
The Truth About Russian Dancers / From Dusk Till DawnArnold Bax - The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bryden Thomson1990Album
In The South (Alassio), Froissart, Three Characteristic Pieces / PhantasySir Edward Elgar / Arnold Bax1990Compil.
Piano Quintet In G Minor / String Quartet No. 2 In E MinorArnold Bax, Mistry String Quartet, David Owen Norris1990Album
Symphony No. 5, Russian SuiteArnold Bax, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bryden Thomson1989Album
Cello Concerto Arr. For Viola, Three Characteristic Pieces. Phantasy For Viola And OrchestraSir Edward Elgar, Arnold Bax, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Vernon Handley Soloist Rivka Golani1989Album
Bax: Symphony No. 5 & Russian SuiteArnold Bax, Bryden Thomson, The London Philharmonic Orchestra1989Album
Music For Oboe & StringsArnold Bax, Arthur Bliss & Benjamin Britten - Pamela Woods, Audubon Quartet1989Album
Choral WorksArnold Bax / Brighton Festival Chorus, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley1989Album
The Piano Music Of Arnold Bax Volume IIArnold Bax - Eric Parkin1988Album
Symphony No. 6 / Festival OvertureArnold Bax - The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bryden Thomson1988Album
Symphony No. 6 / Festival OvertureArnold Bax - The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bryden Thomson1988Album
Piano DuosArnold Bax, Seta Tanyel, Jeremy Brown1988Album
Symphony No. 7 / Four SongsArnold Bax - The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bryden Thomson, Martyn Hill1988Album
Sinfonietta • Overture, Elegy And RondoArnold Bax, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth1987Album
Symphonic Variations / Morning Song (Maytime In Sussex)Arnold Bax - Margaret Fingerhut, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bryden Thomson1987Album
Cello Sonata / Cello Sonata / Rhapsodie Ballad / PassacagliaFrank Bridge / Frederick Delius / Arnold Bax / Sir William Walton, Raphael Wallfisch, Peter Wallfisch1987Album
The Piano Music Of Arnold Bax Volume IArnold Bax - Eric Parkin1987Album
Symphony No. 2 / NympholeptArnold Bax - The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bryden Thomson1987Album
Winter Legends / Saga FragmentArnold Bax - Margaret Fingerhut, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bryden Thomson1987Album
Cello Concerto • Northern Ballad No.3 • Cortè̩ge • Mediterranean • Overture To A Picaresque ComedyArnold Bax, Raphael Wallfisch, Bryden Thomson, The London Philharmonic Orchestra1987Album
Piano Trio No 2; Piano Trio In B FlatFrank Bridge, Arnold Bax, Borodin Trio1987Album
Spring Fire / Symphonic Scherzo • Northern Ballad No. 2Arnold Bax - The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley1986Album
Symphony No. 3 / Dance Of Wild Irravel / PaeanArnold Bax - The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bryden Thomson1986Album
Mater Ora Ffilium, I Sing Of A Maiden, This Worldes Joie, Magnificat, God Is Gone Up, Lo, The Full Final SacrificeArnold Bax, Gerald Finzi ; The King's College Choir Of Cambridge1986Album
Four Sea Interludes / The Sea / On The Sea ShoreBenjamin Britten / Frank Bridge / Arnold Bax – Ulster Orchestra, Vernon Handley1986Album
Symphony No. 1 / Christmas EveArnold Bax - The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bryden Thomson1986Album
Sir Arnold Bax, Music For Films - Oliver Twist / Malta G. C.Arnold Bax1986Album
Tone Poems Vol. 2Arnold Bax - Bryden Thomson • Ulster Orchestra1985Album
String Quartet No. 1 / Piano Quartet / Harp QuintetArnold Bax - English String Quartet, John McCabe / Skaila Kanga1984Album
Tone PoemsArnold Bax, Bryden Thomson, Ulster Orchestra1984Album
Carols / 5 Fantasies On Polish Carols / 4 Old English Carols / Fantasia On GreensleevesJohn Rutter / Arnold Bax / Gustav Holst / Ralph Vaughan Williams - Bel Canto Voices, Plymouth Festival Chorus & Orchestra, Philip Brunelle1984Album
Tone PoemsArnold Bax, Bryden Thomson, Ulster Orchestra1983Album
Clarinet Sonata / Clarinet Quintet / 6 Studies In English FolksongArnold Bax / Arthur Bliss / Ralph Vaughan Williams - Janet Hilton, The Lindsays, Keith Swallow1983Album
Of A Rose I Sing (Choral Music By Sir Arnold Bax)Arnold Bax - BBC Northern Singers, Stephen Wilkinson1983Album
Symphony No. 3Arnold Bax, Myer Fredman, The Sydney Symphony Orchestra1983Album
Symphony No. 4 / TintagelArnold Bax - Bryden Thomson, Ulster Orchestra1983Album
Malcolm Binns Plays BaxMalcolm Binns Plays Arnold Bax1982Album
Two English Oboe QuintetsArnold Bax / Arthur Bliss - Bert Lucarelli, The Manhattan String Quartet1981Album
Chamber Music For StringsFrank Bridge, Arnold Bax, Lennox Berkeley1978Album
Bax: Symphony No. 6Arnold Bax1977Album
Sonata For Viola And Piano • Fantasy Sonata For Viola And HarpArnold Bax – Emanuel Vardi, Abba Bogin, Margaret Ross1977Album
Symphony No. 7Arnold Bax1975Single
Symphony No. 7Arnold Bax1975Album
PastoraleGustav Holst / Ralph Vaughan Williams / John Ireland / Ernest John Moeran / Arnold Bax / Peter Warlock / John McCabe1974Album
Festival Of English Music Vol. 4Sir Edward Elgar, Arnold Bax, Sir William Walton, Arthur Bliss1972Compil.
Symphony No 5Arnold Bax - The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Raymond Leppard1972Album
Trios For Flute, Viola And HarpFriedrich Voss, Arnold Bax, Marc Lavry, Ami Ma'Ayani1972Album
The Garden Of Fand / Tintagel / Northern Ballad No. 1 / MediterraneanArnold Bax - The London Philharmonic Orchestra • Sir Adrian Boult1972Album
Festival Of English Music Vol. 2: Portsmouth Point ∙ Siesta ∙ Scapino / A Shropshire Lad ∙ The Banks Of Green Willow / Tintagel / The Wasps - OvertureSir William Walton / George Butterworth / Arnold Bax / Ralph Vaughan Williams, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult1972Compil.
Symphony No. 1 in E-Flat MajorArnold Bax, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Myer Fredman1971Album
Symphony No 2Arnold Bax - The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Myer Fredman1971Album
Music For Clarinet & PianoLeonard Bernstein, Claude Debussy, Darius Milhaud, Arthur Honegger, Arnold Bax - Stanley Drucker, Leonid Hambro1971Album
String Quartet In G Minor / Violin Sonata No. 1Ralph Vaughan Williams, Arnold Bax - Aeolian String Quartet, Henry Holst, Frank Merrick1971Album
A Shropshire Lad / The Banks Of Green Willow / A John Field Suite / There Is A Willow Grows Aslant A Brook / Dance In The SunlightGeorge Butterworth / Sir Hamilton Harty / Frank Bridge / Arnold Bax - Neville Dilkes Conducting English Sinfonia1971Album
Sir Arnold Bax, Symphony No. 1 In E FlatMyer Fredman, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Arnold Bax1971Album
Symphonic VariationsArnold Bax, Joyce Hatto, Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Vernon Handley1970Album
Fourth SymphonyArnold Bax, Vernon Handley, Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra1970Album
Symphony No. 3 & 'The Happy Forest'Arnold Bax - The London Symphony Orchestra, Edward Downes1969Album
Fifine at the fair etc.Sir Thomas Beecham, Granville Bantock, Arnold Bax, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra1968Album
Symphony No. 1 / Overture To A Picaresque Comedy / DivertimentoRichard Rodney Bennett / Arnold Bax / Lennox Berkeley - Igor Buketoff, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra1968Album
English Tone PicturesSir John Barbirolli • John Ireland / Arnold Bax / Frederick Delius • The London Symphony Orchestra1967Album
Sonata No.2 / Sonata No.2Arnold Bax / Sir Michael Tippett / Peter Cooper1967Album
Symphony No 6Arnold Bax, New Philharmonia Orchestra Conducted By Norman Del Mar1967Album
Piano Quintet In A Minor, Op. 84 / Legend For Viola And PianoSir Edward Elgar / Arnold Bax1966Album
Sonata For Cello & Piano . Folk-TaleFlorence Hooton, Wilfrid Parry, Arnold Bax1966Album
Piano Quintet / Legend For Viola And PianoSir Edward Elgar / Arnold Bax - Aeolian String Quartet, Leonard Cassini, Watson Forbes1966Album
Bax/Bliss Viola SonatasArnold Bax, Arthur Bliss, Herbert Downes, Leonard Cassini1964Album
Piano Quintet / Legend For Viola And PianoSir Edward Elgar / Arnold Bax - Aeolian String Quartet, Leonard Cassini, Watson Forbes1963Album
Sonata For Cello & Piano, Folk-TaleArnold Bax, Florence Hooton, Wilfrid Parry1959Album
Music For Harp And StringsArnold Bax, Jacques Ibert, Gian Francesco Malipiero1951Album
Fourth Piano Sonata / Elegiac Trio / SyrinxGeorge Antheil, Frederick Marvin / Arnold Bax / Claude Debussy / Marty Ruderman, Milton Thomas, Lois Adele Craft1950Album
Warsaw Concerto ‧ Cornish Rhapsody ‧ Oliver TwistRichard Addinsell / Hubert Bath / Arnold Bax / Muir Mathieson ‧ The London Symphony Orchestra / Harriet Cohen ‧ Philharmonia Orchestra1950Album
Symphony No 3 / The Happy ForestArnold Bax, Edward Downes, The London Symphony OrchestraAlbum
Arnold Bax - Symphony No6Arnold BaxCompil.
Fourth SymphonyArnold Bax - Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon HandleyAlbum
Fugal Overture, Sinfonietta, November WoodsGustav Holst, Ernest John Moeran, Arnold Bax, Sir Adrian Boult, The London Philharmonic OrchestraAlbum
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