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Gordon Jacob

1895-1984 GB
Composer / Arranger of Classical
A.k.a. Gordon Percival Septimus Jacob

English composer, arranger, music pedagogue and author, perhaps best known for his wind band compositions and his educational books. Born July 5th, 1895 in London, England. Died June 8th, 1984 in Saffron Walden, England.

     
Genres
  • Classical
  • Brass
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Brothere James' Air on Ave Verum - Favourite Parish Anthems by Choir of Clare College, Cambridge & Timothy Brown
The Earle of Oxford's Marche (William Byrd Suite) on President's Own United States Marine Band: Music from the Land of Hope and Glory by United States Marine Band
The Bells (William Byrd Suite) on President's Own United States Marine Band: Music from the Land of Hope and Glory by United States Marine Band
Concertino for Piano and String Orchestra: I. Allegro con spirito on Peacock Pie: English Music for Piano & Strings by Martin Roscoe, Gordon Jacob, Guildhall Strings, Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, Robert Salter, Cyril Rootham, Robin Milford & Madeleine Dring
The Mayden's Song (William Byrd Suite) on President's Own United States Marine Band: Music from the Land of Hope and Glory by United States Marine Band
Galloping Major on Archives 5 - 1940s and 1950s by Various Artists
Pavana (William Byrd Suite) on President's Own United States Marine Band: Music from the Land of Hope and Glory by United States Marine Band
Wolsey's Wilde (William Byrd Suite) on President's Own United States Marine Band: Music from the Land of Hope and Glory by United States Marine Band
Concertino for Piano and String Orchestra: III. Allegro scherzando on Peacock Pie: English Music for Piano & Strings by Martin Roscoe, Gordon Jacob, Guildhall Strings, Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, Robert Salter, Cyril Rootham, Robin Milford & Madeleine Dring
Concertino for Piano and String Orchestra: II. Andante on Peacock Pie: English Music for Piano & Strings by Martin Roscoe, Gordon Jacob, Guildhall Strings, Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, Robert Salter, Cyril Rootham, Robin Milford & Madeleine Dring

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Warp & WeftErnest John Moeran, Rebecca Clarke, Gordon Jacob, Paul Patterson, Alan Rawsthorne, Midori Komachi, Sophie Rosa, Simon Callaghan2017Album
British Violin ConcertosPaul Patterson, Kenneth Leighton, Gordon Jacob, Clare Howick2017Album
Sonata For Cello And Piano - Legend-Sonata / Divertimento For Solo CelloArnold Bax / Gordon Jacob2008Album
Piano MusicErnest John Moeran / Gordon Jacob, Iris Loveridge2008Album
Symphonies 1 & 2Gordon Jacob – The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth2007Album
BBC Legends BrainDennis Brain, Ludwig van Beethoven, Gordon Jacob, Paul Hindemith, Gilbert Vinter, Dennis Brain Wind Quintet, Benjamin Britten, George Malcolm, Mewton-Wood, The BBC Concert Orchestra, Vilem Tausky2002Compil.
Frederick Thurston 1901-1953 Centenary Tribute (Quintet / 'Caoine' From Sonata Op. 129 / Quintet / Quartet)Arthur Bliss, Charles Villiers Stanford, Frederick Thurston, Myers Foggin, The Griller String Quartet, Gordon Jacob, Alan Rawsthorne, Thea King, Aeolian String Quartet2001Compil.
British Trombone ConcertosDerek Bourgeois, Elgar Howarth, Gordon Jacob, Christian Lindberg, The BBC National Orchestra Of Wales, Grant Llewellyn1994Album
Holst: Quintets / Jacob: SextetGustav Holst, Gordon Jacob, Elysian Wind Quintet, Anthony Goldstone1992Album
British Music For Concert Band, Album 2Percy Grainger ∙ Ralph Vaughan Williams ∙ Gordon Jacob ∙ B. Walton O'Donnell, The Central Band Of The Royal Air Force, Eric Banks1986Album
Recorder Concertos, Suite For RecorderMichala Petri, Kenneth Sillito, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Georg Friedrich Händel, William M. Babell, John Baston, Gordon Jacob1983Album
Sound WavesDon Knaub, Rex Woods - Gustav Mahler, Frigyes Hidas, Gordon Jacob, Donald Grantham1983Album
Clarinet QuintetsSir Arthur Somervell / Gordon Jacob - Thea King, Aeolian String Quartet1981Album
Trio BaroqueTrio Baroque - Maria Piech, Jan Poda, Marc Grauwels - Jacques Ibert, Gordon Jacob, Bohuslav Martinů, Joanna Bruzdowicz1980Album
Concertos For Phyllis & CyrilCyril Smith, Phyllis Sellick, Malcolm Arnold, Arthur Bliss, Gordon Jacob, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra1978Album
Piano Sonata; Divertimento; ElegyGordon Jacob, Iris Loveridge, Florence Hooton, Wilfrid Parry1965Album
La Nursery / Six Short Pieces For ChildrenDésiré-Émile Inghelbrecht, The Jacques Orchestra, Gordon JacobSingle
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