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Michael Head

voc, p, 1900-1976 GB
Singer / Musician / Composer of Classical
A.k.a. Michael Dewar Head

Michael Head (28 January 1900 – 24 August 1976) was a British composer, pianist, organist and singer who left some enduring works still popular today. He was noted for his association with the Royal Academy of Music. His compositional oeuvre mainly consists of songs, as well as choral works and few larger-scale pieces such as a piano concerto.

     
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Piano
Popular Tracks   
The Little Road To Bethlehem on Christmas Carols From Tewkesbury Abbey by Tewkesbury Abbey Choir
Sweet Chance That Led My Steps Abroad (Arr. for Voice & Piano) on The Sublime Voice of Lynda Barrett by Lynda Barrett & Philip Stopford
The Singer on Fairy Songs by Charlotte de Rothschild
Bird-song on Rose in Bloom by Erin Morley & Gerald Martin Moore
The ships of Arcady on No Exceptions No Exemptions: Great War Songs by Robin Tritschler & Malcolm Martineau
Money, O! on Silent Noon by Bryn Terfel & Malcolm Martineau
Songs of the Countryside: V. Sweet Chance, that led my steps abroad on Felicity Lott sings English Songs by Felicity Lott & Graham Johnson
The Singer on Innocence by Echo Vocal Ensemble & Sarah Latto
The Little Road to Bethlehem - Arr. Grayston Ives on Christmas Carols with The King's Singers by The King's Singers
The Lord's Prayer on Silent Noon by Bryn Terfel & Malcolm Martineau

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Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Songs Of EnglandGraham Trew, Roger Vignoles - Charles Hubert Hastings Parry / Charles Villiers Stanford / Frank Bridge / Frederick Delius / Roger Quilter / Sir Arthur Somervell / William Denis Browne / Michael Head / Peter Warlock / Armstrong Gibbs / Patrick Hadley1984Album
Jacqueline DelmanJacqueline Delman, Emil Dekov, Åke Olofsson, Gunilla von Bahr, Lucia Negro / Dmitri Shostakovich, Olivier Messiaen, Moses Pergament, Frank Martin, Michael Head1976Album
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