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Rodney Friend

vn, *1940 GB
Musician of Classical

Rodney Friend MBE (born in Huddersfield, 1939) is an English violinist.Born in Huddersfield, Friend's father was a local tailor. At the age of 12 he won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music after Sir Reginald Thatcher, the then principal of the R.A.M, heard Friend perform for the first time. Friend also studied subsequently at the Royal Manchester College of Music.At the Royal Academy of Music, Friend studied under the tutelage of Frederick Grinke. He later studied with Endre Wolf, Menuhin and Szeryng.In 1991 he formed the Solomon Trio with whom he toured Europe extensively.

     
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Introit, Op. 6 on Finzi: Orchestral Works by Gerald Finzi, Rodney Friend, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult, Peter Katin & Vernon Handley
I Put My Trust In Thee on Worthy by Rodney Friend
Elgar: Introduction and Allegro for Strings, Op. 47: I. Moderato on Elgar: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2 - In the South - Serenade for Strings - Introduction & Allegro by Edward Elgar & Sir Adrian Boult
Elgar: Introduction and Allegro for Strings, Op. 47: III. Allegro. Fugue on Elgar: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2 - In the South - Serenade for Strings - Introduction & Allegro by Edward Elgar & Sir Adrian Boult
Elgar: Introduction and Allegro for Strings, Op. 47: II. Allegro on Elgar: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 2 - In the South - Serenade for Strings - Introduction & Allegro by Edward Elgar & Sir Adrian Boult
Deep in My Soul on Deep In My Soul by Lisa Friend
Don't Lose Sight on Don't Lose Sight by Rodney Friend
Air de Ballet d'Ascanio on Deep In My Soul by Lisa Friend
Medley on Deep In My Soul by Lisa Friend
Symphony No. 4 in G Major: IV. Sehr behaglich [with soprano solo] on Mahler 50 by Gustav Mahler & Various Artists

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Kreisler FavouritesRodney Friend, Michael Isador1978Album
Sir Adrian Boult Conducts String Music Of Vaughan WilliamsRalph Vaughan Williams, Sir Adrian Boult, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Rodney Friend, Russell Gilbert, John Chambers, Alexander Cameron1976Album
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