Richard Rodney Bennett

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    Three Preludes (2006 Remastered Version): No. 1 in B flatRichard Rodney Bennett
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    Three Preludes: No. 3 in E-Flat MinorRichard Rodney Bennett
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    Someone to watch over me (Oh, Kay!, 1926) (2006 Remastered Version)Richard Rodney Bennett
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    Two Waltzes in C (from Pardon my English)Richard Rodney Bennett
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    Marigold, Op.78 (1996 Remastered Version)Richard Rodney Bennett
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        Bennett showed early promise as an exceptional musical talent and was encouraged by his mother, a student of Holst and a skilled pianist and composer. At the age of 16 he was writing 12-tone compositions, even though this technique was barely recognized in the British musical community. He accepted a scholarship at the RAM, where he studied with Berkeley and Ferguson. During this time several of his works were performed in London, including the cantata A Nocturnal Upon St. Lucy'... Read more

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