John Beckwith

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Beckwith studied at Toronto University and in Paris with Boulanger. He served as a teacher for Toronto University and as music critic and columnist for the =Toronto Star.= A prolific composer, his work…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Psalm 118, O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is
Circle with Tangents, for harpsichord & orchestra Concerto
Stacey, song cycle for voice & piano 1997 Vocal Music
Etudes, for piano 1983 Keyboard
Lines Overlapping, for harpsichord & banjo 1997 Chamber Music
Psalm 47, for chorus Choral
Keyboard practice, for 10 keyboard instruments, 4 performers 1979 Keyboard
Ut re mi fa sol, 6 fantasies for guitar 2013 Chamber Music
For Starters, for brass ensemble 1984 Chamber Music
Serenade, for voice & piano Vocal Music
Upper Canadian hymn preludes, for organ & optional tape
March, March!, four short pieces for piano 2001 Keyboard
Harp of David for chorus Choral
Fractions, for Carrillo piano & string quartet 2006 Chamber Music
Ringaround, for harpsichord & harp 1998 Chamber Music
Lyrics (5) of the T'ang Dynasty, for voice & piano, No. 5, Parting at a Wine Shop 1947 Vocal Music
Round and Round, for orchestra 1991 Orchestral
Voluntaries (6) for keyboard Keyboard
Lyrics (5) of the T'ang Dynasty, for voice & piano, No. 3, The Inlaid Harp 1947 Vocal Music
String quartet 1979 Chamber Music
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