"Cups and boxes" (1951), oil on canvas, 22.5 x 50 cm, of the painter Giorgio Morandi, contemporary of Leighton (Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf)

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Kenneth Leighton


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The composer Kenneth Leighton, who wrote music for orchestra, chamber and vocal music, was born in Wakefield on the second October 1929, the same year of the composers Bloch, Bohác, Bredemeyer, Buenaventura, Cannon, Denisov, Devreese, Farberman, Gaslini, Glebov, Hoddinott, Kersters, Kohoutek, Kopytman, Kunz, Londra, Mamangakis, Mamiya, Mayuzumi, Mestres-Quadreny, Nelson, Pousseur, Previn, Schäffer, Sculthorpe, Terteryan, Turok, Tüzün. He died in Edinburgh on the 24th August 1988

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Music examples MIDI ed Mp3 of 1900


"Columba" was performed in Glasgow on the 16th of June 1981

Kenneth Leighton


"Shall I compare thee to a summer's day", text of William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

"The Tyger" (Tiger! Tiger! burning bright), text of William Blake (1757-1827)

"Under the greenwood tree", text of William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

"Fear no more the heat of the sun" (Fear no more the heat o' the sun), text of William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

"Sigh no more Ladies" (Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more), text of William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

"Come away, death" (Come away, come away, death), text of William Shakespeare (1564-1616)


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