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Born: 09 March 1927 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canad

Genre: Classical

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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 includes ballets, chamber operas and many choral pieces. Many of his later works are known as collage pieces that utilize text and theatre as well as music. This method of composition is evident in the series Canada Dash, Canada Dot, commissioned by the CBC. Becker insists that he is not a nationalist....
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John Beckwith: The Trumpets of Summer, Taking a Stand, Synthetic Trios, Stacey (Canadian Composers Portraits), John Beckwith
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  • $35.99
  • Genres: Classical, Music
  • Released: 01 April 2012

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