1950 in British music

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1950s in music in the UK
Number-one singles
Number-one albums
Best-selling singles
Best-selling albums
Summaries and charts
1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954
1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959
1949 1960
Top 10/12 singles
1952, 1953, 1954
1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959
1960

This is a summary of 1950 in music in the United Kingdom.

Events[edit]

Classical music: new works[edit]

Opera[edit]

Film and Incidental music[edit]

Musical theatre[edit]

Musical films[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mitchell, Donald (ed) (2004). Letters From A Life: Selected Letters of Benjamin Britten, Vol. 3 1946-51. London: Faber and Faber. ISBN 0-571-22282-X. p. 533
  2. ^ "Hymnus Paradisi". The Musical Times (Musical Times Publications Ltd.) 91 (1291): 352–353. September 1950. doi:10.2307/935574. JSTOR 935574. 
  3. ^ A recent BBC radio program (May 12, 2012) , The First LP in Ireland commemorates Ennis and Lomax's Irish collaboration.
  4. ^ John Szwed, Alan Lomax: The Man Who Recorded the World (New York: Viking, 2010), p. 251.
  5. ^ Notable Twentieth Century Pianists by John Gillespie and Anna Gillespie c.1995 p.570
  6. ^ Webb, Stanley; Patrick Russill. "Ralph Downes". Grove Music Online (subscription access). Oxford University Press. Retrieved 2007-04-30. 
  7. ^ Operaglass Opera Composers: C
  8. ^ Naxos bio
  9. ^ The Musical Times, 91 (1294): pp. 481–482
  10. ^ Inglis Gundry, "Some of the operas of Inglis Gundry"
  11. ^ Operaglass Opera Composers: L
  12. ^ Who was Who. (1941) London: Adam & Charles Black, 2nd ed. 1967, Vol. IV, 1941-1950, pp. 803-804.
  13. ^ Thomas Wood, by Philip Scowcroft
  14. ^ "Moeran's Unfinished Symphony", Rhoderick McNeill, The Musical Times, Vol. 121, No. 1654 (Dec 1980), pp. 771-773+775-777 Article Stable URL: [1]