1968 in British music

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1960s in music in the UK
Number-one singles
Number-one albums
Best-selling singles
Best-selling albums
Summaries and charts
1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964
1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969
1959 1970
Top 10 singles
1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964
1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969
1959 1970

This is a summary of 1968 in music in the United Kingdom.

Events[edit]

Charts[edit]

Classical music[edit]

New works[edit]

  • Peter Maxwell Davies
    • Stedman Caters
    • Stedman Doubles (revised version)
    • Fantasia on a Ground and 2 Pavans (after Purcell)
    • Epistrophe for two pianos
    • L’homme armé
  • John TavenerThe Whale (cantata)

Opera[edit]

Film and Incidental music[edit]

Musical theatre[edit]

Musical films[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vocal Selections: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Milwaukee, WI: Hal Leonard. 1994. ISBN 978-0-7935-3427-2. 
  2. ^ "About The Show". The Really Useful Group. Archived from the original on 25 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-29. 
  3. ^ "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat". AndrewLloydWebber.com. 1991. Archived from the original on 23 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-08. 
  4. ^ Reed, Philip & Cooke, Mervyn (eds). Letters from a Life: The Selected Letters of Benjamin Britten, Vol. 6 1966-1976. Boydell Press, 2012. p. 222