John Pitts (composer)

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John Pitts, sometimes credited as John Michael Pitts, is a British composer, who studied Music at Bristol and Manchester Universities.[1] He was winner of the Philharmonia Orchestra Martin Musical Scholarship Fund Composition Prize 2003, and twice SPNM-shortlisted.[2] Composer of the album of piano music "Intensely Pleasant Music: 7 Airs & Fantasias and other piano music".[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10] His setting of O Little Town of Bethlehem features on The Naxos Book of Carols sung by Tonus Peregrinus,[11] and his hymn Thy Way, Not Mine is included in Hymns and Songs of the Church,[12] another Naxos recording of Tonus Peregrinus.[13] Composer of "Are You Going?" for piano six hands. He is the younger brother of the British composer Antony Pitts.

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  1. ^ John Pitts: Changes+; Toccata; 7 Airs & Fantasias for solo piano | Musical Opinion. Find Articles. Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  2. ^ "intensely pleasant music by John Pitts"[self-published source?]
  3. ^ http://cd.tp/ipm08
  4. ^ Album: Steven Kings, Intensely Pleasant Music: 7 Airs & Fantasias by John Pitts (TP/IPM) – Reviews, Classical. The Independent (17 April 2009). Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  5. ^ Pitts Kings CDTPIPM08 [JW]: Classical Music Reviews – May 2009 MusicWeb-International. Musicweb-international.com. Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  6. ^ PITTS Airs CDTPIPM08 [JF]: Classical CD Reviews – April 2009 MusicWeb-International. Musicweb-international.com (21 August 2008). Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  7. ^ Intensely Pleasant Music: 7 Airs & Fantasias and Other Piano Music By John Pitts: Steven Kings: Amazon.co.uk: MP3 Downloads. Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  8. ^ John Pitts, Steven Kings – 7 Airs & Fantasias And Other Piano Music | CROSS RHYTHMS REVIEW. Crossrhythms.co.uk (25 June 2009). Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  9. ^ Intensely pleasant music. Opusmusica.com. Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  10. ^ Classical Music :: The Classical Source :: John Pitts: Seven Airs & Fantasias :: Classical Music. The Classical Source (21 August 2008). Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  11. ^ www.naxoscarols.com. www.naxoscarols.com. Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  12. ^ Gibbons: Hymns and Songs of the Church / Tonus Peregrinus. HBDirect. Retrieved on 20 October 2011.
  13. ^ Hymns and Songs of the Church. Shop.thewelcomestranger.org. Retrieved on 20 October 2011.