Judith Bingham

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Judith Bingham is a British composer and mezzo-soprano singer.

Born in Nottingham[1] on 21 June 1952[2] and educated at High Storrs Grammar School for Girls in Sheffield,[3] she attended the Royal Academy of Music (1970–73), where her teachers were Malcolm MacDonald, Eric Fenby, Alan Bush and John Hall (composition), and Jean Austin-Dobson (singing). After leaving, she continued her composition studies privately with Hans Keller (1974–80). She is a Fellow of the Royal Northern College of Music.[4]


List of works[edit]

  • Chartres (orchestral), 1988
  • Beyond Redemption (orchestral), 1994–5
  • The Temple at Karnak (orchestral), 1996[5]
  • Passaggio (concerto for bassoon and orchestra), 1998
  • The Shooting Star (concerto for trumpet and orchestra), 1999
  • Salt in the Blood (for choir and brass orchestra), 1995
  • The Darkness Is No Darkness (for choir and organ), 1993
  • First Light (for choir and brass orchestra), 2001
  • The Snows Descend (for brass orchestra), 1997
  • The Secret Garden (Botanical fantasy for SATB and organ), 2004

References[edit]

  • S. Fuller and N. LeFanu, eds.: 'Reclaiming the Muse', Contemporary Music Review, xi (1994), 37
  • 'Composer in interview: Judith Bingham': Mark Doran in conversation with Judith Bingham, Tempo, Vol 58, No.230 (2004)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.musicweb-international.com/programme_notes/bingham_mile.htm, accessed 9 April
  2. ^ ‘BINGHAM, Judith Caroline’, Who's Who 2012, A & C Black, 2012; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2011; online edn, Nov 2011 accessed 9 April 2012
  3. ^ Debrett's People Of Today 2011
  4. ^ "Fellows and Honorary Members". Royal Northern College of Music. 
  5. ^ BBC – Music – Judith Bingham

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