James Douglas (composer)

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James Douglas

James Douglas (born 1932) is a Composer, Accompanist, Conductor, Recording artist and Organist.

Douglas was born in Dumbarton. He was based in Edinburgh. He moved to live in North West Scotland in 2006. Douglas has composed a wide variety of music: instrumental, choral, organ, flute, orchestral, wind, brass and violin.[citation needed]


Solo Piano and Organ recitalist; Accompanist for Vocal Masterclasses throughout Europe; Deputy Organist, St. Thomas' Church, Edinburgh, 1948–50; Director of Music, Nicolson Square Church, Edinburgh, 1953–63; Mayfield Church, Edinburgh, 1963–69; Reid Memorial Church, Edinburgh, 1969–73; Music Staff, The Edinburgh Academy, 1967–1979; Director of Music, Christ Church, Edinburgh, 1986–91; Director of Ensemble, 'The Glorious Company', 2004- Records exclusively for Caritas Records (distribution global).[citation needed]


Composer James Douglas' education, includes: Edinburgh, Paris, Munich, Salzburg and London (LRAM and ARCM). Debut: Wienersaal (Mozarteum), Salzburg, 1951.[citation needed]

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