PERCY GRAINGER
Composer, Pianist, Musicologist
(1882 - 1961)



Wikipedia biography

Wikipedia list of works

Works list with discography information (AllMusic)

Discography: Percy Grainger as pianist (AllMusic)

The Grainger Edition (Chandos Records) - 19 volumes

The International Percy Grainger Society






PERCY GRAINGER CONCERT
AT BAYLOR UNIVERSITY
1946



(Click on links to hear audio files)

Daniel Sternberg interviews Percy Grainger
on radio station KWTX


CONCERT PROGRAMME

Thursday, May 16, 1946, 8:15 P.M.
Waco Hall
[Baylor University, Waco, Texas]

Children’s March .   .   .    .    .    .    .    .     .    .    .    .    .    .    .    Grainger

Irish Tune from County Derry .    .     .     .    .    .    .    .    .     Grainger, arr.
The Golden Wave Band, Mr. Morse, conductor

Fantasia and Fugue, G Minor    .    .    .    .       .    .    .    .    .        Bach-Liszt
Mr. Grainger, pianist

From “Lincolnshire Posy”    .    .    .    .    .    .      .    .    .    .    .      Grainger
1.    “Dublin Bay”
2.    “Harkstow Grange”
(A miser and his man – a local tragedy)
6.    “The Lost Lady Found”
(Dance Song)
The Golden Wave Band, Mr. Grainger, conductor

Nola    .    .    .    .    .    .    .    .    .       .    .    .    .    .    .    .    .    .    Felix Arndt
“Love Walked In”    .    .    .    .      .    .    .    .    .    . .    .    .     Gershwin-Grainger
“Islamey,” Oriental Fantasy    .        .    .    .    .    .    .    . .    .    .     Balakirev
Mr. Grainger, pianist

INTERMISSION

The Power of Rome and the Christian Heart    . .    .    .    .    .    .     Grainger
The Golden Wave Band
University String Orchestra
Dan Nicholson, organist
Emma Sue Depwe, pianist
Percy Grainger, conductor

Final Announcements


















NEWSPAPER ARTICLES from the Waco Tribune-Herald:

May 5, 1946:  Preview of May 16 concert at Baylor

May 12, 1946:  Preview of May 16 concert at Baylor

February 16, 1958:  Lengthy article about Grainger in advance of his February 18 concert at Baylor, in which he conducted or performed the following works:
1982 LP "The Unknown Grainger" by the University of Central Florida Wind Ensemble conducted by Jerry Gardner (ZIP file)


AUDIO FILE: PERCY GRAINGER PERFORMING THE DELIUS PIANO CONCERTO (fragment)

In the summer of 1943, Percy Grainger served as an instructor and performer at the Interlochen Music Camp in Michigan.
On July 31, 1943, Grainger was soloist in the Delius Piano Concerto, with the National High School Orchestra conducted by Thor Johnson.
A recording of the first portion of the performance has survived; it is the only known recording of Grainger playing the Delius Concerto.
Thanks to Leo J. Gillis, Archivist at the Interlochen Center for the Arts for making this recording available.

Audio file:   
TinyURL: https://preview.tinyurl.com/vsml92t
Full URL: www.thompsonian.info/Delius-Piano-Concerto-fragment-Percy-Grainger-piano-Interlochen-concert-1943-07-31.mp3 

Photo:
TinyURL: https://preview.tinyurl.com/tdjlhlm
Full URL: www.thompsonian.info/Delius-Piano-Concerto-fragment-Percy-Grainger-piano-Interlochen-concert-1943-07-31-photo.pdf

Program page:
TinyURL: https://preview.tinyurl.com/w4oytwk
Full URL: www.thompsonian.info/Delius-Piano-Concerto-fragment-Percy-Grainger-piano-Interlochen-concert-1943-07-31-Programme.pdf




NEWSPAPER ARTICLES ABOUT PERCY GRAINGER AND THE DELIUS PIANO CONCERTO:

1915-11-21 New York Tribune
1935-03-07 Sydney Morning Herald
1943-07-30 Lansing State Journal
1950-06-18 Long Beach Independent
1958-03-12 Cincinnati Enquirer






ONLINE AUDIO PROGRAMS ABOUT GRAINGER'S MUSIC:


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