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Geoffrey Self (1930-2008)

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Geoffrey Self MPhil BMus (1930-2008)

Severnside Composers Alliance regrets to announce that our greatly respected member, Geoffrey Self died at home in Bridgwater on October 20th 2008. His ashes are interred in the churchyard of St. Euny, Redruth.

Geoffrey was Somerset County Music Organiser from 1959, and Head of Music at Cornwall College from 1964 for 17 years. He conducted the Somerset County Orchestra (1959-64) and Cornwall Symphony Orchestra (1972-81), receiving the honour of the Gorsedd Shield for services to music in Cornwall in 1981. He authored six books, including a highly acclaimed study of E.J. Moeran and, most recently, Light Music in Britain (2001) published by Ashgate. He composed works for orchestra, chamber groups, piano, organ, SATB and songs, several of which have been published by Novello and Animus.

Read more: Geoffrey Self - An Appreciation


The SCA online database currently lists 1 scores by Geoffrey Self (1930-2008).
Title Year Instrumentation Mins      Other Information                                         Audio View score Publ.
Sonatina 1 19 Piano 7-8 Released on CD Dunelm DRD0238, SCA  N/A N/A  



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