Tintagel ~ Arnold Bax

  • BAX Tintagel

    A symphonic tone poem. (Tin TAH jel) an English town south of London on the Cornish coast near Cornwall. Said to be the land of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Bax spent a few weeks in the village of Tintagel with lover, pianist, Harriet Cohen. He dedicated the tone poem to her.

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    Sir Arnold Edward Trevor Bax, KCVO (8 November 1883 – 3 October 1953) was an English composer and poet. His musical style blended elements of romanticism and impressionism, often with influences from Irish literature and landscape. His orchestral scores are noted for their complexity and colourful instrumentation.

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