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Marian Ursula Arkwright
1863 - 1922
Great Britain, England
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M.U. Arkwright
Marian Arkwright (25/01/1863 - 23/03/1922), a female English composer (born in Norwich). She studied music at Durham University receiving her B.Mus. in 1895 and a Doctorate from the same university in 1913 She pursued a career as a composer and in later life as a conductor of The Newbury Orchestral Union. Her brother, was the musicologist Godfrey Edward Pellew Arkwright (1864 - 1944). She died while residing at Highclere, Newbury, Berkshire. Her estate was quite substantial for its time amounting to 18,755. She remained unmarried.
Requiem
Period:Expressionism
Composed in:1914
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
This requiem mass (1914) is for soprano, baritone, 8vv choir and orchestra. Premiere: 21/04/2015, in Newbury, conducted by Marian Arkwright.