Breaks much new ground and is full of observations that force the reader to think. MUSIC AND LETTERS Anyone interested in Lennox Berkeley...would benefit by reading this book. DELIUS SOCIETYThe author is to be congratulated on yet another musical labour of love. THIS ENGLAND --Various
Marvellously lucid book which fills a gap on the shelves devoted to twentieth-century music. --Independent
Berkeley's character emerges through his music, through interviews with family, colleagues and pupils (including son Michael, Julian Bream and John Tavener) and through correspondence... Berkeley emerges as one of the most significant musical figures of the twentieth century. --Classic FM
About the Author
PETER DICKINSON is Head of Music at the Institute of United States Studies at the University of London and an Emeritus Professor of the Universities of Keele and London.