Peter Warlock

Peter Warlock

Real Name:
Philip Arnold Heseltine
Profile:
Anglo-Welsh composer and music critic.

He was the father of Brian Sewell (3).

Born: 30th October 1894, in London, England.
Died: 17th December 1930, in London, England. [suicide, aged 36]

Philip Arnold Heseltine. Real name used for his activities as a composer.
He had a close friendship with Frederick Delius who wrote a biography about him (1923) and wrote in the same year, a serenade to mark the 60th birthday of Delius.
For a short time he had a friendship with writer D. H. Lawrence . Influence by the Dutch composer Bernard Van Dieren (1887-1936).
Heseltine had a great interest in folk songs and music from the time of Elizabeth I, which can be heard in his "Capriol suite". He also studied Celtic culture and language. Under his own name he published many articles about the implementation of "old" music.
In 1930 he died from the effects of carbon monoxide poisoning.
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Peter Warlock Discography

Albums

CLP 3636 Britten*, Howells*, Joubert*, Vaughan Williams*, Warlock* - Westminster Abbey Choir*, Douglas Guest, Simon Preston Britten*, Howells*, Joubert*, Vaughan Williams*, Warlock* - Westminster Abbey Choir*, Douglas Guest, Simon Preston - Christmas Music From Westminster Abbey(LP, Mono) His Master's Voice CLP 3636 UK 1967 Sell This Version
UNS 249 Peter Warlock Merry-Go-Down (Songs, Catches And Poems, Sociable, Amorous And Bibulous) (LP) Unicorn Herald UNS 249 UK 1971 Sell This Version
CSD. 3705 Walter Leigh, John Ireland, George Butterworth, Peter Warlock, E. J. Moeran*, English Sinfonia, Neville Dilkes Walter Leigh, John Ireland, George Butterworth, Peter Warlock, E. J. Moeran*, English Sinfonia, Neville Dilkes - Concertino For Harpsichord And String Orchestra / The Holy Boy / Two English Idylls / Capriol Suite / Lonely Waters / Whythorne's Shadow(LP) His Master's Voice CSD. 3705 UK 1972 Sell This Version
SHE 504 Peter Warlock - The Elizabethan Singers, Herrick Bunney, Morys Davies, Heather Kay, Jennifer Partridge, Malcolm Rudland Peter Warlock - The Elizabethan Singers, Herrick Bunney, Morys Davies, Heather Kay, Jennifer Partridge, Malcolm Rudland - Choral Music And Songs(LP) Pearl SHE 504 UK 1972 Sell This Version
SHE 510 Peter Warlock - James Griffett, Haffner String Quartet, Mary Murdoch, Mary Ryan Peter Warlock - James Griffett, Haffner String Quartet, Mary Murdoch, Mary Ryan - The Curlew (And 12 Songs For Solo Voice And Instruments)(LP) Pearl SHE 510 UK 1973 Sell This Version
SDD 444 Holst* / Vaughan Williams* / Ireland* / Moeran* / Bax* / Warlock* / John McCabe (2) Holst* / Vaughan Williams* / Ireland* / Moeran* / Bax* / Warlock* / John McCabe (2) - Pastorale(LP, Album) Ace Of Diamonds SDD 444 UK 1974 Sell This Version
HQS 1325 Peter Warlock / Vaughan Williams* / Ian Partridge / David Butt / Janet Craxton / Music Group Of London* Peter Warlock / Vaughan Williams* / Ian Partridge / David Butt / Janet Craxton / Music Group Of London* - The Curlew / Four Hymns / Merciless Beauty(LP) His Master's Voice HQS 1325 UK 1974 Sell This Version
PLE 054 Britten*Rawsthorne*Chagrin*Warlock* - Nicolas Flagello / Orchestra Da Camera Di Roma Britten*Rawsthorne*Chagrin*Warlock* - Nicolas Flagello / Orchestra Da Camera Di Roma - 20th Century English Music(LP) Peters International PLE 054 US 1977 Sell This Version
LP-57 de Boismortier* / Scheidt* / Woodcock* / Byrd* / Lyne* / Pergament* / Hindemith* / Warlock* - Musica Dolce* de Boismortier* / Scheidt* / Woodcock* / Byrd* / Lyne* / Pergament* / Hindemith* / Warlock* - Musica Dolce* - Musica Dolce(LP, Gat) BIS LP-57 Sweden 1977 Sell This Version
PLE 087 Nielsen* / Sibelius* / Warlock* Nielsen* / Sibelius* / Warlock* - Music Of Nielsen / Sibelius / Warlock(LP, Album) PETERS INTERNATIONAL PLE 087 US 1977 Sell This Version
DSLO 27 Peter Warlock, Robert Tear, Geoffrey Parsons (2), Wilfred Parry, The Louis Halsey Singers, Louis Halsey Peter Warlock, Robert Tear, Geoffrey Parsons (2), Wilfred Parry, The Louis Halsey Singers, Louis Halsey - Songs, Partsongs And Carols(LP, Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre DSLO 27 UK 1978 Sell This Version
MG 35190 English Chamber Orchestra, The*, José Luis Garcia* - Boyce* / Vaughan Williams* / Delius* / Purcell* / Handel* / Elgar* / Warlock* / Vivaldi* English Chamber Orchestra, The*, José Luis Garcia* - Boyce* / Vaughan Williams* / Delius* / Purcell* / Handel* / Elgar* / Warlock* / Vivaldi* - The Art Of The English Chamber Orchestra(2xLP, Album, Promo) Columbia Masterworks MG 35190 US 1979 Sell This Version
NB 9018 Vaughan Williams*Warlock* / Ian Partridge Vaughan Williams*Warlock* / Ian Partridge - On Wenlock Edge • The Curlew (Comp, Album) Arabesque Recordings NB 9018 US 1980 Sell This Version
OUP 155/6 Ivor GurneyR. Vaughan Williams*Frederick DeliusPeter WarlockIan PartridgeJennifer Partridge Ivor GurneyR. Vaughan Williams*Frederick DeliusPeter WarlockIan PartridgeJennifer Partridge - English Songs(2xLP, Gat) Oxford University Press OUP 155/6 UK 1980 Sell This Version
A66026 Finzi* / Warlock* / Moeran* / Somervell* / Parry* / Gurney* / Plumstead* / Coates* / Quilter* - Graham Trew, Roger Vignoles Finzi* / Warlock* / Moeran* / Somervell* / Parry* / Gurney* / Plumstead* / Coates* / Quilter* - Graham Trew, Roger Vignoles - Songs To Shakespeare(LP) Hyperion A66026 UK 1981 Sell This Version
SMC5035 Ralph Vaughan Williams / Warlock* / Harty* - Edmonton Symphony Orchestra*Uri Mayer Ralph Vaughan Williams / Warlock* / Harty* - Edmonton Symphony Orchestra*Uri Mayer - Orchestral Suites Of The British Isles = Suites Britanniques Pour Orchestre (Album) CBC Records SMC5035 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
A66085 Graham Trew, Roger Vignoles - Parry* / Stanford* / Bridge* / Delius* / Quilter* / Somervell* / Browne* / Head* / Warlock* / Gibbs* / Hadley* Graham Trew, Roger Vignoles - Parry* / Stanford* / Bridge* / Delius* / Quilter* / Somervell* / Browne* / Head* / Warlock* / Gibbs* / Hadley* - Songs Of England(LP) Hyperion A66085 UK 1984 Sell This Version
CHAN 8375 Holst* - Elgar* - Warlock* - Ireland*, The Bournemouth Sinfonietta*, George Hurst Holst* - Elgar* - Warlock* - Ireland*, The Bournemouth Sinfonietta*, George Hurst - English Music For Strings(CD) Chandos CHAN 8375 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
SRCS.120 Holst*, Warlock* - London Philharmonic Orchestra*, Nicholas Braithwaite, Sir Adrian Boult, London Symphony Orchestra* Holst*, Warlock* - London Philharmonic Orchestra*, Nicholas Braithwaite, Sir Adrian Boult, London Symphony Orchestra* - Suite De Ballet / An Old Song / Serenade / Capriol (Suite For Full Orchestra)(LP) Lyrita Recorded Edition SRCS.120 UK 1985 Sell This Version
CHAN 8643 Warlock* - Luxon* & Willison* Warlock* - Luxon* & Willison* - Warlock Songs(CD, Album) Chandos, Chandos Digital CHAN 8643 UK 1988 Sell This Version
7761-2-RC Guildhall String Ensemble, Holst*, Delius*, Ireland*, Finzi*, Walton*, Elgar*, Warlock* Guildhall String Ensemble, Holst*, Delius*, Ireland*, Finzi*, Walton*, Elgar*, Warlock* - English Music For Strings(CD) RCA Victor Red Seal 7761-2-RC US 1988 Sell This Version
CHAN 8808 E. J. Moeran*, Peter Warlock, Ulster Orchestra, Vernon Handley E. J. Moeran*, Peter Warlock, Ulster Orchestra, Vernon Handley - Moeran: Serenade • Nocturne Warlock: Capriol Suite • Serenade(CD, Album) Chandos CHAN 8808 UK 1990 Sell This Version
CCD 1053 Peter Warlock / Allegri Singers Conducted By Louis Halsey / Margaret Cable Peter Warlock / Allegri Singers Conducted By Louis Halsey / Margaret Cable - The Frostbound Wood - Christmas Music By Peter Warlock(CD) Continuum CCD 1053 Europe 1992 Sell This Version
CDA66736 Peter Warlock - John Mark Ainsley, Roger Vignoles Peter Warlock - John Mark Ainsley, Roger Vignoles - Songs By Peter Warlock(CD) Hyperion CDA66736 UK 1994 Sell This Version
NI 7019 Holst* / Albinoni* / Warlock* / Pachelbel* / Grieg* / Barber* Holst* / Albinoni* / Warlock* / Pachelbel* / Grieg* / Barber* - Orchestral Favourites Volume I - Pachebel's 'Canon'(CD, Album) Nimbus Records NI 7019 UK 1995 Sell This Version

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