List of works known to be commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society
Mancinelli Romantic Overture
German Have you any news of my boy Jack? (song)
Vaughan Williams Symphony No 9
Walton Variations on a Theme of Hindemith
Hoddinott Variants for Orchestra
Musgrave Clarinet Concerto
Lutoslawski Cello Concerto
Joubert Symphony No 2
Cooke Symphony No 4
Simpson Symphony No 8
Musgrave and Bennett Moving into Aquarius
Panufnik Symphony No 9
Burgon Title Divine (song cycle)
Arnold Cello Concerto
Saxton Paraphrase on Mozart’s Idomeneo
Humphrey Burton, first head of Music and Arts, BBC; founder/presenter of Young Musician of the Year and joint founder of the RPS Music Awards in 1989.
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