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|This splendid case-bound and gold-blocked volume is a pleasure to hold and an essential adjunct to Lewis Foreman’s biography of the composer. One is extremely grateful to Colin Scott-Sutherland and others who have supplied material to make this invaluable collection possible.|
|—Stephen Lloyd, MusicWeb International and BMS News|
|This sumptuously presented book is a prominent landmark in the Bax literature and another magus-key to one window into Bax’s musical legacy: a magical casement indeed.|
|—Rob Barnett, British Music Society News 92 (December 2001)|
September 2001 saw the publication of the collected poems of Dermot O’Byrne (Sir Arnold Bax’s literary pseudonym) in the form of a substantial volume entitled IDEALA. This fascinating book, containing poems, love letters, music and other writings by those who knew him intimately, is edited and introduced by Bax’s first biographer, Colin Scott-Sutherland (Arnold Bax, Dent, 1973).
This sumptuous book contains 320 pages with nearly 90 illustrations, including an edition of The Princess’s Rose Garden, and is hard-bound and gold-blocked. Reviews have been numerous and very positive; the quotations shown at the head of this page are chosen at random, so click the Reload button to see others.
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Love Letters and Poems of Arnold Bax
Edited by Colin Scott-Sutherland
|3||Poems in Red Notebook|
|4||First (typed) Collection|
|5||Letters to Isobel Hodgson|
|6||‘Seafoam and Firelight’|
|7||Letters to Mary Field|
|8||Second (typed) Collection|
|9||Harriet Cohen and ‘The Princess’s Rose Garden’|
|11||‘Verses’ – Third (typed) Collection|
|12||‘Love Poems of a Musician’|
|13||‘A Dublin Ballad and Other Poems’|
|14||Memoir ‘The Two Brothers’ (Francis Colmer)|
|16||Index of Poems|
Catalogue code: FM091 • Published: September 2001
Entry last updated: 21st July 2010