Geoffrey Allen: Music For Woodwinds

It’s entirely possible we’ve played this more than even the composer; it’s pleasant background music, and we kept just pressing play, and although nothing really sticks in the head, it’s always interesting. llen was born in 1927 and studied chemistry and geography at Oxford, going on to work in Australian libraries, latterly at the University […]

Peter Hope: Wind Blown

Hope is best known as a composer of light music — his Ring Of Kerry is palatable and easy to listen to, so easy that it was used as test card music back in the day (you can find anything on YouTube). Petit Point is similar, the kind of music Monty Python would use in […]