English composer born in London in 1905, died in 1998. He wrote five operas, numerous orchestral works including four symphonies, solo vocal music and chamber music.
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Homage from the Peace Pledge Union after its president Michael Tippett died. Biography is mingled with interpretation as his long-time pacifism is explained and promoted.
Wikipedia entry with biography and summary of musical style, genres, and overall output plus internal references to related people and topics and external links.
Filmography at IMDb listing movies and television shows based upon his operas or otherwise using his compositions.
Entry at the Lied and Art Songs Text Page with list of vocal works and links to public domain texts.
Michael Tippett (1905-1998)
Brief biographical sketch, caricature, summaries of operas and orchestral, vocal and choral, and chamber music with Naxos discography.
Sir Michael Tippett
Tore Steenslid tribute includes his own writings about the composer with those of others. Includes reflections, interview, study of his operas, CD reviews, photographs, and related links.
Sir Michael Tippett (1905 - 1998)
An essay written by David Wright (originally in 1976) examines his personality and political leanings, showing how he could make polar changes in brief periods of time.
Sir Michael Tippett: Interview
David Peat in conversation with Sir Michael. The composer talks about the act of composition, the nature of his creativity, the importance of Carl Jung in his work, and various other aspects of his personal spirituality.
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