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Books, articles and talks about Robert Simpson

cover: The Power of Robert Simpson"The Power of Robert Simpson – A Biography", by Donald Macauley, Xlibris (2013). ISBN-13 978-1479794379 (PB); 978-1479794386 (HB); 978-1479794393 (eBook).

cover: Robert Simpson, Composer"Robert Simpson, Composer: Essays, Interviews, Recollections", Edited by Jürgen Schaarwächter, Foreword by Angela Simpson, Hildesheim: Georg Olms (2013). ISBN-13 9783487150031 Contents.

"The Symphonies of Robert Simpson", Edited by Robert Matthew Walker, Alfred Lengnick & Co Ltd. London (1991). ISBN-10 1873343043, ISBN-13 978-1873343043.

"Robert Simpson, 50th Birthday Essays", Edited by Edward Johnson, Triad Press, London (1971).

TONIC Vols 1-18. Journal of the Robert Simpson Society. Volume 11 is now available online as a PDF file.

"Robert Simpson's Symphonic Appetite", Callum MacDonald. Recorded talk with musical examples, Dunholm Publicity Ltd (1993). CDs (DRD0011) or cassettes of this talk are available from Divine Art.

"Conflict, Momentum and the Will of the Tonalist", Simon Phillippo, M.Phil. dissertation, University of Cambridge, 1997.

"Robert Simpson's Third Symphony: Sources and Influences", Martin Ratcliffe, Ph.D. dissertation, Royal Holloway College, University of London (1998).

"The Symphonism of Robert Simpson", Simon Phillippo, Ph.D. dissertation, University of Cambridge, 2000.

Northcott on Simpson, Tempo, No 135.

"Robert Simpson's New Way (String Quartet No 8)", Lionel Pike. Tempo, No 153, Jun 1985, p20-29.

"Robert Simpson's Ninth", Stephen Johnson. The Musical Times, Vol 128, April 1987, p196-199.

"Robert Simpson's Ninth Symphony", Lionel Pike. Tempo, No 170, Sept 1989, p19-23.

"Robert Simpson as Symphonist", Matthew Taylor. Music and Musicians International, Vol 38 No 12, August 1990, p14-16.

"Robert Simpson: his Fifth Symphony at the Proms", Mark Doran. The Musical Times, Vol 131 No 1770, August 1990, p422-423.

"Robert Simpson's Tenth Symphony", John Pickard. The Musical Times, Vol 132 No 1775, Jan 1991, p703-705.

"Robert Simpson: our Major Symphonist", Robert Matthew-Walker. Musical Opinion, Vol 114 No 1359, Mar 1991, p83-85.

"The Perpetual Striver", Simon Phillippo. The Musical Times, Vol 139 No 1865, Winter 1998, p25-30.

"Symphonic Momentum and Post-Tonal Dramas: Robert Simpson's First Symphony", Simon Phillippo. Tempo, No 209, July 1999, p2-6.

"An introduction to the String Quartets of Robert Simpson", Callum MacDonald. Recorded talk with musical examples, Dunelm Records Ltd (1999). CDs (DRD0110) or cassettes of this talk are available from Divine Art.

"Robert Simpson" Lecture by Malcolm MacDonald, Wigmore Hall, 2000.

Articles written following Simpson's death on November 21 1997 may be found on the Obituaries and Tributes page