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OF COMPOSER, EDWARD GOLD
My style tends towards a French sound with a German
structural approach. I try to keep some sense of harmonic and melodic
direction as well as clarity in whatever I write. I think my being
eclectic is appropriate to the present time since I feel much of the
twentieth century was too narrowly based, with its pointless insistence
on atonality and serialism. Perhaps we need to go to the opposite
extreme for a while. My own occasional use of atonality and serial
techniques is always under the guidance of my ear and may have, as some
have suggested, a tonal basis after all.
My Symphony No 1, based on Tennyson's Idylls of the King, has been placed on YouTube with narration and matching graphics, by Duane Mazey.
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Elgar, Brahms, Liszt, Schumann, Delius and myself, Edward