Buxton Orr (18 April 1924 – 27 December 1997) was a Glasgow-born Anglo-Scottish composer. Originally trained as a doctor, Orr gave up medicine and switched to music, studying composition with Benjamin Frankel and conducting with Aylmer Buesst. Best known for his personal application of serial technique and for several virtuoso instrumental fantasies on well-known operatic themes, he was also active for a time in the film industry as well as being an energetic and influential teacher. His music includes works in all genres, including songs, chamber music, works for brass and wind band, orchestral music, opera and music theatre as well as film scores. In 1990 he gave up regular teaching to devote more time to composition, and lived in the Wye Valley until his death. He was not related to the

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  • Buxton Orr (18 April 1924 – 27 December 1997) was a Glasgow-born Anglo-Scottish composer. Originally trained as a doctor, Orr gave up medicine and switched to music, studying composition with Benjamin Frankel and conducting with Aylmer Buesst. Best known for his personal application of serial technique and for several virtuoso instrumental fantasies on well-known operatic themes, he was also active for a time in the film industry as well as being an energetic and influential teacher. His music includes works in all genres, including songs, chamber music, works for brass and wind band, orchestral music, opera and music theatre as well as film scores. In 1990 he gave up regular teaching to devote more time to composition, and lived in the Wye Valley until his death. He was not related to the composer Robin Orr. (en)
  • Buxton Orr Répertoire Musique de chambre, musique de film Buxton Orr, né le 18 avril 1924 à Glasgow – mort le 27 décembre 1997 à Hereford, dans la vallée de la Wye, est un compositeur et musicologue britannique. Il n’avait pas de lien de parenté avec le compositeur Robin Orr. Après des études de médecine, Orr étudie la composition avec Benjamin Frankel et la direction d’orchestre avec Aylmer Buesst. (fr)
  • Buxton Daeblitz Orr (Glasgow, 18 april 1924 – Hereford, 27 december 1997) was een Schots componist, muziekpedagoog en dirigent. (nl)
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  • Buxton Orr Répertoire Musique de chambre, musique de film Buxton Orr, né le 18 avril 1924 à Glasgow – mort le 27 décembre 1997 à Hereford, dans la vallée de la Wye, est un compositeur et musicologue britannique. Il n’avait pas de lien de parenté avec le compositeur Robin Orr. Après des études de médecine, Orr étudie la composition avec Benjamin Frankel et la direction d’orchestre avec Aylmer Buesst. (fr)
  • Buxton Daeblitz Orr (Glasgow, 18 april 1924 – Hereford, 27 december 1997) was een Schots componist, muziekpedagoog en dirigent. (nl)
  • Buxton Orr (18 April 1924 – 27 December 1997) was a Glasgow-born Anglo-Scottish composer. Originally trained as a doctor, Orr gave up medicine and switched to music, studying composition with Benjamin Frankel and conducting with Aylmer Buesst. Best known for his personal application of serial technique and for several virtuoso instrumental fantasies on well-known operatic themes, he was also active for a time in the film industry as well as being an energetic and influential teacher. His music includes works in all genres, including songs, chamber music, works for brass and wind band, orchestral music, opera and music theatre as well as film scores. In 1990 he gave up regular teaching to devote more time to composition, and lived in the Wye Valley until his death. He was not related to the (en)
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