Albert Ketèlbey (English composer)

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Albert William Ketèlbey (/kəˈtɛlbi/; 9 August 1875 – 26 November 1959), born Ketelbey, was an English composer, conductor, and pianist. He was born in Birmingham, England, and moved to London to study. Ketèlbey became musical director of the Vaudeville Theatre before gaining fame as a composer of light music and as a conductor of his own works. After the Second World War, his works became neglected and he died in obscurity at his home on the Isle of Wight.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1971 The World Of Albert Ketèlbey Albert Ketelbey 1
1983 In a Persian Market (London Promenade Orchestra feat. conductor: Alexander Faris) Albert William Ketèlbey 1
1993 In a Monastery Garden / Chal Romano / Suite Romantique / Cockney Suite / Wedgwood Blue Albert Ketèlbey; Slovak Philharmonic Male Chorus, Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Leaper 2
1998 The Grand Passions of Albert W. Ketèlbey Albert Ketèlbey; The Palm Court Theatre Orchestra, Anthony Godwin 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1998 Ketèlbey: In a Persian Market (Philharmonia Orchestra feat. conductor: John Lanchbery) Albert William Ketèlbey 2

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