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Bennett, Richard Rodney

Works: 1,655 works in 3,930 publications in 7 languages and 32,660 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Manuscripts  Excerpts  Romance films  Songs and music  Art music  Motion picture music  Television music  Television mini-series 
Roles: Author, Composer, Instrumentalist, Performer, Arranger, Singer, Musician, Actor, Lyricist, Librettist, Conductor, Other, Interviewee, Editor, Thesis advisor, Speaker, Translator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Richard Rodney Bennett
Enchanted April by Mike Newell( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, the 1920s. Lottie and Rose are two married women who share the misery of empty marriages and decide to rent an Italian castle for the spring to get away. In order to save money, they advertise for two other women to join them. Mrs. Fisher is an elderly widow is struggling with a lonely and regimented existence. She jumps at the chance to join the vacation. Lady Caroline Dester is a gorgeous flapper who has been grabbed one too many times and believes that she is sick of men. They arrive in San Salvatore. The seaside Italian castle is drenched in wisteria and sunshine. The women find themselves in a transformative beauty so enchanting that they experience changes in themselves they never thought possible
Far from the madding crowd by John Schlesinger( Visual )

12 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen version of Thomas Hardy's classic love story about a headstrong young woman whose life becomes entwined with three disparate men: a dashing soldier, a wealthy landowner, and a sheep farmer, who find themselves not only pitted against each other, but also trapped in the shadow of their beloved's grand illusions of passion and romance
Equus by Peter Shaffer( Visual )

21 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychiatrist Martin Dysart is handed the shocking case of Alan Strang, a teenager who has blinded six horses with a metal spike. The suspects in the psychological mystery that ensues include Alan's father, a man with a secret life, and the girl who was found hysterical on the night of the crime. The revelations lead doctor and patient to a climactic session in which the truth will be found, but at a price neither dares to contemplate
Working classical : orchestral and chamber music by Paul McCartney( Recording )

4 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mines of sulphur by Richard Rodney Bennett( )

15 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conversations : for two flutes by Richard Rodney Bennett( )

59 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder on the Orient Express ; Lady Caroline Lamb by Richard Rodney Bennett( )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sea change : the choral music of Richard Rodney Bennett by Richard Rodney Bennett( )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love story : piano themes from cinema's golden age by Valentina Lisitsa( )

2 editions published in 2016 and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With support from the BBC Concert Orchestra, Valentina Lisitsa explores the glorious music of cinema's golden age, including original scores for piano and orchestra written for the movies of the 1940s and 1950s
Words & music by Richard Rodney Bennett( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairy tale ; Re-percussions ; Cross-currents ; Vignette ; Fusions by Irwin Bazelon( )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nanny by Evelyn Piper( Visual )

7 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blamed for the drowning death of his little sister, ten-year-old Joey Fane has finally returned home after being institutionalized for two years. Placed once again under the care of his devoted nanny, Joey is soon accused of trying to poison his own mother. But when he swears it was the nanny who committed the crimes, his tormented pleas lead some to wonder: is Joey the disturbed killer everyone thinks he is, or is this dear old nanny hiding some murderous secrets?
Orchestral works by Richard Rodney Bennett( )

4 editions published in 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film music of Richard Rodney Bennett by Richard Rodney Bennett( )

4 editions published in 2000 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My keyboard friends by Richard Rodney Bennett( )

3 editions published in 1990 and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs before sleep by Richard Rodney Bennett( )

7 editions published in 2010 in Undetermined and English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanning five decades of Richard Rodney Bennett's song-writing, coupling some of his most accessible and lyrical pieces, including the melodic 'Songs Before Sleep', performed by Roderick Williams and the 1920s dance rhythms of 'A History of the The Dansant', with the dramatic and rarely-performed 'Tom O'Bedlam's Song' for tenor and cello, written for Peter Pears, and the enchanting 'A Garland for Marjory Fleming', setting the poems of an 8-year old Scottish girl writing in 1811
The planets : the composer's own two-piano version by Gustav Holst( )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gormenghast by Mervyn Peake( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glorious castle of Gormenghast is home to the ancient family of Groan, where nothing has changed for thousands of years. The dynasty is threatened by the charming and evil kitchen-boy, Steerpike. With the birth of a new heir, Titus Groan, Steerpike begins his ruthless ascent to power. As he charms, outwits and terrorises the castle's inhabitants, only Titus, the young and timid Earl of Groan, stands in Steerpike's way
Piano concerto ; 5 studies ; Capriccio ; Commedia IV by Richard Rodney Bennett( )

3 editions published in 2007 and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organ concerto ; Piano concerto no. 3 in E flat ; Sonata for two pianos by Malcolm Williamson( )

2 editions published in 2007 and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Far from the madding crowd
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Alternative Names
Bennet, R.

Bennet, Richard 1936-2012

Bennet, Richard R.

Bennet, Richard Rodney

Bennet, Richard Rodney 1936-

Bennet, Richard Rodney 1936-2012

Bennett, Richard

Bennett, Richard 1936-

Bennett Richard 1936-2012

Bennett, Richard R. 1936-2012

Bennett, Richard Rodney 1936-

Richard Bennett componist

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Rodney Bennett, Richard

Rodney Bennett, Richard 1936-

Rodney Bennett, Richard 1936-2012

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