John R Williamson: The Ploughman (EDN80009)
This is a sheet music edition of The Poughman by John Ramsden Williamson
for baritone and piano
Words by A.E. Housman (from 'A Shropshire Lad')
Published by Divine Art Edition
John R. Williamson was born on October 31st, 1929 in Manchester. He studied composition under Richard Hall and piano with Hedwig Stein at the Royal Manchester College of Music and gained ARMCM, following this further with a B Mus (Dunelm), LRAM and FLCM externally. He also studied briefly with Lennox Berkeley.
Since then he has taught music in a variety of schools and colleges in England and Wales. His compositions include five piano concerti, an extensive amount of solo piano music, twenty five sonatas for many combinations, chamber music, orchestral pieces, a symphony and a ‘Cello Concerto.