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A tribute to violinist
Ralph Holmes -
heard by
HOWARD SMITH

'... an invigorating spontaneity ...'

A Tribute to Ralph Holmes. Beethoven, Bartók, Bax, Delius. © 2011 Heritage Records

At last; a welcome, belated tribute to Ralph Holmes (born Penge, 1937, died Beckenham, 1984); a complete, unassuming concert violinist and teacher remembered for his conspicuous versatility, outstanding musicianship and a limited yet invaluable legacy on record.

While still at school in Dorset the gifted Holmes played with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Subsequently he studied with David Martin (Royal Academy of Music, London), Georg Enescu (Paris) and Ivan Galamian (New York).

For his London debut (1951), Holmes appeared with the RPO...

Copyright © 28 August 2012 Howard Smith,
Masterton, New Zealand

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A TRIBUTE TO RALPH HOLMES

RALPH HOLMES

PETER DICKINSON

UNITED KINGDOM

VIOLIN MUSIC

PIANO MUSIC

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

ARNOLD BAX

BELA BARTOK

FREDERICK DELIUS

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