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Music : 1951 Score by James Brown

Item type: Music
Archive reference: YMP/I/1/1
Date/year: 1951
Description: James Brown wrote the music to accompany the first Mystery Play revival, in York Festival, which was an artistic feast.  Alan Wicks of York Minster directed it.  York was one of the cities chosen to add a regional dimension to the Festival of Britain celebrations in 1951.  
Music is catalogued in the NCEM Mystery Play Archive under the letter I, with I/1 = scores and I/2 = recordings.  Separately, the NCEM has a library of music which is available to borrow.
James Brown 1951

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