Elizabeth Maconchy

United Kingdom, 1984

Film
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A biographical documentary about classical music composer, Elizabeth Maconchy. Born in 1907, she began writing music at the age of 6 and continued to do so, succeeding in an area that, in the early to middle 20th century, was almost entirely a male preserve. This film features some of her works and includes interviews with people who have been associated with her.

Credits

producer

Fiz Oliver

production company

Arbor Films

Duration

00:50:23:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1984

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

34141

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts - Great Britain

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

History → History

Music & Performing Arts → Composers

Music & Performing Arts → Composers - Biography

Music & Performing Arts → Composition (Music)

Music & Performing Arts → Music

Music & Performing Arts → Music - 20th century

Music & Performing Arts → Music - Great Britain

Music & Performing Arts → Music - History and criticism

Music & Performing Arts → Music appreciation

Music & Performing Arts → Women composers

People → Composers - Biography

People → Maconchy, Elizabeth, 1907-.

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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