Elizabeth Maconchy

United Kingdom, 1984

Film
Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

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

production company

Arbor Films

producer

Fiz Oliver

director

Margaret Williams

Duration

00:50:23:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1984

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016942

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)

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/78346--elizabeth-maconchy/ |title=Elizabeth Maconchy |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=23 May 2022 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}