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

director

Margaret Williams

producer

Fiz Oliver

production company

Arbor Films

Language

English

Duration

00:50:23:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34141

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

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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