Marriner, Neville, Sir Conductors Classical Styles

Conductor and violinist Sir Neville Marriner (1924-) became one of the world's best-known conductors after founding the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields and becoming its musical director. From this position, he promoted a revival in Baroque music, striving to keep original pacing while using more modern instruments. Marriner was named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1979, knighted in 1985, and named to the Ordre des Arts et Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture in 1995.

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  • Marriner, Sir Neville - Biographical outline of his academic and performance career from the Grove Concise Dictionary of Music entry at WQXR radio.
  • Sir Neville Marriner - Biographical article from the Milken Archive of American Jewish Music with emphasis on his recording of works by Thomas Beveridge and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.
  • Neville Marriner - Brief biography with credited filmography as conductor, actor, musical director, conductors and music supervisor from the Internet Movie Database.

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