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vols. " Eighteen Canzonets for two and three
Voices, the words chiefly by Matthew Prior,"
London [1745]. " Twelve Canzonets for two
and three Voices." Anthems: Ascribe unto
the Lord ; Ponder my words ; Keep, we beseech
Thee, O Lord. XII. Voluntaries for the organ
or harpsichord [1760]. Songs: Bibs, Bright
author of my present flame ; Haste my
Nanette ; When vernal airs, etc.

Travis, Deborah, see Knvyett, Deborah.

Tree, Anna Maria, mezzo-soprano vocalist
and actress, born at London in 1802. Sister
of Mrs. Charles Kean. She studied under
Lanza and Tom Cooke, making her first
appearance at Bath, as Polly, in the Beggar's
Opera, 1818. Afterwards she appeared at
Covent Garden as Rosina, in the Barber of
Seville, 1819, and from that time till her
marriage in 182.5 to Mr. James Bradshaw, a
rich tea merchant and member of parliament,
she was a popular singer and actress. In May,
182.3, she sang in Payne and Bishop's "Clari,
the Maid of Milan," being the first to sing
" Home, sweet home," and her other parts
were chiefly in minor English opera. She
died at London, February 17, 1862. Her
sister, Ellen Tree (1805-1880), was the cele-
-brated actress who was married to Charles
Kean. She also had a voice of some sweet-
ness and power. — This cancels the notice
under Bradshaw on page 57.

Tregarthen, William Coulson, organ-
ist, born at Penzance, September 17, 1856.
Articled pupil of George Riseley, and pupil of
Dr. S. S. Wesley. Mus. Bac, Trinity College,
Toronto, 1892. Went to South Africa, where
he has held organ appointments at the Col-
legiate Church of St. Mary's, Port Elizabeth ;
Queenstown, and other places ; and is now
organist of St. George's Church, Johannes-
burg. He has given organ recitals and con-
certs, and done good work in the cause of
musical education in the country where he
has made his home.

Treherne, Qeorgina, see Weldon Geor-


Tremain, T., organist and composer of
latter part of the 18th century. Composed
"Thirteen Canzonets for two voices, op, 5 "
[1786] ; Brown Jugg, canzonet for two voices
[1780] ; Do not ask me, charming Phyllis
(3 voices) 1780 ; Six Sonatas for the Harpsi-
chord or Pf., op. 4 ; Six Concertos for strings,
oboes, and horns [1790].

Trembath, Henry Qough, organist and
composer, born at Penzance, Cornwall, July
29, 1844. Studied at R.A.M. Graduated
Mus. Bac, Oxford, 1869; hon. fellow, Col-
lege of Organists, 1875 ; organist at Truro :
and from 1874 at St. John Baptist, Wood-
lands, Isleworth. Composer of a Sonata in
D minor. Impromptu, and other pf. pieces ;
Songs, Oue Day, The JVIiner and his boy, etc. ;


also an anthem. Let not your hearts be

Trew, Charles A., pianist and composer
of present time. Sometime organist of St.
Paul's, Rusthall, Tunbridge Wells. Resi-
dent in London, where for some time he has
given annual concerts. His compositions
embrace a trio for pf. and strings. Musical
Artists' Society, 1884 ; Sonata in D minor;
Romance ; and other pieces for violin and
pf. Author of Harmony Lessons, adapted
for classes, London, Schott, 1888. His wife,
Susan Trew, is also a pianist and composer,
and among her works a sonata for violin and
pf. was produced by the Musical Artists'
Society, June 26, 1893.

Trickett, Arthur, organist, pianist, and
composer, born at Coventry. P.R.C.O. Held
organ appointments at Coventry ; Holy
Trinity, Birmingham; and Hackney Parish
Church. Conductor of Coventry Musical
Society to 1833 ; societies in Birmingham
and London. Appeared as pianist at con-
certs in Birmingham, etc. Composer of
musical sketches for pf, and orchestra; Not-
turno, Capriccietto, and other pieces for pf.,
Songs, etc.

Trimnell, — ., the oldest lay clerk of
Bristol Cathedral. Died at Clifton, January
23, 1865, having retired on a pension several
years previously. He was a sound and en-
thusiastic musician, and much respected.

Thomas Tallis Trimnell, his son, was
born at Bristol, and at the age of eight became
a chorister in the cathedral, afterwards being
articled to J. D. Corfe, cathedral organist.
Graduated Mus. Bac, Oxford, 1875. He held
organ appointments at Clifton, Chesterfield,
Sheffield Parish Church, 1875-86. Director
of Derby Choral Union, 1882. In 1886 he
went to New Zealand, and was organist at St.
Mary's, Parnell, Auckland ; and later of St.
Peter's, Wellington. He was well known as
an executant, giving recitals at the Bow and
Bromley Institute, Albert Hall, Sheffield, etc.
In New Zealand he has given recitals in
different places. He has composed church
services and anthems, "The Earth is the
Lord's " was performed at the opening of the
Wellington Exhibition, November 18, 1896.
His brother, William Frederick, was also
a chorister in Bristol Cathedral. Organist
and Musical Director, Clifton College, to 1896,
when he resigned.

Trinks, C, organist of St. John's Church,
Calcutta, edited " Hindoostanee Songs," Cal-
cutta, n.d.

Troman, Thomas, organist and composer,
born at Old Hill, Cradley, Worcester, March
21, 1839. Studied under local teachers, and
was organist of Cradley Parish Church in
1848. Then appointed to Rowley Regis, 1855;
Halesowen, 1862 ; Smethwick Old Church,





1869; St. John's, Ladywood, Birmingham,
1880; llandsworth Parish Church, 1882.
Graduated Mus. Bac, Oxford, 1875. Con-
ducted the first Festival of Choirs of Hands-
wortli Rural Deanery, 1885. Invested as
Grand Organist, Grand Lodge of Mark
Masons, 188'J. Went to Boulogne, 1889, as
organist of St. John's Church ; and in 1892
was appointed to St. George the Martyr, Deal.
Conductorof Deal and Walmer Choral Society.
His compositions include Psalm 137, for soli,
chorus, and orchestra ; services, anthems, etc.
Pieces for organ, Melodic for pf. organ, viola,
'cello, and bassoon; Romance, 'cello, and pf.,

Trotter or Trotere, Henry, composer,
born in London, December 21, 1855. Com-
poser of a number of songs: Once for all;
Toreador, Hola ! Leonore ; The Deathless
Army ; Asthore ; Ever dear ; Love can wait,

Trotter, Thomas Henry Yorke, organ-
ist and composer, was born at Great Stainton,
Durham, November 6, 1854:. Educated at
Durham School, and at Oxfoi-d. Graduated
B.A., 1878; M.A., 1887; Mus. Bac, 1887;
Mus. Doc, 1892, Oxford. He is Director of
Studies at the London Organ School, and is
the composer of a number of works, which
mostly remain in MS.

Troup, Emily Josephine, composer of
present time. Of her songs may be named
Spring showers ; On a faded violet ; Portu-
guese love song, etc She has also written
Song by the river ; Hark ! the lark ; Trios for
ladies' voices ; Two sketches, violin and pf.,

Troutbeck, Rev. John, clergyman and
musician, born at Blencowe, Cumberland,
November 12, 1832. He was educated at
Oxford, and graduated B. A., 1856 ; M.A., 1858.
From 18G5 to 1869 he was precentor of Man-
chester Cathedral, and in 1869 he became
canon of Westminster. He has published
"The Manchester Psalter," 1868; Manchester
Chant Book, 1871 ; " The Cathedral Paragraph
Psalter," Novello, n.d. ; "Hymn Book for use
in Westminster Abbey" ; " Music Primer for
Schools," London, 1873 (with Reginald F.
Dale), other editions ; " Church Choir Train-
ing," London [1879]. English words for
Beethoven's " Mount of Olives," Gade's
"Crusaders," Wagner's " Flying Dutchman,"

Trowbridge, Leslie, soprano vocalist,
studied at R.A.M. Gave her first concert in
the R.A.M. concert room. May 16, 1883 ; and
has given concerts at the Portland Rooms,
etc. She is the composer of a Mass in D ;
My rose ; Our love ; and other songs.

Troyte, Arthur Henry Dyke, bom
AcLAND, amateur musician, was born at KiU-
erton, near Exeter, May 3, 1811. He was


second son of Sir Thomas Dyke Acland of
Killerton, and was educated at Harrow and
Oxford. He studied for the bar, and also
was much engaged in scientific pursuits. In
1852 he changed his name to Troyte. He died
at Bridehead, near Dorchester, Dorset, June
19, 1857. He composed the well-known chants
bearing his name which were composed at the
request of Bishop Hamilton of Salisbury, and
first appeared in the ' ' Salisburj- Hymn Book,"
1857. He also composed a nimiber of hymns,
and wrote " Liturgia Domestica," a book of
family prayers ; " The Hours " ; " Daily steps
towards heaven " ; and " Letters on Musical
Notation," London, 1841.

Trust, Helen Mary, born Stark, soprano
vocalist, born at Norwich. Great-niece of the
artist James Stark. Educated at Norwich
and Paris. Sang for some time as an amateur.
Studied chiefly in London under Signor
Tramezzani, of Naples. One of her earliest
professional appearances was in the Town
Hall, Birmingham, in October, 1887. In the
season 1891-2, she frequently sang at the
Monday Popular Concerts; at the Leeds
Festival, 1892 ; and at the production of
Barnett's" Wishing Bell," and Gaul's "Una,"
at the Norwich Festival, 1893. She formed
one of the party in Madame Patey's farewell
tour, and was with that artist w'hen she died.
Mrs. Trust now holds a high position among
vocalists of the time.

Trydelf, Rev. John, author of " Two
Essavs on the theorv and practice of INIusic,"
Dublin, 1766.

Tubbs, Mrs. F. Cecilia, translator of
Dr. Joseph Schliiter's '• General History of
j\Iusic," London, 1865.

Tucker, Isaac, composer, of Westbury
Leigh, Wilts ; born in 1761 ; died in 1825,
Composer of " Sacred Music, consisting of
melodies composed for three and four voices,"
London [1800] ; " Sacred Music, consisting
of Psalm and Hymn tunes," London [1810].

Tucker, Rev. William, composer of the
17th century. He was a gentleman of the
Chapel Royal,. and a minor canon and pre-
centor of Westminster Abbey, 1660. He died
at London, February 28, 1678, and was buried
in Westminster Abbey. Composer of anthems
and other Church music.

Tudway, Thomas, composer and or-
ganist of the 17th century, was born about
1650. He was a chorister in the Chapel
Royal under Dr. Blow, from 1660. Lay-
vicar St. George's Chapel, Windsor, 1664.
Organist of King's College, Cambridge, 1670.
Instructor of choristers. King's College, 1679-
80. Organist of Pembroke College. Mus.
Bac, Cantab., 1681. Professor of music
in Cambridge University, 1704. Mus. Doc,
Cantab, 1705. Suspended from his Univer-
sity offices, 1706-7. Resigned his organ at




King's College in 1726, and retired to London,
where he employed himself in forming a
collection of music for Edward (Lord Harley)
Earl of Oxford. He died in 1730.

Works. — A Collection of the most cele-
brated Services and Anthems used iu the
Church of England, from the Eeformation
to the Restoration of K. Charles II., com-
posed by the best masters and collected by
Thomas Tudway..," 6 vols [1715-1720], now
preserved in MS. in the British Museum,
London. Of this collection a list will be
found in the British Museum Catalogue of
MS. INIusic. From it a nuuber of services
and anthems have been printed at various
times. Tudway composed various anthems,
motets, services, and songs.

Tully, James Howard, composer and
conductor, born in 1814. He was conductor
of the opera at Drury Lane Theatre and
elsewhere. He died at London, January 28,

Works. — Operas : The Desert, 1847 ; Forest
maiden, 1847 ; Island Jewels, 1850 ; King
Charming, 1851 ; Loan of a Lover, 1834 ; Rape
of the Lock, 1837 ; William and Susan, 1859.
Songs : Happy muleteer, I'm a light bright
"water sprite, Kattv Moyle, Lovely May,
Noreen, Summer hours, etc. Dance music
for pf., etc.

Tunsted, Simon, English Franciscan
monk and Doctor of Theology, born at
Norwich early in the 14th century. He died
at Bruzard, Suffolk, 1369. Author of " De
Musica Continua et Discreta cum Diagram-
matibus," and " De Quatuor Principalibus in
quibus totius Musicse Radices Consistunt,"
two works preserved in MS. in the Bodleian
Library, Oxford.

Turges, Edmund, musician and com-
poser of the 15th century. One of the con-
tributors to the Payrfax MSS. iu the British
museum. An anthem : " Enforce yourself
as God's own knight," was published by
Novello in 1894.

Turle, James, organist, composer, and
writer, born at Somerton, Somerset, INIarch 5,
1802. Chorister in Wells Cathedral, 1810-13.
Organist of Christ Church, Southwark, 1819-
1829, and of St. James', Bermondsey, 1829-31.
Assistant organist to Greatorcxat Westminster
Abbey till 1831, and succeeded him as organist
and master of the choristers, 1831. Music-
master at the School for the Indigent Blind,
1829-56. He died at London, June 28, 1882.

Works. — ^Art of Singing at Sight (with E.
Taylor), London, 1846. Psalms and Hymns,
1855. Psalms and Hymns for public worship,
with appropriate tunes, London, 1863, 1864,
1869. Hymns for public worship, revised,
1868. Psalter and Canticles, with Chants,
London, 1865. Child's own Tune Book, 1865.
The People's Music Book (with E. Taylor),


London, n.d. Edited Wilbye's First Set of
Madrigals, for the Musical Antiquarian
Society, 1841. Single and Double Chants,
composed for the use of the Choral Service of
Westminster Abbey. The Westminster Abbey
Chant Book, with Dr. J. F. Bridge, n.d.
Church Services in D, E flat, etc. Anthems :
Almighty and most merciful God ; Hear my
crying, God ; The Lord that made heaven
and earth ; This is the day which the Lord
hath made ; Arise and help, etc. Hymn
tunes and chants.

His cousin, William Turle, born at
Taunton in 1795, was organist of St. Mary's,
Taunton, and composed glees, a number of
dances for pf., and issued arrangements from
Beethoven. Robert Turle, brother of James,
born at Taunton, March 19, 1804, was organist
of Armagh Cathedral from 1823 to 1872. He
died at Salisbury, ]\Iarch 26, 1877. Henry
Frederick Turle, son of James, was born in
Lambeth, London, July 23, 1835 ; died,
London, June 28, 1883. He was a journalist
and writer.

Turnbull, John, composer and writer,
born at Paisley, January 12, 1804. He was
precentor of New Church, Ayr, 1827, and
afterwards precentor of St. George's Church,
Glasgow, 1833. He died at Glasgow, Novem-
ber 1, 1844. Published " A selection of or-
iginal Sacred Music, in vocal parts . . adapted
to the various metres used in Presbyterian
churches and chapels. .Glasgow, 1833 (form-
ing vol. 6 of Steven's Sacred Music). "The
Sacred Harp, a selection of the most approved
sacred melodies, ancient and modern.... by
Robert Burns. Edited with a complete course
of initiatory lessons and practical examples
in the art of Singing, by John Turnbull,"
Glasgow [1840] , 2 editions. The Garland of
Scotia, a musical wreath of Scottish Songs,
with descriptive and historical notes, Glasgow,
1841 (with Patrick Buchan). Easy and pro-
gressive exercises in Singing and in reading
music, Glasgow, n.d. Six Glees, for three
and four voices, Glasgow, n.d. He issued an
edition of R. A. Smith's Devotional Music,
and composed a number of anthems, psalms,
and songs, of which " Jeannie Lee" and
" Thistle and the Briar " are the best.

Turnbull, Thomas, musician of early
part of the present century. Compiler of
"The British Musical Miscellany, being a
collection of Scotch, English, and Irish songs,
set to music with proper kej's for the voice,
violin, German flute, and military fife,"
Edinburgh, 1805.

Turner, Austin T., organist, composer,
and conductor, born at Bristol, 1823. Was a
chorister there, and for some time a vicar
choral at Lincoln Cathedral. In 1854 he went
to Australia, and settled at Ballarat, which
has since been his home. As singing master




to the Government School, and conductor of
the Philharmonic Society, he did much to
promote the study of music. He conducted
the Harmonic Society, formed in 1864, and
apparently the successor to the Philharmonic,
which in some seasons gave as many as six
concerts. At the last concert we find any
record of. Good Friday, 1875, he conducted a
performance of his cantata, " Adoration," pro-
duced at Melbourne, in November, 1874.
His compositions include two Masses (per-
formed in ^lelbourne) ; two Marches for
orchestra (Ballarat, 1868) ; choral pieces, etc.
He has held the office of organist at Christ
Church, Ballarat, for many years.

Turner, Rev. J. Egbert, O.S.B., organ-
ist and composer, born at Preston, Lancashire,
185-3. Sometime organist and choirmaster,
St. Ann's R.C. Church, Edge Hill, Liverpool.
Composer of Masses, St. John the Baptist, St.
Cecilia, and St. Mary Magdalene ; Ascendit,
Deus, for bass solo, and orchestra, etc.

Turner, James William, tenor vocalist,
born at Sutton Ashfield, Nottingham, June 5,
.1845. Sang as a treble at local concerts.
Toured in China, India, etc., with a concert
party, 1864, and made his debut at Foo Choo,
China ; and his first stage appearance at Mel-
bourne the same year, as Elvino, in " La
Soiniambula." Some time later he sang in
an opera company at San Francisco. Return-
ing to England he studied with Schira at the
London Academy of Music ; appeared in opera
at the Crystal Palace, 1872 ; with the Carl
Rosa Company, London, 1873 ; and in 1875
took an opera company to South Africa. In
1876 he rejoined the Carl Rosa Company.
Formed a company of his own in 1885, opened
at Nottingham in February. He has toured
the provinces every year since ; given seasons
of opera at the Princess's, Standard, and other
London Theatres ; and became proprietor of
the Grand Theatre, Birmingham, 1893. His
Fra Diavolo, and Don Caesar de Bazan, are
among the most popular of his assump-
tions. He has revived operas of Balfe and

Turner, John, author of " Manual of In-
struction in Vocal Music, chiefly with a view
to Psalmody.." London, 1833, 2nd edition
1835, Boston edition 1836; "Class Singing
Book for Schools," 1844, 2 parts. Te Deum,
songs, and other vocal music.

Turner, John Bradbury, pianist, com-
poser, and teacher, born at Stockport. Was
taught the violoncello by Lieut. -Col. S. W.
Wilkinson, an amateur of repute, and played
in local orchestras as a lad. Entered R.A.M.,
1852, as a resident pupil, and studied under
Sterndale Bennett, G. A. Macfarren, C.
Steggall, and others, remaining there till
1861. F.R.A.:M. Graduated Mus. Bac, Cam-
bridge, 1865. He was one of the founders of


Trinity College, London, and has for years
been Director of Studies there. In his
younger days he composed a great deal of
music, but his onerous duties at the College
have precluded his engaging of late in that
pursuit. His compositions include a cantata,
"Thy Kingdom come"; Ps. 13, for soli, chorus,
and orchestra. .\n Overture and a Symphony
for orchestra ; Trio in C minor, pf . and strings ;
various pieces for pf. ; songs, etc. Technical
studies for pf.

Turner, Robert Henry, organist, born
at Scarborough, in 1859. Received his first
training from his father (who was for twenty-
five years organist of Christ Church, Scar-
borough), and afterwards studied under Dr.
Creser, and while a student at Cambridge,
with Dr. Garrett. Graduated M.A., 1886;
Mus. Bac, 1891, Cambridge. His first ap-
pointment, organist and choirmaster, St.
Paul's Cathedral Church, Dundee, he still re-
tains. Conducted for some years the Dundee
and Kingskettle Choral Societies. Among his
compositions is an Evening Service, composed
for the eighth Festival of Associated Choirs,
Dundee, 1883. He has published "Abide with
me," and other anthems, hpnns, etc.

Turner, William, composer, was born at
Oxford in 1651. He became a chorister of
Christ Church, Oxford, under Lowe, and
afterwards chorister in Chapel Royal under
Cooke. Chorister in Lincoln Cathedral, and
Gentleman of the Chapel Royal, 1669. Vicar-
choral of St. Paul's, and lay-vicar West-
minster Abbey. Mus. Doc, Cantab., 1696.
He died at Westminster, January 13, 1739-40.

Work s. — Operas : Presumptions Lover,
1716 ; Woman's a riddle, 1717 ; Generous
choice, 1720 ; Virgin Sacrifice, 1725. Twenty
new songs of humour, London [1716] . Two
catches for three voices. Anthems in the
collections of Boyce and Tudway. Select
Lessons. ..extracted from the works of Turner,
etc. [1740]. SoJigs : Betty's panegyrick.
Fair Susan, On decanting a flask of Florence,
Wanton Cupid, When Phoebus did the skies
adorn, etc. Edited Ravenscroft's Psalm
Tunes, 1728.

Turner, William, musician and author,
published "A Philosophical Essay on Musick,
directed to a friend," London [1677]; 3rd
edition, 1740; afterwards issued as "Sound
Anatomiz'd in a philosophical essay on
musick, to which is added a discourse con-
cerning the abuse of musick," London, 1724.

Turpin, Edmund Hart, organist, com-
poser, and writer, born at Nottingham, May
4, 1835. Son of James Turpin, a lace manu-
facturer and enthusiastic musical amateur.
Studied under C. Noble, and local teachers,
and later in London under Hullah and Pauer.
Was appointed organist of St. Barnabas
Church, Nottingham, 1850 ; and in 1851 gave




his first recital at the Great Exhibition, Hyde
Park. He settled in London in 1857, but
retained some appointments in Nottingham.
In 1869 he became organist of St. George's,
Bloomsbury ; and from 1888 has held a
similar appointment at St. Bride's, Fleet
Street, Since 1875 he has been Hon. Sec. of
the College of Organists ; was presented by
the Council with the diploma of Fellowship,
1869 ; and he has frequently acted as Examiner
for the College. Licentiate, Trinity College,
London, 1874 ; and Warden from 1892. He
was elected an Hon. Member of the Tonic
Sol-fa College, 1885 ; and of the R.A.M.,
1890. In 1889 the Archbishop of Canterbury
conferred upon him the degree of Mus. Doc.
He edited the Musical Standard at different
periods; was joint editor, 1891, of Musical
News ; and has contributed many articles to
periodical literature, besides lectures at R.C.O.,
Musical Association, and other societies. He
is widely known as a concert organist, and
has opened organs in all parts of the kingdom ;
he is also a pianist, and plays nearly every
instrument in the orchestra.

Works. — Mass in A flat, voices alone; Mass
in D, for soli, chorus, brass, drums, and
"organ ; Motet, Jubilate Deo, for the same,
except drums ; Stabat Mater, voices alone.
Oratorios, St. John the Baptist, and Hezekiah
(MS.) ; Cantatas, A Song of Faith, and Jeru-
salem. Services and anthems. Symphony
for orchestra. The Monastery ; Overtures, As
you like it ; Talisman ; Richard II. ; Concert
overture in C. Quartet for strings ; for pf.
and strings ; pf. Trio ; pieces for pf. Over-
tura Pastorale ; Musette ; Andante, and other
organ pieces. Editor of Students' Edition of
Classical Compositions for pf. ; Collection of
Hymn Tunes, 1872.

Turpin, James, organist, brother of the
foregoing, born at Nottingham, December 15,
1840. F.R.C.O. ; Mus. Bac, Cambridge, 1880.
Organist of Roman Catholic Cathedral, Nott-
ingham ; Londonderry Cathedral ; Parish
Church, St. Leonards ; Parish Church, Berk-
hampstead ; St. Andrew's, Watford. Music
master at Berkhampstead School ; Professor
of harmony and counterpoint, Trinity College,
London. As an organ player he was well
known, and he gave recitals at the Royal
Albert Hall (Inventions Exhibition, 1885),
and in many provincial towns. He was also
a good pianist. He gave lectures before the
College of Organists, the Musical Association,
«tc. He composed a church service, songs, a
sonata, and other pieces for pf. He suffered
from paralysis for some years, and died, July
29, 1896.

Turton, Rev. Thomas, Bishop of Ely,
was born in Yorkshire in 1780. He was
educated at Cambridge, and after holding
various ecclesiastical offices, became, in 1830,


dean of Peterborough, and of Westminster in
1842. In 1845 he was consecrated Bishop of
Ely. He died January 7, 1864. Bishop
Turton was a composer of some ability, and
wrote the hymn tunes, "Ely," "St. Ethel-
reda," and other music for the church.

Tutt, William Henry, organist, con-
ductor, and composer of present time. Grad-
uated Mus. Bac, Cambridge, 1882 ; L.R.A.M.
(composer), 1883. Organist of Okeover Church,
Staffordshire, and conductor of Ashborne
(Derby) Amateur Orchestral Society, and
Choral Society. Has given many excellent
concerts, and conducted a performance of
Handel's "Messiah" in Bentley Church,
Staffordshire, the first Festival of the Fenny
Bentley Church Choral Society, December 1,
1893. Has composed a setting of Psalm 104,
for voices and orchestra ; Pieces for orchestra,

Tutton, James Rufus, bandmaster and
composer, was one of the founders of the

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