Kevin Crossley-Holland et al.
from The Hidden Roads: A Memoir of Childhood, page 151:
Many of the songs my father composed when I was a boy are about states on in-between – desire, dream and twilight – while his tone-poem for pianoforte, The Distant Isle, a response to the old Irish poem about Bran’s voyage, might as well be about Avalon.
I do remember listening with my father to Bax’s orchestral tone poem, Tintagel, but what’s surprising is that I didn’t comb the library for children’s versions… more >>
Kevin Crossley-Holland, The Hidden Roads: A Memoir of Childhood (London, 2009), p. 151. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1546773528055 accessed: 21 January, 2022
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written by Sir Arnold Bax
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