'a short literary sketch or portrait' (OED)
From time to time links might appear on this page to articles written by members about someone or perhaps something of note in the world of music, past or present, of local or general interest.
- The first Cameo concerns a local girl, born in Bradford-on-Tone at the end of the 19th century, who became one of the leading concert singers and performers of oratorio in the country in the first half of the 20th century.
- The second Cameo is of an English composer, almost forgotten today, who is described by Bodleian Libraries who hold his archive as 'one of the most important English composers of the 20th century'.
- Simon Johnson gives us a personal account of Sir David Willcocks, as he looks back seventy years to his musical education as a chorister at Salisbury Cathedral Choir, under the guidance of a 'master musician'.
- NEW An account of the first performance at the Leeds Musical Festival in 1910 of Vaughan Williams' A Sea Symphony, taken from contemporary newspaper reviews.