Author Archive for Steve Elcock

Borrowed Time

It is something of a myth that composers tend to die after completing their ninth symphony, based on the relatively few that did so and… 

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Cooking Up A Symphony: Steve Elcock Examines What Makes A Good Recipe

After I posted a recipe on one of the social networks, two composer friends suggested, jokingly, that I should come up with a recipe for… 

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Recording “An Outstretched Hand” and Other Chamber Works

At half past four on a Friday morning in May 2018 I set out from my home in south-eastern France to go to England. The… 

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Coming in from the Unknown

English composer Steve Elcock describes his emergence from total obscurity At the age of seventeen, I sat the entrance examination to go to Oxford to… 

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