John A. Speight
(1945-)
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John A. Speight was born in England in 1945. He studied singing and
composition at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London from 1964
- 1972. During this time he also studied composition privately with
Richard Rodney Bennett. In 1972 he moved to Iceland and has lived there
since, becoming an Icelandic citizen in 1980. In 1995 he was awarded a
three year grant from the government of Iceland that enabled him to
concentrate on composing. He spent 1996 - 1997 in the U.S.A. where he
wrote his third symphony, Sam´s Mass and the work The Deacon of Myrka for
narrator and chamber group as well as other pieces. The Deacon of Myrka
was especially composed for the group "20th. Century Unlimited" in Santa
Fé, New Mexico.

His list of compositions includes all kind of pieces from works for solo
instruments to large scale orchestral pieces. Symphony Nr. 2 was selected
and performed at the I.S.C.M. World Music Days in Warsaw 1992. Works by
him have been regularly performed at the Nordic Music Days Festival; at
the Arts Festival in Reykjavík and at the Dark Music Days Festival. His
group of songs The Lady in White was premiered in New York in 1997 and has
since been performed at the Edinborough ´fringe´festival and in Bulgaria
and Sam´s Mass for solo soprano, solo oboe and mixed choir was first
performed in England in 1998 and has since been performed in Iceland,
Finnland and most recently in Paris and at the Ile de France festival
2004. John is,at the present, working on his fourth symphony

John was elected chairman of the Composer´s Society of Iceland in 1992 and
held that post until 1995. During this time he was also president of the
Nordic Composers Council and president of the Music Council of Iceland.
As a singer he has given many song recitals, appeared as soloist with many
chamber groups and sung opera roles at the Icelandic Opera Company and the
National Theatre of Iceland. His Christmas Oratorio won the Icelandic
Music Award 2003 as the composition of the year 2002.

"... INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT"(C011-091)
Product categories
Instrumental Duo, Chamber works
Instruments
Clarinet, Piano
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
2000
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
1907,85 ISK
2725,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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3 KISAVÍSUR(C011-082)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song, Vocal music
Instruments
Alto, Mezzo Soprano, Piano, Voice
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
1998
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
926,10 ISK
1323,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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3 SHAKESPEARE SONGS (VERSION II)(C011-046)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song, Vocal music
Instruments
Alto, Mezzo Soprano, Piano, Voice, Countertenor
Author
Shakespeare, William
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
1991
ISMN
979-0-53101-026-5
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
1026,90 ISK
1467,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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A NEW WORK IS AT HAND (C011-154)
Product categories
A cappella choir
Instruments
SSAATTBB
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
2016
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
Not Set

A SPOTLESS ROSE (C011-155)
Product categories
A cappella choir
Instruments
SATB
Author
Anonymous - Höf. ókunnur
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
2016
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
723,45 ISK
1033,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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ABRAHAM AND ISAAC(C011-035)
Product categories
Chamber opera, Chamber works, Sacred music
Instruments
Alto, Bass, Mezzo Soprano, Soprano, Tenor, Voice
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
1990
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
3112,20 ISK
4446,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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AÐ KVÖLDLAGI (C011-147)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song
Instruments
Piano, Voice
Author
Sandholt, Þór
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
2015
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
925,05 ISK
1321,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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ALHVÍTUR FUGL(C011-156)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song
Instruments
Mezzo Soprano, Piano
Author
Pétursson, Hannes
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
2013
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
1123,50 ISK
1605,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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ARIEL(C011-110)
Product categories
Orchestra, Concerto
Instruments
Trombone
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
2004
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
4550,00 ISK
6500,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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ÁRSTÍÐIRNAR(C011-061)
a work to perform in a play-school
Product categories
Chamber works, Choral music, Choir + 3 or more instruments
Instruments
Childs Voice, Percussion, Choir - unison
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
1995
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
1618,05 ISK
2311,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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AT THE ROUND EARTHS IMAGIN'D CORNERS(C011-044)
Product categories
Chamber works, Vocal music, Wind music, Voice/s + more than 1 instrument
Instruments
Bassoon, Flute, French Horn, Mezzo Soprano, Percussion, Soprano, Trombone, Trumpet, Voice
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
1991
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
4550,00 ISK
6500,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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ATHVARF(C011-057)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song, Vocal music
Instruments
Piano, Voice
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
1995
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
313,95 ISK
448,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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AUBADE(C011-020)
Product categories
SOLO WORKS, Tréblásturhljóðfæri - aðalnámskrá
Instruments
Clarinet
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
1982
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
519,75 ISK
742,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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AVE MARIA(C011-027)
Product categories
Sacred music, Choral music, A cappella choir
Instruments
SATB
Author
Religious text
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
1985
ISMN
979-0-53102-174-2
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
416,85 ISK
595,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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AVE VERUM CORPUS(C011-054)
Product categories
Sacred music, Choral music, A cappella choir
Instruments
SSATBB
Author
Religious text
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
1994
ISMN
979-0-53102-173-5
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
622,65 ISK
889,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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BARN ER OSS FÆTT (Jólaóratoríó)(C011-095)
Christmas oratorium
Product categories
Orchestra, Sacred music, Choral music, Vocal music, Choir & orchestra, Voice/s + Orchestra, Voice/s + Choir
Instruments
Alto, Bass, Cor anglais, Mezzo Soprano, Oboe, Percussion, Soprano, Strings, Tenor, Voice, SSAATTBB
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
2001
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
4550,00 ISK
6500,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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BARNAGÆLA(C011-079)
Product categories
Chamber works, Choral music, PERCUSSION, Choir + 3 or more instruments
Instruments
Glockenspiel, Metallophone, Percussion, Piano (four hands), Recorder, SA
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
1998
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
2286,90 ISK
3267,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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BATI(C011-141)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song, Vocal music
Instruments
Piano, Voice
Author
Eldjárn, Þórarinn
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
2013
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
622,65 ISK
889,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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BEATUS VIR(C011-088)
Product categories
Sacred music, Choral music, A cappella choir
Instruments
SSAA
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
1999
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
1226,40 ISK
1752,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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BEAUTY CROWDS ME(C011-076)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song, Vocal music
Instruments
Piano, Voice
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
1997
Product type
PDF
Not Set

BIÐ(C011-140)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song, Vocal music
Instruments
Piano, Voice
Author
Hjartarson, Snorri
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
2013
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
825,30 ISK
1179,00 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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BREYTTU! (C011-151)
Product categories
Voice + 1 instrument - Art song
Instruments
Piano, Voice
Author
Guðmundsson, Böðvar
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
2015
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
723,45 ISK
1033,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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BUTTERFLY(C011-042)
Product categories
SOLO WORKS
Instruments
Guitar
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
1991
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
416,85 ISK
595,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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CANTO DOLOROSO(C011-144)
Product categories
SOLO WORKS, Wind music
Instruments
Oboe
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
2013
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
519,75 ISK
742,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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CANTUS(C011-112)
Product categories
Chamber works, Concerto, Chamber concerto
Instruments
Oboe
Composer
Speight, John A.
Year composed
2005
Product type
PDF
(Sheet music)
4490,85 ISK
6415,50 ISK
(incl. 0% VAT)
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