Kenneth Leighton : music for violin and piano / Kenneth Leighton, Arabella Teniswood-Harvey, Edwin Paling
Kenneth Leighton music for Violin and Piano
Kenneth Leighton was born in Wakefield in 1929. He was educated at the Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, during which time he was a chorister at Wakefield Cathedral. In addition to singing, he was a prodigious pianist, gaining his Licentiate of the Royal College of Music at the age of fifteen.
In 1947 he attended The Queen's College, Oxford on a Hastings Scholarship in Classics. During this time he also continued his music studies with the composer Bernard Rose. In 1951 he graduated with both a BA in Classics and a BMus. In the same year he also won the Mendelssohn Scholarship and following this studied in Rome with Goffredo Petrassi.
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