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The Unveiling Party of the Alan Bush Portrait Bust, 11th February 2009


Members of the Workers' Music Association with Rachel O'Higgins.


Nicholas Walker played two piano pieces by Alan Bush at the party.


Dr. Timothy Bowers speaking at the unveiling party.


Daughters and grand-daughters of Alan Bush.


Professor Marc Racz, Deputy Principal of the Royal Academy of Music, speaking at the party.


Andonis Violaris and family with Maeve O'Higgins.


Party-goers at the unveiling.


The Bust of Alan Bush by Ian Walters.


The Bust of Alan Bush.


The Bust of Alan Bush.
Alan Bush


Alan Bush in his study at Radlett.


Alan Bush, aged about 18.


Alan Bush.


Alan Bush in uniform, during his time at Millbank Hospital, 1942-44.


Alan Bush aged 46 in Poland, November 1947.


Alan Bush.


Alan and Nancy Bush.


Alan Bush, Doctor of Music, London University, 1968.


Alan Bush, 1963.


Alan Bush, 1963.


Alan Bush.


Alan Bush composing in his study in Radlett.


Alan Bush in his eighties.


Alan Bush, Radlett, 1971.


Alan Bush on holiday in Italy.


Alan and Nancy Bush.


Nancy Bush, 1974.


Nancy Bush, 1974.


Alan and Nancy Bush in Magdeburg after a performance of Wat Tyler in 1959.


Alan and Nancy Bush, 1978.


Alan Bush and his daughter Rachel O'Higgins on arrival in British Guiana, August 1959.


Alan Bush at Radlett aged 69.


Alan Bush in his late 80s, playing the piano in the Music Room in Radlett.


Alan Bush at Weimar, 1958.


Alan Bush in Weimar in the 1960s.


Alan Bush in the garden at Radlett.


The London Labour Choral Union at the 1st International Workers' Music Olympiad, Strasbourg, 1935.


Alan Bush conducting the Pageant of Cooperation, Wembley Stadium, 2nd July 1938.


Alan Bush conducting the Pageant of Cooperation, Wembley Stadium, 2nd July 1938.


Alan Bush and Alan Rawsthorne at a concert during USSR tour, 1963.


Alan Bush conducting the Workers' Music Association Choir singing at Lidice in 1947.


Aldeburgh 1981: Alan Bush with Hazel and Maureen Smith.


Alan Bush with German Workers' Choir, Germany, 1931.


Alan Bush at the 23rd Annual Workers' Music Assocation Summer School, Wortley Hall, 1969.


Alan Bush at the Workers' Music Assocation Summer School, Wortley Hall, circa 1950.


Alan Bush conducting a Prague Radio broadcast, October 1947.


Alan Bush conducting in Halle.
The Alan Bush Centenary Concert - Wigmore Hall, 1st November 2000


The artists at the Centenary Concert.


The artists at the Centenary Concert.
Wat Tyler - Keynote Opera Society, Sadlers Wells, June 1974


Wat Tyler (John Noble).


Wat Tyler (John Noble) and John Ball (Richard Angas).


John Ball (Richard Angas) and Wat Tyler (John Noble).


Wat Tyler (John Noble).


Wat Tyler (John Noble) and his wife Margaret (Valerie Masterson).


Wat Tyler (John Noble).


Archbishop Sudbury (Martin Lawrence), The Queen Mother (Laura Sarti) and King Richard II (Joseph Ward).


Wat Tyler (John Noble) and King Richard II (Joseph Ward).


King Richard II (Joseph Ward).


A scene from Wat Tyler.


Wat Tyler (John Noble).


A scene from Wat Tyler.


A scene from Wat Tyler.
Men of Blackmoor - Leipzig, October 1959


Act 1 Scene 1 - Sarah taunting the soldiers.


Act 2 Scene 1 - Fletcher trying to persuade Sarah.


Act 3 Scene 1 - Geordie and Daniel.
The Sugar Reapers - Tartu Opera House, Estonia, U.S.S.R, 1969


Act 1, Scene 1 Joseph Lucas and friends.


Act 1, Scene 2 Johnny and Joseph Lucas.


Act 1, Scene 2 Johnny and Sumintra.


Act 1, Scene 2 Johnny and Sumintra.


Act 1, Scene 2 Ganesh Maraj and Sumintra.


Act 1, Scene 2 Johnny and the Sugar Reapers.


Act 1, Scene 2 Ganesh Maraj, Johnny and the Sugar Reapers.


Act 1, Scene 3 African Kwe-Kwe dancers.


Act 2, Scene 1 Joseph Lucas, Ganesh Maraj and the Sargeant.


Act 2, Scene 2 Indian dancer.


Act 2, Scene 2 - The police seize Johnny.


Act 2, Scene 3 Sumintra, Mrs Lucas, Joseph and African girl outside Georgetown Prison.


Act 2, Scene 3 Choir (villagers) and Sumintra outside Georgetown Prison.


After the premiere the producer, Kaarel Ird and the composer.
Joe Hill - World Premiere: Deutsche Staatsoper, Berlin, September 1970


The librettist, Barrie Stavis and Alan Bush.


Erich Siebenschuh (Joe Hill) rehearsing with Alan Bush.


Erich Siebenschuh (Joe Hill) (baritone) takes a curtain call.


Act 1, Scene 4 Henry Weber threatens to shoot Joe.


Act 1, Scene 6 Joe is arrested on a trumped up murder charge.


Joe's trial.


Joe's trial.


A scene from Joe Hill: The Man Who Never Died.


Joe Hill in his prison cell.


Act 2, Scene 6 - Joe Hill's execution.


A scene from Joe Hill.


A scene from Joe Hill.
Miscellaneous


The cast of 'The Ferryman's Daughter' performed at Chase Terrace Middle School, Burntwood, Staffordshire in December 1978.