Marvellously lucid book which fills a gap on the shelves devoted to twentieth-century music. INDEPENDENTBreaks much new ground and is full of observations that force the reader to think. MUSIC AND LETTERSA compelling portrait. CLASSICAL MUSICBerkeley's character emerges through his music, through interviews with family, colleagues and pupils (including son Michael, Julian Bream and John Tavener) and through correspondence... Berkeley emerges as one of the most significant musical figures of the twentieth century. CLASSIC FM Anyone interested in Lennox Berkeley...would benefit by reading this book. DELIUS SOCIETYThe author is to be congratulated on yet another musical labour of love. THIS ENGLAND
Music and Letters
"Breaks much new ground and is full of observations that force the reader to think."