Haydn Wood

A composer, Haydn Wood lived in 25 Parliament Hill Mansions. He is mainly remembered for just three of his vocal items (Roses of Picardy, A Brown Bird Singing and Love’s Garden of Roses) and a single movement of his London Landmarks Suite – Horse Guards, Whitehall.

His total output boasted a substantial body of orchestral works including 15 suites, 9 rhapsodies, 8 overtures, 3 big concertante pieces and nearly 50 other assorted items; six choral compositions, some chamber music – notably a string quartet and over a dozen instrumental solos – 7 song cycles and something in excess of 200 individual songs.

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