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Malcolm MacDonald (also known by the alias Calum MacDonald) is a British author, mainly writing about music. He was born in Nairn, Scotland in 1948 and educated at the Royal High School, Edinburgh and Downing College, Cambridge; he has lived in England since 1971, first in London and since 1992 in Gloucestershire.

He has written several books, notably volumes on Brahms, Schoenberg, John Foulds, Edgard Varèse, the Scottish composer-pianist Ronald Stevenson and a three-volume study of the 32 symphonies of Havergal Brian. Other books include a tourist guidebook to the city of Edinburgh and an ongoing multi-volume edition of the musical journalism of Havergal Brian. He has contributed chapters to symposia on Brahms, Alan Bush, Erik Bergman, Shostakovich, Bernard Stevens, Ronald Stevenson, Varèse, an essay on Czes?aw Marek to a symposium on Swiss Composers and another on Scottish composers to a symposium on Musical Nationalism in Great Britain and Finland. He has also compiled catalogues of the works of John Foulds, Shostakovich, Luigi Dallapiccola and Antal Doráti and contributed articles to many musical encyclopedias such as the New Grove. He is editor of the modern-music journal Tempo, which he joined in 1972 as assistant to the then editor David Drew, and has been a copious contributor to other English-language music-journals and magazines. For these and other journalistic purposes he has used the nom-de-plume Calum MacDonald: this is believed to be because at the outset of his writing career, which began with record reviewing for the journal Records & Recording, confusion arose between him and the composer Malcolm MacDonald, who was a long-established record reviewer for The Gramophone. As Calum MacDonald he also reviews regularly for BBC Music Magazine.

MacDonald has been a prime mover in the revival of interest in the music of John Foulds.

Writings (selected List)   more

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Total Books: 125
Set Me on Fire Being Filled with the Presence of God
Promises to Keep
2012 - Promises to Keep (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780727882127
ISBN-10: 0727882120
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

Strange Music
2012 - Strange Music (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780727881298
ISBN-10: 0727881299
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Dower House
2012 - Dower House (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781847513687
ISBN-10: 1847513689
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Dower House
2011 - The Dower House (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780727880611
ISBN-10: 0727880616
Genre: Literature & Fiction

2011 - Abigail [Stevenson Family Saga] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781402236112
ISBN-10: 1402236115
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Sons of Fortune
2010 - Sons of Fortune [Stevenson Saga, Bk 3] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781402236105
ISBN-10: 1402236107
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Rich Are with You Always
2010 - The Rich Are with You Always [Stevenson Saga, Bk 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781402236099
ISBN-10: 1402236093
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

The World from Rough Stones
2010 - The World From Rough Stones [Stevenson Saga, Bk 1] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781402236082
ISBN-10: 1402236085
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

Guatemozin A Drama
2009 - Guatemozin a Drama (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781150259968
ISBN-10: 1150259965

2008 - Schoenberg [Master Musicians Series] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780195172010
ISBN-10: 0195172019

The Symphonies of Havergal Brian Symphonies Nos 1329
2006 - The Symphonies of Havergal Brian Symphonies Nos 1329 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781871082296
ISBN-10: 1871082293

The Three Legends
2006 - The Three Legends (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780955336317
ISBN-10: 0955336317

A Pattern of Peoples
2005 - A Pattern of Peoples (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781590482070
ISBN-10: 1590482077

Supermac My Autobiography
2004 - Supermac My Autobiography (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781904317661
ISBN-10: 1904317669

Supermac The Autobiography of Malcolm MacDonald
2003 - Supermac the Autobiography of Malcolm Macdonald (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781904317340
ISBN-10: 1904317340

Varse Astronomer in Sound
2003 - Varse Astronomer in Sound (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781871082791
ISBN-10: 187108279X
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment

2002 - Brahms [The Master Musicians] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780028728513
ISBN-10: 0028728513
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History

The Leeds United Story
2002 - The Leeds United Story (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781859833414
ISBN-10: 1859833411

Rose of Nancemillin
2001 - Rose of Nancemillin (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780312273019
ISBN-10: 0312273010
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Tamsin Harte
2000 - Tamsin Harte (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780312206284
ISBN-10: 0312206283
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

1996 - Urban Change and Its Management [Aspects of Applied Geography] (Hardcover)
1995 - Dancing on Snowflakes [Large Print] (Hardcover)
1989 - Ronald Stevenson [NLS Themes of Scotland] (Paperback)
1977 - The Rich Are with You Always [Stevenson Family Saga, Bk 2] (Paperback)
1977 - Win (Other)
Borneo People [Oxford in Asia paperbacks] (Paperback)
A Many Splendoured Thing [Large Print Edition] (Hardcover)
Evolving Commonwealth [Lectures / Ditchley Foundation] (Paperback)
Havergal Brian [perspective on the music] (Paperback)
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