Welcome

Here you will discover all aspects of the music of Donald Swann both as a serious and a light composer. You'll find a wealth of documentation not only about AT THE DROP OF A HAT and AT THE DROP OF ANOTHER HAT in collaboration with Michael Flanders, but also about Donald Swann's artsongs, song-cycles, cantatas, sacred music, children's shows, operas and much, much more.

We'll bring you the latest news about new recordings and publications. Any questions not answered in these pages can be addressed to his archivist, .

Alison Swann

Latest news

Ryedale Festival, 16th July 2014
Pre Concert Talk – The Music and Life of Donald Swann
Under the hat! A celebration of the music of Donald Swann.
More on the News page.

STOP PRESS: The Donald Swann Estate are in discussion with the Ryedale Festival about releasing a commercial CD of Donald Swann's Artsongs. Watch this space for details!

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