Books and Articles

A brief overview of Robin's life, (2011)

Robin Milford, A Composer Illuminated by his Songs, Peter Hunter, Animus, Dalton-in-Furness, (2009).

Robin's Life and Temperament, Peter Hunter, (2009) 

Six discussions by Peter Hunter : 

The Main Solo Songs of the 1920s (treatise), 2017 #

The Main Solo Songs of the 1930s (treatise), 2017 PDF icon

The Main Solo Songs of the 1940s and 1950s (treatise), 2017 PDF icon

Reflections on Robin and His Songs (2009). . . 

Milford and His Songs in Context (2017)

Piano Music (2017) PDF icon

The Shoemaker  by Peter Hunter (2021) The Shoemaker

Robin Milford, Ian Copley, Thames, London, (1984), ISBN 0 905210 28 X.

Robin Milford - Paperback (18 July 2010) edited by Lambert M. Surhone, Miriam T. Timpledon, and Susan F. Marseken. Betascript Publishing is a print-on-demand version of material about Robin on Wikipedia, and is unlikely to contain new scholarship to my mind.

Charles Pettit has written an appreciation of Composers of the works of Hardy which refers to Robin. Volume 1and 2

Robin Milford by Ian Copley


Robin's contemporaries who composed music.

See also Wikipedia article also in Spanish . . . Rachel Bowers article . . . 2002 centenary article . . . English Music Festival . . . British Music Information Centre (Search for Milford)

Milford was organist at Butcombe Parish Church (right) from 1948 - 1955 and wrote the Seven Seasonable Sketches and other organ works there. The organ is shown on the list of works.

Links to Professional Bodies of Musicians :  The Friends of Cathedral Music . . .  Royal School of Church Music