Books and Articles

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

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

Milford and His Songs in Context (2017)

Piano Music (2020) PDF icon

The Shoemaker  by Peter Hunter (2021) The Shoemaker

Poetry and Spirituality by Peter Hunter (2021) Poetry and Spirituality 3

Three Part Structure of The Darkling Thrush by Peter Hunter (2022)

Gordon Phillips (1908 - 1991) by Peter Hunter (2022)

Crossings Cecil Armstrong Gibbs Suite for Orchestra Opus 20 (1919) by Peter Hunter

John McDowell Biography by Peter Hunter (2022)

William Lloyd Webber by Peter Hunter (2022)

Meeting Place Essay by Peter Hunter (2023)

The Bells by Peter Hunter (2023)

Litany by Peter Hunter (2023)

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

Here are two concert programmes. The first was held for David Sumner Milford, Robin's brother.


The second is from during Robin's life