British composer Sir Malcolm Arnold passed away this weekend in Norwich, England, at the age of 84. Arnold, one of the "most famous composers of the 20th century" according to BBC News, composed nine symphonies in addition to 132 film scores. His soundtrack to "The Bridge over the River Kwai," won him an Oscar in 1958. Read more about Arnold on news.bbc.co.uk. Drum corps fans should be no stranger to Arnold's music, maybe most notably featured in the Cavaliers' first-ever World Championship winning program in 1992. Listen to the Div. I finalist corps that have featured Arnold compositions on the DCI Season Pass, and check out this video clip of the Boston Crusaders performing the "Allegro Risoluto" from Arnold's "English Dances," during the 1999 DCI World Championships in Madison, Wis.
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