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His musical output consists of over 100 compositions, ranging from aphoristic pieces to works spanning several hours.
Most are for piano solo or feature an important piano part, but he also composed for orchestra, chamber ensembles, organ and other instruments.
Their first meeting took place when Sorabji went to Glasgow to premiere his Piano Sonata No.
A reluctant performer, Sorabji played a few of his works in public between 19, thereafter "banning" performances of his music until 1976.Sorabji left before it finished, and later denied having attended it.He later banned unauthorised performances of his music, but it remains unclear when he did so; Paul Rapoport has argued that it was probably in 1938 or 1939, but Sorabji's first announcement of it dates from 1944.The first significant instance of such interaction took place in November 1919.Sorabji had sent several of his scores, including that of his First Piano Sonata, to Ernest Newman, who paid them no attention.
Holliday's perseverance and closeness to Sorabji did, however, eventually change Sorabji's attitude, and several recordings were made in Sorabji's house between 19.