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Alec Roth (Composer)

Born: 1st February 1948, North West of England

Nationality: English

Alec Roth is an English composer. He is best known for his collaboration with Vikram Seth to produce the opera Arion and the Dolphin in 1994 based on the myth of Arion.

Roth studied music from 1976 as a mature student at Durham University, having previously completed a science degree at the University of Nottingham. He earned a doctorate from Durham in 1986.

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Interview, The Allegri Quartet play quartets by Alec Roth

David talks to Richard Thomas about his newly-commissioned recording of string quartets by British composer Alec Roth.

Interview, Alec Roth - A Time To Dance

David talks to the composer about his new disc of choral works, recorded by Ex Cathedra and Jeffrey Skidmore on Hyperion.

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