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Rob Lea (bodhran) & Mark Jordan (northumbrian pipes)

BBC Philharmonic, Peter Maxwell Davies

[The Symphony] is Davies at his most uncompromisingly brooding: intensity ingrained into every bar, a new kind of symphonic logic pursued with frightening relentlessness. For a listener who is,... More…

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George McIlwham (bag-pipes)

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Peter Maxwell Davies

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BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

Maxwell Davies's matching panoply of stylistic musical masks is magpie-like even by his standards...there's no doubting the astonishing technical apparatus that makes it all happen. Davies's... More…

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BBC Philharmonic, Peter Maxwell Davies

he remains a modernist at heart, and expressionism, or at least anti-lyricism, is never far away. That is generally true of all his symphonies, and the seascape-inspired Second is no exception...Maxwell... More…

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BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Peter Maxwell Davies

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Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Peter Maxwell Davies

Cast in a multiplicity of subsections, of greatly varying length, it is a newfangled study in symphonic integration. This account is incisive. More…

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the unfolding narrative of the [Symphony] has a compelling force on its own terms. The recording is somewhat dull and unengaging, but the energy and excitement of the performance shine through.... More…

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Della Jones (mezzo-soprano) & David Wilson-Johnson (baritone)

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

Davies conducts performances of state-of-the-art vividness. More…

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Neil Mackie (tenor), Christopher Keyte (baritone) & Ian Comboy (bass)

Members of the BBC Philharmonic, Peter Maxwell Davies

Even without the visuals, the work's taut pacing and sharp-focus invention grip the imagination from start to finish. All three cast members excel, taking Maxwell Davies's liking for apssages... More…

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James Clark (violin), Catherine Marwood (viola) & David Nicholson (flute)

Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Peter Maxwell Davies

It is music of the late twentieth century which at the same time is far removed from the composer’s enfant terrible phase of the 1960s and 1970s...They are a most valuable restoration to the... More…

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