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This British composer-pianist was both admired and promoted by John Ogdon, and here we see why: his music was intriguing, intricately-woven and, though, largely atonal, easy on the ear. More…

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John McCabe (piano), Roderick Williams (baritone), David Pyatt (horn)

Sacconi Quartet

Silver Nocturnes blurs the boundary between string quartet and quintet…Williams has the necessary strength and intensity for the music’s bleak dramaticism. The Horn Quintet (2010-11) confirms... More…

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Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Barry Wordsworth

Commissioned by the Stuttgart Ballet, choreographed by David Bintley, Edward II is McCabe's third ballet score, and draws its story-line from Christopher Marlowe's eponymous drama and the medieval... More…

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Emily Benyon (flute)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Vernon Handley

John McCabe's Fourth Symphony, some half an hour in duration, has something Sibelian about its utterly inevitable, ever-evolving progress. Behind the frequently prodigal surface activity, one... More…

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Presteigne Festival, August 2010

John McCabe (piano)

A sense of occasion permeates this recital...Some technical mishaps, but impeccable musicianship. More…

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John McCabe (piano)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, National Youth Orchestra of Scotland, John Snashall

The late John McCabe's superbly articulated piano-playing in his Liszt Fantasy makes the strongest impression. His maverick streak is evident in Tuning, a wry take on the tuning-up process. More…

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Choral Music

Iain Farrington (organ)

BBC Singers, David Hill

McCabe writes that he composes carols 'as relaxation from sterner stuff'. It is classy relaxation...[I Sing of a Maiden] is raptly atmospheric and consummately crafted, while the writing for... More…

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Retorica: Philippa Mo & Harriet Mackenzie (violins)

Both of these works [the Moeran and the Rawsthorne] benefit, as does the recital as a whole, from superbly responsive playing by Harriet Mackenzie and Philippa Mo - who project the music's often... More…

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London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti, Bernard Haitink

…these are three superbly effective display pieces for large orchestra, and they receive stunningly flamboyant accounts with the LPO, Bernard Haitink and Georg Solti all on top form. …Arnold's... More…

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