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Martyn Hill (Taverner), David Wilson-Johnson (Jester), Stephen Richardson (Henry VIII), Fiona Kimm (Virgin Mary), Michael Chance (Priest/God), Quentin Hayes (White Abbot) & Peter Sidhom (Richard Taverner)

Fretwork, BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta Voices, His Majestys Sagbutts...

The opera is full… bitterly ironic juxtapositions, such as the 'holy' chanting from monks heard against the cynical Realpolitik of the negotiations between King and the Cardinal. Making the... More…

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The best moments in the quartets were the slow passages, which showed Maxwell Davies has lost none of his gift for spinning a contrapuntal web of tensely dissonant beauty. More…

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…these first two quartets certainly have a real sense of compulsion and creative urgency about their invention. …the Maggini Quartet sustains both with huge assurance; neither is easy to play... More…

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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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Duccio Ceccanti (violin), Bruno Canino (piano), Vittorio Ceccanti (cello), Matteo Fossi (piano)

His [Duccio Ceccanti's] playing is technically immaculate and also very expressive: there is none of the cold objectivity which one can find with some performances of contemporary music. The... More…

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George McIlwham (bag-pipes)

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Peter Maxwell Davies

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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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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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