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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…
Peter Maxwell Davies (piano)
Aquarius, Nicholas Cleobury
In these vintage examples of early-to-middle-period Maxwell Davies, his fairly for popular dance-forms shines through his roguishly gaudy arrangements...Maxwell Davies's score [for The Devils]... — More…
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…
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…
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…
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Peter Maxwell Davies