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Composer of the Week: Tippett


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Michael Tippett , in conversation with Anthony Burton , looks back at a creative life spanning 60 years, and talks about some of the ideas and themes underlying his work as a composer.
I would know my shadow and my light ...
Fanfare for Brass
Locke Brass Consort, conductor James Stobart
Concerto for Double
String Orchestra (1st mvt)
Scottish Chamber
Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
String Quartet No 2 (2nd and 3rd mvts) Lindsay Quartet
Fantasia on a Theme of Handel
Margaret Kitchin (piano) London Symphony
Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
A Child of Our Time
(Part 3)
Faye Robinson (soprano) Sarah Walker (mezzo) Jon Garrison (tenor) John Cheek (bass) City of Birmingham
Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by the Composer
Producer Michael Emery Discs


Unknown: Michael Tippett
Unknown: Anthony Burton
Conductor: James Stobart
Piano: Margaret Kitchin
Soprano: Faye Robinson
Soprano: Sarah Walker
Tenor: Jon Garrison
Bass: John Cheek
Producer: Michael Emery

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