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Composer of the Week: John McCabe

Synopsis

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5/5. Even at the age of 70, John McCabe shows no sign of slowing down, with more than 20 ideas for new pieces currently on the go. In the last of this week's programmes, Donald Macleod talks to the composer about a number of brand-new works premiering this summer, and asks what the future holds for him as a composer and performer. Gwaithla Brook (Two Gladestry Quatrains)
Gillian Keith (soprano), Simon Lepper (piano)
Study No 10: Tunstall Chimes (Hommage a Ravel) The composer (piano)
Pilgrim, for double string orchestra BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conductor Christopher Austin
Concerto for oboe and clarinet Jennifer Galloway (oboe), John Bradbury (clarinet), BBC Philharmonic, conductor Clark Rundell Repeated at 10pm

Contributors

Unknown: John McCabe
Talks: Donald MacLeod
Soprano: Gillian Keith
Soprano: Simon Lepper
Clarinet: Jennifer Galloway
Oboe: John Bradbury
Conductor: Clark Rundell






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