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Sir Michael Tippett
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1905-01-02
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Sir Michael Kemp Tippett OM CH CBE (2 January 1905 – 8 January 1998) was an English composer who rose to prominence during and immediately after the Second World War. In his lifetime he was sometimes ranked with his contemporary Benjamin Britten as ...

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Sir Michael Kemp Tippett OM CH CBE (2 January 1905 – 8 January 1998) was an English composer who rose to prominence during and immediately after the Second World War. In his lifetime he was sometimes ranked with his contemporary Benjamin Britten as one of the leading British composers of the 20th century. Among his best-known works are the oratorio A Child of Our Time, the orchestral Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli, and the opera The Midsummer Marriage.

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Sir Michael Tippett, Sir Michael Tippett, Orchestra of Opera North & Chorus of Opera North
Praeludium for brass, bells and percussion
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Praeludium for brass, bells and percussion Praeludium for brass, bells and percussion Praeludium for brass, bells and percussion Praeludium for brass, bells and percussion
Michael Copley, John Anderson, Anthony Lewis, Colin Lawson, Ivo-Jan van der Werff, Martin Westlake, Paul Robertson, Evelyn Nallen, Peter Hamburger, David Matthews, Sir Michael Tippett, Jeremy Cornes, Martin Jones, Graham Ashton, Maurice Hodges, Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Stephen Darlington & Medici Quartet
5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time' arr. for chorus [complete]
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5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time' arr. for chorus [complete] 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time' arr. for chorus [complete] 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time' arr. for chorus [complete] 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time' arr. for chorus [complete]

5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time' arr. for chorus [complete]

Performer
Michael Copley
John Anderson
Anthony Lewis
Colin Lawson
Ivo-Jan van der Werff
Martin Westlake
Paul Robertson
Evelyn Nallen
Peter Hamburger
David Matthews
Jeremy Cornes
Martin Jones
Graham Ashton
Maurice Hodges
Choir
Christ Church Cathedral Choir
Ensemble
Medici Quartet
Sir Michael Tippett, Sir Andrew Davis & BBC Symphony Orchestra
Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli
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Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli
Sir Michael Tippett, London Sinfonietta, London Sinfonietta Chorus & David Atherton
The Ice break - opera in 3 acts
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The Ice break - opera in 3 acts The Ice break - opera in 3 acts The Ice break - opera in 3 acts The Ice break - opera in 3 acts
Sir Michael Tippett, London Sinfonietta & David Atherton
The Ice break - opera in 3 acts
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The Ice break - opera in 3 acts The Ice break - opera in 3 acts The Ice break - opera in 3 acts The Ice break - opera in 3 acts
Sir Michael Tippett & BBC Singers - 1956 Premier
Over the Sea to Skye - from Choral Images
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Over the Sea to Skye - from Choral Images Over the Sea to Skye - from Choral Images Over the Sea to Skye - from Choral Images Over the Sea to Skye - from Choral Images
BBC Singers, Sir Michael Tippett & Bo Holten
Dance, clarion air - madrigal for 5-part chorus
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Dance, clarion air - madrigal for 5-part chorus Dance, clarion air - madrigal for 5-part chorus Dance, clarion air - madrigal for 5-part chorus Dance, clarion air - madrigal for 5-part chorus
Paul Crossley & Sir Michael Tippett
Piano Sonata No.1
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Piano Sonata No.1 Piano Sonata No.1 Piano Sonata No.1 Piano Sonata No.1
Sir Michael Tippett, Christopher Hogwood & Basel Chamber Orchestra
Divertimento on Sellinger's Round - A Lament
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Divertimento on Sellinger's Round - A Lament Divertimento on Sellinger's Round - A Lament Divertimento on Sellinger's Round - A Lament Divertimento on Sellinger's Round - A Lament
Sir Michael Tippett, Gennady Nikolayevich Rozhdestvensky & Capella of Russia State Symphony Orchestra
Symphony No.4 (in one movement)
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Symphony No.4 (in one movement) Symphony No.4 (in one movement) Symphony No.4 (in one movement) Symphony No.4 (in one movement)
Sir Michael Tippett & BBC Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Davis (conductor)
Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli
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Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli

Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli

Performer
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Davis (conductor)
Sir Michael Tippett, Elizabeth Poole, Richard Pearce, Edward Goater, BBC Singers & Jamie Hall
Spirituals (no. 2: Nobody Knows & no. 3: Go Down Moses)
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Spirituals (no. 2: Nobody Knows & no. 3: Go Down Moses) Spirituals (no. 2: Nobody Knows & no. 3: Go Down Moses) Spirituals (no. 2: Nobody Knows & no. 3: Go Down Moses) Spirituals (no. 2: Nobody Knows & no. 3: Go Down Moses)
Sir Michael Tippett, Elizabeth Poole, Richard Pearce, Edward Goater & BBC Singers
Spirituals (no. 1: Steal Away)
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Spirituals (no. 1: Steal Away) Spirituals (no. 1: Steal Away) Spirituals (no. 1: Steal Away) Spirituals (no. 1: Steal Away)
Sir Michael Tippett & City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Tippett: Concerto For Double String Orchestra
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Tippett: Concerto For Double String Orchestra Tippett: Concerto For Double String Orchestra Tippett: Concerto For Double String Orchestra Tippett: Concerto For Double String Orchestra
Sir Michael Tippett
Dance, clarion air
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Dance, clarion air Dance, clarion air Dance, clarion air Dance, clarion air
BBC Singers, Sir Michael Tippett & Stephen Cleobury
Five Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time' for chorus
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Five Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time' for chorus Five Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time' for chorus Five Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time' for chorus Five Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time' for chorus
Sir Michael Tippett, Academy of St. Martin in The Fields & Neville Marriner
Concerto for Double String Orchestra
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Concerto for Double String Orchestra Concerto for Double String Orchestra Concerto for Double String Orchestra Concerto for Double String Orchestra
Sir Michael Tippett, Finzi Singers & Paul Spicer
A Child of Our Time: Deep River
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A Child of Our Time: Deep River A Child of Our Time: Deep River A Child of Our Time: Deep River A Child of Our Time: Deep River
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox & Sir Michael Tippett
Ritual dances from 'The midsummer marriage'..: The air in spring; Fire in summer
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Ritual dances from 'The midsummer marriage'..: The air in spring; Fire in summer Ritual dances from 'The midsummer marriage'..: The air in spring; Fire in summer Ritual dances from 'The midsummer marriage'..: The air in spring; Fire in summer Ritual dances from 'The midsummer marriage'..: The air in spring; Fire in summer
Olivia Robinson, BBC Singers, Sir Michael Tippett & Stephen Cleobury
The Weeping Babe
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The Weeping Babe The Weeping Babe The Weeping Babe The Weeping Babe
Vancouver Bach Choir, Bruce Pullan & Sir Michael Tippett
Five Negro Spirituals from the oratorio "A Child of our Time"
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Five Negro Spirituals from the oratorio "A Child of our Time" Five Negro Spirituals from the oratorio "A Child of our Time" Five Negro Spirituals from the oratorio "A Child of our Time" Five Negro Spirituals from the oratorio "A Child of our Time"

Five Negro Spirituals from the oratorio "A Child of our Time"

Choir
Vancouver Bach Choir
Conductor
Bruce Pullan
Neville Marriner, Iona Brown, Kenneth Sillito, Denis Vigay, Sir Michael Tippett & Academy of St. Martin in The Fields
Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli
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Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox & Sir Michael Tippett
The Midsummer Marriage: Ritual Dances
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The Midsummer Marriage: Ritual Dances The Midsummer Marriage: Ritual Dances The Midsummer Marriage: Ritual Dances The Midsummer Marriage: Ritual Dances
Colin Davis, London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Michael Tippett
Symphony No.2
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Symphony No.2 Symphony No.2 Symphony No.2 Symphony No.2
Sir Georg Solti, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Sir Michael Tippett
Suite for the Birthday of Prince Charles; 3. Procession and Dance
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Suite for the Birthday of Prince Charles; 3. Procession and Dance Suite for the Birthday of Prince Charles; 3. Procession and Dance Suite for the Birthday of Prince Charles; 3. Procession and Dance Suite for the Birthday of Prince Charles; 3. Procession and Dance
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Michael Tippett & Andrew Davis
Concerto for Double String Orchestra - Andante Cantabile
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Concerto for Double String Orchestra - Andante Cantabile Concerto for Double String Orchestra - Andante Cantabile Concerto for Double String Orchestra - Andante Cantabile Concerto for Double String Orchestra - Andante Cantabile
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Michael Tippett & Solti, Georg
Suite in D "A Birthday suite for Prince Charles", No.4 Carol & No.5 Finale
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Suite in D "A Birthday suite for Prince Charles", No.4 Carol & No.5 Finale Suite in D "A Birthday suite for Prince Charles", No.4 Carol & No.5 Finale Suite in D "A Birthday suite for Prince Charles", No.4 Carol & No.5 Finale Suite in D "A Birthday suite for Prince Charles", No.4 Carol & No.5 Finale

Suite in D "A Birthday suite for Prince Charles", No.4 Carol & No.5 Finale

Conductor
Solti, Georg
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Steve Davislim, London Symphony Chorus, Mihoko Fujimura, Indra Thomas, Matthew Rose, London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Michael Tippett
5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time', arr. for chorus: no.5; Deep river, my home is over Jordan
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5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time', arr. for chorus: no.5; Deep river, my home is over Jordan 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time', arr. for chorus: no.5; Deep river, my home is over Jordan 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time', arr. for chorus: no.5; Deep river, my home is over Jordan 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time', arr. for chorus: no.5; Deep river, my home is over Jordan
Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford, Graham Ashton, Martin Westlake, Maurice Hodges, Medici Quartet, John Anderson, Evelyn Nallen, Anthony Lewis, Peter Hamburger, Ivo-Jan van der Werff, Stephen Darlington, Jeremy Cornes, Colin Lawson, Michael Copley, Martin Jones, Sir Michael Tippett, Paul Robertson & David Matthews
5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time' arr. for chorus, no.3; Go down, Moses
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5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time' arr. for chorus, no.3; Go down, Moses 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time' arr. for chorus, no.3; Go down, Moses 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time' arr. for chorus, no.3; Go down, Moses 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time' arr. for chorus, no.3; Go down, Moses

5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time' arr. for chorus, no.3; Go down, Moses

Performer
Graham Ashton
Martin Westlake
Maurice Hodges
John Anderson
Evelyn Nallen
Anthony Lewis
Peter Hamburger
Ivo-Jan van der Werff
Jeremy Cornes
Colin Lawson
Michael Copley
Martin Jones
Paul Robertson
David Matthews
Ensemble
Medici Quartet
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Sir Michael Tippett, BBC Symphony Orchestra & Sir Andrew Davis
Concerto for double string orchestra
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Concerto for double string orchestra Concerto for double string orchestra Concerto for double string orchestra Concerto for double string orchestra
Sir Michael Tippett & BBC Singers
The Weeping Babe
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The Weeping Babe The Weeping Babe The Weeping Babe The Weeping Babe
BBC Singers, Stephen Cleobury & Sir Michael Tippett
5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time', arr. for chorus: No.1 Steal Away
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5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time', arr. for chorus: No.1 Steal Away 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time', arr. for chorus: No.1 Steal Away 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time', arr. for chorus: No.1 Steal Away 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time', arr. for chorus: No.1 Steal Away

5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time', arr. for chorus: No.1 Steal Away

Ensemble
BBC Singers
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Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford, Graham Ashton, Martin Westlake, Maurice Hodges, Medici Quartet, John Anderson, Evelyn Nallen, Anthony Lewis, Peter Hamburger, Ivo-Jan van der Werff, Stephen Darlington, Jeremy Cornes, Colin Lawson, Michael Copley, Martin Jones, Sir Michael Tippett, Paul Robertson & David Matthews
Crown of the year - cantata for female chorus and ensemble, 6 Prelude: Autumn
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Crown of the year - cantata for female chorus and ensemble, 6 Prelude: Autumn Crown of the year - cantata for female chorus and ensemble, 6 Prelude: Autumn Crown of the year - cantata for female chorus and ensemble, 6 Prelude: Autumn Crown of the year - cantata for female chorus and ensemble, 6 Prelude: Autumn

Crown of the year - cantata for female chorus and ensemble, 6 Prelude: Autumn

Performer
Graham Ashton
Martin Westlake
Maurice Hodges
John Anderson
Evelyn Nallen
Anthony Lewis
Peter Hamburger
Ivo-Jan van der Werff
Jeremy Cornes
Colin Lawson
Michael Copley
Martin Jones
Paul Robertson
David Matthews
Ensemble
Medici Quartet
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Steven Osborne & Sir Michael Tippett
Piano Sonata No.3 (1st mvt: Allegro)
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Piano Sonata No.3 (1st mvt: Allegro) Piano Sonata No.3 (1st mvt: Allegro) Piano Sonata No.3 (1st mvt: Allegro) Piano Sonata No.3 (1st mvt: Allegro)
Sir Michael Tippett, BBC Singers & Stephen Cleobury
Over the Sea to Skye
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Over the Sea to Skye Over the Sea to Skye Over the Sea to Skye Over the Sea to Skye
Sir Michael Tippett, Christopher Glynn & Robin Tritschler
Boyhood's End
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Boyhood's End Boyhood's End Boyhood's End Boyhood's End
Andrew Davis, Sir Michael Tippett & BBC Symphony Orchestra
Fantasia concertante on a Theme of Corelli
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Fantasia concertante on a Theme of Corelli Fantasia concertante on a Theme of Corelli Fantasia concertante on a Theme of Corelli Fantasia concertante on a Theme of Corelli
Sir Michael Tippett, Stephen Cleobury, Jacqueline Fox, Jennifer Adams-Barbaro, Robert Johnson, Stuart Macintyre & BBC Singers
5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time', arr. for chorus
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5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time', arr. for chorus 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time', arr. for chorus 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time', arr. for chorus 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time', arr. for chorus

5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time', arr. for chorus

Performer
Stephen Cleobury
Jacqueline Fox
Jennifer Adams-Barbaro
Robert Johnson
Stuart Macintyre
BBC Singers
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Sir Michael Tippett
Five Negro Spirituals (A Child of our Time)
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Five Negro Spirituals (A Child of our Time) Five Negro Spirituals (A Child of our Time) Five Negro Spirituals (A Child of our Time) Five Negro Spirituals (A Child of our Time)
Sir Michael Tippett & Steven Osborne
Piano Sonata No 4
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Piano Sonata No 4 Piano Sonata No 4 Piano Sonata No 4 Piano Sonata No 4
Huw Watkins, Mark Padmore & Sir Michael Tippett
The Hearts Assurance Song Cycle - The Hearts Assurance
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The Hearts Assurance Song Cycle - The Hearts Assurance The Hearts Assurance Song Cycle - The Hearts Assurance The Hearts Assurance Song Cycle - The Hearts Assurance The Hearts Assurance Song Cycle - The Hearts Assurance
Huw Watkins, Mark Padmore & Sir Michael Tippett
The Hearts Assurance
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The Hearts Assurance The Hearts Assurance The Hearts Assurance The Hearts Assurance
Colin Davis, BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Chorus & Sir Michael Tippett
The World Turns on its Dark Side [A Child of our Time]
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The World Turns on its Dark Side [A Child of our Time] The World Turns on its Dark Side [A Child of our Time] The World Turns on its Dark Side [A Child of our Time] The World Turns on its Dark Side [A Child of our Time]

The World Turns on its Dark Side [A Child of our Time]

Conductor
Colin Davis
Choir
BBC Singers
Performer
BBC Chorus
Robert Evans, Carys Lane, Harry Christophers, Sally Bruce-Payne, The Sixteen, Neil MacKenzie & Sir Michael Tippett
5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time'..., no.1; Steal away to Jesus
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5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time'..., no.1; Steal away to Jesus 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time'..., no.1; Steal away to Jesus 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time'..., no.1; Steal away to Jesus 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time'..., no.1; Steal away to Jesus
Sir Michael Tippett, Carys Lane, Sally Bruce-Payne, Neil MacKenzie, Harry Christophers, The Sixteen & Robert Evans
5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time'..., no.5; Deep river, my home is over...
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5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time'..., no.5; Deep river, my home is over... 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time'..., no.5; Deep river, my home is over... 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time'..., no.5; Deep river, my home is over... 5 Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time'..., no.5; Deep river, my home is over...
Sir Michael Tippett & London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis (conductor)
The world turns on its dark side (from ‘A Child of Our Time’)
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The world turns on its dark side (from ‘A Child of Our Time’) The world turns on its dark side (from ‘A Child of Our Time’) The world turns on its dark side (from ‘A Child of Our Time’) The world turns on its dark side (from ‘A Child of Our Time’)

The world turns on its dark side (from ‘A Child of Our Time’)

Performer
London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis (conductor)
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