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Peter Maxwell Davies (b. 1934)

2. Early Music

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies talks to Donald Macleod about the works written before his first visit to the Orkneys, the attraction for him of early music, and his astonishingly creative but turbulent year of 1969.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Purcell: Fantasia upon One Note
The Fires of London/ Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (cond)
UKCD 2044 tr 4

Points and Dances from Taverner Act I     
The Fires of London/ Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (cond)
Universal 473 721-2 tr 5

Eight Songs for a Mad King (extract: 6, 7 and 8)
Julius Eastman (baritone)/ The Fires of London/ Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (cond)  
Unicorn-Kanchana DKP(CD) 9052 tr 2

St Thomas Wake
BBC Phil/ Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (cond)
Collins Classics 13082 tr 7
 




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