Howard Skempton

Born 31 October 1947
Howard Skempton
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1947-10-31
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Howard Skempton

Howard Skempton Biography (Wikipedia)

Howard While Skempton (born 31 October 1947) is an English composer, pianist, and accordionist.

Since the late 1960s, when he helped to organise the Scratch Orchestra, he has been associated with the English school of experimental music. Skempton's work is characterised by stripped-down, essentials-only choice of materials, absence of formal development and a strong emphasis on melody. The musicologist Hermann-Christoph Müller has described Skempton's music as "the emancipation of the consonance".

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Lento
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Lento
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Rise Up, My Love
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Rise Up, My Love
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Well, well Cornelius
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Well, well Cornelius
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More Sweet Than My Refrain
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More Sweet Than My Refrain
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Pigs Could Fly
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Pigs Could Fly
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He wishes for the Cloths of Heaven
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He wishes for the Cloths of Heaven

He wishes for the Cloths of Heaven

Choir
The Exon Singers
Conductor
Matthew Owens
Howard Skempton
We Who With Songs; Opportunity; Rose-berries
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We Who With Songs; Opportunity; Rose-berries

We Who With Songs; Opportunity; Rose-berries

Performer
Matthew Steynor
Choir
Choir of Queen's College, Cambridge
Director
Howard Skempton
Lento for orchestra
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Lento for orchestra
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Slip-stream
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Slip-stream
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Adam lay ybounden
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Adam lay ybounden
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To Bethlehem did they go
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To Bethlehem did they go
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Adam Lay Ybounden
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Adam Lay Ybounden
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Kettle's Yard Canon
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Kettle's Yard Canon
John Tilbury
The Durham Strike
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The Durham Strike
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Bach Variation for four guitars
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Bach Variation for four guitars
Michael Finnissy
Descriptive Jottings of London
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Descriptive Jottings of London

Descriptive Jottings of London

Performer
Michael Finnissy
James Weeks (director)
Choir
EXAUDI Vocal Ensemble
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Rise Up, My Love
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Rise Up, My Love
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More sweet than my refrain
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More sweet than my refrain
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Rise Up, My Love
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Rise Up, My Love
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Three Preludes (1989) no.3
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Three Preludes (1989) no.3
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Clarinet Quintet - 1st mvt
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Clarinet Quintet - 1st mvt
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Ben Somewhen
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Ben Somewhen
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Lento
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Lento
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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (Section IV)
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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (Section IV)
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Lento
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Lento
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Lento (feat. Mahan Esfahani) (BBC Hoddinott Hall 2016-17)
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Lento (feat. Mahan Esfahani) (BBC Hoddinott Hall 2016-17)
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In Tandem
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In Tandem
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Quavers 3
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Quavers 3
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Adam lay y-bounden (Be in the Audience)
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Adam lay y-bounden (Be in the Audience)
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Eirenicon 2
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Eirenicon 2
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One For The Road
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One For The Road

One For The Road

Performer
British Contemporary Music Group Chamber Players
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Field Notes
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Field Notes

Field Notes

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British Contemporary Music Group Chamber Players
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Opportunity
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Opportunity

Opportunity

Choir
Choir of Queen’s College Cambridge
Director
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