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New British Chamber Music

Ivan Hewett presents new British chamber music, with electronics by Christopher Fox, Jonathan Harvey, James Weeks and Edwin Roxburgh, played by RedArchDuo and the Arditti Quartet.

Ivan Hewett presents a programme of new British chamber music with electronics.

Jonathan Harvey: Ricercare una melodia (5:07)
RedArch Duo
Christopher Redgate (oboe)
Paul Archbold (electronics)

Redgate & Archbold: Improvisation (8:29)
RedArch Duo
Christopher Redgate (oboe)
Paul Archbold (electronics)

Jonathan Harvey: String Quartet no.1 (18:15)
Arditti String Quartet
(From the complete set of 4 Harvey String Quartets on the Aeon label.
Due for UK release via Harmonia Mundi later in the year)

Christopher Fox: Broadway Boogie (8.00)
RedArch Duo
Christopher Redgate (oboe)
Paul Archbold (electronics)

Package - rediscovery of Birtwistle's Chronometer (interviews with Lieven Bertels, who tracked down the only surviving 4-track tape of Chronometer & got it remastered for CD/DVD; and with Peter Zinovieff, one of the pioneers of British electronic music, who 'realised' this piece according to Birtwistle’s instructions)

Harrison Birtwistle: Chronometer (extracts)
Harrison Britwistle / Peter Zinovieff
From the CD/DVD ‘Recovery / Discovery’ (SAM 0801)

Edwin Roxburgh: At the Still Point of the Turning World (15:05)
RedArch Duo
Christopher Redgate (oboe)
Paul Archbold (electronics)

James Weeks: Burnham Air (11:49)
RedArch Duo
Christopher Redgate (oboe)
Paul Archbold (electronics)

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