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07/07/2012

Ivan Hewett presents Hans Abrahamsen's Schnee, performed by Ensemble Recherche. Violinist Alexander Balanescu discusses Michael Nyman's score for The Draughtsman's Contract.

Ivan Hewett presents the first complete broadcast of Hans Abrahamsen's shimmering chamber work Schnee, performed by Ensemble Recherche and recorded at the 2010 Huddersfield Festival. And in this week's Hear and Now Fifty, violinist Alexander Balanescu recounts his part in Michael Nyman's groundbreaking score for Peter Greenaway's 1982 feature film The Draughtsman's Contract. With commentary from Gillian Moore.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Hans Abrahamsen

    Schnee (Rec from HCMF 2010)

    Performers: Ensemble Recherche

  • Michael Nyman

    The Draughstman's Contract

    Performers: Michael Nyman Band]

    • EMI 5 98442 2.

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