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The Triumph of Time

Whilst composing The Triumph of Time, Harrison Birtwistle came across a woodcut by Pieter Bruegel the elder that mirrored his own thinking, gave the work a clearer focus and provided him with a title. Here it is performed by the BBC S O conducted by Pierre Boulez.

30 minutes

Music Played

  • Sir Harrison Birtwistle

    The Triumph of Time

    Conductor: Pierre Boulez. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.

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