Peter Maxwell Davies
Tom Service pays tribute to Sir Peter Maxwell Davies with composers Sally Beamish, Rolf Hind and Alasdair Nicolson. Plus the Behn Quartet premiering Maxwell Davies's last work.
Tom Service plays tribute to Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, with composers Sally Beamish, Rolf Hind and Alasdair Nicolson. In addition to music from Maxwell Davies's discography, the Behn Quartet give the broadcast premiere of Maxwell Davies's final work, 'Movement for String Quartet', which is believed to have been completed in January this year. Rolf Hind talks about Maxwell Davies's piano music, plays part of his Piano Sonata No.1 and gives the world premiere of his own tribute piece to Maxwell Davies, 'The Dark Hug of Time', which is co-commissioned by sound and the University of Aberdeen.
Elizabeth Arno (producer).