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Tippett: Songs for Dov

Charles Hazlewood and tenor Nigel Robson join the BBC Philharmonic to unravel the complexities of Tippett's song cycle. The composer regarded Songs for Dov as one of his most personal works.

In this workshop session, Charles Hazlewood is joined by members of the BBC Philharmonic to unravel the complexities of Tippett's song cycle. The composer regarded Songs for Dov as one of his most personal works, revealing much about his "take" on the musical and cultural world of the 1960s. Singing the demanding role of Dov is tenor Nigel Robson, who sang the work for the composer on many occasions.

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  • Michael Tippett

    Songs for Dov for tenor and small orchestra

    Performers: BBC Philharmonic, Charles Hazlewood (conductor), Nigel Robson (tenor)

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