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Classic Desert Island Discs: Sir Michael Tippett

Another chance to listen to the composer speaking to Roy Plomley in 1985.

Another chance to listen to the composer speaking to Roy Plomley in 1985. Sir Michael Tippett is regarded as one of the foremost composers of the twentieth century. Other than a period as Director of Music at Morley College, he allowed very little to distract him from composition. His output includes four symphonies, four operas, four string quartets and several concertos.

Favourite track: Vespro Della Beata Vergine by Claudio Monteverdi
Book: Blank pages
Luxury: Egg timer

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