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Title
Choral works
Composer
Giles Swayne 1946-
Performer
Philippa Davies  (fluit) David Goode  (orgel) Stephen Cleobury 1948-2019 (dirigent) BBC Singers
Publisher
Collins, 1998
1 cd
Recording date
1998
EAN
5023391153129
CDR
DBX4935
Placing suggestion
31 - Missen, oratoria, cantates, passionen, ... (NBLC) K6 - Koorwerken (Flemish music schema)

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More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Giles Swayne

Giles Oliver Cairnes Swayne (born Hertfordshire, 30 June 1946) is a British composer.

Biography

Swayne spent much of his childhood in Liverpool, and began composing at a young age. He was educated at Ampleforth College and at Cambridge University, where he worked with Raymond Leppard and Nicholas Maw before spending three years at the Royal Academy of Music as a student of Harrison Birtwistle, Alan Bush and, once again, Maw. During the years 1976 to 1977 he attended several of Olivier Messiaen's classes at the Paris Conservatoire and from 1981 to 1982 made a study visit to the Gambia and southern Senegal – a formative experience he put to creative use as composer-in-residence to the London borough of Hounslow, 1980–83. Together with his second wife, the Ghanaian, Naaotwa Codjoe, he lived in a village near Accra, Ghana, from 1990 to 1996; he has now settled in London. Swayne is a cousin of Elizabet…Read more on Wikipedia

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