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Concerto for double string orchestra

Michael Tippett (composer), William Boughton (conductor), English String Orchestra (performer)
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Title
Concerto for double string orchestra
Composer
Michael Tippett 1905-1998
Conductor
William Boughton 1948-
Performer
English String Orchestra
Publisher
Nimbus, 1995
1 cd
Recording date
1978, 1990, 1991
EAN
0710357270260
CDR
AFX1314
Placing suggestion
00 - Orkest (NBLC) K1 - Orkest (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 3 times in Flemish libraries

About Michael Tippett

Sir Michael Kemp Tippett (2 January 1905 – 8 January 1998) was an English composer who rose to prominence during and immediately after the Second World War. In his lifetime he was sometimes ranked with his contemporary Benjamin Britten as one of the leading British composers of the 20th century. Among his best-known works are the oratorio A Child of Our Time, the orchestral Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli, and the opera The Midsummer Marriage.

Tippett's talent developed slowly. He withdrew or destroyed his earliest compositions, and was 30 before any of his works were published. Until the mid-to-late 1950s his music was broadly lyrical in character, before changing to a more astringent and experimental style. New influences, including those of jazz and blues after his first visit to America in 1965, became increasingly evident in his compositions. While Tippett's stature with …Read more on Wikipedia

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