Title
Sonata notturna
Composer
Nicholas Maw 1935-2009
Performer
Raphael Wallfisch 1953- (cello) English String Orchestra
Conductor
William Boughton 1948-
Publisher
Nimbus, 1996
1 cd
Recording date
1995
EAN
0710357547126
CDR
BCX0371
Placing suggestion
11 - Orkest met (solo)-strijkinstrument(en) (NBLC) K2 - Orkest met solo-instrumenten (Flemish music schema)

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About Nicholas Maw

John Nicholas Maw (5 November 1935 – 19 May 2009) was a British composer. Among his works are the operas The Rising of the Moon (1970) and Sophie's Choice (2002).

Biography

Born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, Maw was the son of Clarence Frederick Maw and Hilda Ellen Chambers. He attended the Wennington School, a boarding school, in Wetherby in the West Riding of Yorkshire. His mother died of tuberculosis when he was 14. He attended the Royal Academy of Music on Marylebone Road in London where his teachers were Paul Steinitz and Lennox Berkeley. He then studied in Paris with Nadia Boulanger and Max Deutsch.

From 1998 until 2008, Maw served on the faculty of the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University, where he taught music composition. He had previously served on the faculties of Yale University, Bard College, Boston University, the Royal Academy of Music, Cambridge University…Read more on Wikipedia

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