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Title: The Naxos Quartets
Otros títulos: Naxos Quartets Nos. 1 and 2
Los Cuartetos de Naxos
Quartetos de Naxos Nos. 1 and 2
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Peter Maxwell Davies; Maginni Quartet; Laurence Jackson; David Angel; Martin Outram; Michal Kaznowski
Código CDU: Peter.01
Forma Musical: String Quartets
Abstract: Known to his friends simply as Max, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies is one of the most prolific and frequently performed of British composers. His several hundred compositions draw from an eclectic array of influences, from Indian music to serialism to Renaissance polyphony. Davies has also worked tirelessly in the area of music education and as an environmental activist. The precocious Davies made his musical debut in a BBC broadcast at age eight. His education continued at Leigh Grammar School and from 1952 at Manchester University, where he received an M.A. in 1957. He also attended the Royal Manchester College of Music from 1952 to 1956, where he and fellow musicians Sir Harrison Birtwistle, John Ogdon, Alexander Goehr, and Elgar Howarth formed New Music Manchester—a group devoted to the performance of twentieth century works. The Italian government provided Davies with a scholarship in 1957, allowing him to study in Italy for a year with Goffredo Petrassi. From 1959 to 1962, Davies ...


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1. Naxos Quartet No. 1 - I Adagio (Allegro).mp3 13:44 18.84Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Naxos Quartet No. 1 - II Largo.mp3 13:39 18.72Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Naxos Quartet No. 1 - III Allegro molto.mp3 2:06 2.886Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Naxos Quartet No. 2 - I Lento (Allegro).mp3 16:04 22.02Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. Naxos Quartet No. 2 - II Lento flessibile.mp3 6:04 8.332Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. Naxos Quartet No. 2 - III Allegro.mp3 4:46 6.538Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. Naxos Quartet No. 2 - IV Lento flessibile.mp3 15:41 21.52Mb Unknown mp3
Naxos Quartet No. 1 - Completo.wav 29:24 296.6Mb WAV audio wav
Naxos Quartet No. 2 - Completo.wav 42:28 428.6Mb WAV audio wav

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