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Title: The Naxos Quartets
Otros títulos: Naxos Quartets Nos. 5 and 6
Los Cuartetos de Naxos
Cuartetos de Naxos Nos. 5 y 6
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Peter Maxwell Davies; Maggini 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 Quarte ... and Shetland - I Largo.mp3 8:09 11.18Mb MPEG Audio mp3
2. Naxos Quarte ... nd Shetland - II Lento.mp3 12:10 16.69Mb MPEG Audio mp3
3. Naxos Quartet No. 6 - I Allegro.mp3 6:14 8.554Mb MPEG Audio mp3
4. Naxos Quartet No. 6 - II Allegro moderato.mp3 2:10 2.977Mb MPEG Audio mp3
5. Naxos Quartet No. 6 - III Presto.mp3 5:20 7.310Mb MPEG Audio mp3
6. Naxos Quartet No. 6 - IV Adagio molto.mp3 13:20 18.29Mb MPEG Audio mp3
7. Naxos Quarte ... e (In Die Nativitatis).mp3 3:08 4.303Mb MPEG Audio mp3
8. Naxos Quartet No. 6 - VI Allegro.mp3 4:22 5.986Mb MPEG Audio mp3
Naxos Quartet N ... nd Shetland - Completo.wav 20:17 204.7Mb WAV audio wav
Naxos Quartet No. 6 - Completo.wav 34:17 346.1Mb WAV audio wav

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