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MAXWELL DAVIES, P.: Naxos Quartets Nos. 1 and 2 (Maggini Quartet)

    







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MAXWELL DAVIES, P.: Naxos Quartets Nos. 1 and 2 (Maggini Quartet)

Peter Maxwell Davies is universally acknowledged as one of the foremost composers of our time, and is currently Master of the Queen’s Music. Plainchant, musical tradition and the haunting landscape of his adopted Orkney Islands all serve as inspiration to Maxwell Davies’ extraordinary and fecund imagination. This CD launches a remarkable and possibly unique commission from Naxos for ten String Quartets, each to be premièred live and subsequently recorded by the Maggini Quartet.


Maxwell Davies, Peter

  Naxos Quartet No. 1
1.   I. Adagio - Allegro 00:13:54
2.   II. Largo 00:13:38
3.   III. Allegro molto 00:02:03
  Naxos Quartet No. 2
4.   I. Lento - Allegro 00:16:13
5.   II. Lento flessibile 00:06:15
6.   III. Allegro 00:04:45
7.   IV. Lento flessibile 00:15:52

Total Playing Time: 01:12:40






Composer(s):
Maxwell Davies, Peter

Ensemble(s):
Maggini Quartet

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.557396

Barcode: 0747313239627

Boxset: 8.505225

Physical Release: 09/2004

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