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MAXWELL DAVIES, P.: Naxos Quartets Nos. 3 and 4 (Maggini Quartet)

    

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MAXWELL DAVIES, P.: Naxos Quartets Nos. 3 and 4 (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, the second release in a series of ten quartets commissioned by Naxos, features two contrasting works: Naxos Quartet No. 3, a spontaneous reaction to the 2003 invasion of Iraq, and Quartet No. 4, inspired by Brueghel’s famous painting of children’s games.


Maxwell Davies, Peter

  Naxos Quartet No. 3
1.   March 00:07:58
2.   In Nomine 00:11:42
3.   Four Inventions and a Hymn 00:06:19
4.   Fugue 00:05:05
  Naxos Quartet No. 4, "Children's Games" (Moderato)
5.   Naxos Quartet No. 4, "Children's Games" (Moderato) 00:25:05

Total Playing Time: 00:56:09






Composer(s):
Maxwell Davies, Peter

Ensemble(s):
Maggini Quartet

Label: Naxos

Genre: Chamber Music

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.557397

Barcode: 747313239726

Boxset: 8.505225

Physical Release: 04/2005

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