»Composers«

Jim Aitchison

December 1, 2009

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David Matthews-Solo Works-an Introduction

December 1, 2009

David Matthews’ extraordinary cycle of 4, 3 and 2 part Fugues, began life in 1999, in response to Peter Sheppard Skærved’s performance of Bach and Telemann contrapuntal works. The initial E minor 4 part fugue was so successful that it precipitated the composition of the first large scale fugal cycle for solo violin. In order […]

Priaulx Rainier

November 30, 2009

Priaulx Rainier-Fragment ‘Rhythms of the Stones’ 23-01-2006 20th July 1950 (Rainier observing Barbara Hepworth, with John Wells, Dennis Mitchell, at work in the Trewyn Studio, on Contrapuntal Forms]     ‘CONTRAPUNTAL FORMS’                    ‘Rhythms of the Stones’  BARBARA HEPWORTH                              Priaulx Rainier        Blue limestone. Carving Height 2.4m (7’ 9”) Glebelands housing area Owned by Harlow […]

Gloria Coates-Berceuse (from the Solo Sonata)

November 29, 2009

  I met Gloria Coates in Munich in 1991. From the moment that we met, I felt empathy: a conversation began which continues unabated. We have shared ideas over innumerable cups of coffee at the Lenbachhaus. There, the paintings of that most musical group of painters, the Blau Reiter, can be seen. Gloria Coates-Berceuse Engineer: […]