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Steven Mackey on Steven Mackey

Source: Boosey & Hawkes


Steven Mackey discusses his life and works, focusing on watershed moments that have shaped him as a composer.


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Karl Jenkins on Karl Jenkins

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

A 10-minute documentary of Karl Jenkins talking about his life and music, from his childhood in Wales, through his work in jazz, to his large-scale choral works including The Armed Man.

Views: 42172

Reich on Reich

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

This new 10-minute documentary exploring the music of Steve Reich, the minimalist pioneer who celebrates his 75th birthday this year, was filmed at his residence in upstate New York.

Views: 29463

Carter on Carter 1: Early Years

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

This interview with Elliott Carter charts his early years in New York, at Harvard and studying with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. Music featured with the film includes Holiday Overture, Symphony No.1 and String Quartet No.1.

Views: 28740

Andriessen on Andriessen

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

This 10-minute documentary exploring the music of Louis Andriessen, winner of the 2011 Grawemeyer Award, was filmed at his apartment in Amsterdam. The composer discusses the early influence of jazz and the development of his distinctive compositional style.

Views: 27800

Benjamin Britten: War Requiem Documentary

Source: Britten-Pears Foundation

A documentary video feature produced by the Britten-Pears Foundation, featuring archive photos and footage from the time of the work's premiere and exploring the composer's pacifism.

Views: 23403

Carter Centenary: Video Interview Podcast

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

A special podcast interview with Elliott Carter in his 100th birthday year, describing his life and work as a composer.

Views: 20264

Karl Jenkins: Choral Composer

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

A 10-minute documentary with Karl Jenkins talking about his choral works which are among the most popular of our time, sung around the world. The interview features Adiemus, The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace, Requiem and Stabat Mater, including recordings and performance footage.

Views: 18391

van der Aa on van der Aa

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

A new 10-minute documentary on Michel van der Aa, filmed at his home in Amsterdam. The young Dutch composer discusses the development of his unique style, combining music and new media.

Views: 17842

Birtwistle on Birtwistle

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

This interview with Sir Harrison Birtwistle, filmed at his home in Wiltshire, England, traces his creative path from student days in Manchester in the 1950s to his recent works.

Views: 16588

Harrison Birtwistle: The Minotaur DVD

Source: Opus Arte

Harrison Birtwistle's opera, The Minotaur, is now on sale as a DVD from Opus Arte, filmed at its world premiere at The Royal Opera in London with John Tomlinson in the title role.

Views: 16478

Top 10 Audio Clips Featured New All

Peter and the Wolf (1936)

Composer: Serge Prokofieff

Plays: 21073

Benedictus (The Armed Man)

Composer: Karl Jenkins

Plays: 20801

Fanfare for the Common Man (1942)

Composer: Aaron Copland

Plays: 20705

Lost Art of Letter Writing, The (2006)

Composer: Brett Dean

Plays: 17670

Pomp & Circumstance March No.1 (1901)

Composer: Edward Elgar

Plays: 17630

Eight Songs for a Mad King (1969)

Composer: Peter Maxwell Davies

Plays: 13762

Ave verum (Stabat Mater) (2006-07)

Composer: Karl Jenkins

Plays: 13054

Dies natalis (1926-39)

Composer: Gerald Finzi

Plays: 12392

Das Christ-Elflein: Overture (1906)

Composer: Hans Pfitzner

Plays: 12245

Farewell to Stromness (1980)

Composer: Peter Maxwell Davies

Plays: 12125


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