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Birtwistle on Birtwistle

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This interview with Sir Harrison Birtwistle, filmed at his home in Wiltshire, England, traces his creative path from student days in Manchester, through his ground-breaking compositions of the 1960s and '70s, to his recent operatic output. Featured works include Punch and Judy, The Mask of Orpheus, Panic, Harrison's Clocks, The Last Supper and The Minotaur.

The Birtwistle on Birtwistle web documentary is presented by Boosey & Hawkes and directed  by Tommy Pearson of Red Ted Films.

If you cannot view the Flash video, a segment of the film can also be viewed at BooseyTube.

The film was produced with thanks to:
Universal Edition
NMC Recordings
Opus Arte
Decca Classics
Warner Classics
Deux-Elles
Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin

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