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Composer: Cowell, Henry (1897-1965)

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Year of birth1897
Year of death1965
Period20th century
March 2018
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LondonTurning Points: Space-Time – London Sinfonietta

© Aylin Elci
Webern, Debussy, Schoenberg, Berg, Stravinsky, Cowell
London Sinfonietta; Elizabeth Atherton; Rolf Hind; Tom Service; Prof. Malcolm Longair

LondonOrchestra Nova

Barber, Diamond, Blackford, Cowell, Copland
Orchestra Nova; George Vass; Emily Pailthorpe
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“Bernstein & Beyond” in Seattle

Philippe Quint © Jeff Gerew
Philippe Quint programmes an invigorating menu in Seattle, taking its inspiration from Leonard Bernstein. 
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Magical Cowell and fussy Mahler

Jeremy Denk © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Although Michael Tilson Thomas's reading of Mahler's First Symphony left a little to be desired, Jeremy Denk joined them for an utterly convincing reading of Cowell's Piano Concerto. 
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MMDG in Berkeley

Mark Morris Dance Group in The Muir © Richard Termine
Few choreographers can match Mark Morris and his dancers for exuberant beauty or musical savvy.
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Mark Morris Dance Group: Programme B

Festival Dance © Stephanie Berger
Mark Morris Dance Group present an excellent Programme B (with the dazzling Festival Dances) at London Sadler’s Wells. 
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Nonclassical at Scala

Nonclassical at Scala
The centrepiece of Nonclassical’s “Pioneers of Percussion” festival was a rousing marathon of a concert at Scala, a large (mostly) rock venue near King’s Cross. It was a rich, varied, high-energy, happily chaotic affair that lasted into the wee hours of the morning.
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