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Composer: Hughes, Ed (b. 1968)

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Year of birth1968
NationalityUnited Kingdom
Period20th century
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Paul Norman and the Ligeti Quartet celebrate the late Jonathan Harvey

The Ligeti Quartet performing Hay Fever by Laura Bowler at the Purcell Room
The late composer Jonathan Harvey, who died last month at age 73, described his Speakings (2008) as the most complicated and ambitious work he had ever written. A 25-minute composition for orchestra and electronics, the piece certainly warrants that description on the levels of scale and logistics alone.
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