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Thea Musgrave on Lyrita


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« on: September 07, 2018, 03:45:17 pm »

A new disc of works by Thea Musgrave on its way in November to mark her 90th:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Thea-Musgrave-Phoenix-Rising-Poets/dp/B07GGTPHZM/ref=sr_1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1536331295&sr=1-1&keywords=lyrita
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« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2018, 01:05:30 am »

To be honest I have always been rather scared of Thea Musgrave''s music, believing it to be too rebarbative for my tastes. I have to say however that hearing "Turbulent Landscapes" recently at a concert at the Edinburgh Festival I was impressed and led to a possible reconsideration.

"Phoenix Rising" on the forthcoming cd can be heard in the Proms performance from this year on You Tube. It is not-by any means-impossible for me to appreciate (although whether I buy the disc or not is as yet undecided).
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« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2018, 03:35:25 am »

I was at that Prom perf. of Phoenix Rising. Loch Ness had been premiered at the Proms back in 2012, and I was present at that, too. This CD looks like it'll be a very desirable acquisition indeed!
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