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Matthews: Divertimento / Knussen, Brindisi Quartet, Haffner Wind Ensemble, et al

Album Summary

>Matthews, Colin : Quartet for Strings no 2
>Matthews, Colin : Quartet for Oboe and Strings no 1
>Matthews, Colin : Divertimento for Double String Quartet
>Matthews, Colin : Concertinos (5) for Wind Quintet
>Matthews, Colin : Triptych
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Notes & Reviews:

'Divertimento' was commissioned by and dedicated to Peter Pears for the 1982 Aldeburgh Festival. Colin Matthews is active as administrator of the Holst Foundation, chair of the Britten Estate, and trustee of the Britten-Pears Foundation. He is also founder and Executive Producer of NMC Recordings. NMC's Ancora series is devoted to the reissue of important recordings of contemporary British works which have been deleted by other record labels. The Brindisi Quartet's recording of Matthews' 'String Quartet No.2' was previously unreleased.



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Works Details

>Matthews, Colin : Quartet for Strings no 2
  • Ensemble: Brindisi String Quartet
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1985

>Matthews, Colin : Quartet for Oboe and Strings no 1
  • Ensemble: Brindisi String Quartet
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1981

>Matthews, Colin : Divertimento for Double String Quartet
  • Ensemble: Brindisi String Quartet
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1982

>Matthews, Colin : Concertinos (5) for Wind Quintet
  • Conductor: Oliver Knussen
  • Ensemble: Haffner Wind Ensemble
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Concerto

>Matthews, Colin : Triptych
  • Conductor: Oliver Knussen
  • Ensemble: Haffner Wind Ensemble
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1984