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Harrison Birtwistle

  • Composer

About

Sir Harrison Birtwistle was born in Accrington in the north of England in 1934 and studied clarinet and composition at the Royal Manchester College of Music, making contact with a highly talented group
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Biography

In 1965 Sir Harrison Birtwistle sold his clarinets to devote all his efforts to composition, and travelled to Princeton as a Harkness Fellow where he completed the opera Punch and Judy. This work, together
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Repertoire/Discography

Sir Harrison Birtwistle compositions List of major works For a comprehensive list, see List of compositions by Harrison Birtwistle. Opera Punch and Judy (1967), opera The
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Artist's website

www.braunarts.com/birtwistle/