Author Topic: Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-2016)  (Read 20157 times)

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Re: Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-2016)
« Reply #80 on: February 08, 2022, 04:46:20 AM »
I'm a big fan of Psappha, and they have done some impressive livestreams over the last few years.

There are now quite a few performances on YouTube. I just found two recent ones:

The Playground Ensemble, at the Metropolitan State University of Denver (Warning: This version has a political bent, which may be a plus or a minus, depending on your point of view.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-k0_Wn24qo&t=1789s

Ensemble Les Noces, from the Péniche Opéra, Paris
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PxODIs14vA

And in any performance, I'm not sure how the seventh scene ("Country Dance") plays out in audio only. Seeing it adds a great deal. 8)

--Bruce

Cheers, Bruce! I will click with interest  :)
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