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Taverner, an opera in two acts [by] Peter Maxwell Davies.

Peter Maxwell Davies

Taverner, an opera in two acts [by] Peter Maxwell Davies.

Libretto by the composer. Piano reduction by Stephen Pruslin.

by Peter Maxwell Davies

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Published by Boosey & Hawkes in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Taverner, John, 1495, -- ca.-1545 -- Drama,
  • Operas -- Vocal scores with piano

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsM1503 D263 T3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination260p.
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18639225M

      Peter Maxwell Davies first began writing music for the stage in the late s. Throughout a series of premieres in the late s and early s, he developed as a stage band that accompanies the demonic transformation of the dummy's house cat into the Dragon from the Book of Revelation, Taverner, an opera in two acts, libretto by the. Peter Maxwell Davies’ Worst Nightmare: staging the unsacred in the operas Taverner and Resurrection —Majel Connery INTRODUCTION Peter Maxwell Davies first began writing music for the stage in the late s. Throughout a series of premieres in the late 60s and early 70s, he developed a reputation for experimental vocal and theatrical effects.

      Peter Maxwell Davies conducts his Antarctic Symphony at the Proms on August 4. Three of his works will also be played at a Prom to celebrate his 70th birthday on September 8. Topics. Peter Maxwell Davies: Taverner. Peter Eotvos's opera in two acts, performed at Glyndebourne. Rumon Gamba conducts Act 2 of ENO's production of Leonard Bernstein's comic operetta. Candide.

    A list of operas by Peter Maxwell Davies. 44 Junction Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1AG. and two orchestral Fantasias on an In Nomine by Taverner) are complete in themselves, while bearing interesting relationships to the opera. Most crucial is the Second Taverner Fantasia: much of its music appears as orchestral in-terludes. Its opening section is the prelude to Act I, .


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Taverner, an opera in two acts [by] Peter Maxwell Davies by Peter Maxwell Davies Download PDF EPUB FB2

Peter Maxwell Davies' Taverner, based on the life of the 16th century English composer, stands in the tradition of operas like Pfitzner's Palestrina and Hindemith's Mathis der Maler that grapple with the topic of the artist's role in society, and it's good to finally have it recorded.

The libretto, by the composer, mixes a fairly straightforward narrative of a pivotal episode in Taverner's 8/Taverner: opera in two acts [music] / Peter Maxwell Davies ; libretto by the composer Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may Taverner required.

Along with its satellite Second Taverner Fantasia for orchestra, the opera “Taverner” is the magnum opus of what Peter Maxwell Davies thinks of as his apprenticeship period. Since the early s he had been steadily and painstakingly acquiring the groundings of a rigorous compositional technique.

The works of this period, up to aroundformerly Taverner Read More». Maxwell Davies, Peter. Taverner (/) Opera in two acts. Duration: minutes. English Deutsch. Music Text. Libretto by the composer, drawn from letters and documents of the 16th century (E-L,G-L,Sw-L) Taverner is on trial before the White Abbot, accused of following the Lutheran heresy.

Witnesses are heard, and the chorus. The popular, if mistaken, account of his life is the subject of this opera 'Taverner' by Peter Maxwell Davies () Davies is an English composer and conductor who has written a large number of compositions such as the highly emotional 'Eight songs for a /5(3).

Peter Maxwell Davies, an English composer and an opera in two acts [by] Peter Maxwell Davies. book, wrote music in many genres, notably ten symphonies and works for the stage, from the monodrama Eight Songs for a Mad King (first performed in ) to The Hogboon (scheduled to be performed in June ).

His official catalogue includes more than works starting with his Op. 1 inbut there are also about fifty earlier works.

Act II Scene 4: The Market-place in Boston, Lincolnshire: This is the work of John Taverner (Townspeople, Choirboys, Council, John Taverner, White Abbot, Full. Peter Maxwell Davies (): Taverner, opera lirica in due atti su libretto dell'Autore op.

45 (/, rev. ) -- London Voices e. Davies, Peter Maxwell: Taverner. NMC: NMCD Buy 2 CDs or download online. Martyn Hill (Taverner), David Wilson-Johnson (Jester), Stephen Richardson (Henry VIII), Fiona Kimm (Virgin Mary), Michael Chance (Priest/God), Quentin Hayes (White Abbot) & Peter Sidhom (Richard Taverner) Fretwork, BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta Voices, His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts.

As a conductor he has recorded more than thirty CDs of contemporary music, several of which have won international awards - these include Robin Holloway's Concerto for Orchestra No.2, which won NMC's first Gramophone Award, and Maxwell Davies' opera Taverner. He became a.

Career. Davies was known as an enfant terrible of the s, whose music frequently shocked audiences and critics. One of his overtly theatrical and shocking pieces was Eight Songs for a Mad King (), in which he utilised "musical parody" by taking a canonical piece of music – Handel's Messiah – and subverting it to explore the periods of madness of King George III.

Both these characteristics play prominently in Maxwell Davies's surreal and biographical two-act operatic effort fromTaverner. Maxwell Davies first drafted the outline and scenario of an opera based on the life of composer John Taverner (ca. ) aroundand the project remained very much in his mind until he completed it in Taverner, Opera in 2 Acts, J.

Act 1. Scene 1. a Courtroom 2. Taverner, Opera in 2 Acts, J. Act 1. account of his life is the subject of this opera 'Taverner' by Peter Maxwell Davies () Davies is an English composer and conductor who has written a large number of compositions such as the highly emotional 'Eight songs for a Mad Reviews: 1.

Taverner. An opera in 2 acts. [Peter Maxwell Davies] Davies, Peter Maxwell, Taverner. London, Boosey & Hawkes, (OCoLC) Named Person: John Taverner; John Taverner: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Peter Maxwell Davies.

Find more information about. N o work could have been more fitting to bring the 75th birthday celebrations of Peter Maxwell Davies in Glasgow to a close than his monumental opera Taverner. First performed in. DAVIES, Peter Maxwell b Manchester, 8 September He was educated at Leigh Grammar School, Royal Manchester College of Music and Manchester University.

In he won an Italian government scholarship to study in Rome. Taverner, opera in two acts. Points and Dances from Taverner, instrumental dances and key-board pieces from the opera. Peter Maxwell Davies’s opera Taverner is one of those remarkable pieces whose creation spanned over ten years.

This gestation can be traced to its composer’s first Taverner-themed work fromFantasia on an In Nomine of John Taverner – elements of which re-appear in the opera. Get this from a library. Taverner: an opera in two acts.

[Peter Maxwell Davies; Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers,; Howard Mayer Brown Collection (Newberry Library)]. Peter Maxwell Davies (born Manchester, 8 September ) Text The composer. Source Elements of 16th century historical sources. Premieres First performance: London (Royal Opera House), 12 July First performance in Scotland: Glasgow (City Hall), 8 November (concert).

Scottish Opera première: N/A. Background. Taverner Opera in two Acts Libretto: Peter Maxwell Davies John Taverner: Martyn Hill Jester: David Wilson-Johnson White Abbot: Quentin Hayes King: Stephen Richardson Cardinal: Stuart Kale BBC Symphony Orchestra Oliver Knussen Amazon Review: This is a wonderful work, Maxwell Davies's finest opera, and one of the great operas of the late.

The popular, if mistaken, account of his life is the subject of this opera 'Taverner' by Peter Maxwell Davies () Davies is an English composer and conductor who has written a large number of compositions such as the highly emotional 'Eight songs for a 5/5(1).Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, English composer, conductor, and teacher whose powerfully innovative music made him one of the most influential British composers of the 20th century.

Davies studied at the Royal Manchester College of Music (–56; now the Royal Northern College of Music), at the.Sir Peter Maxwell Davies: Taverner, opera in 2 acts, J - Play streams in full or download MP3 from Classical Archives (), the largest and .