Harrison Birtwistle’s earlier guitar piece

Owing to unfortunate circumstances Jonathan Leathwood’s epic Wigmore recital with a first performance of Birtwistle’s “Construction with Guitar Player” didn’t happen, so here is his earlier guitar piece which is incorporated in the later one, played masterfully by Forbes Henderson

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  1. Unfortunately those of us who had tickets for the concert never got to hear the new piece either as it was cancelled “owing to injury”.

    Ta for the link, sounds like Sir Birtwistle likes to write scary music, His opera The Minotaur is good for several nights of nightmares!

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