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Peter Dickinson

Publisher: Novello & Co

Five Diversions (1963),
Publisher
Novello & Co Ltd
Category
Solo Keyboard(s)
Year Composed
1963
Duration
12 Minutes
Orchestration
Alternate Orchestration
2222/2220/timp.perc/str
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Programme Note
Peter Dickinson Five Diversions (1963),
Prelude - Aria - Ragtime - Sarabande - Finale

These light pieces were originally written for clavichord in 1963 and published as Five Diversions for Keyboard Instruments (Novello) in 1966, since then they have been played on the harpsichord and on the piano with a change of character. This final version, with a few minor alterations, received its first performance on 23rd November 1969.

  • Ensemble
    The King's Singers, Solna Brass
    Soloist(s)
    Peter Dickinson (piano), Eric Parkin (piano), Rodney Slatford (double bass), Elisabeth Söderström (soprano)
    Albany Records:
  • Soloist(s)
    Peter Dickinson (piano)
    Naxos:
Performances
Date
Title
  • 05 OCT 2012
    The William Alwyn Festival 2012
    Aldeburgh Parish Church, Aldeburgh, Suffolk
    Andrew Plant (piano)

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