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Thea Musgrave

Publisher: Novello & Co

Moving into Aquarius (1984)
commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society with funds from the Arts Council of Great Britain
Work Notes
written jointly with Richard Rodney Bennett in honour of of Sir Michael Tippett's 80th birthday
Novello & Co Ltd
Sub Category
Large Orchestra
Year Composed
14 Minutes
Programme Note
Thea Musgrave Moving into Aquarius (1984)
This piece was commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society to celebrate Sir Michael Tippet’s 80th birthday. It was written in conjunction with Richard Rodney Bennett and
first performed on the 23rd January 1985 at the Royal Festival Hall, conducted by Richard Hickox.

  • 23 AUG 2013
    Bedford Corn Exchange, Bedford
    Hertfordshire Schools Symphony Orchestra
  • 19 JAN 1988
    Aberdeen, UK
    Scottish National Orchestra

    Other Dates:
    20 January - Dundee, UK
    22 January - Edinburgh, UK
    23 January - Glasgow, UK
  • 23 JAN 1985
    Royal Festival Hall, London
    London Symphony Orchestra
    Richard Hickox, conductor

    Other Dates:
    23 January - BBC Relay
  • Hertfordshire Schools Symphony Orchestra
    Ben Gernon, conductor

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