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Great Accomplishment

Music by
Philip Sawyers -
appreciated by
ROBERT ANDERSON

'... a very cogent argument.'

Philip Sawyers: Cello Concerto; Symphony No 2; Concertante. Orchestra of the Swan. © 2014 Wyastone Estate Ltd

I spent many of my early critical days twiddling my thumbs while one composer after another would try and convince me that in an octave none of the available twelve notes was less equal than another. This was to be music's ultimate reality, rather than the reductio ad absurdum that my simple mind conceived it to be. The nightmare continued far too long, but I survived sufficiently to sense the approach of dawn...

Copyright © 17 August 2014 Robert Anderson,
London UK

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PHILIP SAWYERS - ORCHESTRA OF THE SWAN

NIMBUS RECORDS

ENGLAND

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

CELLO MUSIC

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