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Music for string quartet
by Lyell Cresswell -
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GEOFF PEARCE

'The Red Note Ensemble, a Scottish group specialising in new music, gives taut, precise performances, played with conviction.'

Lyell Cresswell: Music for String Quartet. © 2018 Delphian Records Ltd

I was always aware of Lyell Cresswell, a fellow Kiwi and eleven years older than me, by reputation, and we shared two of the same professors at Victoria University of Wellington. I don't think I had previously heard any of his pieces, and I see that he has lived much of his time in Scotland. I have been out of my native NZ for much of the last forty years, and in Australia, New Zealand composers generally don't get much airplay. I want to hear more of this composer — his music is coherent and interesting...

Copyright © 14 August 2018 Geoff Pearce,
Sydney, Australia

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LYELL CRESSWELL: MUSIC FOR STRING QUARTET

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