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Howard Skempton

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Howard Skempton

Howard Skempton has been played on NTS shows including S K Y A P N E A, with Lento first played on 28 February 2015.

Howard Skempton (b. Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, 1947), is a British composer and accordionist, and one of the founder members of the Scratch Orchestra, formed in 1969. His output has been linked to the musical movement known as minimalism.

Skempton studied musical composition with Cornelius Cardew, and took part in Cardew's new music lectures at Morley College, London. Skempton's work is characterized by a conventional approach to harmony and a stripped down, essentials-only choice of materials, creating miniatures of great…

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Lento
Howard Skempton
NMC1991
Lento
Howard SkemptonNMC1991
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10 Piano Pieces
Peter Hill, Nigel Osborne, Howard Skempton, Douglas Young
Merlin Records1986
10 Piano Pieces
Peter Hill, Nigel Osborne, Howard Skempton, Douglas YoungMerlin Records1986
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Of Late
Howard Skempton
Sony Classical1996
Of Late
Howard SkemptonSony Classical1996
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