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Oliver Knussen

Oliver Knussen has been played on NTS shows including Tafelmusik w/ Francesco Fusaro, with Music For Small Orchestra first played on 15 January 2016.

Oliver Knussen (Stuart Oliver Knussen, Glasgow, Scotland, June 12, 1952 – 8 July 2018) was a Scottish composer and conductor.

He began composing at about the age of six, but it was an ITV programme about his father's work with the London Symphony Orchestra that prompted the commissioning for his first symphony (1966-1967). Aged 15, Knussen stepped in to conduct his symphony's première at the Royal Festival Hall, London, on 7 April 1968 after István Kertész fell ill. After that debut, Daniel…

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Requiem Canticles
Stravinsky, Wuorinen, London Sinfonietta, Oliver Knussen
Deutsche Grammophon1995
Requiem Canticles
Stravinsky, Wuorinen, London Sinfonietta, Oliver KnussenDeutsche Grammophon1995
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Faun And Shepherdess - Suite For Mezzo-Soprano And Orchestra Op. 2 (1906)
Stravinsky, Lucy Shelton, The Cleveland Orchestra, Oliver Knussen
Deutsche Grammophon1997
Faun And Shepherdess - Suite For Mezzo-Soprano And Orchestra Op. 2 (1906)
Stravinsky, Lucy Shelton, The Cleveland Orchestra, Oliver KnussenDeutsche Grammophon1997
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Variations, Aldous Huxley In Memorium
Stravinsky, Wuorinen, London Sinfonietta, Oliver Knussen
Deutsche Grammophon1995
Variations, Aldous Huxley In Memorium
Stravinsky, Wuorinen, London Sinfonietta, Oliver KnussenDeutsche Grammophon1995
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Music For Small Orchestra
Ruth Crawford Seeger, Oliver Knussen, Lucy Shelton, Reinbert de Leeuw, New London Chamber Choir, James Wood, Schönberg Ensemble
Deutsche Grammophon1997
Music For Small Orchestra
Ruth Crawford Seeger, Oliver Knussen, Lucy Shelton, Reinbert de Leeuw, New London Chamber Choir, James Wood, Schönberg EnsembleDeutsche Grammophon1997
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