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Portsmouth Sinfonia

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Portsmouth Sinfonia

Portsmouth Sinfonia has been played on NTS in shows including Hot Mess, featured first on 1 November 2013. Songs played include Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy, "Jupiter" From The Planets, Op. 32 (Excerpt) and Also Sprach Zarathustra Op. 31 (Excerpt).

The Portsmouth Sinfonia was a real orchestra founded by a group of students at Portsmouth School of Art in Portsmouth, England, in 1970—however, the Sinfonia had an unusual entrance requirement. Players had to be either non-musicians, or if a musician, play an instrument that was entirely new to them. Among the founding members was one of their teachers, English composer Gavin Bryars. The orchestra…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy
The Portsmouth Sinfonia
Springtime Records1981
Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy
The Portsmouth SinfoniaSpringtime Records1981
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"Jupiter" From The Planets, Op. 32 (Excerpt)
Portsmouth Sinfonia
Transatlantic Records1973
"Jupiter" From The Planets, Op. 32 (Excerpt)
Portsmouth SinfoniaTransatlantic Records1973
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Also Sprach Zarathustra Op. 31 (Excerpt)
Portsmouth Sinfonia
Columbia1974
Also Sprach Zarathustra Op. 31 (Excerpt)
Portsmouth SinfoniaColumbia1974
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