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Birtwistle, Harrison

Overview
Works: 806 works in 2,880 publications in 6 languages and 26,228 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Manuscripts  Songs and music  Live sound recordings  Drama  Biography  Scores  Excerpts  Operas  Art music 
Roles: Author, Composer, Arranger, Narrator, Editor, Musician, Honoree, Other, Singer
Classifications: M1045.B57, 784.2
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Most widely held works by Harrison Birtwistle
The triumph of time by Harrison Birtwistle( )

21 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five chorale preludes : [bass clarinet in B flat] by Johann Sebastian Bach( )

36 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The woman and the hare by Harrison Birtwistle( )

13 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen Arcadiae mechanicae perpetuum ; Silbury air ; Secret theatre by Harrison Birtwistle( )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in Conway Hall, London, January 1987
The mask of Orpheus by Harrison Birtwistle( )

16 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recorded live at the Royal Festival Hall on 11 & 12 April, 1996."--Insert
Secret theatre by Harrison Birtwistle( )

26 editions published between 1929 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melencolia. Ritual fragment ; Meridian by Harrison Birtwistle( )

10 editions published in 1993 in 3 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1st work recorded in St. Augustine's Church, Kilburn, Nov. 20, 1991 ; 2nd work recorded in Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead on Nov. 21, 1991 ; 3rd work recorded in Rosslyn Hill Chapel on Nov. 7 & 9, 1991
Night's black bird ; The shadow of night ; The cry of Anubis by Harrison Birtwistle( )

8 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works move away from composer Harrison Birtwistle's forceful and monolithic grandeur, of which he has become associated, and have a more reflective, otherworldly and subtle sound, exploring the world of melancholy
Punch and Judy by Harrison Birtwistle( Recording )

34 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in the Decca Studios, Westhampstead, U.K., June and July, 1979
Punch and Judy : a tragical comedy, or a comical tragedy : opera in one act by Harrison Birtwistle( )

40 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete string quartets by Harrison Birtwistle( )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret theatre ; Nenia ; Ritual fragment by Harrison Birtwistle( )

9 editions published in 1995 in 3 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The triumph of time ; Ritual fragment ; Gawain's journey by Harrison Birtwistle( )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theseus game ; Earth dances by Harrison Birtwistle( )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theseus game. Pour grand ensemble avec deux chefs d'orchestre
Earth dances : for orchestra (1985-1986) by Harrison Birtwistle( )

41 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fields of sorrow : Verses for ensembles ; Nenia : the death of Orpheus by Harrison Birtwistle( )

3 editions published in 2008 in Latin and English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panic ; Earth dances by Harrison Birtwistle( )

15 editions published in 1996 in 4 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panic for alto saxophone, wind instruments and percussion / Earth Dances for large orchestra
Tragœdia by Harrison Birtwistle( )

26 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ring a dumb carillon by Harrison Birtwistle( )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duets for Storab : for two flutes = für zwei Flöten by Harrison Birtwistle( )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Birtwistle, Harrison

Birtwistle, Harrison Paul 1934-

Birtwistle, Harry

Birtwistle, Paul 1934-

Harrison Birtwistle British composer

Harrison Birtwistle britisk komponist

Harrison Birtwistle Brits componist

Harrison Birtwistle brittisk kompositör

Harrison Birtwistle compositeur britannique

Harrison Birtwistle compositor britànic

Harrison Birtwistle compositor británico

Harrison Birtwistle compositore e clarinettista inglese

Harrison Birtwistle englischer Komponist

Harrison Birtwistle Suurbritannia helilooja

Harrisson Birtwistle

Harrisson Birtwistle compositor britânico

Харрисон Пол Бёртуистл

הריסון ברטוויסל

הריסון ברטוויסל מלחין בריטי

ハリソン・バートウィッスル

哈里森·伯特威斯尔

哈里森·伯特维斯特尔

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