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Birtwistle, Sir Harrisonlocked

  • Jonathan Cross

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(b Accrington, Lancs., 15 July 1934). English composer. Along with his soft Lancastrian accent, his North Country origins have never entirely left him – indeed, they continue to colour his distinctive musical voice. This colouring is at its most obvious in a work such as the opera ...

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