ROBERT SAXTON: SONG WITHOUT WORDS

MS 5477/2
MS Short Title ROBERT SAXTON: SONG WITHOUT WORDS
Text ROBERT SAXTON: SONG WITHOUT WORDS FOR CLARINET AND PIANO, FULL SCORE WORKING AUTOGRAPH WITH SKETCHES
Description MS in English on paper, London and Oxford, 2004, 11 pp., 30x42 cm, single column, (26x39 cm), ruled for up to 22 staves, including 8 pp. with extensive sketches, drafts and tone-rows for the work, autograph
Provenance 1. Robert Saxton, England (2008-2010); 2. The Heslington Foundation, New York (2010); 3. Sotheby's 1.12.2010:110.
Commentary Robert Saxton (b. 1953), British composer. Played violin and started to compose at the age of 6. He has been Head of composition at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and thereafter Head of Composition and Contemporary Music at London's Royal Academy of Music. He is now (2010) Professor of Composition of Worcester College, Oxford, and has recently added the opera "The wandering Jew" to his oeuvre of about 75 compositions.
Place of origin London and Oxford
Dates 2004

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