• Thea Musgrave
  • Moving into Aquarius (1984)

  • Novello & Co Ltd (World)

Commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society with funds from the Arts Council of Great Britain

Written jointly with Richard Rodney Bennett in honour of Sir Michael Tippett's 80th birthday

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  • 14 min

Programme Note

This piece was commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society to celebrate Sir Michael Tippet’s 80th birthday. It was written in conjunction with Richard Rodney Bennett and
first performed on the 23rd January 1985 at the Royal Festival Hall, conducted by Richard Hickox.