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Yesterday | BBC News

Weir named as Master of the Queen's Music

The Queen will receive Weir when she takes up her appointment on Tuesday. Her Majesty will also receive Sir Peter as he relinquishes the position.

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Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts

Monday | EDGE

Maxwell Davies: The Lighthouse

The music of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies has always proven thought-provoking without ever crossing into presumptuousness.

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Related Topix: Classical, Arts, Opera

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Examiner.com

A reissue to celebrate the coming 80th birthday of Peter Maxwell Davies

The English composer Peter Maxwell Davies was born on September 8, 1934. That means that he will be celebrating his 80th birthday in less than two months.

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Related Topix: Classical, Gilbert and Sullivan, Opera, Arts, Orkney County, Scotland, United Kingdom,

Wed Jun 25, 2014

BBC News

Peter Maxwell Davies on Orkney music

"I always thought the best way to get people to come to the festival was to involve their children", says composer Peter Maxwell Davies.

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Related Topix: Classical, World News, United Kingdom, Orkney County, Scotland,

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Sunday Herald

St Magnus Cathedral feast is a midsummer night's dream

There is no overstating the potent sense of place that underpins the St Magnus Festival.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Orkney County, Scotland,

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