Discography: (US) Harmonia Early Music: "A Fretwork Retrospective, Part 2" (by Wendy Gillespie, 24 Sep 2016)

Contributed by admin on Sep 29, 2016

"This hour on Harmonia, we continue our 3-part celebration of the British-based viol consort Fretwork. In honor of its thirtieth anniversary, we’re exploring Fretwork’s experiences with 500 or so years of rich repertory, ripe for viols. Our featured release, only slightly ironically, is John Jenkins: Six-Part Consorts, performed by Phantasm. ...

... Fretwork visited Australia for the first time in 1992 and premiered their second piece of contemporary music in the Spitalfields (early music!) Festival: Michael Nyman’s “The Self-Laudatory Hymn of Inanna and her Omnipotence,” written for James Bowman and Fretwork. The reviewer in The Times"...

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