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Howard Skempton

acc, *1947 GB, Chester
Musician / Composer of Classical

Howard Skempton (born 31 October 1947 in Chester) is a British composer and accordionist. Since the late 1960s, when he helped organize the Scratch Orchestra, he has been associated with the English school of experimental music.

        
Instruments
  • Accordion
  • Piano
Genres
  • Classical
  • Jazz
  • Spoken Word
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Quavers on A Hundred Years of British Piano Miniatures by Duncan Honeybourne
Gemini Dances: I. Comodo on For Clarinet and Strings by Gemini
Images: Interlude 4 on Minimalist Dream House by Katia & Marielle Labèque
Images: Interlude 5 on Minimalist Dream House by Katia & Marielle Labèque
Quavers 5 on Skempton: Well, well Cornelius by Howard Skempton & John Tilbury
Gemini Dances: VII. Comodo on For Clarinet and Strings by Gemini
Lento on Howard Skempton: Lento - EP by Howard Skempton, BBC Symphony Orchestra & Mark Wigglesworth
Images: Prelude 5 on Minimalist Dream House by Katia & Marielle Labèque
Well, well Cornelius on Skempton: Well, well Cornelius by Howard Skempton & John Tilbury
Saltaire Melody on Skempton: Well, well Cornelius by Howard Skempton & John Tilbury

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Adelaide Town HallGavin Bryars, Howard Skempton, Arvo Pärt - Adelaide Symphony Orchestra2016Album
Five Rings TriplesHoward Skempton - Kingston Bell Ringers2012Single
British!Howard Skempton, Richard Emsley, Michael Finnissy, Laurence Crane - Steffen Schleiermacher2011Album
Ben Somewhen - Choral And Chamber MusicHoward Skempton - Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, James Weeks2007Album
Surface TensionHoward Skempton - Sarah Leonard, HCD Productions1998Album
Home And AbroadHoward Skempton1997Album
Ancora!Howard Skempton, Dominic Muldowney, Barry Guy1996Compil.
Well, Well, CorneliusHoward Skempton1996Album
LentoHoward Skempton1991Single
Air Maul - An Arnold Schönberg, 5860 Canyon-Cove, Hollywood, CAHans-Joachim Hespos / Howard Skempton / Dieter Schnebel / Christian Wolff / Michael Rumpf / Kurt Schwitters1988Compil.
Piano Sonata Piano Pieces DreamlandscapesPeter Hill - Nigel Osborne, Howard Skempton, Douglas Young1986Album
Howard Skempton's Cardew RetrospectiveCornelius Cardew, Howard SkemptonSingle
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