Hugh Davies


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(b Exmouth, 1943; d London, 2005).

Eng. composer. Ass. to Stockhausen 1964–6 and member of his EMS. Dir., EMS, Goldsmiths' Coll., London Univ. 1967–86; consultant, mus. dept. Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, from 1986. Comps. are mainly elec., e.g. Quintet (1967–8) for 5 performers, 5 microphones, sine/square wave generator, 4‐channel switching unit, potentiometers, 6 loudspeakers. Other works incl. Shozyg I and II (1968); Shozyg Sequence No.1 (1971), No. 2 (1977), No.3 (1990–1); Natural Images (1976); Four Songs (1979–81); I Have a Dream (1984–5); Strata (1987); Fanfare, 5 tpt. (1991); Inventio, ens. (1994); Three Beginnings in the Form of a Leek, pf. (1995); From Trees and Rocks, elec. (2000).

Subjects: Music.

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