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Barry Guy

(b. 1947)


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(b London, 1947).

Eng. composer and double‐bass player. Prin. db. player in several chamber orchs., incl. Academy of Ancient Mus., City of London Sinfonia, and Orch. of St John's, Smith Square. Founder and artistic dir., London Jazz Composers' Orch. Works incl. Incontri, vc., orch. (1969–70); 3 str. qts. (1969, 1970, 1973); ‘D’, 15 solo str. (1972); Anna, amplified db., orch. (1974); Songs from Tomorrow, orch. (1975); Play, chamber ens. (1976); Eos, db., orch., (1977); Pf, ff, vc., perc., pf. (1979); Bitz, septet (1979, rev. 1981); Voyages of the Moon, db., orch. (1983); Flagwalk, 14 solo str. (1983); rondOH!, pf., vn., db. (1985); Video Life, db., elec. (1986); ‘UM 1788’ (1989); Look up (1990);Theoria (1991); Buzz, ens. (1995).

Subjects: Music.


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