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  Composition: the artistic trace of a life,
with the intensities of being human imprinted upon,
rather than encoded in, the music.
BBC Radio 3 Hear and Now
Sound Carvings from Rano Raraku

(1988) played live in March 2015 by Psappha,
who recorded the piece on Hellawell's first disc, 'Sound Carvings', in 1997.
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Hellawell Featured Composer
MAINLY NEW FESTIVAL, Royal Academy of Music
Talks, teaching and concert - Nov 25 2015

Major interview with Piers Hellawell
in Tempo (Oct 2014):
"... one of the United Kingdom’s most interesting and thoughtful composers."
Published in Tempo no.270, p.48-56. © Cambridge University Press. Used by permission.

Click here to read full text of Bernard Hughes' article.
Click here for Tempo no.270 itself.
New CD Now available on    Piers Hellawell: Airs, Waters - Fidelio Trio, RTE National Symphony Orchestra, Robert Plane & Pierre-André Valade

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