Alexander Goehr – Fifth String Quartet “Vision of the Soldier, Er” (2019)

Alexander Goehr – Four Pieces for Violin and Viola

Alexander Goehr was one of the leading figures in British music in the second half of the twentieth century, and was Professor of Music here in Cambridge from 1976 until 1999. The son of conductor Walter Goehr and the Godson of Arnold Schoenberg, he studied in Paris with Messiaen and, along with Harrison Birtwistle and Peter Maxwell Davies, was one of the triumvirate known as the ‘Manchester School’ of composers.