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073 Piano Trio No.1, Op.73 Arthur Butterworth    
  Piano Trio            
    Arthur Butterworth’s first string trio was inspired by the contemplation in winter of springtimes and summers of the past. It was commissioned by the Cheltenham Festival and first performed on 13th July 1983 with members of the Music Group of London, Hugh Bean (violin), Eileen Croxford (’cello) and David Parkhouse (piano).

It is a single-movement work in three sections lasting about 25 minutes and has been recorded by the Terroni Piano Trio on Dutton Epoch CDLX 7164

    ISMN M708027-73-7 073 Piano score & 2 parts £18.20    
102 String Quartet, Op.100 Arthur Butterworth    
  String Quartet            
    This is the revised (2011) edition of the quartet Butterworth originally composed in 1997.      
    Duration c.15 minutes.        
    ISMN M708027-18-8 102s 102p
Score and parts
Study score
4 parts



147 Tarka, Op.142 Arthur Butterworth  
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Caprice for small ensemble    

'Tarka' was composed in 2013 and premiered by the Manchester Chamber Ensemble conducted by Richard Howarth at the Ilkley Concert Club David Pyett Celebration Concert given at the King's Hall, Ilkley on 2 October 2013.
The programme also included the original version of Copland's 'Appalachian Spring' and Butterworth chose the same instrumentation for his own work.

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  Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon
  Violin I (2 players), Violin II (2 players)
  Viola (2 players), Cello (2 players)
  Double Bass, Piano
Duration c.11-12 minutes.
ISMN M708017-68-4

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