Nicholas Maw

(1935 - 2009)


‘You can't actually get much more adventurous than mountaineering at 26,000 feet plus. There are very few post-war works whose substance, technical control, sheer range of thought, wonderful playability and - above all - whose magnificent attitude look set to ensure that they're still going to be played in 50 years' time (and beyond). I think that Odyssey will be one of them.’


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