Colin Matthews

(1946 - )


‘…the Isambard Kingdom Brunel of contemporary music: master of great time machines, steamy with energy derived from pulse and from massive, surging harmony, and openly displaying their structural engineering, all finished with a craftsman's care.’
 Paul Griffiths


'Alphabicycle Order' and 'Horn Concerto' audio samples © The Hallé Concerts Society - available on HALLÉ CD from


Electronics for cello work 'Drammatico' can be downloaded here


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