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Emily Howard - Composer
 


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Emily Howard's distinctive music is notable for its granular use of instrumental colour, powerful word-setting and inventive connections with mathematical shapes and processes.

Howard (b. 1979) first won critical acclaim with Magnetite, commissioned for the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko, to mark Liverpool's recognition as a European Capital of Culture in 2008. (The work is the title track on NMC's composer portrait disc, a collection that BBC Radio 3's Record Review noted 'brilliantly articulates' scientific ideas.) Howard – a Liverpudlian herself – went on to win an award from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation that year, and her work has since been performed all over the world......
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