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Lachlan Skipworth

The Australian composer tells us about his second album, which focusses on larger-scale choral and orchestral works.

Your first album focussed on chamber works, while this second album release brings together three larger-scale works was that a deliberate contrast?

Yes, I feel that more people have heard aboutmy orchestral music than have actually heard it. So I chose works that display different dimensions of my language, two contrasting orchestral pieces and a choral work.

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