26 March 2005

  Bingham String Quartet

The quartet has been associated with a number of Festivals, including Bath, Exeter, Church Stretton, Tudeley, Warwick, Newbury Spring Festival and Chard Festival of Women in Music. It was, for several years, closely associated with the King's Lynn Festival. After visiting the first "Go West" Festival in Pembrokeshire in 1995, the quartet has returned for a further two years as quartet in residence. The ensemble has performed to music clubs throughout the United Kingdom most recently on a 25 concert National Federation of Music.

90th Birthday Concert

Artist: Keal, Minna
Fantasy (1929) and String Quartet (1979)
With interview of the composer.

Other works written for her 90th birthday by Justin Connolly and Robert Keeley.

Concert was recorded live just one day before Minna's 90th birthday on March 21st 1999, and the interview recorded a week later. Minna died on November 14th 1999.

Stephen Bingham writes:all of us in the Quartet have been delighted to be associated with Minna and her music.

The Quartet Opus 1 which was first performed by the Bingham String Quartet in 1989 was dedicated by the composer to the Quartet.
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1999          £8  

String Quartets nos. 5-8

Artist: Maconchy, Elizabeth
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1990          £14   Special Order

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