Piano Quintets



First name: Michael
Last name: Blake
Dates: 1951
Category: Quintet
Nationality: Southafrican
Opus name: Hommage to Schumann, pianoquintet
Publisher: British Music Collection
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Information: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Michael Blake (b. 1951 in Cape Town) is a South African contemporary classical music composer. The composer studied at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg and lectured at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He returned to South Africa in 1998 and settled in Grahamstown where he teaches composition and is director of the annual contemporary music festival, New Music Indaba. At the 1999 meeting of the International Society for Contemporary Music held in Bucharest, Blake made a successful bid for South Africas re-entry into the ISCM after an absence of nearly four decades. He was the founding President of the ISCM South African Section, NewMusicSA and continues to serve as a board member.NewMusicSA: The International Society for Contemporary Music, South African Section His music is influenced by African music.