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Orange Resource

Interview: Gillian Whitehead pays tribute to Peter Maxwell Davies

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New Zealand composer Gillian Whitehead talks about Britain's preeminent composer Peter Maxwell Davies who has died. Gillian was his student and then friend and talks about helping the composer with the last minute work to get his ground breaking mono drama Eight Songs for a Mad King premiered in 1969.