Graham Fitkin (1963, Cornish English)

Easy-listening, often cheaply sentimental repetitive minimalist dance-music. Not the most interesting in the style. I’ve reviewed:

Hard Fairy (Aract. Fervent. Piano Piece 91. Piano Piece very early92. Piano Piece early 92. Hard Fairy. Blue. Piano Piece mid 92. Piano Piece late 92. Piano Piece very late 92. Piano Piece 93. Fract). Graham Fitkin, Elanor Alberga, John Lenehan, John Harle. Argo 444 112-2 (1995)

Untitled II (1987) / Sciosophy (1986) in Dutch Pianists’ Quartet / Nederlands Pianisten Kwartet: Works for two pianos eight hands (with works of Robert Nasveld, Theo Loevendie, Ton Bruynèl, Maurice Ravel, François Bernard Mâche). Attacca Babel 9481 (1994)

Slow. Huoah. Frame. The Smith Quartet, Graham Fitkin & Shelag Sutherland (keyboards). Argo 433 690-2 (1992)

Informal Dance, in Dance(works of Tunde Jegede, Joe Cutler, John Adams, Graham Fitkin, Andrew Poppy, Michael Finnissy, Tan Dun, Kevin Volans, Michael Nyman, Jon Lord, Gabriel Prokofiev, Elena Kats-Chernin, Domacha Dennehy, Django Bates). The Smith Quartet (recorded Septempber 2009 & January 2010). Signum Classics SIGCD236 (2011)


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