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Snapshots: Fiftieth birthday tributes for Oliver Knussen

Audio Samples

>Andriessen, Louis : Very Sharp Trumpet Sonata
>Wuorinen, Charles : Fifty Fifty, for 2 pianos
>Goehr, Alexander : only two notes for olly (the other five for later), for 11 instruments
>Glanert, Detlev : Dancing Landscape, for 2 pianos
>Carter, Elliott : Au Quai, for bassoon & viola
>Henze, Hans Werner : Olly on the Shore, for piano
>Thomas, Augusta Read : Light the First Light of Evening, for orchestra
>Zuidam, Robert : I suppose a Fugue is out of the Question, for piano
>Matthews, Colin : Flourish, with fireflies, for orchestra
>Anderson, Julian : Quasi una Passacaglia, for piano
>Turnage, Mark-Anthony : Snapshots, for orchestra
>Benjamin, George : Olicantus for chamber orchestra
>Lindberg, Magnus : Bubo bubo, for orchestra

Album Summary

>Andriessen, Louis : Very Sharp Trumpet Sonata
>Wuorinen, Charles : Fifty Fifty, for 2 pianos
>Goehr, Alexander : only two notes for olly (the other five for later), for 11 instruments
>Glanert, Detlev : Dancing Landscape, for 2 pianos
>Carter, Elliott : Au Quai, for bassoon & viola
>Henze, Hans Werner : Olly on the Shore, for piano
>Thomas, Augusta Read : Light the First Light of Evening, for orchestra
>Zuidam, Robert : I suppose a Fugue is out of the Question, for piano
>Matthews, Colin : Flourish, with fireflies, for orchestra
>Anderson, Julian : Quasi una Passacaglia, for piano
>Turnage, Mark-Anthony : Snapshots, for orchestra
>Benjamin, George : Olicantus for chamber orchestra
>Lindberg, Magnus : Bubo bubo, for orchestra
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Works Details

>Andriessen, Louis : Very Sharp Trumpet Sonata
  • Performer: Bruce Nockles (Trumpet)
  • Conductor: George Benjamin
  • Running Time: 1 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2002

>Wuorinen, Charles : Fifty Fifty, for 2 pianos
  • Performers: Nicolas Hodges (Piano); Rolf Hind (Piano)
  • Conductor: George Benjamin
  • Running Time: 4 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2002

>Goehr, Alexander : only two notes for olly (the other five for later), for 11 instruments
  • Conductor: George Benjamin
  • Running Time: 3 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2002

>Glanert, Detlev : Dancing Landscape, for 2 pianos
  • Performers: Nicolas Hodges (Piano); Rolf Hind (Piano)
  • Conductor: George Benjamin
  • Running Time: 4 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2002

>Carter, Elliott : Au Quai, for bassoon & viola
  • Performers: John Orford (Bassoon); Paul Silverthorne (Viola)
  • Conductor: George Benjamin
  • Running Time: 3 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 2002

>Henze, Hans Werner : Olly on the Shore, for piano
  • Performer: Rolf Hind (Piano)
  • Conductor: George Benjamin
  • Running Time: 1 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 2001

>Thomas, Augusta Read : Light the First Light of Evening, for orchestra
  • Conductor: George Benjamin
  • Running Time: 2 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2002

>Zuidam, Robert : I suppose a Fugue is out of the Question, for piano
  • Performer: Rolf Hind (Piano)
  • Conductor: George Benjamin
  • Running Time: 1 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2002

>Matthews, Colin : Flourish, with fireflies, for orchestra
  • Conductor: George Benjamin
  • Running Time: 4 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2002

>Anderson, Julian : Quasi una Passacaglia, for piano
  • Performer: Nicolas Hodges (Piano)
  • Conductor: George Benjamin
  • Running Time: 3 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2002

>Turnage, Mark-Anthony : Snapshots, for orchestra
  • Conductor: George Benjamin
  • Running Time: 3 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2002

>Benjamin, George : Olicantus for chamber orchestra
  • Conductor: George Benjamin
  • Running Time: 3 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 06/2002

>Lindberg, Magnus : Bubo bubo, for orchestra
  • Conductor: George Benjamin
  • Running Time: 4 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 2002