1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2009-10-27Works: Michael Tippett: Quartet for Strings no 3; Quartet for Strings no 5
Completing their acclaimed survey of Tippett's string quartets, the young British quartet which has taken his name as their own here presents the composer's 'Third'...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2008-10-28Works: Michael Tippett: Quartet for Strings no 1; Quartet for Strings no 2; Quartet for Strings no 4
Michael Tippett, who was 'invincibly drawn to the quartet medium' when he heard performances by the Busch and Lener Quartets during his student years in...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2005-11-15Works: Michael Tippett: Sonata for Piano no 1; Sonata for Piano no 2; Sonata for Piano no 3
Performers: Donohoe, Peter
Tippetts first three Piano Sonatas, which span a period of nearly 40 years, are so different that one would be forgiven for thinking that they...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2005-02-22Works: Michael Tippett: A Child of Our Time, oratorio
Performers: Cheek, John; Garrison, Jon [Tenor Vocal]; Robinson, Faye
Conductors: Tippett, Michael
Ensemble: City of Birmingham Choir
'A Child of Our Time', written at the beginning of the second world war as an expression of 'man's inhumanity to man', has become one...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 1999-11-01Works: Michael Tippett: Ritual Dances from "The Midsummer Marriage", for chorus ad lib & orchestra; Piano Concerto
Performers: Frith, Benjamin [Piano]
Conductors: Hurst, George
Ensemble: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Sir Michael Tippet became one of the most internationally renowned British composers of the 20th century, though this recognition came late in his life. His...continue...