3 CD / Chandos Records / 2005-10-18Works: Michael Tippett: Symphony no 1; Symphony no 2; Symphony no 3 for soprano & orchestra; Symphony no 4; New Year Suite, suite from the opera for orchestra
Performers: Bush, Melanie; Holmes, Tim; Horch, Kyle; Millett, Robert; Robinson, Faye; Smith, Steve; Taylor, S. Alan
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
This is Tippett firing on all cylinders, with a performance and recording to match.
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...