1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2012-01-10Works: James P. Johnson: Victory Stride; Harlem Symphony; Concerto for piano & orchestra, "Jazz a Mine"; American Symphonic Suite; Drums, symphonic poem; Charleston
Performers: Feldman, Lawrence; Gekker, Chris; Pugh, James; Stifelman, Leslie
Conductors: Alsop, Marin
Ensemble: Concordia Orchestra
Drums has a tightness of organisation that is genuinely composerly. Driven forward by a timpani motif that torches a swirling, tearing-it-up percussion cadenza midway...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / London Philharmonic Orchestra / 2005-11-15Works: Mark-Anthony Turnage: Scherzoid; Evening Songs for orchestra; When I Woke, for baritone & chamber orchestra; Yet Another Set To, for trombone & orchestra
Performers: Finley, Gerald [Bass-Baritone Vocals]; Lindberg, Christian
Conductors: Nott, Jonathan; Jurowski, Vladimir; Alsop, Marin
Ensemble: ; London Philharmonic Orchestra
Following its recent appointment of Mark-Anthony Turnage as Composer-in-Residence, the London Philharmonic Orchestra presents a disc of music by the composer on its newly formed...continue...