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New Music Collections, Vol. 3: Orchestral Works by Richard Ayres, Nicholas Maw, Andrzej Panufnik, Hugh Wood, Harrison Birtwistle et al.
New Music Collections, Vol. 3: Orchestral Works by Richard Ayres, Nicholas Maw, Andrzej Panufnik, Hugh Wood, Harrison Birtwistle et al.

1 CD / NMC Classics / 2014-04-29

Works: Richard Causton: Millennium Scenes; Dominic Muldowney: Oboe Concerto; Nicholas Maw: Life Studies; Richard Ayres: No. 36, NONcerto for Horn; Thea Musgrave: Turbulent Landscapes; Andrzej Panufnik: Conc...
Performers: Carter, Roy [Oboe]; Michael, Robin [Cello]; Rostropovich, Mstislav; Timmermans, Wim
Conductors: Collon, Nicholas; Thomas, Michael Tilson; Marriner, Sir Neville; Kluttig, Roland; Vänskä, Osmo; Wolff, Hugh; Hickox, Richard; Brabbins, Martyn; Steen, Jac van; Knussen, Oliver; Davis, Andre...
Ensemble: ; City of London Sinfonia; ASKO; Hallé Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra

NMC explores the rich offerings of its back catalogue in a new mid-price series called New Music Collections. (See what we did there?) Each album...continue...
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San Francisco Symphony at 100. SF Symphony / Tilson Thomas [DVD]
San Francisco Symphony at 100. SF Symphony / Tilson Thomas [DVD]

1 DVD Video / San Francisco Symphony / 2012-06-12

Works: Aaron Copland: Billy the Kid, ballet; Felix Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64; Benjamin Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34; John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Mach...
Performers: Perlman, Itzhak
Conductors: Thomas, Michael Tilson
Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

In September 2011, Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony launched the Orchestra's milestone Centennial Season with a celebratory gala concert at Davies Symphony...continue...
Run Time: 146 min.
Region: 0
Picture Format: HD DVD, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby 5.1,
Country of Origin: USA
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San Francisco Symphony at 100. SF Symphony / Tilson Thomas [Blu-Ray]
San Francisco Symphony at 100. SF Symphony / Tilson Thomas [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / San Francisco Symphony / 2012-06-12

Works: Aaron Copland: Billy the Kid, ballet; Felix Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64; Benjamin Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34; John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Mach...
Performers: Perlman, Itzhak
Conductors: Thomas, Michael Tilson
Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Run Time: 148 min.
Region: 0
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby 5.1,
Country of Origin: USA
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Oliver Knussen: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3; Ophelia Dances; Trumpets Coursing; Cantata
Oliver Knussen: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3; Ophelia Dances; Trumpets Coursing; Cantata

1 CD / NMC Classics / 2012-04-24

Works: Oliver Knussen: Symphony no 3, Op. 18; Trumpets for soprano & 3 clarinets, Op 12; Ophelia Dances for orchestra, Book 1, Op 13; Coursing for chamber orchestra, Op. 17; Cantata for oboe & string trio (...
Performers: Barry, Elaine; Collins, Michael [Conductor/Clarinet]; Hirst, Linda; Mitchell, Ian; Pillinger, Edward
Conductors: Thomas, Michael Tilson; Knussen, Oliver;
Ensemble: ; London Sinfonietta; Nash Ensemble; Philharmonia Orchestra

"No figure in British contemporary music is more respected than Oliver Knussen" -The Guardian This reissue celebrates composer/ conductor Oliver Knussen's 60th birthday. Works include...continue...
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Adams: Harmonielehre; Short Ride in a Fast Machine / Michael Tilson Thomas
Adams: Harmonielehre; Short Ride in a Fast Machine / Michael Tilson Thomas

1 Super Audio CD / San Francisco Symphony / 2012-03-13

Works: John Adams: Harmonielehre; Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchestra
Conductors: Thomas, Michael Tilson
Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

This recording represents the latest chapter in the long time collaboration between composer John Adams and Michael Tilson Thomas. Here, MTT and the San Francisco...continue...
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Sound the Bells! American Premières for Brass / The Bay Brass
Sound the Bells! American Premières for Brass / The Bay Brass

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2011-03-08

Works: John Williams: Sound the Bells!, fanfare for brass & percussion (or orchestra); Fanfare for a Festive Occasion, for brass & percussion; Aloft! To the Royal Masthead! for brass & percussion; Michael T...
Performers: Avdienko, Victor; Biancalana, Jeff D.; Cooper, Christopher; Cummings, Kale; Froelich, Ray; Hemphill, Thomas; Herbert, David; Hull, Douglas; Inouye, Mark; King, John [Trumpet]; Rioth, Doug; Shapiro, M...
Conductors: Neale, Alastair; Thomas, Michael Tilson; Ward, Robert; Budin, Jeffrey; Broughton, Bruce; Welcomer, Paul; Floyd, Charles

San Francisco-based ensemble The Bay Brass presents a showcase of American music both rousing and moving with these first recordings of recent works by John...continue...
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Ives: Concord Symphony; Copland: Organ Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas
Ives: Concord Symphony; Copland: Organ Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas

1 Super Audio CD / San Francisco Symphony / 2011-02-08

Works: Henry Brant: A Concord Symphony, for orchestra (after Charles Ives' Concord Sonata); Aaron Copland: Symphony for Organ & Orchestra
Performers: Jacobs, Paul [Organ]
Conductors: Thomas, Michael Tilson
Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Always staunch supporters of American composers, Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony present a fascinating new program of music by Charles Ives and...continue...
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EMI American Classics - Minimalism - Reich, Glass, etc / Thomas, Warren-Green, Wilson, London CO, et al
EMI American Classics - Minimalism - Reich, Glass, etc / Thomas, Warren-Green, Wilson, London CO, et al

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2008-06-24

Works: Steve Reich: Vermont Counterpoint; Eight Lines; New York Counterpoint; Four Organs; Philip Glass: Facades; Company
Performers: Damiens, Alain; Thomas, Michael Tilson; Wilson, Ransom
Conductors: Thomas, Michael Tilson; Warren-Green, Christopher
Ensemble: London Chamber Orchestra; Solisti New York

Minimalism was originally the word used to describe certain movements in the visual arts and design of the immediate post World War II period. Then,...continue...
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Ancora - Bainbridge: Viola Concerto, etc / Trampler, et al
Ancora - Bainbridge: Viola Concerto, etc / Trampler, et al

1 CD / NMC Classics / 2006-10-07

Works: Simon Bainbridge: Fantasia for Double Orchestra; Concerto for Viola and Orchestra; Concertante in moto perpetuo for Oboe and Chamber Ensemble
Performers: Black, Nigel; Daniel, Nicholas; Edwards, Catherine; Farrall, Joy; Irvine, Robert; Kiernan, Patrick; Lukas, Kathryn; Shave, Jacqueline; Tarlton, Neil; Trampler, Walter; Wilkinson Khoroshunin, Katie
Conductors: Bainbridge, Simon; Thomas, Michael Tilson
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Composers Ensemble; London Sinfonietta

The central work on the disc is the composer's 'Viola Concerto,' commissioned by Walter Trampler who performs here with the London Sinfonietta under the distinguished...continue...
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Simon Bainbridge: Fantasia for Double Orchestra; Viola Concerto; Concertante in Moto Perpetuo
Simon Bainbridge: Fantasia for Double Orchestra; Viola Concerto; Concertante in Moto Perpetuo

1 CD / HBDirect Imports / 2006-09-11

Works: Simon Bainbridge: Fantasia for double orchestra; Concerto for Viola; Concertante in Moto Perpetuo, for ten players
Performers: Trampler, Walter
Conductors: Bainbridge, Simon; Thomas, Michael Tilson
Ensemble: ; Composers Ensemble

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The Viola Concerto (1976) remains an astonishingly assured work from one then in his early twenties, not least in the subtle control of tension...continue...
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Getty: Young America, etc / Thomas, Vedernikov, et al
Getty: Young America, etc / Thomas, Vedernikov, et al

1 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2005-07-19

Works: Gordon Getty: Young America, for chorus & orchestra; Welsh Songs (3), for chorus & orchestra; Annabel Lee, for male chorus & orchestra; Victorian Scenes, for chorus & orchestra; Plump Jack, opera
Performers: Birgersson, Gunnar; Carlsson, Mats; Chernov, Vladimir; Delan, Lisa; Giacobassi, Julie Ann; Hunka, Pavlo
Conductors: Thomas, Michael Tilson; Vedernikov, Alexander
Ensemble: Eric Ericson Chamber Choir; San Francisco Symphony Chorus

"...The truth is that Getty is an extremely talented, communicative composer... his music is tonal and tuneful, it is not without touches of 20th-century harmonic...continue...
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Ancora - Matthews: Cello Concerto no 1, etc / Carewe, et al
Ancora - Matthews: Cello Concerto no 1, etc / Carewe, et al

2 CD / NMC Classics / 2004-04-01

Works: Colin Matthews: Sonata for Orchestra no 5 "Landscape", Op. 17; Concerto for Cello, Op. 27; Hidden Variables; Memorial; Quatrain; Machines and Dreams
Performers: Baillie, Alexander
Conductors: Carewe, John; Thomas, Michael Tilson
Ensemble: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra; London Sinfonietta; London Symphony Orchestra
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Holloway: Third Concerto for Orchestra / Thomas, LSO
Holloway: Third Concerto for Orchestra / Thomas, LSO

1 CD / NMC Classics / 1998-07-16

Works: Robin Holloway: Concerto for Orchestra no 3, Op. 76
Conductors: Thomas, Michael Tilson
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
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