New Music Collections, Vol. 1: Choral - works by Anthony Payne, Birtwistle, Saxton, Britten, Finnissy, Skempton et al.
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2014-04-29Works: Julian Anderson: Four American Choruses; Giles Swayne: Cry; Robert Saxton: I will awake the dawn; Michael Finnissy: Descriptive Jottings of London, for chorus; Richard Rodney Bennett: Spells; Benjami...
Performers: Finnissy, Michael; Howard Skempton [Composer/Accordion]
Conductors: Halsey, Simon; Poole, John; Weeks, James; Willcocks, David; Skidmore, Jeffrey; Cleobury, Stephen; Knussen, Oliver; Brabbins, Martyn
Ensemble: ; Bach Choir; BBC Singers; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus; Ex Cathedra; Ex Cathedra (Early Music Ens.); London Sinfonietta Voices
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...
1 CD / Gift Of Music / 2002-03-01Works: Sarum Chant: A solis ortus cardine; Christmas Traditional: Verbum patris humanatur (conduit); Ther Is No Ros' (English, Trinity Roll, 15th c.), carol; Lullay, lullow; Lute Book Lullaby ("Sweet was th...
Performers: Steynor, Matthew; Weeks, James
Conductors: Weeks, James
Exquisite medieval carols and a lovely mix of old and new. Recorded in the college chapel.Christmas-ámusic from old English plainchant to the best of-áChristmas-áanthems....continue...