1 CD / NMC Classics / 2007-03-12Works: Benjamin Britten: Night Mail; The Tocher; The King's Stamp; Negroes; The Way to the Sea; Telegrams; Peace of Britain; Men behind the Meters; Coal Face; When you're feeling like expressing your affect...
Performers: Auchincloss, Daniel; Beale, Simon Russell; Carewe, Mary [soprano]; Green, Adam [Baritone]; Wilson, Malcolm
Conductors: Brabbins, Martyn
Ensemble: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; Birmingham King Edward's School Choir; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
- The first ever comprehensive collection of music written by Britten, working with WH Auden, for 1930's information films made by the GPO Film Unit...continue...
1 CD / NM Classics Import / 2007-02-13Works: David Sawer: Tiroirs, for chamber orchestra; From Morning to Midnight, symphonic suite; The Memory of Water, for 2 violins & string orchestra; The Greatest Happiness Principle, for orchestra
Performers: Blendis, Simon; Wood, Alexandra
Conductors: Mälkki, Susanna; Brabbins, Martyn
Ensemble: ; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
BBC Music Magazine
This is flintily expressionistic music, needle-sharp in texture, superbly scored, and powerfully Projected in this BBC performance by Martyn Brabbins, who conducted the...continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2005-01-06Works: Simon Holt: Kites, for chamber ensemble; Feet of Clay, for solo cello; eco-pavan, for piano & ensemble; Boots of Lead, for mezzo-soprano & ensemble; Lilith
Performers: Barnell, Andrew; Bradley, Christopher; Cookhorn, Margaret; Ellis, James; Heard, Robert; Heinen, Ulrich; Hind, Rolf; Johnston, Robert; Leaver, Richard; Lilley, Colin; Limbrick, Simon; Manasse, Robert;...
Conductors: Brabbins, Martyn; Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group