New Music Show - Works by Martin Suckling, Edmund Finnis, Isambard Khrouostaliov et al. / Leigh Melrose, Nicholas Collon
1 CD / London Sinfonietta / 2012-11-13Works: Martin Suckling: Candlebird, for voice & orchestra; Edmund Finnis: Veneer, for viola & reverb; Isambard Khroustaliov: Zoetrope, for orchestra; Tim Hodgkinson: The Glow & Zig-Zag, for horn & orchestra...
Performers: Melrose, Leigh; Senft, Enno; Silverthorne, Paul; Thompson, Michael [Horn]
Conductors: Collon, Nicholas
Ensemble: London Sinfonietta
Continuing the London Sinfonietta Label's commitment to introducing the finest new music to a worldwide audience, this disc features a selection of commissions recorded live...continue...
American Music - Adams, Gershwin, Bernstein, Ellington, Ives, Carter, etc / Sir Simon Rattle, London PO, et al
7 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-09-16Works: John Adams: Harmonielehre; The Chairman Dances; Tromba Lontana, fanfare for orchestra; Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchestra; Charles Ives: New England Holidays Symphony; George Gershwi...
Performers: Allen, Geri [Piano]; Atkinson, Lynton; Baker, Gregg; Barclay, John; Barnell, Andrew; Barrett, Brent; Barrington, Coleman; Blackwell, Harolyn [Soprano Vocals]; Braithwaite, Maureen; Carter, Regina [Vi...
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Sinfonietta
American classical composers often get unfairly overshadowed by their European counterparts, and a great deal of powerful, groundbreaking new music has passed under the radar...continue...
1 CD / Nonesuch / 1998-04-21Works: John Adams: John's Book of Alleged Dances, for string quartet; Gnarly Buttons
Performers: Adams, John [Composer]; Atherton, Joan; Chase, Roger; Collins, Michael [Conductor/Clarinet]; Dutt, Hank; Harrington, David; Hirsch, Rebecca; Houghton, Lynda; Hulse, Gareth; Jeanrenaud, Joan; Kampen, ...
Conductors: ; Adams, John [Composer]
Ensemble: Kronos Quartet; London Sinfonietta
1 CD / Decca / 1986-11-10Works: Camille Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the animals; Phaéton, Op. 39; Le rouet d'Omphale, Op. 31; Danse macabre in G minor, Op. 40
Performers: Bell, Sebastian; Kampen, Christopher van; McGee, Robin; Ortiz, Cristina [Piano]; Pay, Antony [Clarinet]; Roge, Pascal [Piano]
Conductors: Dutoit, Charles
Ensemble: London Sinfonietta; Philharmonia Orchestra