1 CD / NMC Classics / 2012-01-31Works: Jonathan Harvey: Bird Concerto with Pianosong, for piano & orchestra; Ricercare una Melodia, version for trumpet or oboe & tape-delay system; Other Presences, for trumpet & electronics; Ricercare una...
Performers: Archibald, Paul; Gill, Tim [Cello]; Hulse, Gareth; Nagano, Hideki
Conductors: Atherton, David
Ensemble: London Sinfonietta
Bird Concerto - Harvey's hommage to Messiaen - is a celebration of the kind of technical advances in electroacoustics which the creator of Oiseaux exotiques...continue...
2 CD / Signum Records / 2012-01-01Works: Thomas Adès: In Seven Days, for piano & orchestra with moving image; Conlon Nancarrow: Study for Player Piano no 6; Study for Player Piano no 7; Unspecified: DVD Bonus Disc
Performers: Ades, Thomas [Conductor/Composer]; Hind, Rolf; Hodges, Nicolas
Conductors: Adès, Thomas
Ensemble: London Sinfonietta
The London Sinfonietta combine two works from Thomas Adès, one of the most distinctive and popular voices in modern composition. Both works feature accompanying films...continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2011-09-27Works: Thea Musgrave: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, radio opera; Green, for 12 strings; Wild Winter 1, lamentations for voices & viols
Performers: Gardner, Jake; Musgrave, Thea
Conductors: Musgrave, Thea;
Ensemble: Fretwork; London Sinfonietta; Scottish Ensemble
Musgrave claims it was conceived as a fully fledged opera and not as "a play with incidental music". But that isn't how it comes...continue...
EMI American Classics - George Gershwin / André Previn, Sir Simon Rattle, Leonard Slatkin, London SO, St. Louis SO, et al
1 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-06-24Works: George Gershwin: An American in Paris; Rhapsody in Blue; Porgy and Bess; Lullaby, for piano; Cuban Overture
Performers: Donohoe, Peter
Conductors: Slatkin, Leonard; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Previn, Andre
Ensemble: London Sinfonietta; London Symphony Orchestra; St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
In his short life, George Gershwin (1898–1937) became, perhaps, the most successful of all the composers of popular songs for Broadway musicals. It was the...continue...
1 CD / Bridge / 2005-12-01Works: Elliott Carter: Dialogues; Boston Concerto, for orchestra; Concerto for Cello; ASKO Concerto
Performers: Hodges, Nicolas; Sherry, Fred [Cello]
Conductors: Knussen, Oliver
Ensemble: ASKO Ensemble; BBC Symphony Orchestra; London Sinfonietta
This highly-anticipated recording, a Bridge co-production with the BBC, presents first recordings of four major Elliott Carter compositions, all composed within the past six years....continue...
1 CD / Decca Import / 2004-11-09Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for Harpsichord in D minor, BWV 1052; Concerto for Harpsichord in D major, BWV 1054; Concerto for Harpsichord in A major, BWV 1055; Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor...
Performers: Ashkenazy, Vladimir; De Larrocha, Alicia; Mustonen, Olli; Schiff, Andras
Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe; German Chamber Philharmonic Bremen; London Sinfonietta; London Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / EMI Classics Import / 2004-03-09Works: Leonard Bernstein: Story of my life; Prelude, Fugue and Riffs; George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; Porgy and Bess; Felix Bernard: The Dardanella Blues, song; Walter Donaldson: Makin' Whoopee; Lindsay ...
Performers: Allen, Geri [Piano]; Blackwell, Harolyn [Soprano Vocals]; Carter, Regina [Violin]; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; City Of Caterpillar; Collins, Michael [Conductor/Clarinet]; Donohoe, Peter; E...
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: ; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; London Sinfonietta
This new compilation represents over 75 minutes of the very best of Simon Rattle's recordings of American music presented in his unique, exciting and dynamic...continue...
Personnel: Regina Carter (violin); Michael Collins (clarinet); Bobby Ray Watson (alto saxophone); Joe Lovano, Joshua Redman (tenor saxophone); Clark Terry (trumpet); Geri Allen , Peter Donohoe (pian...continue...
7 CD / Decca / 2003-06-10Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971; French Suite no 5 in G major, BWV 816; Work(s); Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056; Ferruccio Busoni: Chaconne, transcription f...
Performers: De Larrocha, Alicia [Piano]
Conductors: Zinman, David; Comissiona, Sergiu; Dutoit, Charles; Frühbeck de Burgos, Rafae; Foster, Lawrence
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Sinfonietta; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Suisse Romande Orchestra
Larrocha is unquestionably the greatest living interpreter of Spanish piano literature; this collection has two CDs devoted to this repertoire. This collection also includes many...continue...
2 CD / Decca / 2002-06-11Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27/2 "Moonlight"; Sonata for piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathetique"; Concerto for Piano no 5 "Emperor"; Sergey Rachmaninov: Conc...
Performers: Ashkenazy, Vladimir; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Bolet, Jorge; Brendel, Alfred [Piano]; Cherkassky, Shura; Cooper, Joseph; Haas, Werner [Piano]; Kocsis, Zoltan [Piano]; Kovacevich, Stephen; Lupu, Radu; O...
Conductors: De Waart, Edo; Marriner, Sir Neville; Zinman, David; Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Dutoit, Charles; Davis, Colin; Wolff, Hugh; Segal, Uri; Maazel, Lorin; Galliera, Alceo; Schiff, Andras
Ensemble: ; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Chamber Orchestra of Europe; Cleveland Orchestra; English Chamber Orchestra; London Sinfonietta; London Symphony Orchestra; Monte Carlo ...
2 CD / Decca / 1999-10-12Works: Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Robert Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op. 15; Camille Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the animals; Jean-Philippe Rameau: Nouvelles suites de pi&egr...
Performers: Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Nishry, Varda; Ortiz, Cristina [Piano]; Roge, Pascal
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin; Dutoit, Charles; Munchinger, Karl; Sargent, Malcolm, Sir; Ansermet, Ernest; Bonynge, Richard
Ensemble: ; London Sinfonietta; London Symphony Orchestra; National Philharmonic Orchestra; Suisse Romande Orchestra
Two and a half hours of well-known classical music, all composed specifically with children in mind. The "Peter and the Wolf" on this set is...continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 1998-08-21Works: Alexander Goehr: Symphony in One Movement, Op. 29; Concerto for Piano, Op. 33
Performers: Serkin, Peter
Conductors: Bernas, Richard; Knussen, Oliver
Ensemble: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; London Sinfonietta
1 CD / Warner Classics / 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
2 CD / Decca Import / 1997-10-14Works: Leos Janácek: Sinfonietta; Taras Bulba; Lachian (Lasské) Dances (6) for orchestra, JW 6/17; Suite for string orchestra, JW 6/2; Mládí (Youth), suite for wind sextet, JW 7/...
Performers: Bell, Sebastian; Craxton, Janet; Crossley, Paul [Piano]; Eastop, Phillip; Gatt, Martin; Harris, Michael [Clarinet]; Pay, Antony [Clarinet]
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles, Sir; Huybrechts, François; Marriner, Sir Neville; Atherton, David
Ensemble: ; London Sinfonietta; Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
1 CD / Decca Import / 1992-04-14Works: Camille Saint-Saëns: Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ"; Carnival of the animals
Performers: Bell, Sebastian; Hurford, Peter; Kampen, Christopher van; McGee, Robin; Ortiz, Cristina [Piano]; Pay, Antony [Clarinet]; Roge, Pascal
Conductors: Dutoit, Charles
Ensemble: London Sinfonietta; Montreal Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / EMI Classics / 1989-10-02Works: Jerome Kern: Show Boat
Performers: Burns, Karla; Garrison, David; Gish, Lillian; Hadley, Jerry; Hubbard, Bruce; Kulp, Nancy; Marshall, Wayne [Organ, Piano]; Nichols, Robert [Voice]; O'Hara, Paige; Stratas, Teresa; Von Stade, Frederica
Conductors: McGlinn, John
Ensemble: Ambrosian Chorus; 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
Conductors: Dutoit, Charles
Ensemble: London Sinfonietta; Philharmonia Orchestra