1 CD / Avie Records / 2009-04-01Works: Benjamin Britten: Rejoice in the Lamb, festival cantata for trumpet, ATB soloists, chorus & organ, Op. 30; Ildebrando Pizzetti: Composizioni corali (3), for chorus; Gerald Finzi: Lo, the Full Final S...
Performers: Birchall, James; Bourne, Frances; Gilchrist, James [Tenor Vocal]; Houssart, Robert; Smith, Allan
Conductors: Nethsingha, Andrew
Ensemble: Gloucester Cathedral Choir
The works on 'In the Beginning', the debut Avie release by the Gloucester Cathedral Choir, were all written in the shadow or the aftermath of...continue...
1 CD / Avie Records / 2009-04-01Works: Solage: Le Basile; En l'amoureux vergier; Tres gentil cuer; Fumeux Fume par fumee; Joieux de cuer en seumellant estoye, ballade for 4 voices; Corps feminin; S'aincy estoit que ne feust la noblesce; P...
Performers: Arnold, Jonathan; Charlesworth, Stephen; Harrold, Steven; King, Catherine; MacDonald, Robert [Bass Voice]; Nixon, Leigh; Podger, Julian
"Gothic Voices explore songs by two 14th-century French composers. Machaut, well known to lovers of early music, represents the first half of the century; Solage,...continue...
2 CD / Avie Records / 2009-04-01Works: Benjamin Fleischmann: Rothschild's Violin, opera [completed by Dimitry Shostakovich]; Dmitry Shostakovich: The Gamblers, opera, for 6 male voices & orchestra (unfinished)
Performers: Astakhov, Roman; Danailov, Peter; Gabouri, Elena; Janiszewski, Jacek; Kuusik, Oliver; Lapins, Andris; Lehotsky, Michal; Matthews, Kevin; McCall, Alastair; Nowacki, Piotr; Quinn, Lewis James
Conductors: Petrenko, Vasily
Ensemble: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Shostakovich never finished The Gamblers, but he was able to complete Rothschild's Violin, the work of his student Venyamin Fleishman who was killed during combat...continue...