1 CD / Meridian / 2015-05-12Works: Franz Schubert: Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in B flat major, D 898/Op 99; Sonata for Arpeggione in A minor, D 821; Trio for Strings no 1 in B flat major, D 471
Performers: Fuller, Andrew [Cello]; Ireland, Robin; Stanzeleit, Susanne; Thwaites, John
Ensemble: Primrose Piano Quartet
This disc is a feast of two of Schubert's most popular chamber works, with the one-movement String Trio as a palate-cleansing sorbet in between, all...continue...
Recording information: Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire (04/23/2014-04/25/2014)....continue...
1 CD / Meridian / 2012-06-12Works: Luis Jorge Gonzalez: City Twilights, for piano; Beyond Departure, for trombone & piano; Con Fervor por Buenos Aires, for voice & piano; Sonata Elegiaca, for viola & piano
Performers: Cremaschi, Alejandro; Eckert, Erika; McDonald, Margaret [Piano]; Simson, Julie; Stanley, William [Trombone]
This CD contains recent solo and chamber works for voice, trombone, and viola from a man described as "genuine" by Fanfare. The folk music of...continue...
Recording information: Hamilton Hall, University of Denver, Colorado, USA (03/17/2010-03/18/2010)....continue...
1 CD / Meridian / 2007-01-09Works: Howard Blake: Flute Quintet, Op. 493; Shakespeare Songs, song cycle for tenor & string quartet, Op. 378; Trio, for flute, cello & harp, Op. 559; Farewell My Gentle Harp, song, Op. 517; Penillion, fo...
Performers: Bass, Rowena; Bingham, Stephen; Bradley, Anna; Byam-Grounds, Gabrielle; Hill, Martyn [Tenor Vocals]; Spooner, Joseph; Stewart, Brenda
Ensemble: English Serenata
Howard Blake is one of the most popular and prolific living English composers. Successes include scores for films such as 'The Duellists' and 'A Month...continue...
1 CD / Meridian / 2006-03-14Works: Tom Ingoldsby: Dialogues, for violin & piano; Piano Sonata; Trio for violin, viola & piano; After the Eulogy, sonata for violin & piano
Performers: Brown, Alan [Piano]; Carey, Bridget; Summerhayes, Adam; Summerhayes, Catherine; Williamson, Clive
"[Ingoldsby] deserves to be heard as often as many contemporaries whose names are more familiar. He has forged a style which manages the considerable feat...continue...
1 CD / Meridian / 2005-11-08Works: Robin Ireland: Pairings I, for violin & cello; Pairings II, for 2 violas; Pairings III, for violin & viola; Quartet for Strings no 1 "Fantasia on Sheffield"
Performers: Gregor-Smith, Bernard; Ireland, Robin; Stanzeleit, Susanne; Williams, Louise
Ensemble: The Lindsays
Born in 1954 of a musical family, Robin Ireland studied music at Cambridge University and in America. He composed his first piece in 1987 and...continue...
1 CD / Meridian / 2005-01-04Works: Frank Bridge: Quartet for Strings in B flat major, H. 3; String Quintet, for 2 violins, 2 violas & cello in E minor, H 7
Performers: Werff, Ivo Jan van der
1 CD / Meridian / 2004-02-03Works: Kenneth Leighton: Quintet for Piano and Strings, Op. 34; Trio for Piano and Strings, Op. 46; Contrasts and Variants, Op. 63
Performers: Bailey, Mark [Cello]; Beeston, Michael; Markham, Robert; Stanzeleit, Susanne
Ensemble: Edinburgh String Quartet
"Leighton's chamber music has been well served by Meridian lately, and a new CD of his Piano Quintet, Piano Trio and Piano Quartet is worth...continue...
1 CD / Meridian / 2002-11-05Works: Johannes Brahms: Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor, Op. 34; Antonín Dvorák: Quintet for Piano and Strings no 2 in A major, Op. 81/B 155
Performers: Denk, Jeremy; Frautschi, Jennifer; Gerlach, Alexis Pia; Jacobsen, Colin; Johnson, Kirsten; Plesser, Zvi; Shapiro, Rachel; Wang, Xiao-Dong
Ensemble: Concertante Chamber Players
"Concertante's performances are distinguished by their tenderness; they seem to linger lovingly over every phrase, though they aren't really slower than anyone else, and their...continue...
1 CD / Meridian / 2002-04-02Works: Joaquin Turina: Quintet for Piano and Strings in G minor, Op. 1; Escena andaluza, Op. 7; Serenata for String Quartet, Op. 87; Las musas de Andalucía, Op. 93; El poema de una Sanluqueña,...
Performers: Dukes, Philip; Hashimoto, Miyako; Hill, Johnathan; Hulse, Eileen; Kitchen, Johnathan; Pulman, James; Roberts, Roland
Ensemble: Amigos String Quartet
1 CD / Meridian / 2002-02-05Works: Claude Debussy: La plus que lente; Gabriel Fauré: Après un rêve, Op. 7 no 1; Morceau de concours for Flute and Piano in F major; Maurice Ravel: Ma mère l'oye; Pièce ...
Performers: McGee, Lorna; Nicholls, Alison; Pillai, Ashan
1 CD / Meridian / 2001-09-04Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Quartet for Strings no 4 in C major, K 157; Quartet for Strings no 3 in G major, K 156 (134b); Quartet for Strings no 9 in A major, K 169; Quartet for Strings no 12 in B flat...
Performers: Jewel, Ian; O'Reilly, Brendan; Pawlica, Gerhard; Zivoni, Yossi
Ensemble: New Gabrieli String Quartet
1 CD / Meridian / 2001-08-07Works: Alexander Mackenzie: Quartet for Strings in G major; John McEwen: Quartet for Strings no 6 in A major "Biscay"; Thomas Wilson: Quartet for Strings no 4; Erskine: Quartet for Strings in A major
Performers: Bailey, Mark [Cello]; Beeston, Michael; Burrin, Philip; Stanzeleit, Susanne
Ensemble: Edinburgh String Quartet
1 CD / Meridian / 2001-03-06Works: Jan Ladislav Dussek: Trio for flute, cello & piano in F major, Op. 65 (C. 214); Sonata for Piano in A flat major ("La retour à Paris;" "Plus ultra"), Op. 64 (C. 221); Quintet for piano, violin, ...
Performers: Blum, Norbert; Conway, Clive; Croshaw, Christine; Lynn, Susan; Shillito, Christina
A contemporary of Haydn and Mozart, Jan Ladislav Dussek drove crowds wild in his day as the most exciting virtuoso in Europe on that new...continue...
1 CD / Meridian / 2000-06-26Works: Johannes Brahms: Songs (2) for Alto, Viola and Piano, Op. 91; Sonata for Clarinet (or Viola) & Piano no 1 in F minor, Op. 120/1; Sonata for Clarinet (or Viola) & Piano no 2 in E flat major, Op. 120/2
Performers: Jacobson, Julian; Silverthorne, Paul; Walker, Sarah
1 CD / Meridian / 1998-08-25Works: Frank Bridge: Quartet for Strings no 1 in E minor, H 70 "Bologna"; Quartet for Strings no 4, H 188
Performers: Barker, Kaye; Schofield, Catharine; Schofield, Michael; Wilding, Lucy
Ensemble: Bridge String Quartet
"Bridge was unusual among English composers of his generation (Vaughan Williams, Holst, Ireland) in that he started in the approved conservative style and got wilder...continue...
1 CD / Meridian / 1994-08-01Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007; Suite for Cello solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1008; Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009
Performers: Rowland-Jones, Simon