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Skempton: Bolt from the Blue
Skempton: Bolt from the Blue

1 CD / Mode Records / 2010-10-25

Works: Howard Skempton: Starlight, for piano; Swedish Caprice, for piano; Horham, for piano; Lyric Study, for piano; Liebeslied, for piano; Memorial Prelude, for piano; Five Poems of Mary Webb, for chorus; ...
Performers: Becker, Daniel [Piano]; Doyle, Julia; Fraser, Juliet; Saunders, Jonathan

Howard Skempton's music strikes a chord with many listeners through its deceptive simplicity, beauty and accessible nature. A student of Cornelius Cardew, Skempton was greatly...continue...
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The Wire (p.56) - "[T]his is music that wears its heart very much on its sleeve....The final setting of Yeat's 'He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven' is simply exquisite."...continue...
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Surface Tension - Howard Skempton / Leonard, HCD Productions
Surface Tension - Howard Skempton / Leonard, HCD Productions

1 CD / Mode Records / 1998-06-16

Works: Howard Skempton: passing fancy, for piano; Drum Canon 2; Bends, for cello; Call, for clarinet & piano; Fire, for soprano voice & clarinet; Saltaire Melody, for piano; Recessional, for any instrument ...
Performers: Bocker, Eva; Corbett, John H.; Dickel, Werner; Howard Skempton [Composer/Accordion]; Kretzschmar, Hermann; Leonard, Sarah; Romer, Rainer; Wiesner, Dietmar

With their distinctly English vocabulary, witty turns, and spare yet memorable melodies, 'Surface Tension' offers a survey of Skempton's music in solo through quintet settings...continue...
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