New Music Collections, Vol. 1: Choral - works by Anthony Payne, Birtwistle, Saxton, Britten, Finnissy, Skempton et al.
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2014-04-29Works: Julian Anderson: Four American Choruses; Giles Swayne: Cry; Robert Saxton: I will awake the dawn; Michael Finnissy: Descriptive Jottings of London, for chorus; Richard Rodney Bennett: Spells; Benjami...
Performers: Finnissy, Michael; Howard Skempton [Composer/Accordion]
Conductors: Halsey, Simon; Poole, John; Weeks, James; Willcocks, David; Skidmore, Jeffrey; Cleobury, Stephen; Knussen, Oliver; Brabbins, Martyn
Ensemble: ; Bach Choir; BBC Singers; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus; Ex Cathedra; Ex Cathedra (Early Music Ens.); London Sinfonietta Voices
NMC explores the rich offerings of its back catalogue in a new mid-price series called New Music Collections. (See what we did there?) Each album...continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2012-04-24Works: Michael Finnissy: Second String Quartet; Third String Quartet
Ensemble: Kreutzer Quartet
When asked to sum up how he would characterize his two String Quartets - influenced by the sound world of Bruckner and Schoenberg - Michael...continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2005-10-07Works: Gerald Barry: In the Asylum; James Clarke: Trio for Piano and Strings; Étude for Piano; Independence; Island; Isolation for Violin/Viola solo; Michael Finnissy: In stiller nacht; Necessary and...
Performers: Derome, Julie-Anne; Prynn, Gabriel; Ristic, André
Ensemble: Fibonacci Trio
Trio Fibonacci's debut on NMC also sees the first appearance on the label of James Clarke, whose Piano Trio is joined by solo works for...continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2005-05-05Works: Michael Finnissy: Maldon; Palm Sunday; Vertue; Forget-Me-Not; Descriptive Jottings of London; Anima Christi
Performers: Davies, Iestyn; Finnissy, Michael; Howard, Philip; Jackson, Richard; Mulroy, Nicholas; Skempton, Howard
Conductors: Weeks, James D.E.
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2003-04-05Works: Joe Cutler: Jiggadybox; Nicola LeFanu: Miniature and canon; Martin Butler: Spring Rounds; Joseph Phibbs: Trio semplice for Violin, Piano and Cello; Rachel Stott: Serendipity and Household Objects; Ju...
Ensemble: Schubert Ensemble of London
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2000-09-01Works: Grace Williams: Severn Bridge Variations; Brian Elias: Songs (5) to Poems by Irina Ratushinskaya; Judith Weir: A Night At The Chinese Opera, opera; Jonathan Harvey: Haiku for piano; Philip Cashian: C...
2 CD / NMC Classics / 1999-06-24Works: Eleanor Alberga: If the Silver Bird could speak for piano; Only a wish away for piano; David Bedford: Toccata for piano; Sunset over Stac Pollaidh for piano; Diana Burrell: Constellations 1 & 2 for p...
Performers: Myers, Thalia
"The idea was marvelous: to commission short piano pieces from 50 prominent British composers, each in the format of a Beethoven bagatelle. The results are...continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 1999-02-04Works: Michael Finnissy: Traum des Sängers; WAM; Enek; Mars and Venus
Performers: Mutter, Charles
Conductors: Finnissy, Michael
Ensemble: Ixion Ensemble
1 CD / NMC Classics / 1998-09-28Works: Colin Matthews: Three Enigmas, for cello & piano; Michael Finnissy: Doves Figary, for cello & piano; Alexander Goehr: Sonata for cello & piano; Mark-Anthony Turnage: Sleep on..., for cello & piano; R...
Performers: Baillie, Alexander; Ball, Andrew
1 CD / NMC Classics / 1998-08-21Works: Michael Finnissy: Reels for Piano; Short, but....; Freightrain Bruise; Autumnall; Kemp's Morris; Stanley Stokes, East Street 1836; Chris Newman: Grooving through Old Tombs; News of My Own; Le repos s...
Performers: Finnissy, Michael
1 CD / NMC Classics / 1998-07-16Works: Michael Finnissy: Red Earth
Performers: Harrison, Caroline; Keen, Helen; Redgate, Christopher; Simpson, Robert [Oboe]; Webb, Barry
Conductors: Brabbins, Martyn
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra