1 CD / NMC Classics / 2008-09-01Works: Colin Matthews: Quartet for Strings no 2; Quartet for Oboe and Strings no 1; Divertimento for Double String Quartet; Concertinos (5) for Wind Quintet; Triptych
Conductors: ; Knussen, Oliver
Ensemble: Brindisi String Quartet; Haffner Wind Ensemble
'Divertimento' was commissioned by and dedicated to Peter Pears for the 1982 Aldeburgh Festival. Colin Matthews is active as administrator of the Holst Foundation, chair...continue...
2 CD / NMC Classics / 2004-04-01Works: Colin Matthews: Sonata for Orchestra no 5 "Landscape", Op. 17; Concerto for Cello, Op. 27; Hidden Variables; Memorial; Quatrain; Machines and Dreams
Performers: Baillie, Alexander
Conductors: Carewe, John; Thomas, Michael Tilson
Ensemble: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra; London Sinfonietta; London Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2001-06-03Works: Imogen Holst: Variations on an Elizabethan Theme; Arthur Oldham: Variations on an Elizabethan Theme; Michael Tippett: Variations on an Elizabethan Theme; Braint (Severn Bridge Variations; Lennox Berk...
Conductors: Steen, Jac van
"...Performances are superb. Sound in the string-orchestra 'Variations on an Elizabethan Theme' is good but a little dry; the two sets for full orchestra are...continue...
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 / 1998-12-24Works: John Dowland: Complaint, P 63; Galliard to Lachrimae, P 46; Lachrimae; Judith Weir: The Romance of Count Arnaldos; Colin Matthews: Cantata on the Death of Antony; Strugnell's Haiku; Simon Bainbridge:...
Performers: Wiegold, Mary
Conductors: Muldowney, Dominic; Tippett, Michael
Ensemble: Composers 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 / 1998-07-16Works: Colin Matthews: The Great Journey, for baritone & 8 players; Fuga for chamber ensemble; Night's Mask for soprano & chamber ensemble
Performers: Kwella, Patrizia; Wilson-Johnson, David
Conductors: Friend, Lionel
Ensemble: Nash Ensemble