English Violin Duos by Aitchison, McCabe, Moeran, Croft, Matthews & Rawsthorne / Retorica - Philippa Mo & Harriet Mackenzie, violins
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2012-09-25Works: Jim Aitchison: Syruw; John McCabe: Splendid, for 2 violins; E.J. Moeran: Sonata for 2 violins; William Croft: Sonata for 2 violins, Op. 3/4; David Matthews: Duos (8) for 2 violins, Op. 79; Alan Rawst...
English violin duo Retorica (Philippa Mo and Harriet Mackenzie) were inspired by their long friendships with composers John McCabe and David Matthews to make this...continue...
Recording information: Potton Hall, Westleton, Suffolk (2010-02-04_2010-02-05&2010-)....continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2010-07-08Works: David Matthews: Terrible Beauty, for ensemble; Quartet for Clarinet and Strings; Marina, for ensemble; String Trio no 1; String Trio no 2; Winter Passions, for ensemble
Conductors: Friend, Lionel
Ensemble: Nash Ensemble
"Loges [is] powerfully eloquent...In Terrible Beauty, Matthews vividly juxtaposes seductress evocations by Homer of Hera (sung by Bickley, with harp accompaniment) and Shakespeare of Cleopatra....continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2003-07-02Works: David Matthews: Cantiga, Op. 45; September Music, Op. 24; Introit, Op. 28; Symphony no 4, Op. 51
Performers: Gomez, Jill
Conductors: Carewe, John; Nabarro, Malcolm
Ensemble: Bournemouth Sinfonietta; East of England Orchestra
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2001-05-01Works: David Matthews: In the Dark Time, Op. 38; Chaconne for Orchestra, Op. 43
Conductors: Van Steen, Jac
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
"...The tone poem 'In the Dark' traces the turn of the year through declining autumn and winter stasis to the renewal of spring...For all its...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...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 1998-12-24Works: Anthony Powers: The memory room; David Matthews: Sonata for Piano, Op. 47
Performers: Howard, William