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Harrison Birtwistle (b.1934): 'Angel Fighter' / Andrew Watts, countertenor; Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts, tenor; BBC Singers; London Sinfonietta; David Atherton
Harrison Birtwistle (b.1934): 'Angel Fighter' / Andrew Watts, countertenor; Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts, tenor; BBC Singers; London Sinfonietta; David Atherton

1 CD / NMC Classics / 2015-07-10

Works: Harrison Birtwistle: Angel Fighter, cantata for countertenor, tenor, chamber chorus & chamber orchestra; In Broken Images, for chamber orchestra; Virelai (Sus une fontayne), for 12 players
Performers: Roberts, Jeffrey Lloyd; Watts, Andrew
Conductors: Atherton, David
Ensemble: BBC Singers; London Sinfonietta

Described by The Guardian as 'hauntingly powerful', Birtwistle's cantata Angel Fighter vividly explores the Biblical story of the struggle between man and divine being from...continue...
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NMC 211
New Music Collections, Vol. 1: Choral - works by Anthony Payne, Birtwistle, Saxton, Britten, Finnissy, Skempton et al.
New Music Collections, Vol. 1: Choral - works by Anthony Payne, Birtwistle, Saxton, Britten, Finnissy, Skempton et al.

1 CD / NMC Classics / 2014-04-29

Works: 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...
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Robert Saxton: The Wandering Jew / BBC Singers
Robert Saxton: The Wandering Jew / BBC Singers

2 CD / NMC Classics / 2011-09-27

Works: Robert Saxton: The Wandering Jew, opera
Performers: Bundy, Michael; Cahill, Teresa; Charlesworth, Stephen; Danby, Graeme; Gibbs, Charles; Johnston, Robert; Lodge, Rebecca [Vocals]; Mirfin, Timothy; Murgatroyd, Andrew; Peacock, Adrian; Poole, Elizabeth...
Conductors: Ridder, André de
Ensemble: BBC Singers

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This project blew me away...Saxton's tonal (or modal) musical language ranges from the cinematic spectacular to rapt spirituality. And the piece is compellingly delivered...continue...
Recording information: BBC Maida Vale Studio 1 (2008-12-18_2008-12-19&2009-)....continue...
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Ancora - Saxton: Caritas, Violin Concerto, etc / Masson
Ancora - Saxton: Caritas, Violin Concerto, etc / Masson

2 CD / NMC Classics / 2004-10-01

Works: Robert Saxton: Music to Celebrate the Resurrection of Christ; I Will Awake the Dawn; Concerto for Violin; In the Beginning; Caritas
Performers: Bell, Galloway; Best, Jonathan; Bryson, Roger; Budd, Bruce; Cookson, Brian; Davies, Eirian; Gwynne, David; Hibberd, Linda; Little, Tasmin; Ormiston, Linda; Ventris, Christopher; Wilson, Paul
Conductors: Bedford, Steuart; Poole, John; Bamert, Matthias; Masson, Diego
Ensemble: BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Orchestra; English Chamber Orchestra; English Northern Philharmonia; Opera North Chorus
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Nash: Symphony no 1, Apollinaire Choruses / Brabbins, et al
Nash: Symphony no 1, Apollinaire Choruses / Brabbins, et al

1 CD / NMC Classics / 1999-04-30

Works: Peter Paul Nash: Symphony no 1; Apollinaire Choruses
Conductors: Brabbins, Martyn; Joly, Simon
Ensemble: BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Orchestra

"Nash has many good ideas of his own - long spanning melodic arches in eccentric, unpredictable rhythms; gentle woodwind shimmerings that drift by like clouds...continue...
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Birtwistle: The Mask of Orpheus / Davis, BBC Singers, et al
Birtwistle: The Mask of Orpheus / Davis, BBC Singers, et al

3 CD / NMC Classics / 1998-07-16

Works: Harrison Birtwistle: The Mask of Orpheus
Performers: Allen, Stephen; Angel, Marie; Booth, Juliet; Bronder, Peter; Dames-Longworth, Philippa; Ebrahim, Omar; Folwell, Nicholas; Garrison, Jon; McCormack, Elizabeth; Morgan, Arwel Huw; Opie, Alan; Owens, An...
Conductors: Davis, Andrew, Sir
Ensemble: BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Orchestra

"...In his operas, the vocal lines sit with remarkable ease on both the voice and the words with none of the chalk-on-blackboard quality that pervades...continue...
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