Philip Cashian (b.1963): The House of Night; Piano Concerto; Cello Concerto / Sarah Nicolls, piano; Darrett Adkins, cello
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2013-11-19Works: Philip Cashian: Tableaux, for orchestra; Concerto for Cello; The House of Night, for oboe & strings; Dark Flight, for 6 cellos; Piano Concerto
Performers: Adkins, Darrett; Nicolls, Sarah; Redgate, Christopher
Conductors: Zehetmair, Thomas; Weiss, Timothy; Austin, Christopher; Nagy, Zsolt
Ensemble: London Sinfonietta; Northern Sinfonia; Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble; Royal Academy of Music Cello Ensemble; Sainsbury Royal Academy Soloists
This new album by Manchester-born composer Philip Cashian showcases his inventive and dynamic soundworld with a selection of orchestral and chamber works written between 2002-2012....continue...
Alexander Goehr (b.1932): Since Brass Nor Stone; Clarinet Quintet; Manere, Op. 81 / Colin Currie, percussion
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2013-10-29Works: Alexander Goehr: Since Brass, Nor Stone..., fantasy for string quartet & percussion, Op. 80; ...around Stravinsky, for violin, oboe, clarinet, bassoon & horn, Op. 72; Quintet for Clarinet and Strings...
Performers: Alberman, David; Brown, Ian [Piano]; Currie, Colin; Hosford, Richard; Hulse, Gareth; Leveaux, Ursula; Power, Lawrence; Samuel, Laura; Thorsen, Marianne; Watkins, Paul [Cello, Conductor]; Watkins, Ric...
Ensemble: Pavel Haas Quartet; The Nash Ensemble
This new recording of Goehr's chamber music, written between the years of 2002-2012 and featuring artists critically hailed as 'chamber music royalty' (The Nash Ensemble...continue...
Recording information: St Michael's Church, Highgate, London (03/27/2013-03/28/2013); Studio 2, BBC Maida Vale, London, England (03/27/2013-03/28/2013); West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge (03/27/2013-0...continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2012-05-29Works: Rob Keeley: Music for Art and Tom, for saxophone & piano; Bells of Halkis, for piano; Little Trio, for clarinet, cello & piano; Two Ways of Looking at a Spider, for guitar; Trio for horn, violin & pi...
Performers: Dullea, Mary; Holmes, Tim; Keeley, Rob [Composer]; Leathwood, Jonathan [Guitar]; Maxwell, Melinda; Michael, Robin [Cello]; Morgan, Darragh; Sparling, Andrew; Watkins, Richard [Horn]
Rob Keeley was born in Bridgend in 1960. He studied with Oliver Knussen at the Royal College of Music, Magdalen College Oxford under Bernard Rose,...continue...
Recording information: Coombehurst Studio, Kingston University (07/18/2011-07/20/2011); Highgate School, London (07/18/2011-07/20/2011); University of Denver, Colorado (07/18/2011-07/20/2011); Coombeh...continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2012-01-31Works: Jonathan Harvey: Bird Concerto with Pianosong, for piano & orchestra; Ricercare una Melodia, version for trumpet or oboe & tape-delay system; Other Presences, for trumpet & electronics; Ricercare una...
Performers: Archibald, Paul; Gill, Tim [Cello]; Hulse, Gareth; Nagano, Hideki
Conductors: Atherton, David
Ensemble: London Sinfonietta
Bird Concerto - Harvey's hommage to Messiaen - is a celebration of the kind of technical advances in electroacoustics which the creator of Oiseaux exotiques...continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2006-11-04Works: Elisabeth Lutyens: Présages, Op. 53; Motet, Op. 27; Trio for Flute, Clarinet, and Bassoon, Op. 52; Magnificat and Nunc dimittis; Trio for Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 57; Verses of Love; Fant...
Performers: Dussek, Michael; Keen, Helen; Maxwell, Melinda; O'Neill, Robin; Osostowicz, Krysia; Salmon, Jane; Sleigh, James; Van der Wiel, Mark
Conductors: Weeks, James D.E.;
Ensemble: Endymion Ensemble; EXAUDI
"This disc is a welcome reminder of the particular virtues of a kind of music less prominent than it once was. The works included centre...continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2006-10-07Works: Simon Bainbridge: Fantasia for Double Orchestra; Concerto for Viola and Orchestra; Concertante in moto perpetuo for Oboe and Chamber Ensemble
Performers: Black, Nigel; Daniel, Nicholas; Edwards, Catherine; Farrall, Joy; Irvine, Robert; Kiernan, Patrick; Lukas, Kathryn; Shave, Jacqueline; Tarlton, Neil; Trampler, Walter; Wilkinson Khoroshunin, Katie
Conductors: Bainbridge, Simon; Thomas, Michael Tilson
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Composers Ensemble; London Sinfonietta
The central work on the disc is the composer's 'Viola Concerto,' commissioned by Walter Trampler who performs here with the London Sinfonietta under the distinguished...continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2005-06-04Works: Chris Dench: Driftglass; funk; ruins within; ik(s)land[s}; 'e/meth; The blinding access of the grace of flesh
Performers: Kayser, Deborah; Neville, Peter; Robinson, Stephen [oboe]; Rosman, Carl
Conductors: Gorli, Sandro; Rosman, Carl; Ollu, Franck
Ensemble: Elision Ensemble
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2005-01-06Works: Simon Holt: Kites, for chamber ensemble; Feet of Clay, for solo cello; eco-pavan, for piano & ensemble; Boots of Lead, for mezzo-soprano & ensemble; Lilith
Performers: Barnell, Andrew; Bradley, Christopher; Cookhorn, Margaret; Ellis, James; Heard, Robert; Heinen, Ulrich; Hind, Rolf; Johnston, Robert; Leaver, Richard; Lilley, Colin; Limbrick, Simon; Manasse, Robert;...
Conductors: Brabbins, Martyn; Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2003-04-05Works: Thea Musgrave: Helios; Night Music; Memento vitae; The Seasons
Performers: Daniel, Nicholas
Conductors: Kraemer, Nicholas; Van Steen, Jac
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Scottish Chamber Orchestra
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2001-11-08Works: John Woolrich: The Barber's Timepiece; Oboe Concerto; The Ghost in the Machine, accelerando for large orchestra; Concerto for viola (cycle of seven songs without words)
Performers: Daniel, Nicholas; Tomter, Lars Anders
Conductors: Brabbins, Martyn
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2001-01-01Works: Anthony Gilbert: Dream Carousels, for orchestra; Quartet of Beasts, for flute, oboe, bassoon & piano; Igórochki, for recorder & chamber ensemble; Six of the Bestiary, for saxophone quartet; Towa...
Performers: Ager, Rachael; Hudson, Benjamin [Bassoon]; Lawson, Peter; Turner, John
Conductors: Reynish, Timothy; Rundell, Clark
Ensemble: Royal Northern College of Music New Ensemble; Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra
1 CD / NMC Classics / 1998-08-21Works: Simon Holt: Era madrugada, for flute, clarinet, horn, viola, cello, double bass & piano; Canciones, for voice, flute, oboe, horn, harp & string quintet; Shadow Realm, for clarinet, cello & harp; Spar...
Performers: Hulse, Gareth; Kimm, Fiona
Conductors: Friend, Lionel
Ensemble: Nash Ensemble
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