Britten to America: Music for Radio and Theatre / Samuel West, Mary Carewe, Jean Rigby, Andrew Kennedy
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2014-01-28Works: Benjamin Britten: The Ascent of F6, incidental music for female voice, 2 male voices, percussion, ukelele & 2 pianos; An American in England, music for a 6-part radio program, for orchestra; Roman Wa...
Performers: Carewe, Mary [Soprano Vocal]; Cooke, Mervyn; Dickinson, Matthew; Holland, Jonathan; Nockles, Bruce; Walker, Lucy; Watkins, Huw; Woodhouse, Nigel
Conductors: Skidmore, Jeffrey; Elder, Mark; Ogg, Harry
Ensemble: ; Ex Cathedra; Hallé Orchestra
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 / 2012-09-25Works: Tansy Davies: Iris, concerto for saxophone & 15 instruments; Static, for voice & piano; Dark Ground, for solo percussion; Loure, for solo violin; Falling Angel, for 17 instruments; This Love, for voi...
Performers: Boden, Samuel; Burgess, Joby; Haram, Simon; Morgan, Darragh; Watkins, Huw
Conductors: Austin, Christopher;
Ensemble: Azalea Ensemble; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; Concordia (Viol Consort)
This new recording includes make black white, a reconstruction of Dowland's Flow, My Tears performed by viol consort Concordia; the ritualistic Dark Ground for percussion...continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2008-09-01Works: Jonathan Harvey: Towards a Pure Land; Timepieces; Tranquil Abiding; Body Mandala; White as Jasmine
Performers: Komsi, Anu
Conductors: Volkov, Ilan
Ensemble: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
This disc is a culmination of Jonathan Harvey's highly successful residency with BBC SSO and includes the works commissioned during that time. Harvey has a...continue...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2006-06-03Works: Richard Barrett: interference; Opening of the Mouth; Basalt for Trombone solo; transmission
Performers: Barrett, Richard [Comp.]; Buckley, Daryl; Marks, Benjamin; Neville, Peter; Pierotti, Susan; Rosman, Carl
Richard Barrett is equally active as a composer and performer, and he is featured on electronics in this release. Equally committed to notated composition and...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
2 CD / NMC Classics / 2005-05-05Works: John Casken: Golem
Performers: Beswick, Judith; Clarke, Adrian; Cotterell, Stephen; Hall, John; Harrhy, Paul; Hockings, David; Honour, Colin; Irvine, Robert; McFarlane, Belinda; Morris, Richard; Preston, Sophia; Robson, Christophe...
Conductors: Bernas, Richard
Ensemble: Music Projects, London
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 / 1998-07-16Works: James Wood: Two men meet, each presuming the other to be a distant planet; Phainomena; Venancio Mbande Talking with the Trees
Performers: Kato, Kuniko; Schick, Steven
Conductors: Wood, James [Classical]
Ensemble: Critical Band; New London Chamber Chorus