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
Deirdre Gribbin (b.1967): Island People, works for string quartet & voice / Patricia Rozario, soprano; Loré Lixenberg, mezzo-soprano
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2013-05-28Works: Deirdre Gribbin: Merrow Sang, for string quartet; Island People, for soprano, trumpet & string quartet; Crossing the Sea, for mezzo-soprano & string quartet; Anahorish, for soprano, harp & string qua...
Performers: Doris, Cliona; Lixenberg, Lore; O'Keeffe, Mark; Rozario, Patricia [Soprano Vocal]
Ensemble: RTE Vanbrugh Quartet
This new release features Deirdre Gribbin's works for string quartet with voice. Born in Belfast, the composer's Catholic background, identification with Celtic folk tradition, fascination...continue...
Recording information: Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music, Cork, Irel (03/31/2012-04/02/2012)....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 / 2011-11-15Works: Brian Elias: The House That Jack Built, for orchestra; A Talisman, for voice, trumpet & orchestra; Doubles, for orchestra
Performers: Holland, Jonathan; Mirfin, Timothy
Conductors: Davis, Andrew; Brabbins, Martyn; Belohlávek, Jirí
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
The bold and dazzlingly inventive The House That Jack Built was inspired by the games and jeers of the playground. It is coupled with the...continue...