2 CD / NMC Classics / 2011-09-27Works: 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
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...
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2010-09-06Works: Richard Rodney Bennett: A Garland for Marjory Fleming, for voice & piano; Songs Before Sleep, for solo voice & piano; A History of the Thé Dansant, for voice & piano; Dream-Songs, for voice & pi...
Performers: Bickley, Susan; Burnside, Iain [Piano]; Coates, Oliver [Cello]; Daneman, Sophie; Hulett, Benjamin; Williams, Roderick [Bass-Baritone Vocal]
This new recording spans five decades of Ricahrd Rodney Bennett's song-writing. It couples some of his most accessible and lyrical pieces - including the melodic...continue...
Recording information: Potton Hall, Suffolk (2009-06-17&2009-11-14_2009-)....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 / 2001-03-23Works: Brian Elias: Songs (5) to Poems by Irina Ratushinskaya; Laments, for voice & orchestra
Performers: Bingham, Judith; Flannery, Sue; Higgins, Jennifer; Jarvis, Joyce; King, Mary; Stormer, Caroline; Wyn-Rogers, Catherine
Conductors: Brabbins, Martyn; Otaka, Tadaaki
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra