Augusta Read Thomas (b.1964): Aureole; Carillon Sky; Words of the Sea; Terpsichore's Dream; In My Sky at Twilight Boulez, Chicago SO et al.
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2014-04-08Conductors: Boulez, Pierre; Knussen, Oliver
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra; MusicNOW Ensemble
Among today's composers, Augusta Read Thomas has remained consistent in blazing her own path. In this she has undoubtedly been aided by her cosmopolitan training,...continue...
Bloch: Schelomo; Voice in the Wilderness; Caplet: Epiphanie; Ravel: Kaddish / Raphael Wallfisch, cello
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2014-04-08Works: Ernest Bloch: Voice in the Wilderness, symphonic poem for cello & orchestra (or piano); Schelomo; André Caplet: Épiphanie, for cello & orchestra; Maurice Ravel: Kaddisch, song for voice & p...
Performers: Wallfisch, Raphael [Cello]
Conductors: Wallfisch, Benjamin
Ensemble: BBC National Orchestra of Wales
These two great works for cello and orchestra by Bloch are among Raphael Wallfisch's very favorite to play. He grew up listening to the wonderful...continue...
Recording information: Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff, UK (01/02/2013-01/04/2013)....continue...
William Zinn (b.1924): Elie Wiesel (A Portrait); String Quartet No. 1; Kol Nidrei Memorial / Wihan Quartet
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2014-04-08Conductors:
Ensemble: Wihan Quartet
Composer-violinist William Zinn was a member of many major orchestras. He performed under the world's greatest conductors, and his compositions have been played worldwide. He...continue...
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2014-04-08
Anton Diabelli, a Viennese publisher and composer of popular music for amateurs, published Beethoven's 33 Variations on a Waltz for Pianoforte in 1823. A year...continue...