Kenneth Fuchs (b.1956): Falling Man; Movie House; Songs of Innocence and of Experience / Roderick Williams, baritone
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-08-12Works: Kenneth Fuchs: Falling Man, scene for baritone & orchestra; Movie House, for baritone & chamber ensemble; Songs of Innocence and of Experience, for baritone, flute, oboe, cello & harp
Performers: Williams, Roderick [Bass-Baritone Vocal]
Conductors: Falletta, JoAnn
Ensemble: ; London Symphony Orchestra
Expedition Audio Recommended
This disc is well worth owning for the music and the works show off the best in contemporary classical music. Williams is an...continue...
J.S. Bach: Secular Cantatas, Vol. 4 'Academic Cantatas' / Joanne Lunn, Roderick Williams, Wolfram Lattke, Robin Blaze. Bach Collegium Japan
1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2014-07-08Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 205, "Zerreisset, zersprenget, zertrümmert die Gruft" BWV 205; Cantata no 207, "Vereingte Zwietracht der wechselnden Saiten" BWV 207
Performers: Blaze, Robin; Hirao, Masako; Lattke, Wolfram; Lunn, Joanne; San'nomiya, Masamitsu; Wakamatsu, Natsumi; Williams, Roderick [Bass-Baritone Vocal]
Conductors: Suzuki, Masaaki
Ensemble: Bach Collegium Japan
The two works on this disc perfectly illustrate a particular type of secular cantata, the so-called 'dramma per musica'. In such works the libretto is...continue...
Recording information: MS&AD Shirakawa Hall, Nagoya, Japan (07/2013)....continue...
Harrison Birtwistle: Chamber Music / Lisa Batiashvili, Adrian Brendel, Till Fellner, Amy Freston, Roderick Williams
1 CD / ECM / 2014-04-29Works: Harrison Birtwistle: Settings (3) of Lorine Niedecker, for soprano & cello; Trio, for violin, cello & piano; Bogenstrich, meditations on a poem of Rilke, for voice, cello & piano; Settings (9) of Lor...
Performers: Batiashvili, Elisabeth; Brendel, Adrian; Fellner, Till; Freston, Amy; Williams, Roderick [Bass-Baritone Vocal]
This album of Sir Harrison Birtwistle's chamber music and songs, mostly of recent vintage, is issued as the innovative Great British composer approaches his 80th...continue...
Recording information: Herkulessaal der Münchner Residenz (08/2011)....continue...