Nicholas Maw: 'Life Studies'; Richard Rodney Bennett: 'Spells' / The Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields; The Bach Choir; Marriner et al.
1 CD / Continuum / 2015-05-12Works: Nicholas Maw: Life Studies, for 15 strings; Richard Rodney Bennett: Spells, for soprano, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Manning, Jane
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; Willcocks, David; Willcocks, Sir David
Ensemble: The Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields; The Bach Choir; The Philharmonia Orchestra
Maw's use of 15 solo strings gives his pieces great diversity with regards to timbre, technique, and texture, in adjacency to the large array of...continue...