1 CD / Smekkleysa / 2013-04-09Works: Jón Leifs: Scherzo concreto, Op. 58; Quintet, for flute, clarinet, basson, viola & cello, Op. 50; Variations on a Theme by Ludwig van Beethoven, Op. 8; Elegies, Op. 35
Performers: Arni Askelsson; Bjarni Benedikt Björnsson; Bragi Berg_órsson; Egill Arni Pálsson; Einar Jörundsson; Eyjólfur Eyjólfsson; Gudmundur Arnlaugsson; Hafsteinn _&oacut...
Conductors: Wilkinson, Bernhardur
Ensemble: Reykjavik Chamber Orchestra
Chamber music was never the main focus of Jón Leif ' s compositional activity. The ideal venue for his often rough and primitive music was...continue...
1 CD / Innova / 2013-02-26Works: David T. Little: Soldier Songs, opera
Performers: Kathman, Kelli; Lee, Andrew McKenna; Moore, David Adam; Reynolds, Todd [Violin]
Conductors: Reynolds, Todd [Violin]
Based on interviews with veterans of five wars conducted by the composer, Soldier Songs traces the path of the soldier through three phases of life...continue...
Recording information: Avatar Studios, NYC; Flux Studios, NYC....continue...
Maxwell Davis: Piccolo Concerto; Trumpet Concerto; Maxwell's Reel; Five Klee Pictures / Stewart McIlwham, piccolo; John Wallace, trumpet
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2013-02-26Works: Peter Maxwell Davies: Piccolo Concerto, J. 285; Concerto for Trumpet, for trumpet & orchestra, J. 219; Maxwell's Reel, with Northern Lights, for orchestra, J. 294; Klee Pictures (5), for school orche...
Performers: McIlwham, Stewart; Wallace, John [Trumpet]
Conductors: Maxwell Davies, Peter
Ensemble: ; Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Royal Scottish National Orchestra
A wide cross-section of Maxwell Davies's work is represented on this programme, part of the ongoing Naxos reissues of recordings fist released by Collins Classics....continue...
Erling Wold: A Little Girl Dreams of Taking the Veil / Ken Berry Rachel Wylie, Tod Brody, Melissa Vainio, Fred Morgan and Marja Mutru
1 CD / Minmax / 2013-02-26Works: Erling Wold: A Little Girl Dreams of Taking the Veil, chamber opera
Performers: Amat, Laurie; Berry, Ken; Brody, Tod; Cave, Jim; Gwinn, Deborah; Hugh Livingston [Composer/Cello]; Josheff, Peter; Morgan, Fred; Mutru, Marja; Rose, Ellen; Vainio, Melissa; Wylie, Rachael
Conductors: McClure, Deirdre