1 CD / Champs Hill Records / 2010-05-25Works: Gian Carlo Menotti: Trio for Violin, Clarinet and Piano; Five Songs, for voice & piano; Cantilena e scherzo for harp & string quartet; Canti della lontananza, song cycle for soprano & piano
Performers: Brewer, Christine; Martin, Max [Clarinet]; Milford, Julian; Thorsen, Marianne; Tingay, Gillian; Vignoles, Roger [Piano]
Menotti's instrumental and vocal concert music has not attracted as much attention as his stage works, but his cantatas, concertos, song-cycles and other works all...continue...
1 CD / Chandos Records / 1998-04-21Works: Gian Carlo Menotti: Martin's Lie, children's church opera; Five Songs, for voice & piano; Canti della lontananza, song cycle for soprano & piano
Performers: Best, Matthew [Bass Vocals]; Burrowes, Connor; Howarth, Judith; Leggate, Robin [Tenor Vocal]; Martineau, Malcolm; Opie, Alan [Baritone Vocals]; Stephen, Pamela Helen
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: Northern Sinfonia Chorus
Menotti's style is instantly appealing, yet never merely attractive. Indeed, his music is fascinating enough to hear again and agian, and his relative neglect up...continue...