Aria - works for solo saxophone by Nyman, Handel, Bozza, Faure, et al. / Gerard McChrystal, saxophone
1 CD / First Hand / 2014-02-18Works: George Frederick Handel: Concerto grosso in B flat major, Op. 3/2, HWV 313; Michael Nyman: Why?, song (for the film "The Diary of Anne Frank"); If (from the film "The Diary of Anne Frank"); Michael M...
Performers: De Silva, Shiroma; McChrystal, Gerard; Ogden, Craig [Guitar]; Scott, Andy [Engineer]; Tanaka, Karen
Conductors: Pendlebury, Nic; ; Doherty, Donal
Ensemble: ; Codetta; Smith Quartet; Trinity Laban String Ensemble
This brilliantly devised CD from Gerard McChrystal is a deeply personal album; at times melancholic, the music is always beautiful and captivating. Indeed, Aria has...continue...
Recording information: 08/2009-11/2009....continue...
1 CD / Signum Records / 2007-01-01Works: John Metcalf: Paradise Haunts, for violin & orchestra; Three Mobiles, for soprano saxophone & string orchestra; In Time of Daffodils, for baritone & orchestra
Performers: Bowes, Thomas [Violin]; McChrystal, Gerard; Williams, Jeremy Huw
Conductors: Llewellyn, Grant
Ensemble: BBC National Orchestra of Wales
The three works on this disc span a period of twelve years of creative work. There are connections in the way that they were conceived...continue...
4 CD / Chandos Records / 2004-01-20Works: Claude Debussy: La mer; Nocturnes (3) for Orchestra; Printemps, symphonic suite for chorus, piano & orchestra, L. 61; Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (Prelude to the Afternoon ...
Performers: Bell, Derek; Blake, Christopher; Fleming, Colin; Ingelton, Rachel; King, Christopher; Martin, Louise; Masters, Rachel [Harp]; McChrystal, Gerard; Michael McGuffin [Piano/Conductor]; Queffélec,...
Conductors: Tortelier, Yan Pascal
Ensemble: Ulster Orchestra