New Music Collections, Vol. 1: Choral - works by Anthony Payne, Birtwistle, Saxton, Britten, Finnissy, Skempton et al.
1 CD / NMC Recordings / 2014-04-29Works: Julian Anderson: Four American Choruses; Giles Swayne: Cry; Robert Saxton: I will awake the dawn; Michael Finnissy: Descriptive Jottings of London, for chorus; Richard Rodney Bennett: Spells; Benjami...
Performers: Finnissy, Michael; Howard Skempton [Composer/Accordion]
Conductors: Halsey, Simon; Poole, John; Weeks, James; Willcocks, David; Skidmore, Jeffrey; Cleobury, Stephen; Knussen, Oliver; Brabbins, Martyn
Ensemble: ; Bach Choir; BBC Singers; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus; Ex Cathedra; Ex Cathedra (Early Music Ens.); London Sinfonietta Voices
NMC explores the rich offerings of its back catalogue in a new mid-price series called New Music Collections. (See what we did there?) Each album...continue...
Alexander Goehr (b.1932): Since Brass Nor Stone; Clarinet Quintet; Manere, Op. 81 / Colin Currie, percussion
1 CD / NMC Recordings / 2013-10-29Works: Alexander Goehr: Since Brass, Nor Stone..., fantasy for string quartet & percussion, Op. 80; ...around Stravinsky, for violin, oboe, clarinet, bassoon & horn, Op. 72; Quintet for Clarinet and Strings...
Performers: Alberman, David; Brown, Ian [Piano]; Currie, Colin; Hosford, Richard; Hulse, Gareth; Leveaux, Ursula; Power, Lawrence; Samuel, Laura; Thorsen, Marianne; Watkins, Paul [Cello, Conductor]; Watkins, Ric...
Ensemble: Pavel Haas Quartet; The Nash Ensemble
This new recording of Goehr's chamber music, written between the years of 2002-2012 and featuring artists critically hailed as 'chamber music royalty' (The Nash Ensemble...continue...
Recording information: St Michael's Church, Highgate, London (03/27/2013-03/28/2013); Studio 2, BBC Maida Vale, London, England (03/27/2013-03/28/2013); West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge (03/27/2013-0...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2013-02-26Works: Alexander Goehr: When Adam Fell, for orchestra, Op. 89; Pastorals, for orchestra, Op. 19; Marching to Carcassonne, for piano & orchestra, Op. 74
Performers: Serkin, Peter [Piano]
Conductors: Knussen, Oliver
Ensemble: ; BBC Symphony Orchestra; London Sinfonietta
A unique programme of music by Alexander Goehr unavailable elsewhere on record. The composer's close association with conductor Oliver Knussen and pianist Peter Serkin give...continue...
1 CD / NMC Recordings / 2012-05-29Works: Alexander Goehr: Colossos or Panic, for orchestra; The Deluge, cantata for 2 voices & orchestra, Op. 7; Little Symphony, Op. 15
Performers: Booth, Claire
Conductors: Knussen, Oliver
Ensemble: ASKO Ensemble; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; Schoenberg Ensemble
To celebrate Alexander Goehr's 80th birthday this year, BBC Radio 3 commissioned a new orchestral work which was premiered by the BBC Symphony Orchestra on...continue...
Recording information: CBSO Centre, Birmingham (01/31/2010); Grote Zaal, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (01/31/2010); Studio 1, BBC Maida Vale, London, England (01/31/2010); CBSO Centre, Birmingham (04/22/2...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2011-05-31Works: Jörg Widmann: Fantasie, for clarinet; Toshio Hosokawa: EDI, for clarinet; Luciano Berio: Lied, for clarinet; Aribert Reimann: Solo, for clarinet; Arthur Vincent Lourié: The Mime, for clar...
Performers: Brunner, Eduard
The Swiss-born clarinettist Eduard Brunner has had an immense influence on the development of modern repertoire for his instrument, commissioning and premièring an extraordinary number...continue...
Recording information: Studio 2, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Munich, Germany (12/14/2009-12/15/2009)....continue...
4 CD / HBDirect Import / 2009-04-07Works: David Sawyer: The Source, for 2 voices & tubular bells; Luke Bedford: Upon St. George's Hill, for voice & guitar; Anthony Powers: Shining Plain, for voice & piano; Gary Carpenter: Interlude, for voic...
Performers: Atherton, Elizabeth; Ball, Andrew; Barry, Gerald; Bickley, Susan; Booth, Claire; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Burnside, Iain [Piano]; Chance, Michael [Countertenor Vocal]; Chapman, Jane [Harps...
1 CD / Lyrita / 2008-05-01Works: Alexander Goehr: Little Symphony, Op. 15; Quartet for Strings no 2, Op. 23; Piano Trio, Op. 20
Conductors: del Mar, Norman;
Ensemble: ; Orion Trio
1 CD / Wergo / 2007-07-02Works: Alexander Goehr: Symmetry Disorders Reach, for piano
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2004-04-01Works: Frank Bridge: Sonata for cello & piano in D minor, H 125; Benjamin Britten: Sonata for cello & piano in C major, Op. 65; Alexander Goehr: Sonata for cello & piano; Huw Watkins: Sonata, for cello & pi...
Performers: Watkins, Hugh; Watkins, Paul [Cello, Conductor]
1 CD / London Sinfonietta / 2004-03-01Works: Louis Andriessen: Very Sharp Trumpet Sonata; Charles Wuorinen: Fifty Fifty, for 2 pianos; Alexander Goehr: only two notes for olly (the other five for later), for 11 instruments; Detlev Glanert: Danc...
Performers: Hind, Rolf; Hodges, Nicolas; Nockles, Bruce; Orford, John; Silverthorne, Paul
Conductors: Benjamin, George
2 CD / NMC Recordings / 2004-02-06Works: Alexander Goehr: Sing, Ariel, Op. 51; The Mouse Metamorphosed into a Maid, Op. 54; The Death of Moses, Op. 53
Performers: Chance, Michael; Hulse, Eileen; Leonard, Sarah; Rangarajan, Gautam; Richardson, Stephen; Shelton, Lucy
Conductors: Knussen, Oliver; Cleobury, Stephen
Ensemble: Cambridge University Music Society
2 CD / NMC Recordings / 2004-01-01Works: Alexander Goehr: Sinfonia, Op. 42; Romanza for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 24; Behold the Sun, Op. 44a; Metamorphosis/Dance, Op. 36; Lyric Pieces, Op. 35; ...a musical offering (J. S. B. 1985)..., Op. 46
Performers: Thames, Jeanine; Welsh, Moray
Conductors: Atherton, David; Knussen, Oliver
Ensemble: London Sinfonietta; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
12 CD / Cambria / 2002-01-01Works: Anthony Vazzana: Whispers and Chants, for voice & ensemble; Buccina, suite for horn & piano; Lamentazione; Charles Wuorinen: A Winter's Tale; Trio for Horn, Violin & Piano; A Song to the Lute in Musi...
Performers: Ambroson, Don; Atkinson, James; Blankenburg, Gayle; Boatman, Timm; Bryn-Julson, Phyllis [Soprano Vocal]; Campbell, Nathan [Horn]; Diamond, Theresa; Dickstein, Marcia; Edmondson, Maggie; Ellis, Tony; ...
Conductors: Schmidt, Jeff von der; Mosko, Stephen; Bergamo, John
Ensemble: ; CalArts Gamelan Ensemble; Mentorship Students from John Muir High School, Pa; Southwest Chamber Music Society
1 CD / Cambria / 2002-01-01Works: Alexander Goehr: Five Objects Darkly, quintet for bass clarinet, horn, violin, viola & piano; Elliott Carter: Of Challenge and of Love, song cycle for soprano & piano; Quintet for piano & winds
Performers: Blankenburg, Gayle; Bryn-Julson, Phyllis [Soprano Vocal]; Foschia, Jim; Ginstling, Gary; Gottschewski, Agnes; Horn, Stuart; Karlin, Jan; Lashinsky, Leslie; Schmidt, Jeff von der
Conductors: Mosko, Stephen
1 CD / NMC Recordings / 2001-06-03Works: Imogen Holst: Variations on an Elizabethan Theme; Arthur Oldham: Variations on an Elizabethan Theme; Michael Tippett: Variations on an Elizabethan Theme; Braint (Severn Bridge Variations; Lennox Berk...
Conductors: Steen, Jac van
"...Performances are superb. Sound in the string-orchestra 'Variations on an Elizabethan Theme' is good but a little dry; the two sets for full orchestra are...continue...
1 CD / NMC Recordings / 1998-09-28Works: Colin Matthews: Three Enigmas, for cello & piano; Michael Finnissy: Dove's Figary, for cello; Alexander Goehr: Sonata for cello & piano; Mark-Anthony Turnage: Sleep on..., for cello & piano; Roger Sm...
Performers: Baillie, Alexander; Ball, Andrew
1 CD / NMC Recordings / 1998-08-21Works: Alexander Goehr: Symphony in One Movement, Op. 29; Concerto for Piano, Op. 33
Performers: Serkin, Peter
Conductors: Bernas, Richard; Knussen, Oliver
Ensemble: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra; London Sinfonietta
2 CD / NMC Recordings / 1998-06-27Works: Alexander Goehr: Arianna, Op. 58
Performers: Dawkins, Timothy; Hewitt, Andrew; Hickey, Angela; Philogene, Ruby; Rooke, Stephen; Schiemann, Juliet; Sheffield, Philip; Williams, Jeremy Huw; Zazzo, Lawrence
Conductors: Lacey, William
Ensemble: Arianna Ensemble