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The Country of the Stars

Contemporary music for chorus

…lyrical, impassioned, ebullient… works by ten composers displaying the vitality and variety of contemporary choral music.

 

USK 1224CD

  • The Ionian Singers , Timothy Salter conductor
  • Philip Cashian :  Music for an empty sky
  • John Casken :  The land of spices
  • Timothy Salter :  The white and the walk of the morning (I Moonrise II [Untitled]
  •   III The caged skylark IV Inversnaid)
  • Simon Bainbridge :  Herbsttag
  • Colin Matthews :  A rose at Christmas
  • Douglas Young :  Canticle
  • Stephen Oliver :  O fons amoris
  • Howard Skempton :  Two poems of Edward Thomas (I Two pewits 2 Sowing)
  • Gabriel Jackson :  Lux mortuorum
  • Elisabeth Lutyens :  The country of the stars

Chimera

Performances exploding with energy and imagination, of a richly varied collection from British composers of today.

 

USK 1226CD

  • Alexandra Wood violin, Huw Watkins piano
  • Hugh Wood :  Poem Op.35
  • Huw Watkins :  Corusaction; Reflection
  • Timothy Salter :  Chimera
  • Philip Cashian :  Stobrod's Violin
  • Helen Grime :  Romance
  • Colin Matthews :  Chaconne with Chorale, Moto Perpetuo
  • Michael Zev Gordon :  False Relations
  • Daniel Giorgetti :  Dialogue

Spectrum 4

66 newly-commissioned international miniatures. This release, produced in association with the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, coincides with the publication of the fourth volume in the outstanding Spectrum series.

 

USK 1227CDD

  • Thalia Myers piano
  • PerMagnus Lindborg :  Búgó Resonances
  • Eleanor Alberga :  For Whom?
  • Simon Bainbridge :  Bells
  • Gerald Barry :  Agnes von Hohenstaufen
  • Snorri Sigfús Birgisson :  Helios
  • Michael Blake :  iKos'tina
  • Victoria Borisova-Ollas :  A Midnight Bell
  • Diana Burrell :  Libra
  • Martin Butler :  Evening Bells
  • Philip Cashian :  Orbit
  • Chen Yi :  Singing in the Mountain
  • Barry Conyngham :  Veils 1
  • Laurence Crane :  Postlude
  • Lyell Cresswell :  The Leith at Stockbridge
  • Jeremy Dale Roberts :  Stone…Standing Stone
  • Janet Davey :  Recollection
  • Michael Finnissy :  Edward
  • Graham Fitkin :  Piano Piece Surprisingly Early 03
  • Beat Furrer :  Melodie - fallend
  • Daniel Giorgetti :  Icicles
  • Detlev Glanert :  Lied im Meer
  • Michael Zev Gordon :  Crystal Clear
  • David Gorton :  Prelude after d'Anglebert
  • Julian Grant :  …diamonds of a most praisèd water…
  • Alejandro Guarello :  S n d
  • Alun Hoddinott :  Leapfrog
  • Gabriel Jackson :  September Chorale
  • Faidros Kavallaris :  Nostalgia
  • Joyce Beetuan Koh :  Piano Peals
  • Giorgos Koumendakis :  The Silk Road
  • Elena Langer :  Utrecht Chimes
  • Ramon Lazkano :  Gentle Sway
  • Siaw Kin Lee :  Xi Yue
  • Alexandre Lunsqui :  …tornando-se…
  • Roderik De Man :  Wajang
  • Colin Matthews :  Cascade
  • Peter Maxwell Davies :  Snow Cloud, over Lochan
  • John McLeod :  The Temple by the Sea
  • Eric Moe :  Echo's Brief Lament
  • Stephen Montague :  Midnight Moon
  • Pavel Novák :  Marian Flowers
  • João Pedro Oliveira :  Looking into the mirror
  • Hilda Paredes :  Las estrellas
  • Peteris Plakidis :  Quiet Walk in the forest
  • Roger Redgate :  écart
  • Poul Ruders :  Swinging Bells
  • Aulis Sallinen :  The Sigh of Barabbas
  • Timothy Salter :  Ancient Footprints
  • David Sawer :  Moebius
  • Rodney Sharman :  Voyageur
  • Howard Skempton :  Lull
  • Ananda Sukarlan :  Gentle Darkness
  • Giles Swayne :  Whistling Tune
  • Tazul Izan Tajuddin :  Sebuah Pantun
  • Karen Tanaka :  Northern Lights
  • Jesús Torres :  Aurora
  • Andrew Toovey :  Red Bird
  • Erkki-Sven Tüür :  Short Meeting of Dark and Light
  • Sohrab Uduman :  Berceuse
  • Mindaugas Urbaitis :  Longing for time’s faraway, vanishing things
  • Joseph Vella :  Playing 6, 5, 4, 3, 2...
  • Alejandro Viñao :  Stumbling Star
  • Param Vir :  Ratri
  • John White :  Sonata No. 140
  • Adeline Wong :  Mind the Gap
  • Raymond Yiu :  podskok