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John Pickard: The Gardener of Aleppo

and other Chamber Works

Susan Bickley (mezzo), Nash Ensemble, Martyn Brabbins

Pickard has a compositional voice that is truly sui generis. Each work sounds different from any of the others (the composer’s stated goal) and all are expertly performed by members of the Nash... More…
  • Gramophone Magazine
    September 2020
    Editor's Choice
  • Gramophone Awards
    2021
    Winner - Contemporary

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Contents

Pickard: The Gardener of Aleppo

Work length11:17
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  • Philippa Davies (flute), Scott Dickinson (viola), Lucy Wakeford (harp)

Pickard: Daughters of Zion

Work length8:13
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  • Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano)
  • The Nash Ensemble
  • Martyn Brabbins

Pickard: Snowbound, for bass clarinet, cello and piano

Work length10:27
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  • Martin Robertson (bass clarinet), Adrian Brendel (cello), Ian Brown (piano)

Pickard: Serenata Concertata

Work length20:53
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  • Philippa Davies (flute)
  • The Nash Ensemble
  • Martyn Brabbins

I. Cadenza I

Track length3:22
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II. Aria I

Track length4:29
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III. Scherzo - Notturno

Track length4:33
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IV. Cadenza II

Track length2:13
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V. Aria II

Track length6:16
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Pickard: Three Chicken Studies

Work length4:42
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  • Gareth Hulse (oboe)

No. 1, Laying

Track length1:49
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No. 2, Feeding

Track length1:33
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No. 3, Fighting

Track length1:20
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Pickard: The Phagotus of Afranio

Work length10:34
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  • Ursula Leveaux (bassoon), Ian Brown (piano)

Pickard: Ghost Train

Work length13:11
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$5.25
  • The Nash Ensemble
  • Martyn Brabbins