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London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas
The first ideas for the Third Concerto for Orchestra came during a trip through South America: there are sound pictures of Lake Titicaca, riotous New Year's Day celebrations in the Bay of Bahia,... — More…
Elaine Barry, Linda Hirst (sopranos) & Michael Collins, Dward Pillinger, Ian Mitchell (clarinets)
The Nash Ensemble, London Sinfonietta, Philharmonia Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas & Oliver Knussen
Here is the essence of him: his precocious song-cycle symphony (No 2) and arresting Symphony No 3 (performed by the Philharmonia)...and that locus classicus of ensemble virtuosity, the five-minute... — More…
Walter Trampler (viola)
Composers Ensemble, BBC Symphony Orchestra & London Sinfonietta, Michael Tilson Thomas
…the Viola Concerto (1976) remains an astonishingly assured work from one then in his early twenties, not least in the subtle control of tension and textural ingenuity over its two sizeable movements,... — More…
Alexander Baillie (cello)
London Sinfonietta, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, John Carewe, Michael Tilson Thomas
This set offers a rounded portrait of a restlessly questing composer … big architectonic pieces in performances of impressive might under Carewe — More…
Jon Garrison (tenor), Marie Angel (soprano), Ruby Philogene (mezzo-soprano), Timothy Dawkins (bass), Lawrence Zazzo (counter-tenor), Andrew Hewitt (tenor), Stephen Rooke (tenor), Philip Sheffield (tenor), Jeremy Huw Williams (baritone), Sarah Collins (tape), Melinda Maxwell (oboe), Richard Benjafield...
Roy Carter (oboe), Wim Timmermans (horn), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Robin Michael (cello)
Hallé Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Asko Ensemble, BBC Symphony Orchestra, City of London Sinfonia, BBC Concert Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Nicholas...
This is a very superior “sampler”...Outstanding, I kept finding, was the first-movement extract from Wood’s Symphony (BBC SO under Andrew Davis): brooding, post-Schoenbergian vehemence with a... — More…