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Alexandra Wood (violin), Huw Watkins (piano), Claire Booth (soprano), Ryan Wigglesworth (piano), Leila Josefowicz (violin); BBC Symphony Orchestra, BCMG, Oliver Knussen

this CD should do more than any live performance to tell the world what a treasure he is. The Walton-esque Violin Concerto, Knussen’s masterpiece, is played with dazzling artistry by Josefowicz...[the... More…

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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…

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Ulrike Nahmmacher (violin), Martin Roth (violin), Werner Dickel (viola), Susanne Müller-Hornbach (cello), Gerald Hacke (clarinet), Florence Millet (piano)

It’s pleasingly novel to find contemporary British music undertaken by German players...A highlight is Birtwistle’s brief Movement for String Quartet (1991): his originality leaps at you in the... More…

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Corrado Canonici (double bass), Lukoszevieze (cello), Sarah Leonard (soprano)

[In James Dillon's 'A Roaring Flame'] the Gaelic and Provencal texts and sinuous vocal line give the music a haunting beauty, which is realised with superb concentration by both performers. More…

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Three sets of variations - two previously unrecorded - with contributions from 19 British composers ranging from William Walton to Judith Weir

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jac van Steen

This fascinating disc... offers a snapshot of British musical tastes over the last 50 years More…

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Thalia Myers (piano), Ian Pace (piano), Noriko Kawai (piano), Rolf Hind (piano), Melvyn Tan (piano), Huw Watkins (piano), Michael Finnissy (piano), Nicky Losseff (piano), Jonathan Powell (piano), Philip Mead (piano), Stephen Montague (piano), Susan Bradshaw (piano), Phyllis Sellick (piano), Roger...

A fascinating survey of contemporary (or near contemporary) piano works, played by expert interpreters, including several of the composers themselves. More…

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