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NMC Recordings featuring the works of
Alexander GOEHR   ~   Barry GUY   ~   Sadie HARRISON

NMC D054 Cover Alexander GOEHR (b. 1932)__________________NMC D054
Arianna       2 CD SET

Soloists including Ruby Philogene, mezzo-soprano • Lawrence Zazzo, countertenor • Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone • Arianna Ensemble - William Lacey, conductor
'This beautifully detailed recording on the pioneering NMC label provides a chance to explore further this exquisite score. Ruby Philogene singing the title role heads a deft and committed cast and ensemble' The Observer
'A modern reading of an old text, which is nevertheless full of potent references to Monteverdi's style and means… It is subtle, allusive and immediately comprehensible formally' Classic CD
NMC D095 Cover Alexander GOEHR (b. 1932)_________________NMC D095
Behold the Sun       ANCORA - 2 CD SET

a musical offering (JSB 1985)… • Behold the Sun • Lyric Pieces • Metamorphosis/Dance • Romanza • Sinfonia
Moray Welsh, cello • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra • London Sinfonietta • Jeanine Thames, soprano • David Atherton, Oliver Knussen, conductors
'Moments of ear-catching, rarefied beauty' BBC Music Magazine
'First-rate performances do justice to a composer of substance ond integrity' Gramophone
NMC D023 Cover Alexander GOEHR (b. 1932)_________________NMC D023
Piano Concerto

Symphony in One Movement • Piano Concerto
Peter Serkin, piano • London Sinfonietta • Oliver Knussen, conductor
' The ear is held by the clean-cut harmonies and the power of the rhetorical writing, something caught very well in NMC's recording' Classic CD
'So well performed and recorded. This is one of the most substantial and rewarding of NMC's recent releases' Hi-Ni News & Record Review
NMC D096 Cover Alexander GOEHR (b. 1932)__________________NMC D096
Sing, Ariel       ANCORA - 2 CD SET

The Death of Moses • Sing, Ariel • The Mouse Metamorphosed into a Maid
Lucy Shelton, Sarah Leonard, Eileen Hulse, sopranos • Michael Chance, countertenor • Stephen Richardson, baritone • Ensemble • Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus • Oliver Knussen, Stephen Cleobury, conductors
'Sing Ariel is a marvellous song cycle for soprano. There's a vast range of texture and mood, often expressed through the simplest means' BBC Music Magazine
NMC D165 Cover Alexander GOEHR (b. 1932)__________________NMC D165
Colossos or Panic      

Colossos or Panic • The Deluge • Little Symphony
Claire Booth, soprano • Hilary Summers, contralto • Birmingham Contemporary Music Group • BBC Symphony Orchestra • ASKO Ensemble • Schönberg Ensemble • Oliver Knussen, conductor
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NMC D187 Cover Alexander GOEHR (b. 1932)__________________NMC D187
Since Brass, nor Stone      

Since Brass, nor Stone • …around Stravinsky for violin and wind quartet Op 72 • Quintet for clarinet and strings Op 79 (2007) • Manere Op 81 (2008) for clarinet and violin
Pavel Haas Quartet • Colin Currie, percussion • The Nash Ensemble
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NMC D239 Cover Alexander GOEHR (b. 1932)__________________NMC D239
after The Waking

Anna Meredith: Tripotage Miniatures • Alexander Goehr: after “the Waking” • Colin Matthews: Postludes
Aurora Orchestra • Nash Ensemble • Martyn Brabbins conductor • Britten Sinfonia • Nicholas Daniel oboe
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NMC D154 Cover Adam GORB (b. 1958)______________________NMC D154
Towards Nirvana      

Farewell • Scenes from Bruegel • Ascent • Towards Nirvana
RCM Wind Orchestra • Timothy Reynish, conductor • Clark Rundell, conductor • Mark Heron, conductor
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NMC D198 Cover Larry GOVES (b. 1980)______________________NMC D198
Just stuff people do      

Trends in personal relationships • the terminus wreck • Things that are blue, things that are white and things that are black.
Oliver Coates, cello • Sarah Nicolls, piano • London Sinfonietta • André de Ridder, conductor • Martyn Brabbins, conductor
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NMC D185 Cover Deirdre GRIBBIN (b. 1967)__________________NMC D185
Island People      

Merrow Sang • Island People • Crossing The Sea • Anahorish • What The Whaleship Saw
RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet • Patricia Rozario, sopran • Mark O'Keeffe, trumpet • Loré Lixenberg, mezzo-soprano • Cliona Doris, harp
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NMC D199 Cover Helen GRIME (b. 1981)_____________________NMC D199
Night Songs      

Virga • Clarinet Concerto • A Cold Spring • Everyone Sang • Night Songs • Near Midnight
Lynsey Marsh clarinet • Hallé Soloists • Hallé Orchestra • Jamie Phillips conductor • Sir Mark Elder conductor
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NMC D013 Cover Barry GUY (b. 1947)________________________NMC D013S
After the Rain       CD SINGLE

City of London Sinfonia • Richard Hickox, conductor
'After the Rain wears its heart on its sleeve which, given the urgency of its images and the freshness of its inspiration, is precisely where it should be' Gramophone
'A fascinating new work receives a fine interpretation from Richard Hickox' BBC Music Magazine
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NMC D240 Cover Andrew HAMILTON (b. 1977)_____________________NMC D240
music for people      

music for people who like art • To the People • music for roger casement
Michelle O'Rourke, voice • Juliet Fraser, soprano • Maxime Echardour, percussion • Crash Ensemble • Ives Ensemble • Alan Pierson conductor
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NMC D125 Cover Sadie HARRISON (b. 1965)__________________NMC D125
An Unexpected Light

…an angel reads my open book… • A Hidden Light • An Unexpected Light • Geda's Weavings • Songs for Rusne • The Bride's Journey in Three Songs and a Memory
Rusne Mataityte, violin • St Christopher Chamber Orchestra • Donatos Katkus, conductor
'The third movement of… an angel reads my open book… sums up the attractions of Sadie Harrsion's engagement with the folk art of Lithuania. This is a music of concise forms, subtle textures and very direct expression. An absorbing and appealing compilation' Gramophone
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