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NMC Recordings featuring the works of
Katharine NORMAN   ~   Nigel OSBORNE   ~   Andrzej PANUFNIK   ~   Anthony PAYNE

NMC D034 Cover Katharine NORMAN (b. 1960)________________NMC D034

London • Trilling Wire
Katharine Norman, tape • Rita Norman, voice • Jonathan Cooper, clarinet
'London is one of the most enjoyable, and at times poignant, releases to arrive at the experimental hinterland of modern classics for a long time' TOP
'The succession of recording ambiences — stays in the mind like on abstract composition, but one made up of myriad details amusingly familiar to any Londoner' The Wire
NMC D220 Cover Tarik O'REGAN (b. 1978)____________________NMC D220
A Celestial Map of the Sky

A Celestial Map of the Sky • Latent Manifest • Raï • Chaâbi • Fragments from Heart of Darkness
Hallé • Hallé Youth Choir • The Manchester Grammar School Choir • Sir Mark Elder conductor • Jamie Phillips conductor
This is Tarik O'Regan's first album dedicated to his orchestral works.
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NMC D087 Cover Nigel OSBORNE (b. 1948)____________________NMC D087
I am Goya       ANCORA

Concerto for Flute and Chamber Orchestra • I am Goya • Remembering Esenin • The Sickle
Duke Dobing, flute • Jane Manning, soprano • Stephen Varcoe, baritone • City of London Sinfonia • Richard Hickox, conductor
'A welcome reissue: the Concerto for Flute and Chamber Orchestra, one of Osborne's best scores and, indeed, one of the best flute concertos, alternates between glassy explosiveness and glossy calm' The Sunday Times
NMC D010S Cover Andrzej PANUFNIK (1914-1991)_______________NMC D010S
Cello Concerto       CD SINGLE

Mstislav Rostropovich, cello • London Symphony Orchestra • Hugh Wolff, conductor
This is as direct and decisive a musical lost word as could be wished for, and its strength is enhanced by the conviction of the performances and the well-balanced fullness of the recording' Gramophone
'There is a searing sense of witness to this impressive and moving piece' BBC Music Magazine
NMC D037S Cover Anthony PAYNE (b. 1936)____________________NMC D037S
Time's Arrow       CD SINGLE

BBC Symphony Orchestra • Andrew Davis, conductor
'Payne's most impressive work to date, and one of the finest pieces of orchestral writing premiered in London in the last ten years… the use of a big orchestra (marshalled expertly by Andrew Davis) is imaginative and powerful. An important achievement' The Guardian
'A symphonic breadth that sweeps all before it, and this excellent performance leaves one impatient for more Payne on disc' Gramophone
NMC D056 Cover Anthony PAYNE (b. 1936)_____________________NMC D056
A Day in the Life of a Mayfly

A Day in the Life of a Mayfly • Evening Land • Paraphrases and Cadenzas • Symphonies of Wind and Rain • The Song Streams in the Firmament
Jane Manning, soprano • Jane's Minstrels • Roger Montgomery, conductor
'This disc is a timely reminder of Anthony Payne's strengths as a composer… Performances are uniformly first-class, and the recordings likewise' Gramophone
NMC D130 Cover Anthony PAYNE (b. 1936)____________________NMC D130
The Stones and Lonely Places Sing

Empty Landscape • Of Knots and Skeins • Poems of Edward Thomas • Scenes from The Woodlanders • The Stones and Lonely Places Sing
Jane Manning, soprano • Jane's Minstrels • Roger Montgomery, conductor
'A rewarding survey that captures Payne's powers and inventiveness… with accomplished performances and spacious recordings, this disc does Payne proud' Gramophone
NMC D159 Cover Anthony PAYNE (b. 1936)____________________NMC D159
Phoenix Mass

Phoenix Mass • Paean • The World’s Winter • Horn Trio
BBC Singers • Philip Jones Brass Ensemble • John Poole, conductor • Jane Manning, soprano • Jane’s Minstrels • The Nash Ensemble • Lionel Friend, conductor • Susan Bradshaw, piano
Phoenix Mass, written in 1965, was originally to have been a liturgical setting only for school choir but soon turned into something much bigger and more technically demanding.
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