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NMC Recordings featuring the works of
Robert SAXTON   ~   Robert SIMPSON   ~   Howard SKEMPTON

NMC D170 Cover Robert SAXTON (b. 1953)____________________NMC D170
The Wandering Jew      

I Will Awake the Dawn • In the Beginning • Music to Celebrate the Resurrection • Violin Concerto • Caritas
BBC Symphony Orchestra • BBC Singers, soloists & actors • André de Ridder, conductor

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NMC D102 Cover Robert SAXTON (b. 1953)____________________NMC D102
Caritas       ANCORA 2 CD SET

I Will Awake the Dawn • In the Beginning • Music to Celebrate the Resurrection • Violin Concerto • Caritas
Tasmin Little, violin • BBC Symphony Orchestra • Matthias Bamert, conductor • BBC Singers • John Poole, conductor • English Chamber Orchestra • English Northern Philharmonia • Diego Masson, conductor
'NMC's Ancora series, salvaging deleted recordings, does Saxton proud with this double set.… The first disc comprises four works, each a journey from darkness to light: Music To Celebrate the Resurrection begins with a crash and proceeds through sinous argument to a sunburst of octave Es' The Sunday Times
NMC D065 Cover Robert SAXTON (b. 1953)___________________NMC D065
A Yardstick to the Stars

Arias • Chacony • Eloge • Fantazia for string quartet • Invocation, Dance and Meditation • Processions and Dances • A Yardstick to the Stars
Teresa Cahill, soprano • John McCabe, John Constable, piano • Paul Silverthorne, viola • Brunei Ensemble • Christopher Austin, conductor
'A generous disc of chamber works which reinforces Saxton's position at the heart of contemporary British music… The disc deserves every success' Gramophone
NMC D225 Cover Mark SIMPSON (b. 1988)____________________NMC D225
Night Music       DebutDisc

Night Music • Ariel • Barkham Fantasy • Echoes and Embers • Lov(escape) • Un Regalo • Windflower • Nur Musik
Leonard Elschenbroich, cello • Alexei Grynyuk, piano Mercury Quartet • Richard Uttley, piano • Mark Simpson, clarinet • Ian Buckle, piano • Víkingur Ólafsson, piano • Nicholas Daniel, oboe • Guy Johnston, cello • Ensemble 10/10 • Clark Rundell, conductor • Jonathan Small, oboe

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NMC D109 Cover Robert SIMPSON (1921-1997)________________NMC D109
Symphony No.3       ANCORA

Clarinet Quintet • Symphony No.3
Aeolian Quartet • Bernard Walton, clarinet • London Symphony Orchestra • Jascha Horenstein, conductor
'This CD picks up part of [Simpson's] early legacy and presents it in all its pioneering freshness… This is a valuable document of the world's earliest awakening to Simpson's distinctive and completely genuine voice' MusicWeb
NMC D005 Cover Howard SKEMPTON (b. 1947)________________NMC D005
Lento       CD SINGLE

BBC Symphony Orchestra • Mark Wigglesworth, conductor
'Lento, by the British miniaturist Howard Skempton, must surely be heading for cult status… It is captivating in its simple wistfulness' BBC Music Magazine
'The simple truth about this quietly miraculous piece is that it contrives to sound completely timeless: once heard, it's music you've always known.' HiFi News & Record Reviews
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NMC D135 Cover Howard SKEMPTON (b. 1947)________________NMC D135
Ben Somewhen

Chamber Concerto • Clarinet Quintet • The Voice of the Spirits • The Bridge of Fire • Suite from Delicate • Roundels of the Year • Rise up, my Love • Ben Somewhen
BCMG • EXAUDI • James Weeks, conductor
NMC D234 Cover Howard SKEMPTON (b. 1947)________________NMC D234
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner • Only the Sound Remains
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group • Martyn Brabbins conductor • Roderick Williams baritone • Christopher Yates viola

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