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Thursday, December 31, 2020

Franz Krommer - Symphonies Nos. 4, 5, & 7 (Howard Griffiths)


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Composer: Franz Krommer
  • (01) Symphony No. 4 in C minor, Op. 102
  • (05) Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 105
  • (09) Symphony No. 7 in G minor, Padrta I:7

Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana
Howard Griffiths, conductor

Date: 2017
Label: cpo

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Franz Krommer - Symphonies Nos. 1-3 (Howard Griffiths)


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Composer: Franz Krommer
  • (01) Symphony No. 1 in F major, Op. 12
  • (05) Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 40
  • (09) Symphony No. 3 in D major, Op. 62

Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana
Howard Griffiths, conductor

Date: 2016
Label: cpo

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Monday, December 28, 2020

James MacMillan - Organ Works (Stephen Farr)


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Composer: James MacMillan
  1. Kenga e Krushqve
  2. Gaudeamus in loci pace
  3. St Andrews' Suite: One
  4. St Andrews' Suite: Two
  5. St Andrews' Suite: Three
  6. Offertorium
  7. Le Tombeau de Georges Rouault
  8. White Note Paraphrase
  9. Meditation
  10. Wedding Introit
  11. Toccata

Stephen Farr, organ
Date: 2020
Label: Resonus

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Sunday, December 27, 2020

James MacMillan - Symphony No. 5; The Sun Danced (Harry Christophers)


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Composer: James MacMillan
  1. The Sun Danced
  2. Symphony No. 5, 'Le grand Inconnu': I. Ruah
  3. Symphony No. 5, 'Le grand Inconnu': II. Zao
  4. Symphony No. 5, 'Le grand Inconnu': III. Igne vel igne

Mary Bevan, soprano (1)
The Sixteen & Genesis Sixteen
Britten Sinfonia
Harry Christophers, conductor

Date: 2020
Label: Coro

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Saturday, December 26, 2020

James MacMillan - Stabat Mater (Harry Christophers)


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Composer: James MacMillan
  1. Plainsong: Stabat mater
  2. Stabat mater: I. Stabat mater dolorosa
  3. Stabat mater: II. Quis non posset contristari
  4. Stabat mater: III. Sancta mater, istud agas
  5. Stabat mater: IV. Fac ut portem Christi mortem

The Sixteen
Britten Sinfonia
Harry Christophers, conductor

Date: 2017
Label: Coro

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Friday, December 25, 2020

James MacMillan - Seven Last Words from the Cross (Graham Ross)


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Composer: James MacMillan
  • (01) Seven Last Words from the Cross
  • (08) Christus Vincit
  • (09) Nemo te condemnavit
  • (10) ... here is hiding...

The Dmitri Ensemble
Graham Ross, conductor

Date: 2020
Label: Naxos

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Thursday, December 24, 2020

James MacMillan - Veni, Veni, Emmanuel (Evelyn Glennie)


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Composer: James MacMillan
  • (01) Veni, Veni, Emmanuel
  • (09) After the Tryst
  • (10) '...as others see us...'
  • (16) Three Dawn Rituals
  • (19) Untold

Evelyn Glennie, percussion (1-8)
Ruth Crouch, violin (9)

Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor (1-8)
James MacMillan, piano (9) & conductor (10-19)

Date: 2004
Label: RCA

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020

James MacMillan - Symphony No. 4; Viola Concerto (Martyn Brabbins; Lawrence Power)


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Composer: James MacMillan
  1. Symphony No. 4
  2. Viola Concerto: 1. ♩ = c69
  3. Viola Concerto: 2. ♪ = c72-76
  4. Viola Concerto: 3. Allegro: ♩ = c126-132

Lawrence Power, viola
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins, conductor

Date: 2020
Label: Hyperion

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Ralph Vaughan Williams; James MacMillan - Oboe Concertos (Nicholas Daniel)


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Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams; James MacMillan; Benjamin Britten
  • (01) Vaughan Williams - Concerto for oboe and strings in A minor
  • (04) MacMillan - 'One' for chamber orchestra
  • (05) MacMillan - Oboe Concerto
  • (08) Britten - Suite on English Folk Tunes 'A Time There Was', Op. 90

Nicholas Daniel, oboe
Britten Sinfonia
James MacMillan, conductor

Date: 2015
Label: Harmonia Mundi

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Monday, December 21, 2020

James MacMillan - A Scotch Bestiary; Piano Concerto No. 2 (Wayne Marshall; James MacMillan)


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Composer: James MacMillan
  • (01) A Scotch Bestiary
  • (15) Piano Concerto No. 2

Wayne Marshall, piano
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
James MacMillan, conductor

Date: 2006
Label: Chandos

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Sunday, December 20, 2020

James MacMillan - Into the Ferment; etc. (Martin Roscoe; James MacMillan)


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Composer: James MacMillan
  • (01) Britannia
  • (02) Piano Concerto 'The Berserking'
  • (05) Into the Ferment

Martin Roscoe, piano
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
James MacMillan, conductor

Date: 2003
Label: Chandos

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Saturday, December 19, 2020

James MacMillan; Theo Verbey; Luciano Berio - Trombone Concertos (Jörgen van Rijen)


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Composer: James MacMillan; Theo Verbey; Luciano Berio
  • (01) MacMillan - Trombone Concerto
  • (04) Verbey - Lied, for trombone and orchestra
  • (08) Berio - Solo, for trombone and orchestra

Jörgen van Rijen, trombone
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Iván Fischer, conductor (1-3)
Markus Stenz, conductor (4-7)
Ed Spanjaard, conductor (8)

Date: 2019

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Friday, December 18, 2020

James MacMillan - Visitatio Sepulchri; Sun-Dogs (Celso Antunes; James MacMillan)


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Composer: James MacMillan
  • (01) Sun-Dogs
  • (06) Visitatio Sepulchri

Netherlands Radio Choir
Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic (6-8)
Celso Antunes, conductor (1-5)
James MacMillan, conductor (6-8)

Date: 2010

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Thursday, December 17, 2020

James MacMillan - The Confession of Isobel Gowdie; etc. (Osmo Vänskä)


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Composer: James MacMillan
  • (01) The Confession of Isobel Gowdie
  • (02) Tuireadh, for clarinet and string orchestra
  • (03) The Exorcism of Rio Sumpúl

Martin Fröst, clarinet (2)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor

Date: 2002

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020

James MacMillan - String Quartets (Emperor Quartet)


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Composer: James MacMillan
  1. Why is this night different? (String Quartet No. 2)
  2. Tuireadh, for clarinet and string quartet
  3. Visions of a November Spring: I. crotchet = 60
  4. Visions of a November Spring: II. quaver = ca.90
  5. Memento, for string quartet

Emperor Quartet
Martin Burgess, violin
Clare Hayes, violin
Fiona Bonds, viola
William Schofield, cello
&
Robert Plane, clarinet (2)

Date: 2002

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

James MacMillan - Symphony No. 2; etc. (James MacMillan)


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Composer: James MacMillan
  • (01) Sinfonietta
  • (02) Cumnock Fair, for string orchestra and piano
  • (03) Symphony No. 2

Graeme McNaught, piano
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
James MacMillan, conductor

Date: 2000

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Monday, December 14, 2020

James MacMillan - Concertos for Clarinet and Trumpet (Various Artists)


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Composer: James MacMillan
  • (01) Trumpet Concerto 'Epiclesis'
  • (03) Clarinet Concerto 'Ninian'

John Wallace, trumpet
John Cushing, clarinet

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Alexander Lazarev, conductor

Date: 2000

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Saturday, December 12, 2020

John Rutter - The Piano Collection (Wayne Marshall)


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Composer: John Rutter
  1. What Sweeter Music
  2. A Child's Lullaby
  3. The Lord bless you and keep you
  4. All things bright and beautiful
  5. A flower remembered
  6. The Very Best Time Of Year
  7. For the beauty of the earth
  8. Be thou my vision
  9. A Gaelic Blessing
  10. Candlelight Carol
  11. A Clare Benediction
  12. Angels' Carol
  13. The Colours Of Christmas
  14. Nativity Carol
  15. Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace
  16. Mary's Lullaby
  17. Epilogue

Wayne Marshall, piano
Date: 2020
Label: Decca

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Friday, December 11, 2020

John Rutter - Blessing (Catrin Finch)


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Composer: John Rutter; Catrin Finch
  1. Rutter - A Gaelic Blessing: Maditation
  2. Rutter - The Lord Bless You and Keep You: Meditation
  3. Rutter - Lullaby for Ana Gwen
  4. Finch - Celtic Concerto: 1. JigAJig
  5. Finch - Celtic Concerto: 2. Hiraeth
  6. Finch - Celtic Concerto: 3. Solstice
  7. Welsh Folk Songs (arr. Rutter): Bugeilio'r gwenith gwyn (Watching the white wheat)
  8. Welsh Folk Songs (arr. Rutter): Beth yw'r haf i mi? (What’s the summer to me?)
  9. Welsh Folk Songs (arr. Rutter): Migldi magldi
  10. Rutter - Suite Lyrique: 1. Prelude
  11. Rutter - Suite Lyrique: 2. Ostinato
  12. Rutter - Suite Lyrique: 3. Aria
  13. Rutter - Suite Lyrique: 4. Waltz
  14. Rutter - Suite Lyrique: 5. Chanson
  15. Rutter - Suite Lyrique: 6. Rondeau
  16. Rutter - Lullaby for Pegi
  17. Rutter - A Clare Benediction

Catrin Finch, harp
Sinfonia Cymru
John Rutter, conductor

Date: 2020
Label: Deutsche Grammophon

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Thursday, December 10, 2020

John Rutter - Anthems, Hymns & Gloria for Brass Band (Black Dyke Band)


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Composer: John Rutter
  1. Two Hymns of Praise: No. 1, Now Thank We All Our God
  2. Two Hymns of Praise: No. 2, All Creatures of Our God & King
  3. A Clare Benediction
  4. What Sweeter Music
  5. Requiem: Pie Jesu
  6. As the Bridegroom to His Chosen
  7. Go Forth into the World in Peace
  8. Distant Land
  9. The Lord Bless You & Keep You
  10. All Things Bright & Beautiful
  11. For the Beauty of the Earth
  12. This Is the Day
  13. Gloria: I. Gloria in excelsis Deo
  14. Gloria: II. Domine Deus
  15. Gloria: III. Quoniam tu solus sanctus

Black Dyke Band
Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus (13-15)
Nicholas Childs, conductor (1-12)
Darius Battiwalla, conductor (13-15)

Date: 2020
Label: Naxos

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

John Rutter - Gloria; Magnificat; Te Deum (Andrew Lucas)


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Composer: John Rutter
  • (01) Gloria
  • (04) Magnificat
  • (11) Te Deum

Elizabeth Cragg, soprano
Tom Winpenny, organ

The Choirs of St. Albans Cathedral
Ensemble DeChorum
Andrew Lucas, conductor

Date: 2020
Label: Naxos

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

John Rutter - Requiem; Anthems (Timothy Brown)


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Composer: John Rutter
  • (01) Requiem
  • (08) Advent Anthem, for choir & organ
  • (09) Anthem, for double choir
  • (10) Anthem, for choir & flute
  • (11) Two Blessings, for choir & organ
  • (13) Two Organ Pieces

Nicholas Collon & Nicholas Rimmer, organ
Karen Jones, flute
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
City of London Sinfonia
Timothy Brown, conductor

Date: 2002
Label: Naxos

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Monday, December 7, 2020

John Rutter - Visions; Requiem (John Rutter)


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Composer: John Rutter
  • (01) Visions
  • (05) Requiem

Kerson Leong, violin (1-4)
Alice Halstead, soprano (5-11)

The Temple Church Boys' Choir (1-4)
The Cambridge Singers (5-11)

Aurora Orchestra
John Rutter, conductor

Date: 2016
Label: Collegium

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Saturday, December 5, 2020

Philip Glass; John Rutter; Jean Françaix - Harpsichord Concertos (Christopher D. Lewis)


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Composer: Philip Glass; John Rutter; Jean Françaix
  • (01) Rutter - Suite Antique
  • (07) Glass - Concerto for Harpsichord and Chamber Orchestra
  • (10) Françaix - Concerto pour Clavecin et Ensemble Instrumental

Christopher D. Lewis, harpsichord
John McMurtery, flute (1-6)

West Side Chamber Orchestra
Kevin Mallon, conductor

Date: 2013
Label: Naxos

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Friday, December 4, 2020

Various Composers - French Flute Concertos (Manuela Wiesler)


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  • (01) Cécile Chaminade - Concertino for Flute and Orchestra, Op. 107
  • (02) Jean Françaix - Flute Concerto
  • (03) Jules Mouquet - La Flûte de Pan, Op. 15
  • (06) Jacques Ibert - Flute Concerto

Manuela Wiesler, flute
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra
Philippe Auguin, conductor

Date: 1992
Label: BIS

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Thursday, December 3, 2020

Various Composers - Wind Quintets (Monet Quintett)


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  • (01) Richard Dubugnon - Frenglish Suite, for Wind Quintet
  • (02) Paul Taffanel - Wind Quintet in G minor
  • (05) Gustav Holst - Wind Quintet in A flat major, Op. 114
  • (09) Jean Françaix - Wind Quintet No. 1

Monet Quintett
Anissa Baniahmad, flute
Johanna Stier, oboe
Nemorino Scheliga, clarinet
Marc Gruber, horn
Theo Plath, bassoon

Date: 2020
Label: CAvi-music
https://avi-music.de/html/2020/3008.html

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Jean Françaix; Francis Poulenc - Chamber Music (Various Artists)


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Composer: Jean Françaix; Francis Poulenc
  • (01) Françaix - Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano
  • (05) Poulenc - Sonata for Flute and Piano, FP 164
  • (08) Françaix - Berceuse for Cello and Piano
  • (09) Françaix - Nocturne for Cello and Piano
  • (10) Françaix - Divertimento for Flute and Piano
  • (15) Poulenc - Sonata for Cello and Piano, FP 143

Sarah Rumer, flute
Joël Marosi, cello
Ulrich Koella, piano

Date: 2020
Label: Prospero

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Jean Françaix - Works for Clarinet (Dimitri Ashkenazy)


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Composer: Jean Françaix
  • (01) Clarinet Concerto
  • (05) Tema con variazioni
  • (06) Trio for Clarinet, Viola and Piano

Dimitri Ashkenazy, clarinet
Ada Meinich, viola (6-10)
Bernd Glemser, piano (6-10)
Yvonne Lang, piano (5)
Cincinnati Philharmonia Orchestra
Christoph-Mathias Mueller, conductor (1-4)

Date: 2016
Label: Paladino Music

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