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NMC Recordings featuring the works of
Gary CARPENTER   ~   Philip CASHIAN   ~   John CASKEN   ~   Lyell CRESSWELL   ~   Gordon CROSSE

NMC D111 Cover Gary CARPENTER (b. 1951)___________________NMC D111
Die Flimmerkiste

Ein Musikalisches Snookerspiel • Distanza • Da Capo • Van Assendelft's Vermeer • After Braque • Die Flimmerkiste
Ensemble 10/10 • Pamela Nash, clavichord • Clark Rundell, Gary Carpenter, conductors
NMC D061 Cover Philip CASHIAN (b. 1963)______________________NMC D061
Dark Inventions

Blue Circus • Chamber Concerto • Dark Inventions • …in the still hours • Musica Meccanica • So Lonely
Mary King, mezzo-soprano • Mark van de Wiel, clarinet • BCMG • Stefan Asbury, conductor
'His music courses with energy, driven along on high-octane rhythmic invention; it's constantly diverting, constantly surprising' The Guardian
'On the showing of these six works. Cashian is an inventive composer who should be better known' The Sunday Times
NMC D086 Cover John CASKEN (b. 1949)_______________________NMC D086
Cello Concerto       ANCORA

Cello Concerto • Darting the Skiff • Maharal Dreaming • Vaganza
Heinrich Schiff, cello • Northern Sinfonia • John Casken, conductor
'With Schiff's cool, mellifluous account of the Cello Concerto at its centre, this Casken retrospective is a must for any new music devotee' The Independent on Sunday
'This well-filled disc… is the perfect way to get to know some truly inventive and stimulating music by one of our most important contemporary composers' MusicWeb
NMC D113 Cover John CASKEN (b. 1949)_______________________NMC D113
Golem       ANCORA   2 Disc Set

Adrian Clarke, baritone • John Hall, bass-baritone • Patricia Rozario, soprano • Christopher Robson, countertenor • Paul Wilson, tenor • Richard Morris, baritone • Paul Harrhy, tenor • Mary Thomas, mezzo-soprano • Music Projects London • Richard Bernas, conductor
'Patricia Rozario copes with all that is asked of her with her usual authority … All the players respond to Richard Bernas' vigorous direction with nothing short of virtuosity … This really deserves success, and no one interested in British opera should miss it' MusicWeb
Previously available on Virgin Classics, it won a GRAMOPHONE AWARD in 1991
NMC D189 Cover John CASKEN (b. 1949)_______________________NMC D189
Orion over Farne

Violin Concert • Concerto for Orchestra • Orion over Farne
Sophia Jaffé, violin • Hallé • Markus Stenz, conductor
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NMC DVD193 Cover Elliot CARTER (1908 - 2012)____________________NMC DVD193
103rd Birthday Concert N.Y.         DVD Concert

Duettino (2008) for violin & cello • Figment IV (2007) for viola • Mnemosyné (2011) for violin • String Trio (2011) • Rigmarole (2011) for bass clarinet & cello • Bariolage (1992) for harp • Trije glasbeniki (2011) for flute bass clarinet & harp • Double Trio (2011) for ensemble • Retracing (2002) for bassoon • igment V (2009) for marimba • Hiyoku (2001) for 2 clarinets • A Sunbeam's Architecture (2010) for tenor & ensemble • 'Happy Birthday, Elliott' • On Carter: Tributes to Elliott Carter
Rolf Schulte, violin • Fred Sherry, cello • Richard O’Neill, viola • Virgil Blackwell, bass clarinet • Bridget Kibbey, harp • Marie Tachouet, flute/piccolo • Mike Truesdell, percussion • Jim Pugh, trombone • Peter Evans, trumpet • Stephen Gosling, piano • Ryan McAdams, conductor • Peter Kolkay, bassoon/contrabassoon • Charles Neidich, clarinet • Ayako Oshima, clarinet • Stephen Taylor, oboe • Nicholas Phan, tenor • Fred Sherry, Artistic Director • Plus filmed tributes from George Benjamin, Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Alexander Goehr, Oliver Knussen and Colin Matthews
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NMC D192 Cover Richard CAUSTEN (b. 1971)____________________NMC D192
Millennium Scenes

Millennium Scenes: Music for Large Orchestra in Two Parts • Notturno • As Kingfishers Catch Fire • The Persistence of Memory • Chamber Symphony
Hallé • Nicholas Collon, conductor • Birmingham Contemporary Music Group • Ryan Wigglesworth, conductor • Gerry Cornelius, conductor
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NMC D222 Cover Edward COWIE (b. 1943)____________________NMC D222
In Flight Music

String Quartet No.3 ‘In Flight Music’ • String Quartet No.4 • String Quartet No.4 ‘Birdsong Bagatelles’
Kreutzer Quartet (Peter Sheppard Skærved, Mihailo Trandafilovki, Morgan Golf, Neil Heyde)
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NMC D077 Cover Lyell CRESSWELL (b. 1944)___________________NMC D077
Anake

Acquerello • Anake • Atta • Whira • Variations on a Theme by Charles Ives
Hebrides Ensemble
'This performonce and recording will not easily be bettered' Gramophone
'The Hebrides Ensemble respond to the taxing demands with brilliance and gratitude. Very clean and responsive recordings' International Record Review
'A thrilling disc… all solid pieces, worth anyone's ear' The Times
NMC D058 Cover Gordon CROSSE (b. 1937)_____________________NMC D058
Memories of Morning: Night

Cello Concerto • Memories of Morning: Night • Some Marches on a Ground
Susan Bickley, mezzo-soprano • Alexander Baillie, cello • BBC Symphony Orchestra • Martyn Brabbins, conductor
'A CD full of glowering and unremittingly intense music… Brilliant performances' Classic CD
'The title work is a score of unmistakeable subtlety and power' The Sunday Times
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