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|Additional Physical Format:||Source record:
Skempton, Howard, 1947-
London : NMC Recordings, ℗2007
|Material Type:||Music, Sound recording, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Howard Skempton; John Tattersdill; James Weeks; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group.; Exaudi (Choral ensemble)
|Language Note:||Sung in English.|
|Notes:||The 1st work for 15 instruments; the 2nd work for clarinet, 2 violins, viola, and violoncello; the 3rd, 4th, 6th-7th works for choir (SATB); the 5th work a suite extracted from dance music for Delicate, for 2 violoncellos and percussion; the 8th work for double bass with flute, clarinet, harp, violin, viola, and 2 violoncellos.
Texts by Percy Bysshe Shelley (3rd work), James Elroy Flecker (4th work), John Drinkwater (6th work), and from the Song of Solomon (7th work).
|Performer(s):||John Tattersdill, double bass (8th work) ; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (1st-2nd, 5th, 8th works) ; Exaudi (3rd-4th, 6th-7th works) ; James Weeks, conductor.|
|Event notes:||Recorded Jan. 16-17, 2007 at St. Paul's Church, Knightsbridge, London (3rd-4th, 6th-7th works) and Apr. 14-15, 2007 at the CBSO Centre, Birmingham (remaining works).|
|Description:||1 online resource (1 sound file)|
|Contents:||Chamber concerto (5:30) --
Clarinet quintet (8:43) --
The voice of the spirits (7:30) --
The bridge of fire (7:04) --
Delicate. Suite (18:12) --
Roundels of the year (7:15) --
Rise up, my love (8:35) --
Ben somewhen (12:16).