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Sacred Physic - Music By Julia Usher

Usher / Rogers / Turner / Bloomfield / Price
Release Date: 01/27/2004 
Label:  Metier   Catalog #: 92066   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Julia Usher
Performer:  Jonathan PriceJohn TurnerNikki BloomfieldJanet Simpson,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Sacred Physic, a dramatic madrigal by Julia Usher
Performer:  Jonathan Price (Cello), John Turner (Recorder), Nikki Bloomfield (Oboe),
Janet Simpson (Harpsichord), Lesley-Jane Rogers ()
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2001 
Venue:  University of Manchester 
Length: 21 Minutes 17 Secs. 
2. A Reed in the Wind, for solo oboe or cor anglais & multiphonics by Julia Usher
Performer:  Nikki Bloomfield (Oboe)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1981 
Venue:  University of Manchester 
Length: 13 Minutes 56 Secs. 
3. Before Light Ends, for solo piano by Julia Usher
Performer:  Peter Lawson (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2001 
Venue:  University of Manchester 
Length: 6 Minutes 6 Secs. 
4. Le Isole della Laguna: Island Contemplations, for recorders & piano by Julia Usher
Performer:  Peter Lawson (Piano), John Turner (Recorder)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1984 
Venue:  University of Manchester 
Length: 16 Minutes 10 Secs. 
5. The Price of Experience, version for soprano & piano by Julia Usher
Performer:  Peter Lawson (Piano), Lesley-Jane Rogers ()
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2001 
Venue:  University of Manchester 
Length: 6 Minutes 43 Secs. 
6. Ivocation: Poor Naked Wretches, for contralto & ensemble by Julia Usher
Performer:  Peter Lawson (Piano), Jonathan Price (Cello), John Turner (Recorder),
Julia Usher ()
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2001 
Venue:  University of Manchester 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Sacred Physic: Lament I
Sacred Physic: History II
Sacred Physic: Lament II
Sacred Physic: Arioso
Sacred Physic: Recitative
Sacred Physic: Salutation
Sacred Physic: Aria con Obbligato
Sacred Physic: Intermezzo
Sacred Physic: Dramatic Quartet
Sacred Physic: Trio and Close
A Reed in the Wind: Mistral
A Reed in the Wind: Sirocco
A Reed in the Wind: Zephirus
A Reed in the Wind: Bora
A Reed in the Wind: Khamsin
A Reed in the Wind: Harmattan
Before Lights Ends
L'isole della Laguna: Torcello
L'isole della Laguna: Merletti di Burano
L'isole della Laguna: San Francesco del Derserto
What is the Price of Experience?
Invocation: "Poor Naked Wretches"

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