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Prism / Simpson, Buckle

Carpenter / Hesketh / Higgins / Simpson / Buckle
Release Date: 09/27/2011 
Label:  Nmc   Catalog #: 139   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gary CarpenterKenneth HeskethGavin HigginsEmily Howard,   ... 
Performer:  Ian BuckleMark Simpson
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

These new works for clarinet and basset clarinet composed by Mark-Anthony Turnage, Emily Howard, Gary Carpenter, Patrick Nunn, Kenneth Hesketh, David Horne and Gavin Higgins, were commissioned by clarinetist Mark Simpson, winner of the 2006 BBC Young Musician of the Year competition. Simpson performs on B flat clarinet as well as the rarely heard Basset horn (or Basset clarinet.) Also featured is his own work titled Lov(escape). The pianist is Ian Buckle, who has worked as soloist, accompanist, chamber musician, orchestral pianist and teacher and has appeared alongside conductors Carl Davis, Elgar Howarth, Gerard Schwarz, Yan Pascal Tortelier and John Wilson. These new works for clarinet and basset clarinet composed by Mark-Anthony Turnage, Emily Howard, Gary Carpenter, Patrick Nunn, Kenneth Hesketh, David Horne and Gavin Higgins, were commissioned by clarinetist Mark Simpson, winner of the 2006 BBC Young Musician of the Year competition. Simpson performs on B flat clarinet as well as the rarely heard Basset horn (or Basset clarinet.) Also featured is his own work titled Lov(escape). The pianist is Ian Buckle, who has worked as soloist, accompanist, chamber musician, orchestral pianist and teacher and has appeared alongside conductors Carl Davis, Elgar Howarth, Gerard Schwarz, Yan Pascal Tortelier and John Wilson. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Marking Time, for basset clarinet & piano by Gary Carpenter
Performer:  Ian Buckle (Piano), Mark Simpson (Basset Clarinet)
Venue:  Capstone Building, Liverpool Hope Univer 
Length: 8 Minutes 41 Secs. 
2. Point Forms (after Kadinsky), for basset clarinet & piano by Kenneth Hesketh
Performer:  Ian Buckle (Piano), Mark Simpson (Basset Clarinet)
Venue:  Capstone Building, Liverpool Hope Univer 
Length: 11 Minutes 42 Secs. 
3. Three Broken Love Songs, for basset clarinet & piano by Gavin Higgins
Performer:  Ian Buckle (Piano), Mark Simpson (Basset Clarinet)
Venue:  Capstone Building, Liverpool Hope Univer 
Length: 12 Minutes 29 Secs. 
4. Masquerade, for basset clarinet & piano by Emily Howard
Performer:  Mark Simpson (Basset Clarinet), Ian Buckle (Piano)
Venue:  Capstone Building, Liverpool Hope Univer 
Length: 6 Minutes 9 Secs. 
5. Chime, for basset clarinet & piano by David Horne
Performer:  Mark Simpson (Basset Clarinet), Ian Buckle (Piano)
Written: 2009 
Venue:  Capstone Building, Liverpool Hope Univer 
Length: 9 Minutes 47 Secs. 
6. Prism, for basset clarinet & piano by Patrick Nunn
Performer:  Mark Simpson (Basset Clarinet), Ian Buckle (Piano)
Venue:  Capstone Building, Liverpool Hope Univer 
Length: 8 Minutes 32 Secs. 
7. Short Score, for clarinet & piano by Stephen Pratt
Performer:  Mark Simpson (Clarinet), Ian Buckle (Piano)
Venue:  Capstone Building, Liverpool Hope Univer 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
8. Lov(escape), for clarinet & piano by Mark Simpson
Performer:  Mark Simpson (Clarinet), Ian Buckle (Piano)
Venue:  Capstone Building, Liverpool Hope Univer 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
9. Cradle Song, for clarinet & piano by Mark-Anthony Turnage
Performer:  Mark Simpson (Clarinet), Ian Buckle (Piano)
Venue:  Capstone Building, Liverpool Hope Univer 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 

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