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New Music Collections, Vol. 4: Piano

Bradshaw / Finnissy / Hind / Kawai / Losseff
Release Date: 04/29/2014 
Label:  Nmc   Catalog #: 207   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Huw WatkinsSimon HoltJulian AndersonSadie Harrison,   ... 
Performer:  Huw WatkinsRolf HindThalia MyersNicky Losseff,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Four Spencer Pieces: Shipbuilding on the Clyde by Huw Watkins
Performer:  Huw Watkins (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Venue:  Menuhin Hall, Yehudi Menuhin School, Sur 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
2.
Black Lanterns by Simon Holt
Performer:  Rolf Hind (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984/2004 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk 
Length: 8 Minutes 14 Secs. 
3.
Somewhere near Cluj for piano by Julian Anderson
Performer:  Thalia Myers (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: circa 1997 
Venue:  Challow Park, Wantage 
Length: 1 Minutes 34 Secs. 
4.
Impresa Amorosa: Labyrinth by Sadie Harrison
Performer:  Nicky Losseff (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 10/2007 
Venue:  The Arthur Sykes Rymer Auditorium, Unive 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
5.
On Memory: A tango there was by Michael Zev Gordon
Performer:  Andrew Zolinsky (Piano)
Written: 2003-2004 
Date of Recording: 09/15/2005 
Venue:  Turner Sims Concert Hall, University of 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
6.
The Little Bear for piano by Diana Burrell
Performer:  Thalia Myers (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: circa 1997 
Venue:  Challow Park, Wantage 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
7.
Haiku by Jonathan Harvey
Performer:  Thalia Myers (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1997 
Venue:  Challow Park, Wantage 
Length: 0 Minutes 30 Secs. 
8.
Paean: Toccata by Anthony Payne
Performer:  Susan Bradshaw (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1971 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
9.
Taking a line for a walk for piano by Richard R. Bennett
Performer:  Thalia Myers (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: circa 1997 
Venue:  Challow Park, Wantage 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
10.
Tract 2: The light gleams by Richard Barrett
Performer:  Ian Pace (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Venue:  Chapel Studio, Tilburg, Netherlands 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
11.
Piano Sonata No. 76 by John White
Performer:  Roger Smalley (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 01/1996/05/1996 
Venue:  ABC, Perth, Australia 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
12.
Three Distressed Surfaces: Flaking yellow stucco by Morgan Hayes
Performer:  Jonathan Powell (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1998 
Date of Recording: 01/10/2011 
Venue:  Menuhin Hall, Yehudi Menuhin School, Sur 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
13.
Triorchic Blues, for piano by Gerald Barry
Performer:  Noriko Kawai (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Venue:  Banff Centre For The Arts, Canada 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
14.
Loopholes & Lynchpins: Loophole 1 by Tansy Davies
Performer:  Huw Watkins (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2001 
Date of Recording: 05/26/2012 
Venue:  CBSO Centre, Birmingham 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
15.
Variations for Piano: 6. Quick by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Rolf Hind (Piano)
Written: circa 1965 
Venue:  The Sage Gateshead 
Length: 0 Minutes 52 Secs. 
16.
The Book of Elements, Vol. 3: 5 by James Dillon
Performer:  Noriko Kawai (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2001 
Venue:  Potton Hall, Suffolk 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 
17.
Michael's Strathspey by Judith Weir
Performer:  Michael Finnissy (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987 
Venue:  Charterhouse College, Surrey 
Length: 1 Minutes 9 Secs. 
18.
Headless Horseman, for piano by Stephen Montague
Performer:  Philip Mead (Piano), Stephen Montague (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 10/16/2005 
Venue:  Vestry Hall, London College of Music and 
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
19.
Variations for Judith: Bist du bei mir, oder...? by Peter Maxwell Davies
Performer:  Melvyn Tan (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2012 
Date of Recording: 05/21/2012 
Venue:  Menuhin Hall, Yehudi Menuhin School, Sur 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
20.
Fantasy Sonata: Presto by Michael Tippett
Performer:  Phyllis Sellick (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1936-1942 
Date of Recording: 1941 
Venue:  Decca's London Studios 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
21.
If the Silver Bird could speak for piano by Eleanor Alberga
Performer:  Thalia Myers (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1995 
Venue:  Chapel Studios, Tilburg, Netherlands 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
22.
Freightrain Bruise by Michael Finnissy
Performer:  Michael Finnissy (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1972/1980; England 
Venue:  Charterhouse College, Surrey 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
23.
Ophelia's Last Dance, Op. 32 by Oliver Knussen
Performer:  Huw Watkins (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2010; England 
Venue:  CBSO Centre, Birmingham 
Length: 9 Minutes 22 Secs. 

Sound Samples

4 Spencer Pieces: No. 1. Shipbuilding on the Clyde
Black Lanterns
Somewhere Near Cluj
Impresa Amorosa: VI. Labyrinth
On Memory: No. 3. a tango there was
Constellations III (The Little Bear)
Haiku
Paean: Toccata
Taking a Line for a Walk
Tract: II. the light gleams an instant
Piano Sonata No. 76
Five Distressed Surfaces: No. 2. Flaking Yellow Stucco
Triorchic Blues
Loopholes and Lynchpins: Loophole 1
Variations: VI. Quick
The Book of Elements: Volume 3: No. 5
Michael's Strathspey
Autumn Leaves: Headless Horseman
Variations for Judith: Variation 10: Bist du bei mir... oder?
Piano Sonata No. 1: III. Presto
If the silver bird could speak
Freighttrain Bruise
Ophelia's Last Dance, Op. 32

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