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The British Music Collection - Birtwistle: Tragoedia, Etc


Release Date: 03/09/2004 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 468804   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Harrison Birtwistle
Performer:  Christine WhittleseyPaul PatrickHåkan HardenbergerPaul Clarvis,   ... 
Conductor:  Pierre BoulezElgar HowarthSir Colin DavisChristoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble InterContemporainBBC Philharmonic OrchestraCleveland Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 4 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Tragoedia by Harrison Birtwistle
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble InterContemporain
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; England 
2. Five Distances by Harrison Birtwistle
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble InterContemporain
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
3. Three Settings of Celan by Harrison Birtwistle
Performer:  Christine Whittlesey (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble InterContemporain
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
4. Secret Theatre by Harrison Birtwistle
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble InterContemporain
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984; England 
5. Endless Parade by Harrison Birtwistle
Performer:  Paul Patrick (Vibraphone), Håkan Hardenberger (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Elgar Howarth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986-1987; England 
6. Panic by Harrison Birtwistle
Performer:  Paul Clarvis (Drums), John Harle (Saxophone)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995; England 
7. Earth Dances by Harrison Birtwistle
Conductor:  Christoph von Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Written: 1986 

Sound Samples

Tragoedia: Prologue
Tragoedia: Parados
Tragoedia: Episodion: Strophe I - Anapaest I
Tragoedia: Antistrophe I
Tragoedia: Stasimon
Tragoedia: Episodion: Strophe II - Anapaest II
Tragoedia: Antistrophe II
Tragoedia: Exodos
Five Distances - for Five Instruments
Three Settings of Celan: 1. White and Light
Three Settings of Celan: 2. Night
Three Settings of Celan: 3. Tenebrae
Secret Theatre
Endless Parade for Trumpet, Vibraphone and Strings
Panic
Earth Dances

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