WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

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. 

Special Order: This CD requires additional production time and ships within 2-3 business days.  
On sale! $29.98
ArkivCD  $24.99
Special Order



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 

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title