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"Living toys"

Author: Thomas AdèsMarkus StenzMichael NiesemannAndrew Clark, (Horn player)Lynsey MarshAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : EMI Classics, [1998] ℗1998
Series: Debut (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : English, Middle [1100-1500]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Anthems
Chamber music
Psalms (Music)
Symphonic poems
Compact discs
51st Psalm
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
Music Type: Suites; Symphonic poems; Anthems
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Adès; Markus Stenz; Michael Niesemann; Andrew Clark, (Horn player); Lynsey Marsh; Barnaby Robson; Paul Richards, (Clarinetist); Judith Busbridge; Susan Knight, (Violist); James Boyd; Louise Hopkins; Paul Watkins; Jonathan Tunnell; Richard Benjafield; Robert Quinney; Stephen Cleobury; London Sinfonietta,; Endellion String Quartet,; King's College (University of Cambridge). Choir,
Language Note: The 5th work sung in Middle English.
OCLC Number: 39298123
Notes: The 1st work a suite for chamber orchestra; the 2nd work for string quartet; the 3rd work for baroque oboe, horn, and harpsichord; the 4th work a symphonic poem for trios of clarinets, violas, and violoncellos with percussion; the 5th work for men's choir with organ.
Title from disc label.
Text of the 5th work from Psalm 51, verse 14.
Program notes by Andrew Porter in English (7 pages : portrait) inserted in container.
Performer(s): In the 1st work: London Sinfonietta ; Markus Stenz, conductor. In the 2nd work: Endellion Quartet (Andrew Watkinson, Ralph de Souza, violin ; Garfield Jackson, viola ; David Waterman, cello). In the 3rd work: Michael Niesemann, baroque oboe ; Andrew Clark, horn ; Thomas Adès, harpsichord. In the 4th work: Lynsey Marsh, Barnaby Robson, Paul Richards, clarinet ; Judith Busbridge, Susan Knight, James Boyd, viola ; Louise Hopkins, Paul Watkins, Jonathan Tunnell, cello ; Richard Benjafield, percussion ; Thomas Adès, conductor. In the 5th work: Choir of King's College, Cambridge ; Robert Quinney, organ ; Stephen Cleobury, conductor.
Event notes: recorded at
All Saints' Church, Petersham, England,
1995 May.
recorded at
No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London, England,
1997 March and May.
recorded at All Hallows Church, Gospel Oak, London, England,
1997 May.
recorded at
Chapel of King's College, Cambridge, England,
1997 January.
Description: 1 audio disc (64 min., 21 sec.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Living toys : op. 9 (1939). Angels ; Aurochs ; BALETT ; Militiamen ; H.A.L.'s death ; BATTLE ; Playing funerals ; TABLET (19:06) --
Arcadiana : op. 12 (1994). Venezia notturna ; Das klinget so herrlich, das klinget so schön ; Auf dem Wasser zu singen ; Et... (tango mortale) ; L'embarquement ; O Albion ; Lethe (19:27) --
Sonata da caccia : op. 11 (1993) (12:36) --
The origin of the harp : op. 13 (1994) (9:19) --
Gefriolsae me : op. 3b (1990) (3:49).
Medium of Performance: chamber orchestra
men's chorus
Series Title: Debut (New York, N.Y.)
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Thomas Adès.
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