EAST showcases the works of London based German Composer, Pianist and Teacher Peter Feuchtwanger. The repertoire on the CD, all for solo Piano, is inspired exclusively by Eastern folk and art music.
The twenty-four preludes traverse all major and minor keys. They provide a glimpse into the young Shostakovich’s personal life and cover an emotional range from sardonic humour and playfulness to excruciating pain and sombreness.
Will’s self-titled recording includes a number of original compositions, free improvisations, and Jazz standards.
TRIO 'HEREAFTER: Will Butterworth (piano) Adam King & Marcus Penrose (bass) Peter Ibbetson (drums) play Will's original compositions and standards with simple melodies atop complex ever changing harmonies with some 'free' Jazz improvisations.
The first recording of his chamber and solo piano works under the composer's supervision: including the award winning string quartet, piano quintet and cello/piano duet.
Ian's ambition here is contemporary yet tuneful chamber music, with most tracks written with these players and their instruments in mind: saxophonist Kyle Horch, violinist Guillem Calvo and pianist Pavel Timofejevsky. At the core of the album is a substantial violin sonata.
In this first classical album all Ian's influences can be heard: Mediterranean, Baroque and Psychedelic music. A unique string ensemble of 6 violins and 2 violas is joined by saxophone, voice (singing in Catalan), piano, mandola and guitar, in four compositions that are melodic and rhythmic.
The first recording of internationally renowned British composer David Osbon's piano sonatas. Intense contemporary music written in traditional classical sonata structure.
The Jensen Ehwald duo came to life with this recording session at London's beautiful Union Chapel. The Tenor / Soprano saxophone and Double bass compliment each other beautifully, and these loveley German and Danish folk & traditional songs sound divine in this colossal church.
Cellophony's debut album features classic cello ensemble repertoire and specially commissioned pieces - including two by the groups principle organiser Richard Birchall that push the instruments sonic boundaries. Music Chamber artist Ian Stewart contributes a lovely new piece and Gordon Jacob's octet is themed with Scottish folk music.