CDs, Broadcasts & Special Events


Scott brothers duo in concert @ Victoria hall – Photo by Peter Rushton
Some of our Hirings have been about making of CDs. This is a very exciting process to take part in – the finished article growing slowly over the recording time.
We have been involved in the following:-

CDs
i) S Karg-Elert – Music for Harmonium Vol 1 CEL 003 Harmoniumist – Anne Page
Our Rosewood Mustel No. 1924-1057 was used on this recording as it has the specially large specification to enable Anne Page to play the most taxing of pieces ever written for the harmonium – Karg-Elert’s Sonata No. 2 (Anne Page site)

ii) Mahler ‘Symphony No. 4’ (arr E Stein) NOVALIS 150 156-2
Our Black Mustel No. 311 was privileged to be in this World Premiere recording with the Northern Sinfonia

iii) Schoenberg Lieder with Sir Mark Elder & the Halle Orchestra With Black Mustel.

iv) Mahler ‘Symphony No. 4’ (arr E Stein) AVIE AV 2069
Black Mustel No. 311 was privileged to be in this recording with Manchester Camarata & Douglas Boyd.

v) Korngold music for films – CD for series of film music by BBC Philharmonic

vi) Mercy & Grand – the music of Tom Waits & Kathleen Brennan BCGBCD 18 arr by Gavin Bryars et al. Played by the Circus Band – a group from Opera North Orchestra


vii) Scott Bros Duo SBDRCD 003 Jonathan & Tom Scott A programme of Duos for Harmonium & Piano
viii) Strauss R – Ariadne on Naxos CHAN 3168 (2) Scottish Chamber Orchestra conducted by Sir Richard Armstrong
ix) Mahler – Das Lieder von der Erde – Manchester Camerata with Douglas Boyd

 

 

x) Mahler Symphony No.4 arr Stein Royal Academy Chamber Group with Trevor Pinnock CKD 438 LINN Records
Mahler 4 with RAM & Trevor Pinnock
xi) Bruckner Symphony No.2 arr Anthony Payne. Royal Academy of Music Soloists Ensemble with Trevor Pinnock CKD 442 LINN Records

Bruckner Symphonie no 2
xii) Mahler: Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen (arr Schoenberg)Royal Academy of Music Soloists Ensemble with Trevor Pinnock CKD 481 LINN Records

Mahler-Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen

Broadcasts on BBC Radio

  • Kurt Weill ‘Threepenny Opera’ – BBC Philharmonic with HK Gruber
  • Peter Maxwell Davies ‘Missa Super L’Homme L’Armee’ @ BBC Proms with Psappha
    for PM Davies’ 70th birthday celebrations
  • Webern ‘5 Pieces’ – Halle Orchestra in Nottingham & Bridgewater Hall with Sir Mark Elder
  • Britten ‘War Requiem’ – BBC Philharmonic – Leeds Town Hall
  • Mahler ‘Das Leid von der Erde’ – Manchester Camerata – recital in Mahler Celebrations
  • Mahler ‘Lieder eines Fahrenden Gesellen’ – Hebrides Ensemble @ Edinburgh Festival with
    Christopher Maltman
  • Dvorak – Stabat Mater – BBC Philharmonic & Simon Wright @ Leeds Town Hall
  • Karg-Elert – Graham Barber playing & discussing the music of Karg-Elert.
    He played the Mannborg (suction) and Mustel Orgue-Celesta (pressure)
  • Nigel Ogden – ‘The Organist Entertains’ a series of 3 sessions for Radio 2
  • Liszt Franz – Dante Symphony – BBC Phil & Noseda @ Royal Albert Hall Proms 2011

Broadcast on BBC TV

  • Songs of Praise – Sankey & Moody Songs

Premieres

  • World Premiere in Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival – Gavin Bryars ‘On Photography’
  • UK Premiere @ Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival – James Dillon ‘L’Evolution du Vol’
  • World Premiere CD – Mahler ‘Symph No. 4’ (arr E Stein) Northern Sinfonia CD Novalis 150 156-2
  • UK Premiere Mahler – Symph No. 1 (arr K Simon) – Aurora Orchestra @ Oundle Festival
  • Premiere of the film ‘Cottingley Fairies’ at Alhambra Bradford
  • Huddersfield Contemp Music Festival Lukoszevieze Anton – Schumann: Entropic Song Meditations
  • Premiere – Tom Waits Project – Gavin Bryars & Opera North Group @ Leeds Playhouse
  • SIMOON by Erik Chisholm. This was a World Premiere performed by Music Co-OPERAtive Scotland with Dance and Film included
  • World Premiere – Johann Johannsson – Last & First Men – with BBC Phil + Harmonium + electronics + lightshow + film of Yugoslav scupltures. Conducted by Daniel Bjarnason as part of the Manchester International Festival @ Bridgewater Hall

Specials

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies,
 

     

  • Peter Maxwell Davies’ 70th birthday celebrations – BBC Proms with Psappha – PMD’s music
  • Royal Philharmonic 60th Birthday Celebrations – Mahler ‘Symphony No. 8’ –– Royal Albert Hall Symphony Hall B’ham
  • South Bank Sky Award for Classical Music – Mahler Symphony No.8 – Sir Mark Elder with Halle Orchestra & BBC Philharmonic

Gavin Brayars at Bath University
 

     

  • Gavin Bryars Festival – Uni of Bath – on occasion of Hon Fellowship award for G Bryars
    ‘On Photography’ ‘Titanic’
  • Harmonium Day @ South Bank – exhibs, talks, demos etc., in QEH + Concert in Purcell Room
  • Anne Page playing Karg-Elert’s 2nd Sonata etc in Purcell Room. Later Rosewood Mustel & Black Mustel
  • Strauss ‘Der Rosenkavalier’ – music for restored film – Liverpool Phil @ Philharmonic Hall
  • Philharmonic Society – in honour of their 175th Anniversary – Mahler – Symphony No. 8 – played in Norfolk Showground.

 

 

COMMENTS FROM CLIENTS –

“It has been a joy to work with you and Phil, and I’m delighted that he enjoyed the performance. Rosie was much admired…. This could not have been an authentic world premiere of Chisholm’s sublime orchestration without her shimmering presence.”

Sue Baxendale    Producer,    Co-OPERAtive    Scotland    JUNE 2015