|Seven Cedars Music is a new record label
which endeavours to take the concept of period performance and extend it
further, by placing an added emphasis on the historical accuracy of the
performance - not just with period instruments, but also through interpretation,
orchestration and the use of performance spaces contemporary to the music.
Recognising that musical history is being
written daily by modern composers worldwide,
Titles on release:
|Musica Petropolitana -
Music for Joys and Sorrows
A stunning collection of 17th Century mostly Italian Baroque played by the phenomenally successful ensemble from St. Petersburg.
Musica Petropolitana are planning a UK tour in 2010.
An innovative solo recital
for viola da gamba featuring both historical and newly composed repertoire.
Total playing time: 74:43
Piano Works by Iain Farrington
Virtuoso pianist, Iain Farrington skillfully paints a wide range of musical scenes and situations in this self-composed debut CD. Celebrations, parades, an aray of varying moods, and a tongue-in-cheek nod towards Mozart, all feature on this fabulous disc.
The recording features four piano works of varying and disparate angles: jazzy, political, pictorial and private. It is music that aims to encompass many contrasting elements, from technical virtuosity to calm simplicity, from tunefully melodic to harshly dissonant, from lightweight fun to melancholic seriousness.
Total playing time: 74:02
|20th Century Piano Masterworks
Irish virtuoso pianist Maria
McGarry has developed a niche in the piano repertoire of the
Total playing time: 60:34