Matchless MRCD52 Earle Brown chamber music


Dal Niente Projects

Simon Allen, vibraphone, marimba, percussion, harmonicas, various sound-producing media (tracks 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10); Peter Bevan, trombone (tracks 2, 6, 7, 9); Bridget Carey, viola (tracks 2, 5, 6, 7, 9); Tania Chen, piano (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8, 11); Robert Coleridge, piano (tracks 1, 2, 6, 8, 9); Francesca Hanley, flute (tracks 2, 6, 7, 9); Nicolas Hodges, piano (tracks 11, 12); Mieko Kanno, violin (tracks 2, 5, 6, 7, 9, 12); Lore Lixenburg, voice (tracks 2, 7, 9); Zoe Martlew, cello (tracks 2, 5, 6, 7, 9, 12); Mannon Morris, harp (tracks 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9); Fiona Ritchie, vibraphone, marimba (track 12); David Ryan, clarinet, bass clarinet (track 10); Nancy Ruffer, flute (track 12); Andrew Sparling, clarinet, bass clarinet (tracks 2, 6, 7, 9, 12); John Tilbury, piano (track 11); Earle Brown, conductor (track 12).

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  1. October 1952 version 1 (01.03)
  2. November 1952 version 1 (05.22)
  3. MM=87 (harp) (01.39)
  4. MM=135 (piano) (00.41)
  5. October 1952 version 2 (01.20)
  6. December 1952 (02.24)
  7. November 1952 version 2 (05.06)
  8. 1953 versions 1, 2 & 3 (03.12)
  9. Trio for five dancers (03.29)

  10. Corroboree 1964 for three pianos (11.54)
  11. Four systems 1954 (multi-timbral realisation) (12.15)
  12. Tracking Pierrot for ensemble (18.23)
Track 11 recorded in July/August 2002; track 12 recorded on 12 November 1999 at the Union Chapel, London; other tracks recorded at Gateway Studios, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, July/September 2002.

Front cover (reproduced above) Nov 2002 (oil and wax on canvas) by David Ryan.


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