Mark-Anthony Turnage: Orchestral Works Vol. 2


© 2008 London Philharmonic Orchestra Ltd

℗ 2008 London Philharmonic Orchestra Ltd

Twice Through the Heart recorded at Blackheath Concert Halls, London, on
16 April 2007. Producer & engineer: Tim Handley

Hidden Love Song recorded live at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, on 30
January 2006. Producer: Tim Oldham; Engineer: Mike Hatch

The Torn Fields recorded at Watford Town Hall on 11 February 2007.
Producer & engineer: Tim Handley.

Publishers: Schott & Co Ltd (Twice Through the Heart; The Torn Fields);
Boosey & Hawkes Ltd (Hidden Love Song)

The production of this disc was made possible through the generous support
of the Michael Marks Charitable Trust and Arts Council England.

Booklet text in English and German

Total playing time: 66:15

DDD Stereo

Released February 2008

CD: Mark-Anthony Turnage: Orchestral Works Vol. 2

Mark-Anthony Turnage (born 1960)

Twice Through the Heart Dramatic scena for mezzo-soprano and ensemble
Hidden Love Song for soprano saxophone and orchestra
The Torn Fields Song-cycle for baritone and large ensemble

Marin Alsop conductor
Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
Gerald Finley baritone
Martin Robertson soprano saxophone
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Pieter Schoeman leader

Three works by the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s then-Composer in Residence Mark-Anthony Turnage offer strikingly different glimpses of the human interface: a chilling first-person account of marital murder, a touchingly titled musical gift, and an acerbic view of the destruction of war. Works of acute craft and insight are captured here with vivid drama in performance under Marin Alsop.

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