International Rostrum of Composers 1955-1999

Works selected by the IRC for its annual performance-broadcasts, with introductions and notes on the music in the accompanying 64-page booklet, make this a must-have for collectors of late 20th century music. 6 CDs. Limited edition of 1000 copies.


FRANK MARTIN (1890-1974): Concerto for Harpsichord and Small Orchestra (Isabelle Nef, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande; Ernest Ansermet. June 30, 1955), KRZYSZTOF PENDERECKI (b.1933): Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima (National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Antoni Wit. May 2, 1989), ROMAN HAUBENSTOCK-RAMATI (1919-1984): Symphony ‘K’ (Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra; Gottfried Rabl. 1997), PETER SCHAT (b.1935): To You, Op. 22 (Lucia Meeuwsen [soprano], instrumental ensemble; Lucas Vis. Sept. 24, 1989), HENRYK GÓRECKI (b.1933): Ad matrem (Jadwiga Gadulanka [soprano], Krakow Radio Symphony Chorus and Orchestra; Antoni Wit. April 15, 1983), MARLOS NOBRE (b.1939): Biosfera (Chamber Orchestra of Radio MEC-Brasil; Marlos Nobre. 1970), DIMITRI TAPKOV (b.1929): Peace Cantata (Alexandrina Milcheva [soprano], Bulgarian National Radio Youth Choir and Symphony Orchestra; Vassil Stefanov. June 18, 1976), GYÖRGY KURTÁG (b.1926): Messages of the Late Miss R.Y. Troussova (Adrenne Czengery [soprano], Budapest Chamber Ensemble; András Mihály. 1998), ALEJANDRO IGLESIAS ROSSI (b.1960): Ancestral Rites of a Forgotten Culture (Olga Szwajgier [soprano], Krakow Percussion Ensemble; Stanislaw Welanik. May 7, 1984), MAGNUS LINDBERG (b.1958): Kraft (Toimii Ensemble, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Esa-Pekka Salonen. Sept. 4, 1985), ROGER SMALLEY (b.1943): Piano Concerto (Smalley, West Australian Symphony Orchestra; Diego Masson. Feb. 19, 1987), CHRIS PAUL HARMAN (b.1970): Iridescence (Esprit Orchestra; Alex Pauk. March 12/13, 1992), THOMAS DEMENGA (b.1954): Solo per due (Patrick and Thomas Demenga [cellos]. Sept. 7, 1990), JESPER KOCH (b.1967): Icebreaking (Mogens Ellegaard, Marta Bene [accordions], Gert Sørensen [percussion]. Nov. 1991), MICHIO KITAZUME (b.1948): Ei-Sho (NHK Symphony Orchestra; Yuzo Toyama. May 9, 1994), MARI VIHMAND (b.1967): Floreo (Estonian State Symphony Orchestra; Arvo Volmer. March 28, 1996), PÄR LINDGREN (b.1952): Oaijé – Lines & Figurations for Orchestra (Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Esa-Pekka Salonen. March 26, 1993), MAJA RATKJE (b.1973): [intlink id=”1676″ type=”post”]Waves II B[/intlink] (Oslo Sinfonietta; Christian Eggen. Jan. 24, 2000), BERNARD CAVANNA (b.1951): Violin Concerto (Noëmi Schindler, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France; Dominique My. Feb. 13, 1999).

Catalogue Number: 05I091

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