Volume Nine in a series of promotional CDs issued without charge by the Contemporary Music Centre to showcase the diverse range of work of Irish composers. The CD was produced with the assistance of funding from Culture Ireland, the Arts Council Music Recording Scheme 2009 and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
PParafusxo is collaborative project between Spanish percussionist Roberto Oliveira and Irish composer Jonathan Nangle. Recorded live in concert, the release represents a moment caught in time. Oliveira performing from an arsenal of percussion, focusing on one instrumental grouping at a time, moving clockwise throughout the duration of the concert while Nangle captures moments of Oliveria’s playing and processes these in real time, feeding them back to Oliveira creating a dialogue of evolving material.
Ergodos Musicians perform music by Irish composers Garrett Sholdice, Benedict Schlepper-Connolly, Jonathan Nangle and Simon O’Connor, composed after Johann Sebastian Bach’s organ chorale prelude ‘Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ’.
Mary Dullea’s new album Gothic, a CD of new piano music from Ireland. The album features works by Ed Bennett, David Fennessy, Frank Lyons, John McLachlan, Gráinne Mulvey, Jonathan Nangle and Benjamin Dwyer.
The second CD in CMC's new promotional series presents 11 works by a range of Irish composers performed by a diverse range of international and Irish performers. It presents a snapshot of the aesthetic choices taken by those bravely exploring the diverse paths of Irish composition, with all its history and possibilities.