Volume Four in a series of promotional CDs issued without charge by the Contemporary Music Centre to provide a stimulating introduction to the work of Irish composers. This 'musical calling card' was produced with the assistance of funding from the Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon. See also Volume Two and Three in the series.
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.
A collaboration between poet Macdara Woods and composer Benjamin Dwyer, this CD is a compilation of readings and compositions by both artists. Dwyer performs on guitar with Susan Doyle (flute), Kenneth Edge (saxophone) and Richard O’Donnell (percussion).
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.