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In 1988 Roger Doyle was asked to compose the music for the Gate Theatre's production of Oscar Wilde's Salomé.
Carmello Andriani (violin), Pádhraig Ó Cuinneagáin (piano) and the Cork School of Music Quintet perform Cullivan's Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 in A and No.
Seóirse Bodley's song cycles, The Naked Flame and Carta Irlandesa are performed on this recording by the composer together with mezzo-soprano Aylish Kerrigan.
The Netherlands Wind Ensemble are joined on this recording by Kevin Volans and Peter Donohoe (piano), with conductors Daniel Harding and Wim Steinmann.
The Vanbrugh Quartet, one of Europe's finest ensembles, plays the String Quartet No. 3 by John Kinsella (b. 1932); Winter's Edge: String Quartet No. 1 by Ian Wilson (b. 1964); String Quartet No.
Music of 'passionate energy, rich sonorities and peaceful contemplation' from the leading Irish contemporary ensemble, Concorde.
'Can music express?' Frank Corcoran asks.
This CD presents a selection of Bernard Geary's piano and choral music. Pianist Anthony Byrne performs Scherzo, Two Cameos, And Lastly Came Cold February and Sonatina.
Soprano and piano duo Penelope Price Jones and Philip Martin perform works they have commissioned from John Kinsella (Last Songs), James Wilson (Upon Silence), Nicola LeFanu (A Penny for a Song) an
Philip Martin's piano trio, Serendipity, was inspired by paintings in the Crawford Gallery, Cork, the home of the Crawford Piano Trio for whom he wrote it.
The Irish composer-pianist Philip Martin has written more than one hundred and fifty songs, most of them settings of Irish poetry, for his wife, the soprano Penelope Price Jones.
Hamburg-based composer Frank Corcoran describes himself as 'a passionate believer in the Irish dream landscape'.