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Chamber Music for Clarinet by Thea Musgrave Vol. 1
Victoria Soames Samek – Clarinet
David Le Page – Violin/Viola Matthew Sharp – Cello
Mark Troop – Piano Gabriel Byam-Grounds – Flute
In the first of two discs, the complete chamber music featuring clarinet by Thea Musgrave has been brought together for the first time.
- Ring Out Wild Bells
- Threnody (commissioned by Victoria Soames 1997)
- Canta Canta (dedicated to Victoria Soames)
- Chamber Concerto No. 2
This valuable and attractive collection of chamber works by Thea Musgrave, many of which receive their recording premiere, is a fascinating document, which will be sought after by lovers of 20th Century music, and those interested to explore the music of one of our most versatile composers.
‘Performances are as attuned to Musgrave’s idiom as one would expect from Soames Samek… this is a disc that listeners and performers alike should investigate.’
Playing Time: 63 mins.