The Nash Ensemble prove exceptional collaborators' BBC Music Magazine ★★★★★ 'The unusual textures of the music require a crack level of virtuosity. It receives this from the Nash Ensemble, and the end result is a set of contemporary pieces that are rigorous, yet accessible, to anybody.' AllMusic ★★★★.
The Nash Ensemble of London is an acclaimed English chamber hedringraloguduvemanepercuacheek.coinfo was founded by Artistic Director Amelia Freedman and Rodney Slatford in , while they were students at the Royal Academy of Music, and was named after the Nash Terraces around the Academy. The Ensemble has won awards from the Edinburgh Festival Critics and the Royal Philharmonic Society, as well as a .
The music on Mark-Anthony Turnage's eponymous album derives its power from his ability to successfully marry diverse musical styles. Jazz and blues, for example, merge with more overtly avant-garde elements to provide a highly individual and always fascinating experience: Turnage's take on tango in "Some Days" () provides this set's first.
Mark-Anthony Turnage is a gifted melodist, able to spin out long, elegiac lines, as in the very moving ensemble piece Cortège for Chris, or the piano piece Tune for Toru. He also can activate stillness, as in his chamber piece An Invention on Solitude–though it does eventually wear out its welcome, being several minutes longer than all the.
Turnage has at his disposal the estimable Nash Ensemble, unfortunately not individually named in the CD booklet (although saxophonist Martin Robertson is obviously the player of Two Memorials and Two Elegies Framing a Shout).The Internet link afforded by the CD offers more information, but for those who buy the CD simply for listening pleasure, it is a shame that space was not found to name.
The Nash Ensemble has built up a remarkable reputation as one of Britain's finest and most adventurous chamber groups, and through the dedication of its founder and artistic director Amelia Freedman and the calibre of its players, has gained a similar reputation all over the world.
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