Spectrum is an exciting and innovative collection of newly commissioned works for solo piano by composers all resident in Great Britain.
This remarkable set of pieces presents a unique introduction to the world of contemporary music for all pianists, both amateur and professional. The volume reflects the wide range of compositional trends apparent in new music today. Jazz-inspired or experimental, delicately atmospheric or glitteringly colourful, tonal or rhythmically complex, the pieces in this collection offer a range of moods and sound-worlds to suit all players.
Eleanor Alberga: If the Silver Bird could speak; David Bedford: Toccata; Diana Burrell: Constellations; Philip Cashian: Landscape; Brian Elias: Moto Perpetuo; Michael Finnissy: Yvaropera 5; Graham Fitkin: SAZZ; Michael Zev Gordon: Far Away; Jonathan Harvey: ff; Alun Hoddinot: Dark March; Gabriel Jackson: Memorial Blues (for Phyllis Hyman); Stephen Montague: Mira; Anthony Payne: Song Without End; Roger Redgate: trace; Jeremy Dale Roberts: Stele for John Lambert; Edwin Roxburgh: Moonscape; Timothy Salter: Lutie's Arabesque; David Sawer: Diversion; Howard Skempton: Cantilena for piano; Andrew Toovey: Still