℗ 2015 NMC Recordings

Objects at an Exhibition: Exploring Science Inspiring Music

Aurora Orchestra, Nicholas Collon

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"... (the orchestra) respond with keen virtuosity to Nicholas Collon's alert direction. Vividly recorded, it is more than just a memento of the live presentation ..."
- Gramophone

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Thea Musgrave; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
Christopher Mayo; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
Claudia Molitor; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
Coachman Chronos
David Sawer; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
The One-Armed Pianist
Gerald Barry; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
"Mr. Babbage is Coming to Dinner!"
Barry Guy; Aurora Orchestra; Nicholas Collon
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Total Playing Time    55:16
Objects at an Exhibition is a landmark commissioning project, a reimagining of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition for the 21st century. Presented in partnership with British chamber ensemble the Aurora Orchestra and London's world-renowned Science Museum, the album features six world premiere recordings by composers who each selected an object or space in the museum. The composers were given free rein to choose any exhibit, resulting in these works inspired by items such as an 18th century steam engine and the BBC's first radio transmitter.
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Track 3 – 44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM

Recorded at All Saints Church, Tooting, London on 10-14 May 2015
The six works on this album were premiered at the Science Museum, London, 3 October 2015.
Recording Engineer and Producer: David Lefeber
Executive Producer for NMC: Colin Matthews
Thea Musgrave’s music is published by Novello & Co. David Sawer’s music is published by Universal Edition. Gerald Barry’s music is published by Schott Music.
Graphic design
: Francois Hall
Photos of the Science Museum objects © Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library

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