Silence of the Night

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Silence of the Night

British composer JEFFREY LEWIS has produced some absolutely stunning music – modernist in some ways but always reaching out to the listener – deeply spiritual and hauntingly beautiful, especially the wonderful Silentia Noctis for soprano and piano. Anyone wanting a perfect introduction to the best of contemporary music should look no further.

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What The Critics Are Saying…

Robert Stoodley and Linda Ang are clearly capable of filling the shoes of their predecessors [Goldstone & Clemmow] on Divine Art. I expect this to be the first in another long line of excellent piano duo recordings.

” —James Harrington, American Record Guide

The singing and accompaniment are top-notch. These performers obviously under¬stand the important role of the poetry in Art Song, so their accounts of these 52 songs display emotional depth and literary understanding. Listeners are sure to find others of interest—there is something for everyone here. Notes on the society, composers, performers, and texts. A lovely production.

” —Robert Delcamp, American Record Guide

Utterly intriguing. This marvellous collection of works for clarinet, performed by the excellent Heather Roche, certainly exemplifies the composer’s intense, playful and endlessly exploratory musical voice. Performance 5/5 Recording 5/5

” —Kate Wakeling, BBC Music Magazine

I have always found much to enjoy and admire in Christopher Fox’s music. Heather Roche is a superb advocate for Fox’s clarinet works. Fascinating timbral contrasts. It is difficult to imagine Metier’s recorded sound could be improved.

” —Richard Hanlon, MusicWeb International

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