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Recent and upcoming releases from NMC Recordings and our partner labels.

lisa Illean

Lisa Illean: arcing, stilling, bending, gathering

NMC Recordings

Lisa Illean's subtle, mesmerising compositions explore nuances of sonority, timbre, auditory phenomena and perspective, and have been performed by acclaimed ensembles across the globe. This debut portrait album offers a portal into her delicately captivating sound-world.

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Anthony Payne

Anthony Payne: Visions and Journeys

NMC Recordings

Days before his sudden death in 2021, Anthony Payne spoke with NMC's Founder Colin Matthews about plans for a future album of his unreleased orchestral works. Thanks to the generous support of individuals including many of Payne's friends and colleagues, NMC is pleased to be able to pay tribute to Payne, and to the late Sir Andrew Davis, with the release of this new album.

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Michael Zev Gordon

Michael Zev Gordon: The Impermanence of Things

NMC Recordings

Michael Zev Gordon is a composer whose music is deeply engaged with the subjects of memory and loss, together with a search for serenity. These themes are central to the three large-scale works which comprise this new portrait album.

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Ernest Berk

Ernest Berk: Diversed Tapes

Huddersfield Contemporary Records

Ernest Berk was one of the earliest and most prolific composers of electronic music in England and yet his work is almost completely unknown to the wider public. With only a few pieces ever made commercially available in limited circulation, much of his output has since languished in obscurity until now. 

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The Impermanence of Things: Q&A with composer Michael Zev Gordon

NMC Recordings

Michael Zev Gordon on his new album, 'The Impermanence of Things'

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Richard Baker album artwork

From graphic novel to album cover: Richard Baker's debut album artwork

NMC Recordings

Richard Baker writes about the process of choosing the cover art for his new album

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Maya Verlaak

Trace: Maya Verlaak on making music with friends

Birmingham Record Company

Composer Maya Verlaak's new album of intimate artist portraits

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Tippett

NMC and BBCSSO announce first recording of Michael Tippett's opera 'New Year'

NMC Recordings

BBCSSO will record the opera in April 2024, for release in early 2025

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