Matthew Brown Composer

Compositions

Recordings

Arrival of Spring (movement I)

 

 

Mass for the Wives – recorded by Karen Jolliffe (violin), Matthew Brown (viola) and Emily Rossitter (cello) at St Gregory’s Centre for Music with thanks to Dan Herbert – 07/04/2019

 

 

Beverley Meadow – recorded by the RNCM Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Rita Castro Blanco – 31/01/2018

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Tree of Life – recorded by Stelios Chatziiosifidis at St Gregory’s Centre for Music – 25/07/2019

 

 

Violin solo after Abyss – recorded by Stelios Chatziiosifidis at St Gregory’s Centre for Music – 25/07/2019

 

 

Tree of Life – recorded by Stelios Chatziiosifidis at Quex Park – 26/04/2019

 

 

Wind Quintet – recorded by Felix Niel (Flute), Irena Klimach (Oboe), Peter Rogers (Clarinet), Ian Wildsmith (Horn) and Josh Asquith (Bassoon) – 13/01/2013

 

 

Summer Beetroot – recorded by the RNCM New Ensemble, conducted by Alex Robinson at RNCM – 02/02/2018

[Kathy Hart (clarinet), Sitong Meng (piano), Lucy Nolan (harp), Kevin Saw and Mateus Dandalo (violins), Rebecca Stephenson (viola), Ines Mota Pino (cello), Filipe Modaffore Dandalo (double bass)]

 

 

Les sons recules – recorded by Christian Dawson at Bridgewater Hall – 09/06/2012

 

 

Scherzo for orchestra – recorded at RNCM

 

Largo for string quartet – recorded by the Mivos Quartet

 

Serenade in E flat – recorded by the Manchester Wind Orchestra at the RNCM Concert Hall, conducted by Ralph Corrigan – 04/05/2019

 

 

Encomium (orchestral version) – recorded by the RNCM Symphony Orchestra at the RNCM Concert Hall, conducted by Jack Sheen – 11/10/2018

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Transformations – recorded by the RNCM New Ensemble: Cleo Annandale (violin), Becky Stephenson (viola), Ellie Boney (cello), Ria Nolan (double bass), Leila Marshall (flute/piccolo), Seb Marshall (clarinet), Andre Nadais (percussion), and Brian Low (celeste) at RNCM Concert Hall, conducted by Mark Heron – 23/01/2019

 

 

Variations on a Theme of La Folia

 

 

Peganum Harmala – recorded by the RNCM new ensemble at RNCM, conducted by Alex Robinson – 01/05/2018

[Irene Jimenez Lizcano (flute/piccolo), Adam Bowman (oboe/cor anglais), Kathy Hart (clarinet), Edoardo Casali (bassoon), Jack Sindall (horn), Dominic Longhurst (trumpet), Nicholas Haralambous (piano), Shimeng Sun (harp), Darren Gallacher (percussion), Kevin Saw and Bernadette Wijnhamer (violins), Rebecca Stephenson (viola), Yuuki Bouterey-Ishido (cello), Richard Walsh (double bass)]

 

Movement I

 

Movement II

 

Movement III

 

Movement IV

 

 

There Came a Wind Like a Bugle – recorded by Rhona McKail (soprano) and Yshani Perinpanayagam (piano) – 30/09/2013

 

 

Among the Multitude – recorded by Rhona McKail (soprano) and Yshani Perinpanayagam (piano) – 30/09/2013

 

 

Distilled Harmonic Reflections – performed by the RNCM Symphony Orchestra, conduted by Jon Malaxetxebarria – 10/10/2011

 

 

Viola and three wine glasses – performed by Martin Outram (viola), Matthew Brown, Aidan Shepherd, and Karen Jolliffe (wine glasses) – 09/03/2019

 

 

Vanitas Vanitatum – performed by the RNCM New Ensemble at RNCM – 01/05/2013

 

 

Verglas – performed by Kammy Pike, Matthew Brown (violins) Martin Outram, Tom Radford (violas), and Claire Bartrum (cello) at St Gregory’s Centre for Music – 06/02/2010

 

 

Rabbit – recorded by the RNCM New Ensemble, conducted by Alex Robinson at RNCM – 02/02/2018

[Grace McDonald (alto saxophone), Sitong Meng (piano), Kevin Saw and Mateus Dandalo (violins), Rebecca Stephenson (viola), Ines Mota Pino (cello), Filipe Modaffore Dandalo (double bass)]

 

 

Intrada – recorded by the RNCM wind ensemble at RNCM, conducted by Jack Sheen – 06/05/2013

 

 

Spring Winds and Spring Flowers – recorded by the BBC Singers at Maida Vale Studios – 29/01/2018

 

 

Stamp – recorded by Karen Jolliffe (violin) and Emily Rossitter (cello) at St Peter’s Methodist Church – 25/11/2017

 

 

Heat Death

 

 

Mass for the Wives – recorded by the Canterbury Christ Church University Viola Day ensemble, conducted by Martin Outram, at St Gregory’s Centre for Music – 10/03/2018

 

 

Divergence – recorded by the RNCM New Ensemble, conducted by Andy Gregory – 08/11/2011

 

 

Boundless – Recorded by Maria Chabowska (flute), Bethan Morgan-Williams (violin), and Aaron Parker (piano)

 

 

Death Song – Recorded by the BBC Singers at Maida Vale Studios, London – 13/11/2012

 

 

Divinity – recorded by Karen Jolliffe and Kammy Pike (violins), Paul Beckett and Lucia D’Avanzo-Lewis (violas), Emily Rossitter (cello), Ben Insall (guitar), Aidan Shepherd (accordion) at St Gregory’s Centre for Music – 06/02/2015

 

 

Equipoise – recorded by Martin Outram, Tom Radford, Matthew Brown (violas) and Sam Messer (piano) at St Gregory’s Centre for Music – 06/02/2010

 

 

Prelude for viola ensemble

 

 

Sea of Tranquility – performed by Karen Jolliffe and Flo Peycelon (violins), Matthew Brown (viola), Sarah Boxall (cello), and Aidan Shepherd (accordion) and recorded by Daniel Herbert at St Gregory’s Centre for Music – 15/04/2018

 

 

On C (notated version for chamber ensemble) – performed by the RNCM New Ensemble, conducted by Seow Yibin at the RNCM Studio Theatre – 09/05/2012

 

 

Dance for the Festivals of Light – recorded by Karen Jolliffe and Kammy Pike (violins), Matthew Brown (viola), and Mike Bacon (cello) and recorded by Daniel Herbert at St Gregory’s Centre for Music – 14/05/2017

 

Elegy – performed by Paul Beckett and recorded by Steve Freeman – 29/12/2013

 

 

Song for the Lighting of the Chanukah Candles – performed by Karen Jolliffe and Flo Peycelon (violins), Matthew Brown (viola), and Sarah Boxall (cello) and recorded by Daniel Herbert at St Gregory’s Centre for Music – 04/03/2017

 

 

Caelestialis (version for orchestra) – performed by Jessica Gillingwater and the Royal Northern College of Music Symphony Orchestra – 11/10/2012

 

 

Solitude After Dusk – recorded by the Elgin String Orchestra, conducted by Ed Temple, at Derby High School – 02/05/2018

 

 

Stasis – recorded by the Canterbury Christ Church University Wind Ochestra, conducted by Grenville Hancox – 06/03/2010

 

 

Three Conversations – recorded by the Del Mar Piano Trio at the Austrian Cultural Forum, London – 21/07/2014

 

 

Chiaroscuro – Sophie Rosa and Paul Beckett, recorded at St Gregory’s Centre for Music, Canterbury – 13/12/2014

 

 

Desolate Landscape – recorded by Martin Outram at St Gregory’s Centre for Music, Canterbury – 09/03/2019

 

 

Meanderings – recorded at St Gregory’s Centre for Music by Leon Quartet, thanks to Daniel Herbert – 11/11/2018

 

 

Three Illusions of Peganum Harmarla – performed and recorded by Paul Beckett and the Royal Northern College of Music Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Alpesh Chauhan – 10/10/2013

 

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