Strata: Eleanor Alberga Orchestral Works | Castalian String Quartet, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Thomas Kemp (conductor) | Resonus Classics | RES10340

Strata: Eleanor Alberga Orchestral Works

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Total playing time [74:51]

Castalian String Quartet
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Kemp (conductor)

British composer Eleanor Alberga is renowned for her mastery of orchestral colour and form. With her distinctive blend of lyricism and rhythmic dynamism, Alberga crafts a sonic journey that is both exhilarating and deeply moving.

From the arresting grandeur of the symphonic landscapes in her first symphony, Strata, to the pulsating and evocative energy of Mythologies, each piece is a testament to Alberga's boundless creativity.

The BBC Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Thomas Kemp, are joined by the Castalian String Quartet for Tower with its cascading melodies and rhythmic intensity, embodying both strength and intimate intricacies.

Album Booklet (PDF)

Tracklist

Eleanor Alberga (b. 1949)

1. Tower (2017)

Symphony No. 1 ‘Strata’ (2022)
2. Firmament
3. Core
4. Mantle
5. Crust
6. Sailing on Tethys
7. Plumes

Mythologies (2000)
8. Aurora
9. Hercules
10. Psyche
11. Mars
12. Venus
13. Bacchus

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© 2024 Resonus Limited
Ⓟ 2024 BBC / Resonus Limited
Catalogue No. RES10340
Producer & editor: Adam Binks
Engineer: Dave Rowell
EAN: 5060262793763
Release date: 24 May 2024