Contemporary music

Eric Whitacre (b.1970 : U.S.A.) Conductor: Stephen Layton Ensemble: ;Polyphony Record label: Hyperion Catalogue ID: CDA 67543

John Tavener Conductor: Stephen Cleobury Ensemble: Choir of King's College, Cambridge Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: 50999 22894403

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The Piano - The Heart Asks Pleasure First Michael Nyman (b.1944 : England) Conductor: Paul Bateman Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: Classic FM Catalogue ID: CFMD 10

Philip Glass (b.1937 : U.S.A) Conductor: Christoph von Dohnanyi Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Soloists: Gidon Kremer Record label: Classic FM Catalogue ID: CFMFW 056

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