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Downloads of all Another Timbre CDs are available from Bandcamp here

Sale prices for older CDs

Now that we have released over 200 discs, we have reorganised our back catalogue, so that most CDs from at01 to at100 are on sale at half price. This applies to all our earlier releases except those which have been re-pressed.

We have divided our ‘catalogue’ pages into two halves:

The older discs (at01 to at100) are listed here

And newer CDs (at101 to at210) are here

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Youtube extracts:     Seven2    Eight    Thirteen

at178x4   John Cage  ‘Number Pieces’

In its second pressing, the 4-CD box set of Apartment House playing Cage’s number pieces was top of The Wire’s year list for modern composition, and also #4 in The Guardian’s best classical releases for 2021.

“Apartment House’s performances are wonderfully committed. Every note is there, you sense, for a reason, revealing the strange beauty in these works. The whole set is a revelation”.  (The Guardian)


Morton Feldman Piano box set

Morton Feldman Piano

at144x5    Morton Feldman Piano

Our best-selling release remains the 5-CD box set of Morton Feldman’s music for solo piano, wonderfully played by Philip Thomas. Philip’s interpretations of Feldman’s exquisite music received an overwhelming critical response.

Youtube extracts: Triadic Memories    Intermission 5                     Extensions 3     Music for the Lipton film

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£35 + £3 postage worldwide

John Cage Number Pieces Box Set

Cage Number Pieces

New Releases March 2024

Four new portrait CDs, incuding three composers who are new to the label, described by Peter Margasak in his Best Contemporary Music on Bandcamp feature as “three superb Apartment House albums”. Also a sumptuous second release - also played by Apartment House - from the young Italian composer Marco Baldini, whose 2023 album ’Vesperi’ surprised everyone by selling out in weeks.

Crane Natural World

at210 Laurence Crane ‘Natural World’

Prize-winning work for voice, piano & electronics, performed by Juliet Fraser and Mark Knoop. “A three-part reflection on the fragility of the world around us that never becomes preachy....It is wonderfully direct and touchingly beautiful.”  (The Guardian)

Youtube extracts

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at209    Magnus Granberg

        ‘Evening Star, Vesper Bell’

Apartment House working with Magnus Granberg for the first time to produce a gorgeously sensual performance of a 50-minute work written specially for them.

Just great music.

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at219  Paul Newland

‘things that happen again’

Five varied chamber works from a composer who is “one of the best-kept secrets in contemporary music in the UK... music quietly bristling with tension and taut energy. Wonderful...”

Youtube extracts

at224  Paul Paccione

        ‘Distant Musics’

Five pieces by the veteran US composer, all written around 40 years ago, but sounding utterly contemporary. “Been haunting me for of the most extraordinary things I’ve heard in a long while.” (Peter Margasak)

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at223  Marco Baldini  ‘Maniera’

Seven chamber pieces for strings “captivatingly performed by Apartment House....creating an alluring aura of ceremoniousness and concentration.”  

(Marat Ingeldeev)

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at222  Nomi Epstein     ‘shades’

Three filigree works by the Boston-based composer, two performed by Apartment House, and one by an ensemble of fine Berlin-based musicians. “Wonderful work...

Conjuring up a sense of the world that feels quite real”  (Brian Olewnick)

Youtube extracts

Recent Releases

Cat Lamb Kristofer Svensson

at218  Translucent Harmonies

The excellent  violin / viola duo andPlay play two very different approaches to Just Intonation:

Catherine Lamb -  ‘Prisma Interius VIII’ & Kristofer Svensson -  ‘Vid stenmuren blir tanken blomma’

Youtube extract 1 (Lamb)  

Youtube extract 2 (Svensson)

Performed by Explore Ensemble, Exaudi Vocal Ensemble & Lotte Betts-Dean

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at217   Jürg Frey  ‘String Trio’

Apartment House with the first recording of Jürg Frey’s astonishingly beautiful String Trio.

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at216  Seamus Cater

          ‘A History of Musical Pitch’

Three pieces by Amsterdam-based composer Seamus Cater, a subtle and loving ‘re-sounding’ of the work of the Victorian polymath Alexander J. Ellis, inventor of the musical cent and tireless measurer of the precise pitches of musical instruments.

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at215  Catherine Lamb  ‘parallaxis forma’

3 works by the Berlin-based US composer:

‘parallaxis forma’ for voice and ensemble

‘pulse/shade’ version for multi-tracked voice

‘color residua’ for voices and ensemble

Performed by Explore Ensemble, Exaudi Vocal Ensemble & Lotte Betts-Dean

Youtube extract  (parallaxis forma)

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at208   Adrián Demoč   ‘Neha’

Highly acclaimed CD with two orchestral works by the Slovak composer.

‘Neha’ (Tenderness) is a wonderfully restrained work for large orchestra, while ‘Popínavá hudba’ is an intimate piece following an ever-shifting melodic line.

Youtube extract  ‘Popínavá hudba’

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at207 Pauline Oliveros ‘Sound Pieces’

Apartment House realise six works by the pioneering US experimentalist. Five text scores for open instrumentation, followed by ‘Peace/Tree’, an extended trio for piano, violin and cello.

Youtube extract 1  ‘Quintessential’

Youtube extract 2  ‘Peace / Tree’

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Other Recent Releases


at206  Eden Lonsdale  

‘Clear and Hazy Moons’

Debut CD from a phenomenally talented young composer Three pieces played by Apartment House, and one by Rothko Ensemble.

Youtube extract 1 (Billowing)

Youtube extract 2 (Clear and Hazy Moons)

CD copies sold out, but downloads here

Baldini Vesperi

at205  Marco Baldini  ‘Vesperi’

Seven compositions by Italian composer Marco Baldini; slow, compelling music for low strings and marimba. Three of the pieces are based on works by sixteenth century composers, while the others are original compositions which share a beautiful and foreboding aesthetic.

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CD copies sold out, but downloads here

Voutchkova Davachi

at204  ‘Slow poem for Stiebler’

Biliana Voutchkova & Sarah Davachi

A duo for violin and reed organ extending a series of short gestures from Ernstalbrecht Stiebler’s composition ‘Für Biliana’ into slowly expanding harmonic suspensions, highlighting the simple beauty and fragility of the intervals and chords.

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Denyer Melodies

at203x2    Frank Denyer ‘Melodies’

In the 1970’s Frank Denyer’s ethno-musicological studies forced him to go back to basics and ask ‘what is a melody?’ and ‘what is a note?’  He answered these questions by composing 25 pieces, starting from single-note melodies, through 2, 3 or 4 note melodies, and ending with pieces with 14- and 15-notes.

With a 24-page booklet containing an essay by Frank about the project.

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Youtube extracts

Sales to EU countries

Changes to customs regulations within the EU are being enforced with varying degrees of severity. Unfortunately this means that some CD orders from the UK to the EU are incurring extra charges.  The majority of our packets are getting through ok without extra customs costs, but this isn’t guaranteed.

If you live in the European Union and are worried about possible customs charges, you can avoid them by ordering our CDs from our European distributor Soundohm, who stock all our discs.

You can order our CDs from Soundohm’s website here

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at211  Sarah-Jane Summers

          ‘Echo Stane’

Nine solo pieces for Hardanger fiddle, composed and wonderfully performed by the Norway-based Scottish musician.

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at212x2   Morton Feldman

‘Violin and String Quartet’

Sublime two-hour chamber work, beautifully played by Apartment House. Double CD with artworks by Anton Lukoszevieze.

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at213  Michiko Ogawa & Lucy Railton

  ‘fragments of reincarnation’

Michiko Ogawa and Lucy Railton’s enthralling single movement work for shō, organ and cello sold out quickly, but has been re-pressed. Excellent music.

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at214  Anthony Pateras

‘A Dread of Voids’  and

‘’Patterned Language’

Two very fine recent compositions for different quintets by the Australian composer.

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at221  Martin Arnold  ‘Flax’

A few months before he became unwell, Philip Thomas commissioned his favourite composer, Canadian Martin Arnold, to write a CD-length work for piano. ‘Flax’ is the result. Sadly, Philip is unable to play it, but iKerry Yong took on the project, which was premiered at the 2023 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.  “Utterly addictive....wonderful and unique music.”   (Philip Cark)

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at220  Frank Denyer ‘Screens’

Five typically beguiling works from Frank Denyer, with composition dates stretching from 1973 and 2021. Using a bewildering array of conventional and unconventional instruments, all beautifully played by Octandre Ensemble.

The CD comes with a 10-page booklet by Christian Mason.  “Frank Denyer’s music is full of questions, but never pretends to easy answers....”

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5-for-4 offer  

Buy the four new CDs & get any single CD from the catalogue for free. Email us at info(at)anothertimbre(dot)com to let us know what extra disc you want.

Thanks to everyone who contributed to our February appeal for medical aid to Gaza. We were able to send £5,000 to the charity Medical Aid for Palestinians, who are working on the ground in Gaza to alleviate the terrible suffering.  The amount of money raied far exceeded our expectations, so thank you again.

The appeal has closed, but sadly the need for assistance is now even greater than when we set up the appeal. Please consider donating directly to the charity. Thanks to the musicians who supported the initiative.

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