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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

£33 + £4 postage worldwide

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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 + £4 postage worldwide

John Cage Number Pieces Box Set

Cage Number Pieces

Other Recent Releases

Evan Johnson

at199  Evan Johnson - L’art de toucher

5 works from Evan Johnson’s unique, whispering soundworld. 3 pieces in the ‘L’art de toucher le clavecin’ series, with ‘thaes ofereode’ for cello and voice, and a trio ‘Plan and section of the same reservoir’.   

Youtube extract

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at202   Martin Iddon  ‘Naiads’

Apartment House perform a set of five subte, enigmatic chamber pieces by Martin Iddon. “The music seems to hover above the listener as though on the edge of silence”  Roz Milner

Youtube extract

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at194   Kory Reeder   ‘Codex Vivere’

A beautiful 72-minute piece, specially written for Apartment House by the young and highly-regarded Texas-based composer. Just listen to the extract.

Youtube extract

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at195   John Lely   ‘Meander Selection’

Recent chamber works by John Lely, whose music Apartment House have been playing for twenty years.  Four string quartets, two solo piano works, and one miniature for electronics played by the composer.

Youtube extract

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at196  Allison Cameron ‘Somatic Refrain’

Another of Canada’s determinedly individual composers. Four varied and unusual chamber works, three played by Apartment House and one by the Allison Cameron Band.

Youtube extract 1 (Apartment House)

Youtube extract 2 (Allison Cameron Band)

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at193  John Tilbury plays Terry Riley

Archive recordings from 30+ years ago of John Tilbury playing Terry Riley’s two ‘Keyboard Studies’ and ‘Dorian Reeds’. Essential.

Youtube extract

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New Releases November /December 2023

Just two new CDs to complete a very busy year, and both from very individiual composers who are old favourites of the label: Frank Denyer and Martin Arnold.

Fantastic, unusual music - for details, see below.

Winter Offer

We also have a winter special offer:  buy both new releases, and get any other two single CDs (or a double CD) for the price of one.  

Email info(at)anothertimbre(dot)com & let us know which extra two discs you want


                                        Winter offer: at220 & at221 + any 2 other CDs for £30

Other Recent CD Releases

Crane Natural World

at210     Laurence Crane  

            ‘Natural World’

Haunting, prize-winning work for voice, piano and electronics, written for, and performed by, Juliet Fraser and Mark Knoop. There’s a lovely review in The Guardian:  “A three-part reflection on the fragility of the world around us that never becomes preachy....It is wonderfully direct and touchingly beautiful.”  Unforgettable.

Youtube extracts

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at209    Magnus Granberg

        ‘Evening Star, Vesper Bell’

Apartment House again, and once more on brilliant form, 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.

Youtube extract

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at208   Adrián Demoč   ‘Neha’

Extremely well-received CD with two orchestral works by the Spanish-based Slovak composer.

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

Youtube extract  ‘Popínavá hudba’

Pauline Oliveros

at207 Pauline Oliveros ‘Sound Pieces’

Apartment House realise six works by the pioneering US experimentalist. Five are text scores for open instrumentation, and the last - and longest by some way - is ‘Peace/Tree’, an extraordinary trio for piano, violin and cello.

Youtube extract 1  ‘Quintessential’

Youtube extract 2  ‘Peace / Tree’

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at201   Bryn Harrison  ‘A Coiled Form’

Meserising piece for solo violin, beautifully played  by Sarah Saviet. Music which circles and never rests, changing gradually, stretching out, and then looping back.

Youtube extract

CD copies sold out, but downloads here

Anthony Pateras

at214  Anthony Pateras

‘A Dread of Voids’  and

‘’Patterned Language’

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

Youtube extracts

Feldman Violin & String Quartet

at212x2   Morton Feldman

‘Violin and String Quartet’

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

Youtube extract

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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.

Youtube extract

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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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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.

Youtube extract

CD copies sold out, but downloads here

Youtube extracts

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.

Youtube extract

CD copies sold out, but downloads here

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)

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at198    John Cage ‘Hymkus’

3 relatively late works: ‘Two’, the first of the number pieces, for flute and piano

‘Thoreau Drawings’, from the 70’s for

ensemble and field recording

‘Hymnkus’, from the year before Cage

embarked on the number pieces.

Youtube extract 1  (Hymnkus)

Youtube extract 2  (Two)

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at197    Tim Parkinson  ‘an album’

Long overdue release of chamber music by experimental composer Tim Parkinson. One piece for solo violin, two duos for violin & piano, a quintet and a septet.

Youtube extract 1  (violin & piano)

Youtube extract 2  (solo violin)

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Jürg Frey & Apartment House concert November 30th

Thursday 30th November

Jürg Frey ‘String Trio’

+ Carolyn Chen

Apartment House

Music We’d Like To Hear

Following Apartment House’s astonishing performance of Feldman’s ‘Violin and String Quartet’ at the Music We’d Like To Hear concert series, on Thursday 30th November they’ll be playing Jürg Frey’s ‘String Trio’ and ‘Toucher l’air’, along with Carolyn Chen’s ‘In 1839 it was considered elegant to take a tortoise out walking’.  Not to be missed.

Information here & tickets  here

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at220  Frank Denyer ‘Screens’

Five typically beguiling works from the evergreen 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 about Denyer’s music by Christian Mason.

“Frank Denyer’s music is full of questions, but never pretends to easy answers....”

Youtube extract 1           Youtube extract 2

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 is delighted that Kerry Yong has taken the project on, and Kerry will premiere the work at this year’s Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. The CD release coincides with the premiere at the festival.  A magnificent piece of music: mysterious, restrained and unique.  

Youtube extract

at213  Michiko Ogawa & Lucy Railton

  ‘fragments of reincarnation’

Michiko Ogawa and Lucy Railton’s disc sold out much more quickly than expected, but can now be ordered again as a re-pressing is underway.

A single movement work for shō, organ and cello, it has been extremely well-received.

Youtube extract

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And two CDs that had sold out are available again.....

at181  Georgia Rodgers ‘September’

Apartment House play works by the young Dublin-based composer. This CD sold out quickly, but Georgia has kindly given us some of her copies, so it is available again for a short period.

Excellent thoughtful music, well worth catching up with if you missed it first time around.

Youtube extract 1    Youtube extract 2


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at218  Translucent Harmonies

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

Catherine Lamb -  ‘Prisma Interius VIII’ (Melodic Duo)

& 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.

Youtube extract

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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.

Youtube extract

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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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