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Introducing The Epiphoni Consort

July sees the release of new recordings from two new Delphian artists, and we are delighted to introduce you to The Epiphoni Consort and their director Tim Reader with this behind the scenes footage from their recording sessions last October. David Bednall: Sudden Light (choral works) is released on 21 July. The Epiphoni Consort will be launching […]

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Music from the Edge of Time

The EMAP project, with its pioneering research and painstaking reconstructions, is quite astonishing in its ambition, and the fourth instalment in our five-part recording series is one of the most ambitious yet. Around 40,000 years ago, towards the end of the last Ice Age, the upper Danube region was settled by anatomically modern humans. Traces of their daily life have […]

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Fraser Langton records Rory Boyle’s Burble

Rory Boyle‘s ‘Burble’ for solo clarinet was commissioned by and written for Fraser Langton while he was studying for a Master’s degree at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. In this, the second of three behind-the-scenes videos made during recording sessions, we gain an insight into just how challenging – and rewarding – this music is to perform. Rory Boyle: music […]

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Praise for Buxton Orr’s Songs

On the eve of its release, Nicky Spence and Iain Burnside‘s Buxton Orr: Songs has garnered glowing praise from The Herald. Commending both the ambition of the project itself, and the performance and recording standards, Keith Bruce writes: ‘Without making it sound like missionary work by Scotland’s ridiculously prolific Delphian label, this is a very important release. […]

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Behind the scenes with Fraser Langton and James Willshire

As we look ahead to our March release, featuring music for clarinet by Rory Boyle, we are delighted to share behind the scenes footage from the recording sessions. Performed by Fraser Langton (clarinet), James Willshire (piano) and Trio Dramatis with Rosalind Ventris (viola), this is the second Delphian recording dedicated to Rory’s music and spans a near forty-year compositional period, […]

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Delphian recordings and artists shortlisted in Scottish Awards for New Music

The nominations for the inaugural Scottish Awards for New Music have been announced and we are delighted that two Delphian recordings are featured on the shortlist. Hebrides Ensemble‘s debut recording on Delphian, of James MacMillan‘s Since it was the day of preparation… features alongside Robert Irvine‘s Songs and Lullabies: new works for solo cello in the Recorded New Work […]

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Job vacancy – Warehouse Officer

Delphian is seeking applicants for the position of Warehouse Officer, and is looking for an organised individual who can demonstrate a passionate interest in music and a desire to learn about the recorded music industry. Under the guidance of the Label Manager, the successful applicant will assist in all stock control and warehouse aspects of […]

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In the studio this week…

The first few weeks of 2017 have been characteristically busy here at Delphian. January always sees a glut of recording sessions, which kicked off last week with The Marian Consort recording a series of contemporary Marian motets at St Michael’s Highgate. Next week, we record chamber music by Peter Maxwell Davies in Edinburgh with Hebrides […]

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Praise pours in for The Cellist of Sarajevo

David Wilde – extraordinary pianist and musician, pupil of Franz Reizenstein and Nadia Boulanger – is the veteran of nine Delphian piano recordings, documenting his remarkable Indian summer as a performer. More recently, Delphian has turned its attention to his compositional output, with a survey of the works that emerged from Wilde’s ‘Bosnian’ period, when he […]

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