|Howard Skempton||Winter Sunrise (string trio)||8'|
|Ross Edwards||Binyang (clarinet & percussion)||8'|
|John Tavener||The Last Sleep of the Virgin (string quartet & handbells)||20'|
|Ross Edwards||Ecstatic Dance II (2 violins)||6'|
|Ivan Moody||The Bird of Dawning (bass clarinet, violin, viola, cello)||7'|
|Giya Kancheli||Life Without Christmas -'The Night Prayers' (string quartet & tape)||23'|
A frosty opening and Kancheli’s struggle against the bleak winter of the soul are lit up by bursts of ecstatic colour from Ross Edwards’s Australia in this eclectic mix of sonorities.
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