Simon Holt: …era madrugada

Simon Holt: …era madrugada

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Release Date: 1 January 1993

Simon Holt is one of Britain's most compelling compositional voices, and this disc showcases his earlier writing: Canciones sets Spanish folk lyrics and a poem by Lorca, while ...era madrugada is an enigmatic instrumental work based on another Lorca poem, describing a mysterious death.

Fiona Kimm mezzo-soprano
The Nash Ensemble
Lionel Friend conductor


'These works, all from the 1980s, confirm [Holt] as one of the most distinctive and successful composers of his generation.' Gramophone Critics' Choice


All works were recorded between 5-7 October 1991 at All Saints' Church, Petersham

Recording Engineer Mike Hatch for Floating Earth 
Recording Producer Colin Matthews 
Editing & mastering Marian Freeman for Modus Music 

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Catalogue number: NMC D008
Release Date: 1 January 1993