A new CD of Gráinne Mulvey’s works is released this month

akanos_1024x768The new disc, Akanos, released on 25 February on the Navona Records label  features a selection of recent vocal, instrumental, electronic and orchestral works by Mulvey.

Taking the title from her 2006 orchestral work Akanos, a Greek word meaning a barb or spine, the disc includes the title track performed by the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra; Shifting Colours and Soundscape III for flute and tape performed by Joe O’Farrell; pianist Matthew Schellhorn’s performance of Steel-Grey Splinters; two works performed by soprano Elizabeth Hilliard, The Gift of Freedom and Seafarer; and Syzygy performed by Annette Cleary.

Further information on the release, including access to the digital booklet, study scores and extended liner notes, is available from Navona Records.

Watch the premiere of Gráinne Mulvey Steel-Grey Splinters by Matthew Schellhorn along with an introduction by the composer

Walled City Music Festival 2012: Gráinne Mulvey and Matthew Schellhorn from Contemporary Music Centre on Vimeo.

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