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When the Flame Dies

Ed Hughes's video opera on DVD and CD with a libretto by Roger Morris. Live concert performance with video design by Will Reynolds.

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Dark Formations

2-CD set featuring NMP performing chamber music by artistic director Ed Hughes. Five star reviews on Amazon.

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Battleship Potemkin and Strike

3-DVD Box set featuring Ed Hughes's scores for Eisenstein's classic silent films Battleship Potemkin (71', 1925) and Strike (91', 1924) perfomed by New Music Players conducted by Patrick Bailey.

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Crying Bird, Echoing Star - LIR003


First recordings of five NMP commissions by James Wood, Gordon McPherson, Ed Hughes, Rowland Sutherland and Rolf Hind.

'An enterprising disc on every level - music, performances and production'

- Gramophone

Extract from James Wood: Crying bird, echoing star
Extract from Gordon McPherson: Explore yourself
Extract from Ed Hughes: The Sibyl of Cumae
Extract from Rolf Hind: The Horse Sacrifice

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London Independent Records

Crying Bird, Echoing Star - LIR003
NMP 001


CD single (playing time 22 mins) featuring two works by British composer Ed Hughes including Sextet; 'admirably clean textured...deploying materials to dramatically telling ends'
- The Independent.

Ed Hughes Sextet & Quartet CD (NMP 001) is now available from

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Opening of Quartet
Extract from 1st movement of Sextet
Extract from 2nd movement of Sextet
Extract from 3rd movement of Sextet
Extract from 3rd movement of Sextet
Orchid 777


A CD of works for ensemble and piano solo by Ed Hughes, recommended by BBC Music Magazine (1994) as one of the best CDs of the year, and including Hughes' Lanterns recently described in The Times as a work of 'turbulent, scintillating lyricism'


Orchid 777
The Cambridge New Music Players


perform a range of works by the Japanese composer Jo Kondo.

The Cambridge New Music Players

For enquiries about all other recordings, please email us at

  New Music Players, 3 Morley Close, Lewes, BN7 1NQ tel/fax:01273 470068  

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