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Michael Berkeley

*1948 GB
Composer of Classical

Michael Fitzhardinge Berkeley, Baron Berkeley of Knighton, CBE (born 29 May 1948) is an English composer and broadcaster on music. He is the eldest son of the composer Sir Lennox Berkeley and a godson of Benjamin Britten.

     
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A Dark Waltz on Many Voices: 10 New Pieces for Violin by Hyeyoon Park & Benjamin Grosvenor
This Endernight [2016 – Premiere Recording] on 100 Years of Nine Lessons & Carols by Stephen Cleobury, Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Sir David Willcocks & Philip Ledger
Jane Eyre, Act I: Orchestral Introduction - Silence. Quietness (Jane, Rochester, Voices) on Berkeley: Jane Eyre by Michael Berkeley, Michael Rafferty, Music Theatre Wales Ensemble, Natasha Marsh, Fflur Wyn, Beverley Mills, Emily Bauer-Jones & Andrew Slater
Jane Eyre, Act I: I am expected, I think (Jane, Rochester, Mrs. Fairfax, Adele) on Berkeley: Jane Eyre by Michael Berkeley, Michael Rafferty, Music Theatre Wales Ensemble, Natasha Marsh, Fflur Wyn, Beverley Mills, Emily Bauer-Jones & Andrew Slater
Cradle Song on Songs of Innocence by Andrew Swait, James Bowman & Andrew Plant
First the Sun, Then the Shadow on Choral Evensong for Easter Day by Durham Cathedral Choir, James Lancelot, Francesca Massey & David Ratnanayagam
Jane Eyre, Act I: I can sing you know, Miss Eyre (Adele, Jane, Mrs. Fairfax, Rochester) on Berkeley: Jane Eyre by Michael Berkeley, Michael Rafferty, Music Theatre Wales Ensemble, Natasha Marsh, Fflur Wyn, Beverley Mills, Emily Bauer-Jones & Andrew Slater
Jane Eyre, Act I: Paris - (Jane, Adele) on Berkeley: Jane Eyre by Michael Berkeley, Michael Rafferty, Music Theatre Wales Ensemble, Natasha Marsh, Fflur Wyn, Beverley Mills, Emily Bauer-Jones & Andrew Slater
Jane Eyre, Act I: Jane, did you see no one, Jane? (Rochester, Jane) on Berkeley: Jane Eyre by Michael Berkeley, Michael Rafferty, Music Theatre Wales Ensemble, Natasha Marsh, Fflur Wyn, Beverley Mills, Emily Bauer-Jones & Andrew Slater
Jane Eyre, Act I: Mr Rochester, you are hurt (Jane, Rochester) on Berkeley: Jane Eyre by Michael Berkeley, Michael Rafferty, Music Theatre Wales Ensemble, Natasha Marsh, Fflur Wyn, Beverley Mills, Emily Bauer-Jones & Andrew Slater

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Discography


Title Artist Year Type
Chamber Works For StringsLennox Berkeley, Michael Berkeley, Chilingirian String Quartet, Thomas Carroll2006Album
The Berkeley Edition Volume 5Lennox Berkeley, Michael Berkeley, Richard Hickox, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Howard Shelley, The BBC National Orchestra Of Wales2004Album
Piano Works By Lennox And Michael BerkeleyLennox Berkeley, Michael Berkeley, Margaret Fingerhut2004Album
The Berkeley Edition, Volume 4 - SoloistsLennox Berkeley, Michael Berkeley, Richard Hickox2004Album
The Berkeley Edition Volume 3Lennox Berkeley, Michael Berkeley, Richard Hickox2003Album
The Berkeley Edition, Volume 1Lennox Berkeley, Michael Berkeley, David Pyatt, The BBC National Orchestra Of Wales, Richard Hickox2002Album
The Berkeley Edition Volume 2Lennox Berkeley, Michael Berkeley, Nicholas Daniel, The BBC National Orchestra Of Wales, Richard Hickox2002Album
Contemporary Chamber MusicMarjan Mozetich / Michael Berkeley / George Crumb - Chamber Music Ensembles Of The Royal Conservatory Of Ghent1996Album
Corelli Fantasia / Little Music For Strings / Serenade / CoronachSir Michael Tippett / Lennox Berkeley / Michael Berkeley - William Boughton, English String Orchestra1992Album
Or Shall We Die?Michael Berkeley, Heather Harper, David Wilson-Johnson, London Symphony Chorus, The London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox1988Album
Clarinet Quintet / Piano Trio / Fierce Tears / Chamber SymphonyMichael Berkeley - The Nash Ensemble1987Album
Interlude, For Oboe And String Quartet · Prelude And Fugue / String Trio · String Quartett · Three MoodsGerald Finzi, Michael Berkeley, Keith Marshall, Amphion String Quartet1985Album
Organ Concerto / Uprising / The Romance Of The RoseKenneth Leighton / Michael Berkeley - Christopher Rathbone, The Southern Pro Arte, Charles Peebles1984Album
Or Shall We Die?Michael Berkeley1984Album
Music for StringsJohn Ireland, Lennox Berkeley, Michael Berkeley, Westminster Cathedral String Orchestra, Colin Mawby1979Album
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