Matthew Welch: Ceol Nua CD (Leo Records 336)

from Kotekan Records

Scoop up a copy of Matthew Welch's debut album as a composer! Published in 2002 on UK's Leo Records, this album helped put Welch on the map of the Avant-Garde!

Featuring his first concerto for Bagpipe and Orchestra, CHEREDE OTROENHE
with Welch as soloist and the Czech-based Janacek Conservatory Orchestra, conducted by Zolt Nagy at the 2001 Ostrava New Music Days.

The maverick album also contains a significant recording of his solo bagpipe work, Traversing Mad-hatten, and his Symphony of Drones: a wild big-band ensemble work featuring some of free-jazz's nascent scientists in four movements.


a concerto for bagpipe and orchestra
with the Janacek Conservatory Orchestra (Zolt Nagy, cord.)
2) Traversing-Madhatten (Matthew Welch, bagpipe)
3) Symphony of Drones

Comes in a jewel case with 8 page liner notes by the composer.

Includes complimentary download of Kotekan Records’s release: THREE INDIE OPERAS!

Includes unlimited streaming of Three Indie Operas via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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Kotekan Records San Francisco, California

Kotekan Records is dedicated to the projects of Matthew Welch. Inspired by the interlocking rhythm, Kotekan records focuses on the most intertwined reaches of Welch’s hybrid compositional world. Each album cover is commissioned from artist Lauren Kolesinskas. ... more

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