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Mark-Anthony Turnage

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4-Horned Fandango (1)
A Constant Obsession for tenor solo and 8 players (1)
A Quick Blast for wind, brass and percussion (1)
A Slow Pavane for piano trio (1)
A fast stomp (1)
Amelie's Tango (1)
An Aria (1)
Anna Nicole (2)
Another Set To (1)
Black Milk (1)
Blood On The Floor (1)
Cantilena for oboe and string quartet (2001) (1)
Ceres (1)
Chants (4) for violin and piano (1)
Contusion (1)
Cortege for Chris (1)
Cradle Song for clarinet and piano (1)
Crying Out Loud (1)
Drowned Out (1)
Eulogy for viola and eight instruments (2003) (1)
Evening Songs (1)
Farewell (1)
Fractured Lines (1)
From the wreckage (1)
Grazioso! for 6 players (1)
Greek (1)
Hilary's Hoedown (1)
Lament for a Hanging Man (1)
Lament (1)
Lullaby for Hans (1)
Mambo, Blues and Tarantella: Concerto for violin and orchestra (1)
Massarosa (1)
Maya (1)
Milo (1)
No Let Up (1)
ONYX30 (1)
On All Fours (1)
On Opened Ground: Concerto for viola and orchestra (1)
Pieces (4) for clarinet and piano (1)
Prayer for a great man (1)
Protocol (1)
Release (1)
Riffs and Refrains: Concerto for clarinet and orchestra (1)
Sarabande (1)
Scherzoid (1)
Set To (1)
Shadow Walker: Concerto for 2 violins and orchestra (1)
Silent Cities (1)
Sleep On (2)
Slide Stride for piano and string quartet (2002) (1)
Speranza (1)
Texan Tenebrae (1)
The Pool of Tears (1)
The Silver Tassie (1)
This Silence for octet (1992-3) (1)
Three for Two for piano quartet (1)
True Life Stories for solo piano (1995-9) (2)
Twisted Blues with Twisted Ballad (1)
Two Baudelaire Songs for soprano and seven instruments (2004) (1)
Two Memorials (1)
Two Vocalises for cello and piano (2002) (1)
Undance (1)
When I Woke (1)
Yet Another Set To (2)

Mark-Anthony Turnage (born 10 June 1960) is a prolific English composer of classical music.

Turnage was born in Corringham, Essex. His initial musical studies were with Oliver Knussen, John Lambert, and later with Gunther Schuller. He also has been strongly influenced by jazz, in particular by the work of Miles Davis.

Turnage has composed numerous orchestral and chamber works, and two widely performed operas. Greek, first performed in 1988 at the Munich Biennale, is based on Steven Berkoff's adaptation of Oedipus the King. The Silver Tassie, first performed in 2000, is based on the play by Seán O'Casey. Other works include Three Screaming Popes (after the paintings by Francis Bacon), Your Rockaby (a concerto for saxophone and orchestra), and Yet Another Set To (a concerto for trombone and orchestra, dedicated to Christian Lindberg). Blood on the Floor (1993–1996), for jazz quartet and large ensemble, contains nine sections with a shared theme of drug addiction, the section titled "Elegy for Andy" being a lament for Turnage's brother, who had died of a heroin overdose.

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Recent Turnage releases

Nexus: New Works for Trumpet and Piano
Nexus: New Works for Trumpet and Piano


(Willowhayne Records)

Simon Rattle: The Berlin Years
Simon Rattle: The Berlin Years



Red Maple: Music for Bassoon and Strings
Red Maple: Music for Bassoon and Strings



The Sun is Free to Flow with the Sea
The Sun is Free to Flow with the Sea


(NMC Recordings)

Music for a New Century
Music for a New Century


(Deutsche Grammophon)

Bracing Change 2: String Quartets by Turnage, Newland & Grime
Bracing Change 2: String Quartets by Turnage, Newland & Grime


(NMC Recordings)