Cornelius Cardew

Cornelius Cardew

Real Name:
Brian Cornelius McDonough Cardew
Cornelius Cardew (7 May 1936–13 December 1981) was an English avant-garde composer, and founder (with Howard Skempton and Michael Parsons) of the Scratch Orchestra, an experimental performing ensemble. He later rejected the avant-garde in favour of a politically motivated 'people's liberation music'.
His sons Horace Cardew and Walter Cardew are also musicians.
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Cornelius Cardew Discography Tracks


Cornelius Cardew & The Scratch Orchestra Cornelius Cardew & The Scratch Orchestra - The Great Learning Deutsche Grammophon UK 1971 Sell This Version
Cornelius Cardew Four Principles On Ireland And Other Pieces (1974) (Album) Cramps Records Italy 1975 Sell This Version
IMP 28204 Cornelius Cardew Cornelius Cardew Memorial Concert(2xLP, Album) Impetus Records IMP 28204 UK 1985 Sell This Version
MR10 Cornelius Cardew Thälmann Variations(LP, Album) Matchless Recordings MR10 UK 1986 Sell This Version
88504 Gerhard Stäbler / Cornelius Cardew / Nicolaus A. Huber / Helmut Lachenmann Gerhard Stäbler / Cornelius Cardew / Nicolaus A. Huber / Helmut Lachenmann - ...Auf Gefährlicher Waage...(LP, Album) pläne 88504 Germany 1986 Sell This Version
BLCD011 Cornelius Cardew Piano Music(CD, Album) B & L Records BLCD011 UK 1991 Sell This Version
MRCD29 Cornelius Cardew - John Tilbury Cornelius Cardew - John Tilbury - Piano Music 1959-1970(CD, Album) Matchless Recordings MRCD29 US 1996 Sell This Version
hat[now]ART 2-122 Cornelius Cardew Treatise(2xCD, Album, Ltd, Dig) hat[now]ART hat[now]ART 2-122 Switzerland 1999 Sell This Version
Cornelius Cardew - Frederic Rzewski Cornelius Cardew - Frederic Rzewski - We Sing For The Future! (Album) New Albion US 2001 Sell This Version
MNCDx004 Cornelius Cardew We Only Want The Earth(CD, Album) Musicnow MNCDx004 UK 2001 Sell This Version
MRCD45 Cornelius Cardew - Apartment House Cornelius Cardew - Apartment House - Chamber Music 1955 - 1964(CD) Matchless Recordings MRCD45 UK 2001 Sell This Version
471 572-2 Cornelius Cardew / David Bedford Cornelius Cardew / David Bedford - The Great Learning / Two Poems(CD, Album) Deutsche Grammophon 471 572-2 Germany 2002 Sell This Version
hat[now]ART 150 Cornelius Cardew Material(CD, Album, Ltd) hat[now]ART hat[now]ART 150 Switzerland 2004 Sell This Version
MNCD009 Cornelius Cardew Consciously(CD, Album) Musicnow MNCD009 UK 2006 Sell This Version
mode 205 Cornelius Cardew / The QUaX Ensemble / Petr Kotik Cornelius Cardew / The QUaX Ensemble / Petr Kotik - Treatise(2xCD, Album) Mode mode 205 US 2009 Sell This Version
CCCPLANAM Cornelius Cardew Treatise(LP, Ltd) Planam CCCPLANAM Italy 2009 Sell This Version
BR 1008 Cornelius Cardew The Great Learning(4xCD, Album) Bôłt BR 1008 Poland 2010 Sell This Version
+3DB012 Cornelius Cardew, Tilbury* / Duch* / Davies* Cornelius Cardew, Tilbury* / Duch* / Davies* - Works 1960–70(CD, Album) +3dB Records +3DB012 Norway 2010 Sell This Version
none Tania Chen - Cardew*, Parsons* Tania Chen - Cardew*, Parsons* - Piano Music(CDr) Knitted Records none UK 2011 Sell This Version
hoof070 Cornelius Cardew - N. Horvath* Cornelius Cardew - N. Horvath* - Treatise (Harsh-Noise Version)(CD, Album, Mono) Sublime Recapitulation Music hoof070 Japan 2013 Sell This Version
COR-6 Noël Akchoté, Cornelius Cardew Noël Akchoté, Cornelius Cardew - The Great Treatise Serves(13xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Noël Akchoté Downloads COR-6 France 2016


none Cornelius Cardew, Howard Skempton Cornelius Cardew, Howard Skempton - Howard Skempton's Cardew Retrospective(File, MP3, 192) UbuWeb none US Unknown