Delphian Records Ltd
A small Edinburgh-based independent classical record label founded in 2000 by Paul Baxter and Kevin Findlan - two students from Edinburgh University, with startup funding from two private individuals and support from the Princes Scottish Youth Business Trust.
The label focusses on instrumental, chamber and choral music, and on recording and promoting new works. Composers featured include Kenneth Leighton, James MacMillan, Stuart MacRae, Ronald Stevenson and Judith Weir.
A grant from the Scottish government enabled the label to release a part-orchestral recording in 2008, featuring the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Gary Walker.
Artists recording on Delphian include Mike Brewer, Geoffrey Webber, Michael Bonaventure, Robert Irvine, David Wilde, the Choir of Gonville and Caius College Cambridge, the National Youth Choir of Great Britain and Laudibus.
The label is distributed by harmonia mundi.
Further information: delphianrecords.co.uk
A selection of M&V articles about Delphian Records Ltd
CD Spotlight. Scottish Dance - Music by Robert Mackintosh, recommended by Laura Kennelly. 'No problem feeling music's power here ...'
CD Spotlight. A Quality Acquisition - John Rutter from Tewkesbury, heard by Howard Smith. '... strikingly effective ...'
CD Spotlight. Highly Recommended - Music for Advent intrigues Gerald Fenech. '... one of the discs of the year as far as choral music is concerned ...'
CD Spotlight. A Vital Force - Music by Handel from Ludus Baroque impresses Howard Smith. '... robust, spring-heeled performances ...'