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BRITISH ORCHESTRAL MUSIC
(Including Orchestral Poems, Suites, Serenades,
Variations, Rhapsodies, Concerto Overtures etc)

Written by Composers Born Between 1800 & 1910

A Discography Of CDs And LPs
Prepared by Michael Herman

© 2008-15 Michael Herman

Composer index

Index of all national discographies


INTRODUCTION
The predecessors to the discography at hand were written in 2007 and had the titles British and Commonwealth Symphonies (from the 19th Century to the Present) and British and Commonwealth Concertos (from the 19th Century to the Present). The current work was originally meant to fill in what its two predecedsors had omitted namely the remaining orchestral music that did not fit in those two main categories. However, as often happens in the writing of a book, initial plans become altered so this discography did not end up paralleling the other two in several important respects. First of all, as it became quite apparent that the material that needed to be documented was far more voluminous than originally thought, it was necessary to change the parameters for inclusion. Thus in this work the composers were limited to those born between the years 1800 and 1910 in most cases in the British Isles with the exceptions of several born in Australia (Kelly, Grainger and Benjamin) who became part of British musical life. It is hoped that both the chronological and geographical boundaries can be extended at a future date.

As the title implies the contents of this discography consists of recordings of British orchestral music that have appeared on LPs and CDs. The definition of "orchestral music" used herein is quite broad and includes works written for the concert hall as well as for the theater such as overtures and other orchestral excerpts from operas, ballets and ballet suites, incidental music and film scores. Music written for band is included selectively and is confined to a number of composers whose works for military and/or brass band are important works in those composers catalogues and constitute almost a standard repertoire in their particular medium. A similar selectivity has been used for the inclusion of composers of "light" classical music as those selected are as representative of British orchestral music as any of their more "serious" counterparts.

As in the previous discographies in this series, no attempt has been made to list every release of every recording of each work. There have just been too many reissues, especially from the major labels, to make this feasible for many recordings. Instead what is listed is the most recent release and the earliest release (if any on LP or CD) of that particular recording. In general, multidisc compendium releases are omitted unless they contain the sole modern release of a performance. Due to the material covered, the emphasis is usually on British releases except when there has been no traceable U.K. release or if a recording was initially released many years earlier only in the U.S. Finally, most incomplete recordings of a work have been omitted such as only one Variation from Elgar’s "Enigma Variations" or one of his "Pomp and Circumstance" Marches or one planet from Holst’s "The Planets." However, exceptions are made when an excerpt has taken on a life of its own and the complete work is rarely or never recorded such as the Minuet from Elgar’s "Beau Brummel" incidental music.

The entry for each composer consists of two sections. First there is a compact biographical paragraph that notes some essential information such as place of birth, higher musical education (including schools and prominent teachers) and subsequent musical careers in addition to composing. Compositional styles are not discussed in these paragraphs and readers are referred to the bibliography where various reference books that cover this subject are listed.

The second part of each composer entry consists of lists of his or her orchestral works (other than symphonies and concertos) that have been recorded and the various recordings of each work. The title of the work is followed by a year that indicates when the work was either composed, published or first performed as well as an opus number if it has one. The recordings are then listed alphabetically by the conductor's name. Each listing of a recording consists of the following components (if known): (1) Performers (in this order if all are involved - conductor, soloists, choral group, orchestra), (2) Other works on the recording. (3) Label and catalogue number and year of issue and (4) If the recording is a reissue, the original LP or CD release and its year of issue. Please note that the performers listed are for the entry work and not necessarily for the works that it is coupled with. Also, in most instances when an entry work is included in a collection of unrelated (i.e., non-British) music the list of couplings is not given but replaced by the title of the collection. Finally, there is some overlap among the discographies as the author felt that some works belonged in more than one category and, ultimately, the author hopes to combine all three discographies into one work.

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Music has been written for orchestral groups in Britain for several centuries. However, this work concentrates on the music written for the so-called "modern orchestra" that took shape in the nineteenth century. Starting in the previous century as musicians from the Continent imported a new symphonic tradition and the instrumental practices that accompanied it, orchestral concerts began to blossom in the British Isles and native composers began to supply works for these events. In addition, the establishment of conservatories such as the Royal Academy of Music would assure a steady supply of new composers and performers to greatly strengthen and expand this development.

For the greater part of the nineteenth century, the orchestral works of British composers were essentially derivative of German models with Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Schumann and Brahms being the most obvious paradigms. National references began to appear in the titles of a number of works in the latter part of the century such as Sullivan’s "Irish" Symphony, Parry’s "Cambridge" and "English" Symphonies, Stanford’s "Irish" Symphony and Mackenzie’s "Scottish" Piano Concerto but the works were stylistically not very different from their Continental counterparts. However these very composers ushered in the "English Musical Renaissance" and their students and successors, strongly influenced by the folk song movement, studies of the music of the Tudor Age, Russian romanticism as well as an infusion of impressionism from across the English Channel would produce orchestral music in the early years of the twentieth century that would have an unmistakeable British accent.

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
I have received a lot of help in preparing this discography. First of all, Rob Barnett of MusicWeb International has been a constant source and conduit of information as well as helping eliminate a lot of errors by proofreading the entire work. I am very grateful to him as well as to Len Mullenger who has kindly hosted and prepared my Discographies for the MusicWeb International website and has always been amenable to my frequent updates of the material. I was also very lucky to come into contact with John Knowles whose expertise on the recordings of Sir Edward Elgar has greatly enhanced my section on that composer. Finally, the following people have given me some important information that I could not find on my own and I just want to express my sincere gratitude: Chris Bennett of The Elgar Birthplace Museum, Paul Brooks of the Barbirolli Society, Sue Creasey of Pavilion Records Ltd., John France, Gilles Gouset, Rod Hamilton at The British Library Sound Archives, David Russell Hulme, Lyndon Jenkins, Stephen Lloyd, Walter Simmons and Douglas Smith.

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The composers included in this discography are covered chronologically by the composers’ year of birth in order to show a progression of influences from one generation to the next. Their names are listed alphabetically in the following index and to go directly to a specific composer just click on their names.

Please note that all recordings listed are CDs unless specifically designated as LPs (and in a few very rare instances EPs).

Finally, as this resource is published online it can always be a work in progress as the author has the ability to amend the work when necessary with very little difficulty. A work of this type is bound to contain errors and omissions as so much material has been gathered from so many diverse sources. Therefore, I ask anyone who reads this book and finds such errors or omissions to please let me know at the email address below. I would be very grateful indeed.

Contact: mherman@mindspring.com

COMPOSER INDEX

Addinsell, Richard
d’Albert, Eugène
Alwyn, William
Ansell, John
Austin, Frederic
Bainton, Edgar
Balfe, Michael
Bantock, Granville
Barnett, John
Bax, Arnold
Benedict, Sir Julius
Benjamin, Arthur
Bennett, William Sterndale
Berkeley, Lennox
Berners, Lord
Binge, Ronald
Bliss, Arthur
Boughton, Rutland
Bowen, York
Boyle, Ina
Brian, Havergal
Bridge, Frank
Bush, Alan
Butterworth, George
Carroll, Walter
Carse, Adam
Chagrin, Francis
Cliffe, Frederic
Clifford, Hubert
Coates, Eric
Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel
Coles, Cecil
Collins, Anthony
Cooke, Arnold
Corder, Frederick
Cowen, Frederic
Curzon, Frederic
Davies, Henry Walford
Delius, Frederick
D'Erlanger, Frédéric
Duff, Arthur
Dunhill, Thomas
Dyson, George
Easdale, Brian
Elgar, Sir Edward
Elkington, Lilian



Farrar, Ernest
Fenby, Eric
Ferguson, Howard
Finzi, Gerald
Fogg, Eric
Foulds, John
Frankel, Benjamin
Gal, Hans
Gardiner, Henry Balfour
German, Edward
Gibbs, Cecil Armstrong
Goossens, Eugene
Gordon, Gavin
Grainger, Percy
Gurney, Ivor
Hadley, Patrick
Harris, Clement
Harrison, Julius
Hart, Fritz
Harty, Hamilton
Hely-Hutchinson, Victor
Holbrooke, Joseph
Holst, Gustav
Howell, Dorothy
Howells, Herbert
Hurlstone, William
Ireland, John
Jacob, Gordon
Johnstone, Maurice
Kelly, Frederick
Ketèlbey, Albert
Lambert, Constant
Lamond, Frederic
Larchet, John
Leigh, Walter
Loder, Edward
Lovelock, William
Lucas, Leighton
Lutyens, Elizabeth
MacCunn, Hamish
Macfarren, George
Mackenzie, Alexander
Maconchy, Elizabeth
McEwen, John
Milford, Robin
Moeran, Ernest J.
O’Brien, Charles
O’Neill, Norman
Orr, C.W.
Orr, Robin
Parry, Hubert
Phillips, Montague
Pierson, Hugo
Pitfield, Thomas
Quilter, Roger
Rawsthorne, Alan
Rootham, Cyril
Rowley, Alec
Rubbra, Edmund
Sainton, Philip
Sargent, Malcolm
Scott, Cyril
Smyth, Ethel
Stanford, Charles
Sullivan, Arthur
Sumsion, Herbert
Thomas, Arthur Goring
Tippett, Michael
Tovey, Donald
Toye, Geoffrey
Vaughan Williams, Ralph
Vinter, Gilbert
Wallace, Willliam
Wallace, William Vincent
Walton, William
Warlock, Peter
Whitlock, Percy
Willan, Healy
Williams, Grace
Wood, Haydn

JOHN BARNETT
(1802-1890)

Born at Bedford, the son of an immigrant from Prussia. In his childhood, he performed as a singer and was given a musical education. He then began composing songs and works for the stage. He also wrote some instrumental works, including three string quartets and a violin sonata. His nephew, John Francis Barnett (1837–1916), was also a composer.

The Mountain Sylph: Overture (1834)

Richard Bonynge/Victorian Opera Orchestra
( + Overtures to: Balfe: The Siege of Rochelle, Le Puits D'Amour, Benedict: The Lily of Killarney, Loder: The Night Dancers, Wallace: Lurline, The Amber Witch, Love's Triumph {Prelude}, Macfarren: She Stoops to Conquer and Goring Thomas: The Golden Web)
SOMM RECORDINGS SOMM 0123 (2013)

 

SIR JULIUS BENEDICT
(1804-1885)

Born in Stuttgart, Germany. He studied composition with Johann Nepomuk Hummel at Weimar and Carl Maria von Weber at Dresden. He was appointed Kapellmeister of the Kärnthnerthor Theater at Vienna, and two years later, held a similar post in Naples. He began composing operas, and. in, 1838, became conductor of the English Opera at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. He became a well-known conductor and composer in his adoped country and his catalogue ranged beyond operas to orchestral and choral works.

The Lily of Killarney: Overture (1862)

Richard Bonynge/Victorian Opera Orchestra
( + Overtures to: Balfe: The Siege of Rochelle, Le Puits D'Amour, Barnett: The Mountain Sylph, Loder: The Night Dancers, Wallace: Lurline, The Amber Witch, Love's Triumph {Prelude}, Macfarren: She Stoops to Conquer and Goring Thomas: The Golden Web)
SOMM RECORDINGS SOMM 0123 (2013)

 

MICHAEL BALFE
(1808-1870)

Born in Dublin where his father was his first teacher of piano and violin, he moved to London as a teenager in order to pursue a musical career. He worked as both a singer and orchestral musician and studied composition with K. F. Horn. He had further compositional and vocal training in Italy and gained fame as both a singer and a composer of operas. He also wrote 3 cantatas ad other vocal works. Of his 28 operas only "The Bohemian Girl" has continued to hold a minor place in the repertoire.

The Bohemian Girl: Overture (1843)

Arthur Fiedler/Boston Pops Orchestra
(included in collection "Boston Tea Party")
RCA VICTOR LIVING STEREO 68783 (1997)
(original US LP release: RCA LSC-2546) (1961)

Havelock Nelson/orchestra
( + The Bohemian Girl {excerpts} and excerpts from W.V. Wallace: Maritana and Benedict:The Lily of Killarney)
CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE CFP 335948-2 (2005)
(original LP release: HMV CSD 3651) (1968)

Le Puits D'Amour: Overture (1843)

Richard Bonynge/Victorian Opera Orchestra
( + The Siege of Rochelle - Overture and Overtures to: Benedict The Lily of Killarney, Barnett: The Mountain Sylph, Loder: The Night Dancers, Wallace: Lurline, The Amber Witch, Love's Triumph {Prelude}, Macfarren: She Stoops to Conquer and Goring Thomas: The Golden Web)
SOMM RECORDINGS SOMM 0123 (2013)

The Siege of Rochelle: Overture (1835)

Richard Bonynge/Victorian Opera Orchestra
( + Le Puits D'Amour - Overture and Overtures to: Benedict The Lily of Killarney, Barnett: The Mountain Sylph, Loder: The Night Dancers, Wallace: Lurline, The Amber Witch, Love's Triumph {Prelude}, Macfarren: She Stoops to Conquer and Goring Thomas: The Golden Web)
SOMM RECORDINGS SOMM 0123 (2013)

 

EDWARD LODER
(1809-1865)

Born in Bath, the son of a violinist and musical theater director. His family sent him to Frankfurt in 1826 to study under Ferdinand Ries, who was an old friend of the family. He returned to England in 1828 and embarked on a successful career as an opera conductor in London as the music director of Princess's Theatre. He composed operas, cantatas, ballad operas, string quartets and many songs.

The Night Dancers: Overture (1846)

Richard Bonynge/Victorian Opera Orchestra
( + Overtures to: Balfe: The Siege of Rochelle, Le Puits D'Amour, Benedict: The Lily of Killarney, Macfarren: The Mountain Sylph, Wallace: Lurline, The Amber Witch, Love's Triumph {Prelude}, Macfarren: She Stoops to Conquer and Goring Thomas: The Golden Web)
SOMM RECORDINGS SOMM 0123 (2013)

WILLIAM VINCENT WALLACE
(1812 –1865)

Born in Waterford, Ireland, Wallace’s life took him practically around the world. He studied both the violin and organ and played both professionally in orchestras and churches. His lasting major success was the opera "Maritana" but he also composed several other operas as well as a Violin Concerto and numerous songs and piano works.

The Amber Witch: Overture (1861)

Richard Bonynge/Victorian Opera Orchestra
( + Love's Triumph - Prelude, Lurline - Overture and Overtures to: Balfe: Le Puits D'Amour, The Siege of Rochelle, Benedict The Lily of Killarney, Barnett: The Mountain Sylph, Loder: The Night Dancers, Macfarren: She Stoops to Conquer and Goring Thomas: The Golden Web)
SOMM RECORDINGS SOMM 0123 (2013)

Love's Triumph: Prelude (1864)

Richard Bonynge/Victorian Opera Orchestra
( + The Amber Witch - Overture, Lurline - Overture and Overtures to: Balfe: Le Puits D'Amour, The Siege of Rochelle, Benedict The Lily of Killarney, Barnett: The Mountain Sylph, Loder: The Night Dancers, Macfarren: She Stoops to Conquer and Goring Thomas: The Golden Web)
SOMM RECORDINGS SOMM 0123 (2013)

Lurline: Overture (1860)

Richard Bonynge/Victorian Opera Orchestra
( + Love's Triumph - Prelude, Lurline - Overture and Overtures to: Balfe: Le Puits D'Amour, The Siege of Rochelle, Benedict The Lily of Killarney, Barnett: The Mountain Sylph, Loder: The Night Dancers, Macfarren: She Stoops to Conquer and Goring Thomas: The Golden Web)
SOMM RECORDINGS SOMM 0123 (2013)

Maritana: Overture (1845)

Richard Bonynge/London Symphony Orchestra
(included in collection "Overtures and Ballet Music of the 19th Century")
DECCA DOUBLE DECCA 466431-2 (2 CDs) (2001)
(original LP release: DECCA SXL 6235) (1966)

Havelock Nelson/orchestra
( + Maritana {excerpts} and excerpts from Balfe: The Bohemian Girl and Benedict: The Lily of Killarney)
CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE CFP 335948-2
(original LP release: HMV CSD 3651) (1968)

SIR GEORGE MACFARREN
(1813-1887)

Born in London. He studied with his father (also named) George Macfarren and with Charles Lucas and Cipriani Potter at the Royal Academy of Music where he became a professor and then Principal. He also taught at Cambridge. He wrote 9 Symphonies and also composed a Piano Concerto, Violin Concerto and several concert overtures.

See BCSD for: Symphonies Nos. 4 and 7

Chevy Chace Overture (1836)

David Lloyd-Jones/English Northern Philharmonia
( + Pierson: Romeo and Juliet, Sullivan: Macbeth, Corder: Prospero, Elgar: Froissart, Parry: Overture to an Unwritten Comedy and Mackenzie: Britannia)
HYPERION HELIOS CDH55088 (2002)
(original CD release: HYPERION CDA66515) (1991)

She Stoops to Conquer: Overture (1864)

Richard Bonynge/Victorian Opera Orchestra
( + Overtures to: Wallace: The Amber Witch, Love's Triumph {Prelude}, Lurline, Balfe: Le Puits D'Amour, The Siege of Rochelle, Benedict The Lily of Killarney, Barnett: The Mountain Sylph, Loder: The Night Dancer and Goring Thomas: The Golden Web)
SOMM RECORDINGS SOMM 0123 (2013)

 

HUGO PIERSON
(1815-1873)

Born in Oxford (name originally spelled Pearson). He studied music at Cambridge with Thomas Atwood and T. F. Walmisley. He started composing soon after graduation and toured the Continent where he was befriended by Mendelssohn, Schumann and Spohr. He taught briefly at the University of Edinburgh before resettling permanently in Germany. He wrote large scale choral works, operas, a few other works for orchestra and various instrumental works.

Macbeth (symphonic poem), Op. 54 (1859)

Barry Wordsworth/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (rec. 1994)
( + Rawsthorne: Cortčges, Morgan: Contrasts, Chagrin: Helter Skelter, Warlock: Serenade for Strings and Arnold: Beckus the Dandipratt)
LYRITA SRCD.318 (2007)

Romeo and Juliet Overture, Op. 86 (c. 1865)

David Lloyd-Jones/English Northern Philharmonia
( + Macfarren: Chevy Chace, Sullivan: Macbeth, Corder: Prospero, Elgar: Froissart, Parry: Overture to an Unwritten Comedy and Mackenzie: Britannia)
HYPERION HELIOS CDH55088 (2002)
(original CD release: HYPERION CDA66515) (1991)

 

SIR WILLIAM STERNDALE BENNETT
(1816-1875)

Born in Sheffield. He studied with Charles Lucas, William Henry Holmes and William Crotch at the Royal Academy of Music and went to Germany in 1833 where he was championed by Mendelssohn and Schumann. He conducted and taught at Cambridge and the Royal Academy of which he became Principal. For orchestra he wrote 5 Piano Concertos as well as 5 Symphonies while still a student and an additional one later on and concert overtures.

See BCSD for: Symphonies in G minor (1835), G minor (1867)
See BCCD for: Piano Concertos Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Caprice and Adagio

The May Queen Overture (1842)

Nicholas Braithwaite/London Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Symphony in G minor, Naiades, Wood Nymphs and Parisina)
LYRITA SRCD.206 (2007)

 

The Naiades Overture (1836)

Nicholas Braithwaite/Philharmonia Orchestra
( + Symphony in G minor, Parisina, Wood Nymphs and May Queen)
LYRITA SRCD.206 (2007)

 

Parisina Overture (1835)

Nicholas Braithwaite/London Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Symphony in G minor, Naiades, Wood Nymphs and May Queen)
LYRITA SRCD.206 (2007)

 

The Wood Nymphs Overture (1839)

Nicholas Braithwaite/London Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Symphony in G minor, Naiades, Parisina and May Queen)
LYRITA SRCD.206 (2007)


HENRY COTTER NIXON
(1842–1907)

Born in Southwark, London. He was the son of composer and organist Henry George Nixon (1796-1857) from whom he received his early music lessons. He later studied under Harry Deval in Hull and then with Henry Smart, George Macfarren and Walter Macfarren at the Royal Academy of Music. He worked as an organist, pianist and composer. His catalogue was wide-ranging, and imcluded opera and operetta as well as orchestral, chamber, instrumental, vocal and choral works.

Concert Overture No. 3 - Jacta est Alea (after 1880)

Paul Mann/Kodály Philharmonic Orchestra, Debrecen
( + Romance and Palamon and Arcite)
TOCCATA CLASS|CS TOCC0372 (2016)


Palamon and Arcite - Symphonic Poem (1882)

Paul Mann/Kodály Philharmonic Orchestra, Debrecen
( + Concert Overture No. 3 and Romance)
TOCCATA CLASS|CS TOCC0372 (2016)

 

SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN
(1842-1900)

Born in London. The son of a bandmaster, he studied with William Sterndale Bennett, Arthur O’Leary and John Goss at the Royal Academy and went to Leipzig for further study with Ignaz Moscheles, Julius Rietz and Ferdinand David. In addition to composing, he had great success as a conductor and was also a teacher and organist. He gained immortality for his operas written with W.S.Gilbert. His orchestral works include a Symphony, Cello Concerto, 6 concert overtures and several marches.

See BCSD for: Symphony in E major
See BCCD for: Cello Concerto

Cox and Box: Overture (1866-7)

Andrew Penny/Royal Ballet Sinfonia
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
NAXOS 8.554165 (1998)

Sir Malcolm Sargent/Pro Arte Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE CFP 4529 (1987)
(original LP release: HMV SXLP 20032) (1961)

 

The Gondoliers: Overture (1889)

Kenneth Alwyn/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
( + overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
WORLD RECORD CLUB LZ 7110 (1963)

Isidore Godfrey/New Promenade Orchestra
( + overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, Ruddigore and The Yeomen of the Guard)
DECCA LXT 2609 (LP) (1953)

Isidore Godfrey/New Symphony Orchestra
( + Imperial March, overtures to The Grand Duke, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
UNIVERSAL 000122602 (2003)
(original release: DECCA SKL 4138-40 {3 LPs}) (1961)

Sir Charles Groves/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
( + overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience and The Yeomen of the Guard)
COLUMBIA STUDIO 2 TWO 403 (LP) (1973)

Frank James/London Radio Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Pirates of Penzance, Mikado, Yeomen of the Guard and Iolanthe)
ADAGIO AD 040 (c. 1990)

Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, Macbeth, Patience, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
DECCA BRITISH MUSIC 4762094-2 (2004)
(original LP release: PHILIPS 434916-2) (1993)

Peter Murray/The Gilbert and Sullivan Festival Orchestra
( + overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, Ruddigore and The Yeomen of the Guard)
PYE NSPH 7 (LP) (1972)

Andrew Penny/Royal Ballet Sinfonia
( + overtures to Cox and Box, The Grand Duke, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
NAXOS 8.554165 (1998)

John Pryce-Jones/D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Pirates of Penzance, Mikado, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe, Patience, Princess Ida and Ruddigore)
TER CDVIR 8316 (1993)

Sir Malcolm Sargent/Pro Arte Orchestra
( + overtures to Cox and Box, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE CFP 4529 (1987)
(original LP release: HMV SXLP 20003) (1959)

J. Lynn Thompson/Ohio Light Opera Orchestra
( + overtures to The Grand Duke Overture, The Sorcerer Overture and overtures and entr’actes by Offenbach, Kálmán, Herbert and Friml)
ALBANY TROY 952 (2007)

 

The Grand Duke: Overture (1896)

Royston Nash/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Imperial March, overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
UNIVERSAL 000122602 (2003)
(original release: DECCA SKL 5239-40 {2 LPs}) (1976)

Andrew Penny/Royal Ballet Sinfonia
( + overtures to Cox and Box, The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
NAXOS 8.554165 (1998)

J. Lynn Thompson/Ohio Light Opera Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers Overture, The Sorcerer Overture and overtures and entr’actes by Offenbach, Kálmán, Herbert and Friml)
ALBANY TROY 952 (2007)

 

Henry VIII, Incidental Music (1877)

F. Charles Adler/Patricia Brinton (soprano)/The Vienna Orchestral Society
( + The Tempest)
Sounds on CD VGS 212 (1999)
(original LP release: UNICORN UNLP 1014) (1956)

Royston Nash/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (March and Graceful Dance)
( + Overture di Ballo, Marmion Overture, Macbeth Overture, Victoria and Merrie England, Henry VIII, Pineapple Poll: Suite and songs)
DECCA BRITISH MUSIC COLLECTION 468 810-2 (2001)
(original LP release: DECCA TXS 113) (1975)

Andrew Penny/ RTE Chamber Choir/RTE Concert Orchestra
( + Merchant of Venice, Sapphire Necklace Overture and Overture in Memoriam)
MARCO POLO 8.223461 (1992)

 

H.M.S. Pinafore: Overture (1878)

Kenneth Alwyn/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
WORLD RECORD CLUB LZ 7110 (LP) (1963)

Alexander Faris/Scottish Chamber Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe, Mikado, Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, The Sorcerer, Ruddigore and Patience)
NIMBUS NI 5066 (1986)

Arthur Fiedler/Boston Pops Orchestra
( + overtures to Iolanthe, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
RCA VICTOR (US) LM-7006 (LP) (1952)

Isidore Godfrey/New Promenade Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, Ruddigore and The Yeomen of the Guard)
DECCA LXT 2609 (LP) (1953)

Isidore Godfrey/New Symphony Orchestra
( + Imperial March, overtures to The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
UNIVERSAL 000122602 (2003)
(original release: DECCA SKL 4081-2 {2 LPs}) (1960)

Sir Charles Groves/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience and The Yeomen of the Guard)
COLUMBIA STUDIO 2 TWO 403 (LP) (1973)

Tom Higgins/Hanover Band
( + The Rose of Persia, Overture di Ballo, overtures to Macbeth, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
CPO 777 074-2 (2 CDs) (2005)

Frank James/London Radio Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to Pirates of Penzance, Mikado, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe and The Gondoliers)
ADAGIO AD 040 (c. 1990)

Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to Iolanthe, Macbeth, Patience, The Gondoliers, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
DECCA BRITISH MUSIC 4762094-2 (2004)
(original LP release: PHILIPS 434916-2) (1993)

Peter Murray/The Gilbert and Sullivan Festival Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, Iolanthe, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, Ruddigore and The Yeomen of the Guard)
PYE NSPH 7 (LP) (1972)

Andrew Penny/Royal Ballet Sinfonia
( + overtures to Cox and Box, The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
NAXOS 8.554165 (1998)

Simon Phipps/New Sadler’s Wells Opera Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to Pirates of Penzance, Mikado, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe, Patience, Princess Ida, Ruddigore and The Gondoliers)
TER CDVIR 8316 (1993)

Sir Malcolm Sargent/Pro Arte Orchestra
( + overtures to Cox and Box, The Gondoliers, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE CFP 4529 (1987)
(original LP release: HMV SXLP 20003) (1959)

James Walker/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to The Gondoliers, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
IMP COLLECTORS' SERIES IMPX 9014 (1990)
(original release: DECCA PHASE FOUR OPFS 1-2 {2 LPs}) (1971)

Alan Ward/symphony orchestra
( + overtures to Iolanthe, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, Ruddigore and The Yeomen of the Guard)
RCA VICTOR (US) LSC-2302 (LP) (1959)

Imperial March (1893)

Owain Arwel Hughes/BBC Concert Orchestra
( + Irish Symphony, Overture in Memoriam and Victoria and Merrie England)
CPO 999 171-2 (1994)

Royston Nash/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Macbeth Overture, Victoria and Merrie England, Marmion Overture and Utopia Limited)
DECCA 4736622 (2 CDs) (2003)
(original release: DECCA SKL 5225/6 {2 LPs}) (1976)

Iolanthe: Overture (1882)

Kenneth Alwyn/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
WORLD RECORD CLUB LZ 7110 (LP) (1963)

Alexander Faris/Scottish Chamber Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Yeomen of the Guard, Mikado, Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, The Sorcerer, Ruddigore and Patience)
NIMBUS NI 5066 (1986)

Arthur Fiedler/Boston Pops Orchestra
( + overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
RCA VICTOR (US) LM-7006 (LP) (1952)

Isidore Godfrey/New Symphony Orchestra
( + Imperial March, overtures to The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
UNIVERSAL 000122602 (2003)
(original release: DECCA SKL 4119-20 {2 LPs}) (1960)

Sir Charles Groves/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado, Patience and The Yeomen of the Guard)
COLUMBIA STUDIO 2 TWO 403 (LP) (1973)

Frank James/London Radio Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Pirates of Penzance, Mikado, Yeomen of the Guard and The Gondoliers)
ADAGIO AD 040 (c. 1990)

Sir Charles Mackerras/Philharmonia Orchestra
( + Pineapple Poll and overtures to The Yeomen of the Guard, Ruddigore and The Mikado)
EMI BRITISH COMPOSERS CDM 5 66538-2 (1997)
(original EP release: HMV 7EP 7037) (1957)

Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Macbeth, Patience, The Gondoliers, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
DECCA BRITISH MUSIC 4762094-2 (2004)
(original LP release: PHILIPS 434916-2) (1993) 

Peter Murray/The Gilbert and Sullivan Festival Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, Ruddigore and The Yeomen of the Guard)
PYE NSPH 7 (LP) (1972

Andrew Penny/Royal Ballet Sinfonia
( + Cox and Box, The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
NAXOS 8.554165 (1998)

John Pryce-Jones/D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Pirates of Penzance, Mikado, Yeomen of the Guard, Patience, Princess Ida, Ruddigore and The Gondoliers)
TER CDVIR 8316 (1993)

Stanford Robinson/Pro Arte Orchestra )rec. 1957)
( + Sullivan/S. Robinson: Savoy Dances, Pineapple Poll and The Mikado Overture)
EMI PHOENIXA CDM 7 63961 2 (1991)
(original LP release: PYE CMS 73001) (1958)

Sir Malcolm Sargent/Pro Arte Orchestra
( + overtures to Cox and Box, The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE CFP 4529 (1987)
(original LP release: HMV SXLP 20003) (1959)

Bramwell Tovey/Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
(included in collection "A Gilbert and Sullivan Gala")
CBC SM 5139 (1995)

Hans-Jürgen Walther/Philharmonia Orchestra of Hamburg
( + Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves, Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1, German: Nell Gwyn – 3 Dances, Coates: London Suite and Balfour Gardiner: Shepherd Fennel’s Dance)
MGM E-3143 (LP) (c. 1955)

Alan Ward/symphony orchestra
( + overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, Ruddigore and The Yeomen of the Guard)
RCA VICTOR (US) LSC-2302 (LP) (1959)

 

King Arthur, Incidental Music (1895)

Andrew Penny/RTE Concert Orchestra, Dublin (suite)
( + Macbeth and the Merry Wives of Windsor)
MARCO POLO 8.223635 (1993)

L'Ile Enchantée (ballet) (1864)

Andrew Penny/RTE Concert Orchestra, Dublin
( + Thespis)
MARCO POLO 8.223460 (1992)

Macbeth, Incidental Music (1888)

John Andrews/Mary Bevan (soprano)/ Fflur Wyn (soprano)/Simon Callow (narrator)/BBC Singers/BBC Concert Orchestra (complete)
( + The Tempest and Maarmion Overture)
DUTTON EPOCH CDLX7331 (2 CDs) (2016)

Rumon Gamba/BBC National Orchestra of Wales
( + Austin: The Sea Venturers - Overture, Stanford: Oedipus Tyrannus - Prelude, Coleridge-Taylor: The Song of Hiawatha - Overture,Cowen: The Butterfly's Ball - Overture, Bantock: The Frogs - Overture, Mackenzie: The Little Minister - Overture and Balfour Gardiner: Overture to a Comedy)
CHANDOS CHAN 10797 (2013)

Tom Higgins/Hanover Band
( + The Rose of Persia, Overture di Ballo, overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
CPO 777 074-2 (2 CDs) (2005)

David Lloyd-Jones/English Northern Philharmonia (Overture)
( + Pierson: Romeo and Juliet, Macfarren: Chevy Chace, Corder: Prospero, Elgar: Froissart, Parry: Overture to an Unwritten Comedy and Mackenzie: Britannia)
HYPERION HELIOS CDH55088 (2002)
(original CD release: HYPERION CDA66515) (1991)

Sir Charles Mackerras/BBC Symphony Orchestra (Overture)
( + Cello Concerto and Te Deum)
BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE MM 203 (2001)

Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St. Martin in the Fields (Overture)
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe, Mikado, Pirates of Penzance, Gondoliers and Patience)
DECCA BRITISH MUSIC 4762094-2 (2004)
(original LP release: PHILIPS 434916-2) (1993)  

Royston Nash/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Overture)
( + Overture di Ballo, Marmion Overture, Victoria and Merrie England, Henry VIII, Pineapple Poll: Suite and songs)
DECCA BRITISH MUSIC COLLECTION 468 810-2 (2001)
(original LP release: DECCA TXS 113) (1975)

Andrew Penny/RTE Concert Orchestra, Dublin (suite)
( + King Arthur and the Merry Wives of Windsor)
MARCO POLO 8.223635 (1993)

Marmion Overture (1867)

John Andrews/BBC Concert Orchestra
( + The Tempest and Macbeth)
DUTTON EPOCH CDLX7331 (2 CDs) (2016)

Royston Nash/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo, Macbeth Overture, Victoria and Merrie England, Henry VIII, Pineapple Poll: Suite and songs)
DECCA BRITISH MUSIC COLLECTION 468 810-2 (2001)
(original release: DECCA SKL 5277 - 2 LPs) (1977)

The Merchant of Venice, Incidental Music (1871)

Sir Vivian Dunn/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (suite)
( + The Tempest and Ruddigore)
EMI CLASSICS 64412 (2 CDs) (1993)
(original LP release: HMV CSD 3713) (1972)

Andrew Penny/ RTE Chamber Choir/RTE Concert Orchestra (complete score)
( + Henry VIII, Sapphire Necklace Overture and Overture in Memoriam)
MARCO POLO 8.223461 (1992)

The Merry Wives of Windsor, Incidental Music (1874)

Andrew Penny/ RTE Chamber Choir/RTE Concert Orchestra (suite)
( + King Arthur and the Macbeth)
MARCO POLO 8.223635 (1993)  

The Mikado: Overture (1885)

Kenneth Alwyn/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
WORLD RECORD CLUB LZ 7110 (LP) (1963)

Alexander Faris/Scottish Chamber Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe, Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, The Sorcerer, Ruddigore and Patience)
NIMBUS NI 5066 (1986)

Arthur Fiedler/Boston Pops Orchestra
( + overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
RCA VICTOR (US) LM-7006 (LP) (1952)

Isidore Godfrey/New Promenade Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance, Ruddigore and The Yeomen of the Guard)
DECCA LXT 2609 (LP) (1953)

Sir Charles Groves/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, Patience and The Yeomen of the Guard)
COLUMBIA STUDIO 2 TWO 403 (LP) (1973)

Tom Higgins/Hanover Band
( + The Rose of Persia, Overture di Ballo, overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Macbeth, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
CPO 777 074-2 (2 CDs) (2005)

Frank James/London Radio Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Pirates of Penzance, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe and The Gondoliers)
ADAGIO AD 040 (c. 1990)

Sir Charles Mackerras/ Philharmonia Orchestra (rec. 1956)
( + Pineapple Poll and overtures to The Yeomen of the Guard, Ruddigore and Iolanthe)
EMI BRITISH COMPOSERS CDM 5 66538-2 (1997)
(original LP release: CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE CFP 40279) (c.1975)

Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
( + overtures by J. Strauss II: Die Fledermaus, Suppé: Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna, Auber: Fra Diavolo, Smetana: The Bartered Bride and Offenbach: La Belle Hélčne)
PHILIPS 411450-2 (1984)

Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, Macbeth, Patience, The Gondoliers,The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
DECCA BRITISH MUSIC 4762094-2 (2004)
(original LP release: PHILIPS 434916-2) (1993)

Peter Murray/The Gilbert and Sullivan Festival Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Pirates of Penzance, Ruddigore and The Yeomen of the Guard)
PYE NSPH 7 (LP) (1972)

Royson Nash/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Imperial March, overtures to The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
UNIVERSAL 000122602 (2003)
(original release: DECCA SKL 5158-9 {2 LPs}) (1974)

Andrew Penny/Royal Ballet Sinfonia
( + overtures to Cox and Box, The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
NAXOS 8.554165 (1998)

John Pryce-Jones/D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Pirates of Penzance, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe, Patience, Princess Ida, Ruddigore and The Gondoliers)
TER CDVIR 8316 (1993)

Stanford Robinson/Pro Arte Orchestra (rec. 1957)
( + Sullivan/S. Robinson: Savoy Dances, Pineapple Poll and Iolanthe Overture)
EMI PHOENIXA CDM 7 63961 2 (1991)

Sir Malcolm Sargent/Pro Arte Orchestra
( + overtures to Cox and Box, The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE CFP 4529 (1987)
(original LP release: HMV SXLP 20003) (1959)

Alan Ward/symphony orchestra
( + overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Pirates of Penzance, Ruddigore and The Yeomen of the Guard)
RCA VICTOR (US) LSC-2302 (LP) (1959)

Overture di Ballo (1870)

Sir Adrian Boult/New Symphony Orchestra of London
( + Elgar: Pomp & Circumstance March No. 1, Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture, Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain, Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite and Liszt: Les Préludes)
CHESKY CD-53 (1991)
(original release: READERS’ DIGEST RDFM 1-12 ("A Festival of Light Classical Music") (12 LPs) (1960)

Anthony Collins/New Symphony Orchestra of London
( + Gardiner: Shepherd Fennell's Dance, Grainger: Shepherd's Hey, Vaughan Williams : Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, Fantasia on Greensleeves, Delius: The Walk to the Paradise Garden and A Song of Summer)
BEULAH 1PD26 (2008)
(original LP release: DECCA LW 5297) (1956)

Alexander Faris/Scottish Chamber Orchestra
( + opera overtures: H.M.S. Pinafore, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe, Mikado, Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, The Sorcerer, Ruddigore and Patience)
NIMBUS NI 5066 (1986)

Arthur Fiedler/Boston Pops Orchestra
( + Vaughan Williams: English Folk Music Suite, Shostakovich: Festive Overture op.96, Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream : Wedding March, J.S. Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, Fugue ŕ la Gigue, Violin Partita No.3, Praeludium, Gavotte, Violin Sonata No.3 : Adagio, Little Fugue, Sheep May Safely Graze, Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture, Ravel: Bolero, Verdi: Aida : Ballet Music, Dvořák: Slavonic Dances Nos.1 op.46 and No.7 op.72, Chopin: Military Polonaise, Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain, Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre, Khachaturian: Sabre Dance, Stravinsky: Firebird: Danse Infernale and Ginastera: Estancia: Danza Final)
DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4776118 (2 CDs) (2007)
(original LP release: POLYDOR 2391 005) (1970)

Sir Charles Groves/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Irish Symphony, Cello Concerto and Elgar: Romance)
EMI CDM7 64726 2 (1993)
(original LP release: HMV ASD 2435) (1968)

Tom Higgins/Hanover Band
( + The Rose of Persia, overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Macbeth, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
CPO 777 074-2 (2 CDs) (2005)

Frank James/London Radio Orchestra
( + opera overtures H.M.S. Pinafore, Pirates of Penzance, Mikado, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe and The Gondoliers)
ADAGIO AD 040 (c. 1990)

John Pryce-Jones/D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
( + overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Pirates of Penzance, Mikado, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe, Patience, Princess Ida, Ruddigore and The Gondoliers)
TER CDVIR 8316 (1993)

Sir Charles Mackerras/Philharmonia Orchestra
( + Marmion Overture, Victoria and Merrie England, Henry VIII, Pineapple Poll: Suite and songs)
DECCA BRITISH MUSIC COLLECTION 468 810-2 (2001)
(original LP release: DECCA SXDL 7619) (1983)

Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
( + overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe. Macbeth, Patience The Gondoliers, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeoman of the Guard)
DECCA BRITISH MUSIC 4762094-2 (2004)
(original LP release: PHILIPS 434916-2) (1993)

Sir Malcolm Sargent/BBC Symphony Orchestra
(included in collection: "Sir Malcolm Sargent - An Evening at the Proms")
GUILD HISTORICAL GHCD2393 (2012)
(original LP release: HMV ALP 1658)(1959)

Sir Malcolm Sargent/London Symphony Orchestra (rec. 1932)
( +  Overture in C, songs and excerpts from sacred and secular works)
PEARL GEMM CD 9494 (1991)

George Weldon/London Symphony Orchestra
( + Tchaikovsky: Marche Slave, Elgar: Chanson de Matin, Handel/Elgar: Overture in D, Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba and March, Bach: Air and Gavotte)
COLUMBIA SX 1045 (LP) (1956)

Overture in C major "In Memoriam" (1885)

Sir Vivian Dunn/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
( + The Pirates of Penzance and overtures to Cox and Box, Princess Ida and The Sorcerer)
EMI CLASSICS CMS 7 64409-2) (2 CDs) (1992)
(original LP release: HMV CSD 3713) (1972)

Richard Hickox/BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Irish Symphony and The Tempest: Suite)
CHANDOS CHAN 9859 (2000)

Owain Arwel Hughes/BBC Concert Orchestra
( + Irish Symphony, Imperial March and Victoria and Merrie England)
CPO 999 171-2 (1994)

Andrew Penny/RTE Concert Orchestra, Dublin
( + excerpts from incidental music to Merchant of Venice, Henry VIII and Sapphire Necklace)
MARCO POLO 8.223461 (1992)

Sir Malcolm Sargent/New Symphony Orchestra (rec. 1930)
( +  Overture di Ballo, songs and excerpts from sacred and secular works)
PEARL GEMM CD 9494 (1991)

Patience: Overture (1881)

Kenneth Alwyn/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
WORLD RECORD CLUB LZ 7110 (LP) (1963)

John Owen Edwards/D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Pirates of Penzance, Mikado, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe, Princess Ida, Ruddigore and The Gondoliers)
TER CDVIR 8316 (1993)

Alexander Faris/Scottish Chamber Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe, Mikado, Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, The Sorcerer and Ruddigore)
NIMBUS NI 5066 (1986)

Isidore Godfrey/New Symphony Orchestra
( + Imperial March, overtures to The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
UNIVERSAL 000122602 (2003)
(original release: DECCA SKL 4146-7 {3 LPs}) (1961)

Sir Charles Groves/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Yeomen of the Guard)
COLUMBIA STUDIO 2 TWO 403 (LP) (1973)

Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, Macbeth, The Gondoliers, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
DECCA BRITISH MUSIC 4762094-2 (2004)
(original LP release: PHILIPS 434916-2) (1993)  

Andrew Penny/Royal Ballet Sinfonia
( + overtures to Cox and Box, The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
NAXOS 8.554165 (1998)

Sir Malcolm Sargent/Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (rec. 1947)
( + Yeoman of the Guard Overture, Balfour Gardiner: Shepherd Fennel’s Dance, Saint-Saëns: Rouet d'Omphale, Sibelius: Valse Triste, Schubert: Rosamunde – Ballet Music No. 2, J. Strauss I: Radetsky March and Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5)
COLUMBIA (US) ENTRÉE RL-3050) (LP) (c. 1955)

Sir Malcolm Sargent/Pro Arte Orchestra
( + overtures to Cox and Box, The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE CFP 4529 (1987)
(original LP release: HMV SXLP 20032) (1961)

Pineapple Poll (ballet, arr. C. Mackerras) (1951)

John Hollingsworth/Pro Arte Orchestra
( + Sullivan/S. Robinson: Savoy Dances and overtures to Iolanthe and the Mikado)
EMI PHOENIXA CDM 7 63961 2 (1991)
(original LP release: PYE CMS 73001) (1958)

John Lanchbery/Royal Opera House Orchestra (suite)
DECCA (US) DL 7521 (LP) (1951)

David Lloyd-Jones/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Irish Symphony)
NAXOS 8.570351 (2007)

Sir Charles Mackerras/London Philharmonic Orchestra (suite)
( + Verdi/Mackerras: The Lady and the Fool)
CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE CFP 4618 (1993)
(original LP release: CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE CFP 40293) (1977)

Sir Charles Mackerras/Philharmonia Orchestra
( + Princess Ida)
DECCA GILBERT AND SULLIVAN EDITION 473653-2 (2 CDs) (2003)
(original LP release: DECCA SXDL 7619) (1983)

Sir Charles Mackerras/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
( + overtures to The Yeomen of the Guard, Ruddigore, The Mikado, and Iolanthe)
EMI BRITISH COMPOSERS CDM 5 66538-2 (1997)
(original LP release: HMV CSD 1399) (1962)

Sir Charles Mackerras/Sadler's Wells Orchestra
( + Iolanthe)
REGIS RRC 2049 (2 CDs) (2002)
(original LP release: COLUMBIA (US) ML-4439) (1951)

The Pirates of Penzance: Overture (1880)

Kenneth Alwyn/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience and The Yeomen of the Guard)
WORLD RECORD CLUB LZ 7110 (LP) (1963)

Alexander Faris/Scottish Chamber Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe, Mikado, Princess Ida, The Sorcerer, Ruddigore and Patience)
NIMBUS NI 5066 (1986)

Arthur Fiedler/Boston Pops Orchestra
( + overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Yeomen of the Guard)
RCA VICTOR (US) LM-7006 (LP) (1952)

Isidore Godfrey/New Promenade Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado, Ruddigore and The Yeomen of the Guard)
DECCA LXT 2609 (LP) (1953)

Isidore Godfrey/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Imperial March, overtures to The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
UNIVERSAL 000122602 (2003)
(original release: DECCA SKL 4295-6 {2 LPs}) (1968)

Tom Higgins/Hanover Band
( + The Rose of Persia, Overture di Ballo, overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Macbeth, The Mikado and The Yeomen of the Guard)
CPO 777 074-2 (2 CDs) (2005)

Frank James/London Radio Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Mikado, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe and The Gondoliers)
ADAGIO AD 040 (c. 1990)

Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, Macbeth, Patience, The Gondoliers, The Mikado and The Yeomen of the Guard)
DECCA BRITISH MUSIC 4762094-2 (2004)
(original LP release: PHILIPS 434916-2) (1993) 

Peter Murray/The Gilbert and Sullivan Festival Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Ruddigore and The Yeomen of the Guard)
PYE NSPH 7 (LP) (1972)

Andrew Penny/Royal Ballet Sinfonia
( + overtures to Cox and Box, The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
NAXOS 8.554165 (1998)

John Pryce-Jones/D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Mikado, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe, Patience, Princess Ida, Ruddigore and The Gondoliers)
TER CDVIR 8316 (1993)

Sir Malcolm Sargent/Pro Arte Orchestra
( + overtures to Cox and Box, The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE CFP 4529 (1987)
(original LP release: HMV SXLP 20003) (1959)

Alan Ward/symphony orchestra
( + overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Ruddigore and The Yeomen of the Guard)
RCA VICTOR (US) LSC-2302 (LP) (1959)

Princess Ida: Overture (1884)

John Owen Edwards/D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Pirates of Penzance, Mikado, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe, Patience, Princess Ida, Ruddigore and The Gondoliers)
TER CDVIR 8316 (1993)

Alexander Faris/Scottish Chamber Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe, Mikado, Pirates of Penzance, The Sorcerer, Ruddigore and Patience)
NIMBUS NI 5066 (1986)

Andrew Penny/Royal Ballet Sinfonia
( + overtures to Cox and Box, The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
NAXOS 8.554165 (1998)

Sir Malcolm Sargent/Pro Arte Orchestra
( + overtures to Cox and Box, The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE CFP 4529 (1987)
(original LP release: HMV SXLP 20032) (1961)

Sir Malcolm Sargent/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Imperial March, overtures to The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
UNIVERSAL 000122602 (2003)
(original release: DECCA SKL 4708-9 {2 LPs}) (1965)

Ruddigore: Overture (1887)

Alexander Faris/Scottish Chamber Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe, Mikado, Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, The Sorcerer and Patience)
NIMBUS NI 5066 (1986)

Isidore Godfrey/New Promenade Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
DECCA LXT 2609 (LP) (1953)

Isidore Godfrey/Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
( + Imperial March, overtures to The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
UNIVERSAL 000122602 (2003)
(original release: DECCA SKL 4504-5 {2 LPs}) (1962)

Sir Charles Mackerras/Philharmonia Orchestra
( + Pineapple Poll and overtures to The Yeomen of the Guard, The Mikado and Iolanthe)
EMI BRITISH COMPOSERS CDM 5 66538-2 (1997)
(original EP release: HMV 7EP 7037) (1957)

Peter Murray/The Gilbert and Sullivan Festival Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
PYE NSPH 7 (LP) (1972)

Andrew Penny/Royal Ballet Sinfonia
( + overtures to Cox and Box, The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
NAXOS 8.554165 (1998)

Simon Phipps/New Sadler’s Wells Opera Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Pirates of Penzance, Mikado, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe, Patience, Princess Ida, Ruddigore and The Gondoliers)
TER CDVIR 8316 (1993)

Sir Malcolm Sargent/Pro Arte Orchestra
( + overtures to Cox and Box, The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE CFP 4529 (1987)
(original LP release: HMV SXLP 20032) (1961)

Alan Ward/symphony orchestra
( + overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen of the Guard)
RCA VICTOR (US) LSC-2302 (LP) (1959)

The Sapphire Necklace: Overture (1864)

Andrew Penny/RTE Concert Orchestra
( + Merchant of Venice, Henry VIII, Sapphire Necklace Overture and Overture in Memoriam)
MARCO POLO 8.223461 (1992)

The Sorcerer: Overture (1877)

Steven Byess /Ohio Light Opera Orchestra
( + The Grand Duke Overture, The Sorcerer Overture and overtures and entr’actes by Offenbach, Kálmán, Herbert and Friml)
ALBANY TROY 952 (2007)

Alexander Faris/Scottish Chamber Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Yeomen of the Guard, Iolanthe, Mikado, Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore and Patience)
NIMBUS NI 5066 (1986)

Isidore Godfrey/New Symphony Orchestra
( + Imperial March, overtures to The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore and The Yeomen of the Guard)
UNIVERSAL 000122602 (2003)
(original release: DECCA SKL 4825-6 {2 LPs}) (1967)

Andrew Penny/Royal Ballet Sinfonia
( + overtures to Cox and Box, The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore and The Yeomen of the Guard)
NAXOS 8.554165 (1998)

Sir Malcolm Sargent/Pro Arte Orchestra
( + overtures to Cox and Box, The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore and The Yeomen of the Guard)
CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE CFP 4529 (1987)
(original LP release: HMV SXLP 20032) (1961)

The Tempest, incidental Music (1861)

F. Charles Adler/Patricia Brinton (soprano)/The Vienna Orchestral Society (complete score)
( + Henry VIII)
Sounds on CD VGS 212 (1999)
(original LP release: UNICORN UNLP 1014) (1956)

John Andrews/Mary Bevan (soprano)/ Fflur Wyn (soprano)/Simon Callow (narrator)/BBC Singers/BBC Concert Orchestra (complete)
( + Macbeth and Maarmion Ove (rture)
DUTTON EPOCH CDLX7331 (2 CDs) (2016)

Sir Vivian Dunn/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (suite)
( + Merchant of Venice and Ruddigore)
EMI CLASSICS 64412 (2 CDs) (1993)
(original LP release: HMV CSD 3713) (1972)

Richard Hickox/BBC Philharmonic Orchestra (suite)
( + Irish Symphony and Overture In Memoriam)
CHANDOS CHAN 9859 (2000)

Michael Stern/Kansas City Symphony
( + Sibelius: The Tempest: Prelude and Suites Nos. 1 and 2)
REFERENCE RECORDINGS RR-115CD (2008)

Thespis (pantomime) (1871)

Andrew Penny/RTE Concert Orchestra, Dublin
( + L'Ile Enchantée)
MARCO POLO 8.223460 (1992)

Victoria and Merrie England (ballet) (1897)

Owain Arwel Hughes/BBC Concert Orchestra (Suite No. 1)
( + Irish Symphony, Imperial March and Victoria and Overture In Memoriam)
CPO 999 171-2 (1994)

Royston Nash/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Suite No. 1)
( + Overture di Ballo, Marmion Overture, Macbeth Overture, Victoria and Merrie England, Henry VIII, Pineapple Poll: Suite and songs)
DECCA BRITISH MUSIC COLLECTION 468 810-2 (2001)
(original release: DECCA SKL 5307 {2 LPs}) (1979)

Andrew Penny/RTE Concert Orchestra, Dublin (complete)
MARCO POLO 8.223677 (1993)

 

The Yeomen of the Guard: Overture (1888)

Kenneth Alwyn/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience and The Pirates of Penzance)
WORLD RECORD CLUB LZ 7110 (LP) (1963)

Alexander Faris/Scottish Chamber Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, Mikado, Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, The Sorcerer, Ruddigore and Patience)
NIMBUS NI 5066 (1986)

Arthur Fiedler/Boston Pops Orchestra
( + overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Pirates of Penzance)
RCA VICTOR (US) LM-7006 (LP) (1952)

Isidore Godfrey/New Promenade Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance and Ruddigore)
DECCA LXT 2609 (LP) (1953)

Sir Charles Groves/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado and Patience)
COLUMBIA STUDIO 2 TWO 403 (LP) (1973)

Tom Higgins/Hanover Band
( + The Rose of Persia, Overture di Ballo, overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Macbeth, The Mikado and The Pirates of Penzance)
CPO 777 074-2 (2 CDs) (2005)

Frank James/London Radio Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Pirates of Penzance, Mikado, Iolanthe and The Gondoliers)
ADAGIO AD 040 (c. 1990)

Sir Charles Mackerras/Philharmonia Orchestra (rec. 1956)
( + Pineapple Poll and overtures to Ruddigore, The Mikado, and Iolanthe)
EMI BRITISH COMPOSERS CDM 5 66538-2 (1997)

Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, Macbeth, Patience, The Gondoliers, The Mikado and The Pirates of Penzance)
DECCA BRITISH MUSIC 4762094-2 (2004)
(original LP release: PHILIPS 434916-2) (1993) 

Peter Murray/The Gilbert and Sullivan Festival Orchestra
( + overtures to The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance and Ruddigore)
PYE NSPH 7 (LP) (1972)

Andrew Penny/Royal Ballet Sinfonia
( + overtures to Cox and Box, The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore and The Sorcerer)
NAXOS 8.554165 (1998)

John Pryce-Jones/D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra
( + Overture di Ballo and overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Pirates of Penzance, Mikado, Iolanthe, Patience, Princess Ida, Ruddigore and The Gondoliers)
TER CDVIR 8316 (1993)

Sir Malcolm Sargent/Pro Arte Orchestra
( + overtures to Cox and Box, The Gondoliers, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore and The Sorcerer)
CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE CFP 4529 (1987
(original LP release: HMV SXLP 20003) (1959)

Sir Malcolm Sargent/Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (rec. 1947)
( + Patience Overture, Balfour Gardiner: Shepherd Fennel’s Dance, Saint-Saëns: Rouet d'Omphale, , Sibelius: Valse Triste, Schubert: Rosamunde – Ballet Music No. 2, J. Strauss I: Radetsky March and Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5)
COLUMBIA (US) ENTRÉE RL-3050) (LP) (c. 1955)

Sir Malcolm Sargent /Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Imperial March, overtures to The Gondoliers, The Grand Duke, H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, Patience, The Pirates of Penzance, Princess Ida, Ruddigore, The Sorcerer and The Yeomen of the Guard)
UNIVERSAL 000122602 (2003)
(original release: DECCA SKL 4624-5 {2 LPs}) (1964)

Alan Ward/symphony orchestra
( + overtures to H.M.S. Pinafore, Iolanthe, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance and Ruddigore)
RCA VICTOR (US) LSC-2302 (LP) (1959)

 

SIR ALEXANDER CAMPBELL MACKENZIE
(1847-1935)

Born in Edinburgh. As a child he was sent to Germany to study with K. W. Ulrich and Eduard Stein. Returning to England he completed his studies at the Royal Academy of Music under Prosper Sainton, Frederick Jewson and Charles Lucas. He later became Principal of that institution, a post he held for 36 years while also pursuing a career as a conductor and composer. He composed prolifically in many genres ranging from opera to solo instrumental works. His major works for orchestra include a Scottish Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, a Violin Concerto, 3 Scottish Rhapsodies, Highland Ballad for Violin and Orchestra and Larghetto and Allegro for Cello and Orchestra.

Britannia – A Nautical Overture, Op. 52 (1894)

Rumon Gamba/BBC National Orchestra of Wales
( + Parry: Overture to an Unwritten Tragedy, Ansell: Plymouth Hoe, Smyth The Boatswain’s Mate, Quilter: A Children’s Overture, Foulds: Le Cabaret, Coates: The Merrymakers, Walton: Portsmouth Point, Leigh: Agincourt and Bowen: Fantasy Overture)
CHANDOS CHAN10898 (2016)

David Lloyd-Jones/English Northern Philharmonia
( + Pierson: Romeo and Juliet, Sullivan: Macbeth, Corder: Prospero, Elgar: Froissart, Parry: Overture to an Unwritten Comedy and Macfarren: Chevy Chace)
HYPERION HELIOS CDH55088 (2002)
(original CD release: HYPERION CDA66515) (1991)

Burns – Second Scottish Rhapsody, Op. 24 (1881)

Martyn Brabbins/BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
( + Cricket on the Hearth, Twelfth Night, Coriolanus: Incidental Music and Benedictus)
HYPERION CDA66764 (1995)

Colomba, Op. 28: Prelude (1883)

Douglas Bostock/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Elgar: Enigma Variations, Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, Stanford: Shamus O’Brien and Austin: Sea Venturers)
CLASSICO CLASSCD 1301 (2003)

Coriolanus: Incidental Music, Op. 61 (1901)

Martyn Brabbins/BBC Scottish Symphony Orchesra
( + Twelfth Night, Burns, Cricket on the Hearth and Benedictus)
HYPERION CDA66764 (1995)

Cricket on the Hearth Overture, Op. 62 (1902)

Martyn Brabbins/BBC Scottish Symphony Orchesra
( + Twelfth Night, Burns, Coriolanus: Incidental Music and Benedictus)
HYPERION CDA66764 (1995)


La Belle Dame Sans Merci (orchestral ballad), Op. 29 (1883)

Michael Laus/Malta Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Holbrooke: Pantomime Suite and Somervell: Symphony)
CAMEO CLASSICS CC9034CD (2012)

The Little Minister: Overture, Op. 57 (1897)

Rumon Gamba/BBC National Orchestra of Wales
( + Austin: The Sea Venturers - Overture, Stanford: Oedipus Tyrannus - Prelude, Coleridge-Taylor: The Song of Hiawatha - Overture,
Cowen: The Butterfly's Ball - Overture, Bantock: The Frogs - Overture, Sullivan: Macbeth - Overture and Balfour Gardiner: Overture to a Comedy)
CHANDOS CHAN 10797 (2013)

Geoffrey Heald-Smith/City of Hull Youth Orchestra
( + Holbrooke: Piano Concerto No. 1 and Bantock: Sapphic Poem)
GOUGH and DAVY GD2003 (LP) (1979)

Pibroch Suite for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 42 (1889)

Vernon Handley/Malcolm Stewart (vioin)/Royal Scottish National Orchestra
( + Violin Concerto)
HYPERION CDA66975 (1998)

Alexander Platt/ Rachel Barton Pine (violin)/Scottish Chamber Orchestra
( + Bruch: Scottish Fantasy, McEwen: Scottish Rhapsody, Sarasate: Airs Ecossaises and Barton Fine: Medley of Scots Tunes)
CEDILLE RECORDS CDR90000083 (2 CDs) (2005)

Twelfth Night Overture, Op. 40 (1888)

Martyn Brabbins/BBC Scottish Symphony Orchesra
( + Cricket on the Hearth, Burns, Coriolanus: Incidental Music and Benedictus)
HYPERION CDA66764 (1995)

 

SIR (CHARLES) HUBERT H. PARRY
(1848-1918)

Born in Bournemouth. He studied with Henry Hugo Pierson in Stuttgart and William Sterndale Bennett and George Macfarren at the Royal Academy of Music and became one of the leading composers of his time. At the Royal College of Music, together with Stanford, Parry taught a long list of prominent British composers. His musical catalogue is vast and is particularly dominated by choral works. His major orchestral works are 5 Symphonies, Piano Concerto, Symphonic Variations and the symphonic poem, "From Death to Life." His setting of William Blake’s "Jerusalem" is practically a second national anthem.

The Birds of Aristophanes, Incidental Music - Suite (1883)

Neeme Järvi/BBC National Orchestra of Wales
( + Te Deum, England, Magnificat, Jerusalem and The Glories of Our Blood and State)
CHANDOS CHAN 10740 (2012)

Concertstück in G minor (1877)

Mathias Bamert/London Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Symphony No. 1)
CHANDOS CHAN 9062 (1992)

Leopold Hager/Luxembourg Radio Symphony Orchestra
( + Symphony No. 3, Brian: The Tigers Suite, Foulds: St. Joan Suite, Pasquinade Symphonique No. 1 and Mirage)
FORLANE UCD 16724/25 (2 CDs) (1994)
(original LP release: FORLANE UM 3529/31 (3 LPs) (1982)

Elegy for Brahms (1897)

Mathias Bamert/London Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Symphony No. 5 and From Death to Life)
CHANDOS CHAN 8955 (1991)

Sir Adrian Boult/London Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Symphony No. 5, Symphonic Variations and Blest Pair of Sirens)
EMI CDC 7 49022 2 (1987)
(original LP release: HMV ASD 3725) (1979)

Sir Andrew Davis/BBC Symphony Orchestra (rec. 2008)
( + Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 9)
BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE MM (2011)

An English Suite (1914, pub. 1921)

Sir Adrian Boult/London Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Overture to an Unwritten Tragedy, Lady Radnor’s Suite, The Birds: Bridal March and Symphonic Variations)
LYRITA SRCD.220 (1992)
(original LP release: LYRITA SRCS.48) (1971)

Richard Hickox/City of London Sinfonia
( + Lady Radnor’s Suite, Elgar: Serenade for Strings, Elegy for Strings and Sospiri)
EMI CDM 566541-2 (1998)
(original LP release: HMV EL 270146-1) (1984)

Adrian Leaper/Capella Istropolitana
( + Lady Radnor’s Suite, Elgar: Introduction and Allegro, Serenade for Strings, Elegy, Bridge: Lament and Dowland: Galliard)
NAXOS 8.550331 (1994)

From Death to Life (symphonic poem) (1914)

Mathias Bamert/London Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Symphony No. 5 and Elegy for Brahms)
CHANDOS CHAN 8955 (1991)

Hypatia, Incidental Music (1892)

John Wilson /BBC Concert Orchestra
( + Alwyn: Overture in the Form of a Serenade, Blackdown, Ad Infinitum, Prelude, Peter Pan Suite, Prelude, Vaughan Williams: Heroic Elegy and Triumphal Epilogue and Bowen: Eventide)
DUTTON EPOCH CDLX 7237 (2009)

Lady Radnor’s Suite for Strings (1894)

William Boughton/English String Orchestra
( + G. Butterworth: A Shropshire Lad, The Banks of Green Willow, English Idylls Nos. 1 and 2 and Bridge: Suite for String Orchestra)
NIMBUS NI 5068 (1987)

Sir Adrian Boult/London Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Overture to an Unwritten Tragedy, English Suite, The Birds: Bridal March and Symphonic Variations)
LYRITA SRCD.220 (1992)
(original LP release: LYRITA SRCS.48) (1971)

Richard Hickox/City of London Sinfonia
( + English Suite, Elgar: Serenade for Strings, Elegy for Strings and Sospiri)
EMI CDM 566541-2 (1998)
(original LP release: HMV EL 270146-1) (1984)

Adrian Leaper/Capella Istropolitana
( + English Suite, Elgar: Introduction and Allegro, Serenade for Strings, Elegy, Bridge: Lament and Dowland: Gaillard)
NAXOS 8.550331 (1994)

Kenneth Page/ Orchestra Da Camera
( + Butterworth: Banks of Green Willow, Elgar: Chanson de Matin, Chanson de Nuit, Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring, Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, Jeffreys: Serenade for Strings, Bickleigh Idyll and Clementi: Symphony No. 2)
MERIDIAN CDE 84330 (1996)

Overture to an Unwritten Tragedy (1893)

Sir Adrian Boult/London Philharmonic Orchestra
( + English Suite, Lady Radnor’s Suite, The Birds: Bridal March and Symphonic Variations)
LYRITA SRCD.220 (1992)
(original LP release: LYRITA SRCS.48) (1971)

Rumon Gamba/BBC National Orchestra of Wales
( + Mackenzie: Britannia, Ansell: Plymouth Hoe, Smyth The Boatswain’s Mate, Quilter: A Children’s Overture, Foulds: Le Cabaret, Coates: The Merrymakers, Walton: Portsmouth Point, Leigh: Agincourt and Bowen: Fantasy Overture)
CHANDOS CHAN10898 (2016)

David Lloyd-Jones/English Northern Philharmonia
( + Pierson: Romeo and Juliet, Sullivan: Macbeth, Corder: Prospero, Elgar: Froissart, Macfarren: Chevy Chace and Mackenzie: Britannia)
HYPERION HELIOS CDH55088 (2002)
(original CD release: HYPERION CDA66515) (1991)

Symphonic Variations (1897)

Mathias Bamert/London Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Symphony No. 2 )
CHANDOS CHAN 8961 (1991)

Sir Adrian Boult/London Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Symphony No. 5, Elegy for Brahms and Blest Pair of Sirens)
EMI CDC 7 49022 2 (1987)
(original LP release: HMV ASD 3725) (1979)

Sir Adrian Boult/London Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Overture to an Unwritten Tragedy, English Suite, Lady Radnor’s Suite and The Birds: Bridal March)
LYRITA SRCD.220 (1992)
(original LP release: LYRITA SRCS.48) (1971)

 

ARTHUR GORING THOMAS
(1850-1892)

Born at Ratton Park, Sussex. Having displayed musical talent an early age, he went to Paris to improve his abilities. There he studied for two years with Émile Durand before returning to England to enter the Royal Academy of Music, where he studied under Ebenezer Prout and Arthur Sullivan. Later on, he received some instruction in orchestration from Max Bruch. He composed operas, orchestral, instrumental, vocal and choral works.

The Golden Web: Overture (1893)

Richard Bonynge/Victorian Opera Orchestra
( + Overtures to: Balfe: Le Puits D'Amour, The Siege of Rochelle, Benedict The Lily of Killarney, Barnett: The Mountain Sylph, Loder: The Night Dancers, Wallace: Lurline, The Amber Witch, Love's Triumph {Prelude} and Macfarren: She Stoops to Conquer)
SOMM RECORDINGS SOMM 0123 (2013)

FREDERICK CORDER
(1852-1932)

Prospero Overture (1888)

David Lloyd-Jones/English Northern Philharmonia
( + Pierson: Romeo and Juliet, Sullivan: Macbeth, Macfarren: Chevy Chace, Elgar: Froissart, Parry: Overture to an Unwritten Comedy and Mackenzie: Britannia)
HYPERION HELIOS CDH55088 (2002)
(original CD release: HYPERION CDA66515) (1991)

 

SIR CHARLES VILLIERS STANFORD
(1852-1924)

Born in Dublin. After private studies with Arthur O’Leary and Robert P. Stewart as well as additional lessons at Cambridge, Stanford had further training in Germany by the eminent composers Carl Reinecke and Friedrich Kiel. He was one of the twin pillars of the Royal College of Music (along with Parry) responsible for the teaching of almost an entire generation of important British composers. Besides the Concertos, Stanford’s orchestral works include 7 Symphonies, 4 other Irish Rhapsodies and an Irish Concertino for Violin, Cello and Orchestra.

Becket (incidental music), Op. 48: Funeral March (1893)

Sir Adrian Boult/London Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Piano Concerto No. 2 and Irish Rapsody No. 4)
LYRITA SRCD.219 (1992)
(original LP release: LYRITA SRCS.71 (1978)

The Critic (masque) Op. 144: excerpt (1916)

Sir Charles Stanford/symphony orchestra (rec. 1916)
( + Suite of Ancient Dances, Irish Rhapsody No. 1, Songs of the Fleet and Shamus O'Brien Overture)
PEARL GEM 123 (LP) (1974)

Irish Dances op.89 (1903)

John Foster/anonymous orchestra
( + John Harrison: Gran Defilé for Organ and Percussion and Merrick: Celtic Suite)
RARE RECORDED EDITIONS SRRE 147 (LP) (1974)

Irish Rhapsody No. 1 in D minor, Op. 78 (1901)

Vernon Handley/Ulster Orchestra
( + Irish Rhapsodies Nos. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, Piano Concerto, Concert Variations upon an English Theme)
CHANDOS CLASSICS CHAN X10116 (2 CDs) (2003)
(original CD release: CHANDOS CHAN 8627) (1988)

Sir Charles Stanford/symphony orchestra (abridged, rec. 1916)
( + Suite of Ancient Dances, Shamus O’Brien Overture, Songs of the Fleet and The Critic - excerpt)
PEARL GEM 123 (LP) (1974)

Irish Rhapsody No. 2 in F minor, Op. 84 "The Lament of the Son of Ossian" (c. 1903)

Vernon Handley/Ulster Orchestra
( + Irish Rhapsodies Nos. 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, Piano Concerto, Concert Variations upon an English Theme)
CHANDOS CLASSICS CHAN X10116 (2 CDs) (2003)
(original CD release: CHANDOS CHAN 9049) (1992)

Irish Rhapsody No. 3 in D major for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 137 (c. 1910)

Vernon Handley/Raphael Wallfisch (cello)/Ulster Orchestra
( + Irish Rhapsodies Nos. 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, Piano Concerto, Concert Variations upon an English Theme)
CHANDOS CLASSICS CHAN X10116 (2 CDs) (2003)
(original CD release: CHANDOS CHAN 8861) (1990)

Andrew Manze/Gemma Rosefield (cello)/BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
( + Rondo in F major, Ballata and Ballabile and Cello Concerto
HYPERION CDA67859 (2011)

Irish Rhapsody No. 4 in A minor, Op. 141 "The Fisherman of Lough Neagh and What He Saw" (1914)

Nicholas Braithwaite/London Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Piano Concerto No. 2 and Becket: Funeral March)
LYRITA SRCD.219 (1992)
(original LP release: LYRITA SRCS.123 (1985)

Vernon Handley/Ulster Orchestra
( + Irish Rhapsodies Nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, Piano Concerto, Concert Variations upon an English Theme)
CHANDOS CLASSICS CHAN X10116 (2 CDs) (2003)
(original CD release: CHANDOS CHAN 8581) (1988)

Irish Rhapsody No. 5 in G minor, Op. 147 (1917)

Vernon Handley/Ulster Orchestra
( + Irish Rhapsodies Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, Piano Concerto, Concert Variations upon an English Theme)
CHANDOS CLASSICS CHAN X10116 (2 CDs) (2003)
(original CD release: CHANDOS CHAN 8545) (1987)

Irish Rhapsody No. 6 in D minor for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 191 (c. 1923)

Vernon Handley/Lydia Mordkovitch (violin)/Ulster Orchestra
( + Irish Rhapsodies Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Piano Concerto, Concert Variations upon an English Theme)
CHANDOS CLASSICS CHAN X10116 (2 CDs) (2003)
(original CD release: CHANDOS CHAN 8884) (1990)

Oedipus Tyrannus: Prelude, Op. 29 (1888)

Rumon Gamba/BBC National Orchestra of Wales
( + Austin: The Sea Venturers - Overture, Sullivan: Macbeth - Overture, Coleridge-Taylor: The Song of Hiawatha - Overture, Cowen: The Butterfly's Ball - Overture, Bantock: The Frogs - Overture, Mackenzie: The Little Minister - Overture and Balfour Gardiner: Overture to a Comedy)
CHANDOS CHAN 10797 (2013)

Vernon Handley/Lydia Mordkovitch (violin)/Ulster Orchestra
( + Symphony No. 4 and Irish Rhapsody No. 6)
CHANDOS CHAN 8884 (1990)

Shamus O’Brien Overture, Op. 61 (1896)

Douglas Bostock/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Elgar: Enigma Variations, Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, Mackenzie: Colomba Prelude and Austin: Sea Venturers Overture)
CLASSICO CLASSCD 1301 (2003)

Sir Charles Stanford/symphony orchestra (rec. 1916)
( + Suite of Ancient Dances, Irish Rhapsody No. 1, Songs of the Fleet and The Critic - excerpt)
PEARL GEM 123 (LP) (1974)

Suite for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 32 (1888)

Martyn Brabbins/Anthony Marwood (violin)/BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
( + Violin Concerto)
HYPERION CDA67208 (2000)

Suite of Ancient Dances, Op. 58 (1895)

Sir Charles Stanford/symphony orchestra (Sarabande and Morris Dance only) (rec. 1916)
( + Irish Rhapsody No. 1, Shamus O’Brien Overture, Songs of the Fleet and The Critic - excerpt)
PEARL GEM 123 (LP) (1974)

The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan: Overture, Ballet Music I, Ballet Music II and aria (1877)

Colman Pearce/National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
( + Requiem)
NAXOS 8555201-02 (2 CDs) (2004)
(original release: MARCO POLO 8.223580-81) {2 CDs) (1997)

 


SIR FREDERIC HYMEN COWEN
(1852-1935)

Born in Kingston, Jamaica but came to England in early childhood. As a child prodigy he had instructions from Julius Benedict (1804-1885, composed 2 Symphonies) and John Goss. He completed his musical education in Germany with Ignaz Moscheles, Moritz Hauptmann and Carl Reinecke. He wrote 6Symphonies (the first 2 are not extant) that had great popularity in their time. In addition to those listed below, they are: No. 1 in C minor (1869), No. 2 in F minor (1872), No, 4 in B flat minor "Welsh" (1884) and No. 5 in F major (1887). There is also a Sinfonietta in A major (1881), a Piano Concerto and other works for orchestra.

The Butterfly’s Ball (concert overture) (1901)

Sir Frederic Cowen/symphony orchestra (rec. 1916)
( + Bridge: The Sea, Holst: Beni Mora, Stanford: Songs of the Fleet, Elgar - Fringes of the Fleet and Landon Ronald: In An Eastern Garden)
DUTTON LABORATORIES CDBP 9777 (2007)

Adrian Leaper/Czechoslovak State Philharmonic (Košice)
( + Symphony No. 3 and Indian Rhapsody)
MARCO POLO 8.223273 (1990)

Indian Rhapsody (1903)

Adrian Leaper/Czechoslovak State Philharmonic (Košice)
( + Symphony No. 3 and Butterfly’s Ball)
MARCO POLO 8.223273 (1990)

 

SIR EDWARD ELGAR - see separate page

 

FREDERIC CLIFFE
(1857-1931)

Born in Bradford, Yorkshire. Studied with Arthur Sullivan, Ebenezer Prout, John Stainer and Frederick Taylor. He taught at both the Royal Academy and the Royal College of Music and composed 2 Symphonies as well as a Violin Concerto but few other works.

Cloud and Sunshine (orchestral picture) (1890)

Christopher Fifield/Malmö Opera Orchestra
( + Symphony No. 1)
STERLING CDS-1055-2 (2003)

Coronation March (1910)

Christopher Fifield/Lambeth Orchestra
( + Symphony No. 2)
ELYROSE PROMOTIONS (no catalogue number - privately issued CD) (2015)

 

DAME ETHEL SMYTH
(1858-1944)

Born in Foots Cray, Kent. She went for studies at the Leipzig Conservatory with Saloman Jadassohn and Carl Reinecke but soon left that institution to study privately with Heinrich von Herzogenberg. She gained fame as a composer but even greater notoriety as a leader in the fight for women’s rights. She composed in all forms and her opera "The Wreckers" was highly acclaimed. Her other works for orchestra are few but she did write a Choral Symphony with the title "The Prison."

The Boatswain’s Mate: Overture (1914/5)

Ronald Corp/Eluned Pierce (harp) /Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
( + Hérold: Zampa Overture, Brooke: Gee Whizz!, Whitlock: Carillon for Organ and Orchestra, C.White: A Sierra Melody, Boyle: The Magic Harp, Flynn: Clatter of the Clogs,: Ronald: In an Eastern Garden - The Garden of Allah, Gibbs: The Betrothal - Ballet Music, Birch: Dance of the Nymphs, Intermezzo, Pleier: Karlsbad’s Dolls’ Dance and Boughton The Immortal Hour – Love Duet for Orchestra)
DUTTON EPOCH CDLX 7276 (2011)

Rumon Gamba/BBC National Orchestra of Wales
( + Parry: Overture to an Unwritten Tragedy, Mackenzie: Britannia, Ansell: Plymouth Hoe, Quilter: A Children’s Overture, Foulds: Le Cabaret, Coates: The Merrymakers, Walton: Portsmouth Point, Leigh: Agincourt and Bowen: Fantasy Overture)
CHANDOS CHAN10898 (2016)

Symphonic Serenade in D major (1890)

Odaline de la Martinez/BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Concerto for Violin Horn and Orchestra)
CHANDOS CHAN 9449 (1996)

Two Interlinked French Folk Melodies (Entente Cordiale – Interlude) (1925)

Sir Adrian Boult/Light Symphony Orchestra (rec. 1939)
( + Vaughan Williams: Job and Bliss: Music for Strings)
DUTTON LABORATORIES CDAX 8016 (1996)
(original LP release: HMV GREENSLEEVE ED 291092-1) (1986) Gavin Sutherland/Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
( + Smyth: Two Interlinked French Folk Melodies, P. Hope: Four French Dances, Jongen / Lane : Two Pieces op.53a, Lecocq/Nelson: The Lady and the Maid – Overture, Lewis : Ŕ Paris, Gabriel-Marie: Mireio Suite Provençale and Franck/Phelps: Chorale No.2)
WHITELINE CDWHL 2147 (2003)

The Wreckers: Overture (1906)

Sir Alexander Gibson/Scottish National Orchestra
( + Harty: With The Wild Geese, MacCunn: Land Of The Mountain and The Flood and German: Welsh Rhapsody)
CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE CFP CDCFP4635 (1993)
(original LP release: HMV ASD 2400) (1968)

Dame Ethel Smyth/British Symphony Orchestra (rec. 1930)
( + Holst: Beni Mora, Bridge: The Sea, Bliss: Conversations and Vaughan Williams: Wasps Overture)
SYMPOSIUM 1202 (2000)

 

WILLIAM WALLACE
(1860-1940)

Born in Greenock, Scotland. Trained as a medical doctor, he entered the Royal Academy of Music at the age of 29 where he later became a teacher. In addition to his Creation Symphony, his orchestral works include a series of 6 symphonic poems on literary and historical subjects, suites and overtures.

The Eumenides: Prelude (1893)

Martyn Brabbins/BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
( + Creation Symphony and Pelleas and Melisande Suite)
HYPERION CDA66987 (1997)

The Passing of Beatrice (Symphonic Poem No. 1) (1892)

Martyn Brabbins/BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
( + Sister Helen, Sir William Wallace and Villon)
HYPERION HELIOS CDH55461 (2014)
(original CD release: HYPERION CDA66848) (1996)

Pelleas and Melisande Suite (1900)

Martyn Brabbins/BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
( + Creation Symphony and Eumenides Prelude)
HYPERION CDA66987 (1997)

Sir William Wallace (Symphonic Poem No. 5) (1905)

Martyn Brabbins/BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
( + Sister Helen, Passing of Beatrice and Villon)
HYPERION HELIOS CDH55461 (2014)
(original CD release: HYPERION CDA66848) (1996)

Sister Helen (Symphonic Poem No. 3) (1899)

Martyn Brabbins/BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
( + Passing of Beatrice, Sir William Wallace and Villon)
HYPERION HELIOS CDH55461 (2014)
(original CD release: HYPERION CDA66848) (1996)

Villon (Symphonic Poem No. 6) (1909)

Martyn Brabbins/BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
( + Sister Helen, Sir William Wallace and Passing of Beatrice)
HYPERION HELIOS CDH55461 (2014)
(original CD release: HYPERION CDA66848) (1996)



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