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Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

Evening & morning services, Symphony 3
For lo, I raise up, A Song of Peace
O for a closer walk with God
0954222

Review by Rob Barnett

Michael Tippett (1905-1998)

Divertimento on Sellinger's Round, Little Music,
Sonata for Four Horns
Concerto for Double String Orchestra
0953952

Review by Rob Barnett

Divertimento on Sellinger's Round (1954)
Little Music for string orchestra (1946)
Sonata for Four Horns (1955)
Ritual Dances from 'A Midsummer Marriage' (1956)
rec. 1984
5865872

Review by Peter Lawson

Concerto for Double String Orchestra (1938-39)
Fantasia Concertante on a theme of Corelli (1953)
Songs for Dov (1970)
5865882

Review by Gwyn Parry-Jones

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

An Oxford Elegy, Whitsunday Hymn
Flos Campi, Sancta Civitas, Mass
Five Mystical Songs, O Clap Your Hands
0954332

Review by Rob Barnett

Symphonies 4-6, Wasps Overture
Tallis Fantasia, Oboe Concerto
rec. 1967-82
2161462

Reviews by Rob Barnett and Ewan McCormick

Symphony 5, Wasps Overture
Serenade to Music, Greensleeves
2161512

Reviews by Rob Barnett & Ewan McCormick

Choral folksong arrangements
rec. 1969
2161552

Review by Mark Jordan

Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (1910)
The Wasps (Overture) (1909)
Fantasia on ‘Greensleeves’ (1928)
rec. 1971-79
3821572

Review by Dominy Clements

Four Hymns for tenor, viola and piano (1914)
Merciless Beauty (1921)
Four Poems by Fredegond Shove(1922-25)
Ten Blake Songs (1957)
On Wenlock Edge (1909)
9689392

Review by Rob Barnett

William Walton (1902-1983)

Piano quartet, Bagatelles, Violin sonata
0953952

Review by Rob Barnett

Symphony 1 (1935)
Belshazzar’s Feast (1931)
Violin Concerto (1939)
Viola Concerto (1929)
Partita (1957)
9689442

Review by William Hedley

Peter Warlock (1894-1930)

Capriol Suite (1926)
Serenade (to Frederick Delius on his 60th birthday) (1922)
The Curlew (1920-22) & other songs
9689392

Review by Rob Barnett

 

 

 




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