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BRITISH COMPOSERS (A-C)

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A-C D-K L-R S-Z

William ALWYN (1905-1985)

Piano Concerto No. 1 (1930)
Piano Concerto No. 2 (1960)
Derby Day - overture (1960)
Sonata alla Toccata (1947)
8.557590

Reviews by Rob Barnett and Tony Haywood

Symphony No. 5 ('Hydriotaphia') (1973)
Symphony No. 2 (1953)
Lyra Angelica - concerto for harp and orchestra (1954)
8.557647

Review by Rob Barnett and David Blomenberg

Symphony No. 1 (1949)
Symphony No. 3 (1956)
8.557648

Reviews by Rob Barnett, Jonathan Woolf and John Quinn

Symphony No. 4 (1959)
Sinfonietta for Strings (1970)
8.557649

Reviews by John Quinn, Rob Barnett and Jonathan Woolf

Elizabethan Dances (1956-57), Aphrodite in Aulis (1932)
The Innumerable Dance - An English Overture (1933)
Concerto for Oboe, Harp and Strings (1943-44)
The Magic Island (1952), Festival March (1951)
8.570144

Reviews by Rob Barnett, Jonathan Woolf and Christopher Thomas

The Moor of Venice (1956; 2001)
Concerto Grosso No. 2 (1948)
Serenade (1932)
Seven Irish Tunes (1936)
Concerto Grosso No. 3 (1964)
8.570145

Review by John France

Mirages (1970)
Six Nocturnes (1973)
Slum Song (1947)
Seascapes (1980)
Invocations (1977)
8.570201

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Rhapsody for Piano Quartet (1938)
Sonata impromptu for violin and viola (1939)
Ballade for viola and piano (1939)
Two Songs for voice, violin and piano (1931)
Three Songs to words by Trevor Blakemore (1940)
Violin Sonatina (1933)
Three Winter Poems for string quartet (1948)
8.570340

Reviews by Ewan McCormick, William Kreindler and Derek Warby

Piano Music Volume 1
Sonata alla toccata (1945-46), Green Hills (1935)
Cricketty Mill (1935), Haze of Noon (1925)
Prelude and Fugue formed on an Indian Scale (1945)
Harvest Home (1938), Fancy Free (1926)
April Morn (1924-26), Fantasy Waltzes (1954-55)
8.570359

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Piano Music Volume 2
Twelve Preludes (1958), Hunter’s Moon (1932)
Two Irish Pieces (1926), Contes Barbares (1930-33)
Cinderella (1952), Water Lillies (1952)
Night Thoughts (1939), Movements (1961)
8.570464

Review by Jonathan Woolf

String Quartet No.1 in D minor (1953)
String Quartet No.2 Spring Waters (1975)
String Quartet No.3 (1984)
Novelette (1938-9)
8.570560

Reviews by John France and Brian Wilson

Overture to a Masque (1940), Concerto Grosso 1 (1943)
Pastoral Fantasia (1939), Five Preludes (1927)
Tragic Interlude (1936), Autumn Legend (1954)
Suite of Scottish Dances (1946)
8.570704

Reviews by Rob Barnett and Jonathan Woolf

Violin Concerto (1937-1939)
Miss Julie Suite (arr. Philip Lane) (1973-1976; 2000)
Fanfare for a Joyful Occasion (1948)
8.570705

Review by John France

Clarinet Sonata (1962) Oboe Sonata (1934)
Viola Sonata (1941) Suite for Oboe and Harp (1945)
String Trio (1959) Conversations (1950)
8.572425

Review by John France

Film Music: arranged for wind orchestra
8.572747

Reviews by Paul Godfrey and Ian Lace

Malcolm ARNOLD (b. 1921)

Symphonies 1-9
8.505178

Review by Rob Barnett

Complete Symphonies
8.505221

Reviews by Brian Wilson and Derek Warby

Symphony no 5, op 74 (1961)
Symphony no 6, op 95 (1968)
8.552000

Review by Adrian Smith

Symphony No. 7 (1973)
Symphony No. 8 (1978)
8.552001

Reviews by Rob Barnett and Paul Serotsky

English Dances Set 1, Op. 27; Set 2 Op. 33 (1950; 1951)
Four Scottish Dances Op. 59 (1957)
Four Cornish Dances Op. 91 (1966)
Four Irish Dances Op. 126 (1986)
Four Welsh Dances Op. 138
8.553526

Reviews by Rob Barnett and Colin Clarke

 

String quartets 1 & 2, Phantasy
8.557762

Review by Michael Cookson

Wind Quintet, Op.2 (1943)
Duo for 2 clarinets, Op. 135, Divertimento (1988)
Grand Fantasia for flute, clarinet and piano (1940)
Suite Bourgeoise for flute, clarinet and piano (c. 1939)
Divertimento for flute, oboe and clarinet, Op. 37 (c. 1952)
3 Shanties for wind quintet, Op. 4 (1943) & other short works
8.570294

Reviews by Michael Cookson and Christopher Howell

Overture: Beckus the Dandipratt, op.12 (1945)
Fantasy on a Theme of John Field, op.116 (1975)
Concerto for two pianos (three hands) (‘Concerto for Cyril and Phyllis’), op.104 (1969)
Concerto for piano duet and strings, op.32 (1951)
8.570531

Reviews by Bob Briggs and Brian Wilson

Cello Concerto, Op. 136 (1988/2000)
Concertino for Flute and Strings, Op. 19a (1948/2000)
Fantasy for Recorder and String Quartet, Op. 140 (1990/2001)
Saxophone Concerto (1942/1994)
Symphony for Strings, Op. 13 (1946)
8.572640

Review by Rob Barnett

Samuel ARNOLD (1740-1802)

Six Overtures Op.8 (1771)
Macbeth: Incidental Music (1778)
Polly (Opera) – Overture (1777)
8.557484

Reviews by Jonathan Woolf, Glyn Pursglove and John France

Polly (1777)
8.660241

Reviews by Jonathan Woolf and Glyn Pursglove

Charles AVISON (1709/10–1770)

Twelve Concertos Op.6
8.557553-54

Rewviews by Johan van Veen and Jonathan Woolf

Six Concertos Op. 3 (1751)
Eight Concertos Op. 4 (1755)
8.557905-6

Review by Robert Hugill

Tony BANKS (b. 1950)

SIX Pieces for Orchestra
8.572986

Review by Oleg Ledeniov

Granville BANTOCK (1868-1946)

Hebridean Symphony (1915)
Old English Suite (1909)
Russian Scenes (1899)
8.555473

Review by John France

Arnold BAX (1883-1953)

Symphony No. 3
The Happy Forest
8.553608

Review by Christopher Webber

Symphony No. 2
November Woods
8.554093

Reviews by Richard Adams, Rob Barnett and Ian Lace

Symphony No. 5 (1932)
The Tale the Pine Trees Knew (1931)
8.554509

Reviews by Rob Barnett, John Phillips and Ian Lace

Overture, Elegy and Rondo (1927)
Sinfonietta (1932)
8.555109

Reviews by Rob Barnett and Kevin Sutton

String Quartet No. 1 (1918)
String Quartet No. 2 (1925)
8.555282

Reviews by Rob Barnett and Terry Barfoot

Symphony No. 4 (1931)
Nympholept (1915)
Overture to a Picaresque Comedy
8.555343

Review by Rob Barnett and Terry Barfoot

String Quartet No. 3 (1936)
Lyrical Interlude for string quintet (1908)
Adagio ma non troppo Cathaleen-ni-Hoolihan (1903)
8.555953

Reviews by Rob Barnett and Ian Lace

Symphony No. 6 (1934)
Into the Twilight (1908)
Summer Music (1920)
8.557144

Reviews by Ian Lace and Rob Barnett

Symphony No. 7 (1939)
Tintagel (1919)
8.557145

Reviews by Rob Barnett and Ian Lace

Piano Sonata No. 1 (1910)
Piano Sonata No. 2 (1919)
Dream in Exile - Intermezzo (1916)
Burlesque (1920)
Nereid (1919)
In a Vodka Shop (1915)
8.557439

Reviews by Rob Barnett, Graham Parlett and John France

Violin Sonata No.1 in E major (1910-15 revised 1920, 1945) Violin Sonata No.3 (1927)
Original second and third movements of the First Sonata (1910)
8.557540

Reviews by Jonathan Woolf and Michael Cookson

Piano Sonata No.3 in G sharp minor (1926)
Piano Sonata No.4 in G major (1934)
Water Music
Winter Waters (1915)
Country Tune (1920)
O Dame Get Up and Bake Your Pies (1945)
8.557592

Reviews by Colin Clarke and Tony Haywood

Tintagel (1919)
The Garden of Fand (1916)
The Happy Forest (1921)
The Tale the Pine Trees Knew (1931)
November Woods (1917)
8.557599

Review by John Quinn

Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in B flat (1946)
Clarinet Sonata in D (1934)
Folk-Tale for Cello and Piano (1918)
Clarinet Sonata in E (1901)
Romance for Clarinet and Piano (1901)
Trio in One Movement for Piano, Violin and Clarinet (1906)
8.557698

Reviews by Tony Haywood and Em Marshall

Viola Sonata (1922)
Concert Piece for viola and piano (1904)
Legend for viola and piano (1929)
Trio in one movement for violin, viola and piano Op.4 (1906)
8.557784

Review by Em Marshall, Jonathan Woolf, Terry Barfoot and Michael Cookson

Violin Sonata No. 2 (1915)
Ballad for Violin and Piano (1916)
Legend for Violin and Piano (1915)
Sonata in G minor: Allegro appassionato (1901)
Sonata in F major (1928)
8.570094

Reviews by Ian Lace and Michael Cookson

Music for two pianos
Festival Overture (1909), The Poisoned Fountain (1928)
Moy Mell (1916), Sonata for two pianos (1929)
The Devil That Tempted St. Anthony (1928)
Red Autumn (1931), Hardanger (1927)
8.570413

Review by Dan Morgan and Bob Briggs

Symphonic Variations (1916-18)
Concertante for Piano (Left Hand) and Orchestra (1949)
8.570774

Reviews by Rob Barnett and Ian Lace

Piano quintet (1915)
8.572474

Reviews by Ian Lace and John France

Winter Legends (1929-30)
Morning Song ‘Maytime in Sussex’ (1946)
Saga Fragment (1932)
8.572597

Review by John France

Lennox BERKELEY (1903-1989)

Mont Juic Op.12/Op.9 (1937) (jointly composed with Benjamin Britten)
8.557198

Review by Hubert Culot

Five Poems op.53 (1958)
Night covers up the rigid land, op.14 no.2
Lay your sleeping head, my love, op.14 no.2b
8.557204

Review by Gwyn Parry-Jones

Sacred Choral Music
Crux Fidelis Op.43 (1955), Missa Brevis Op.57 (1960)
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis Op.99 (1980), Three Latin Motets (1972), The Lord is my Shepherd Op.91 no.1 (1975), Mass for Five voices Op.64 (1964), Look up, sweet babe Op.43 no.2 (1955), A Festival Anthem Op.21 no.2 (1945), Toccata from Three pieces for organ Op.72 no.1 (1966-8)
8.557277

Reviews by Gary Higginson, Robert Hugill and John Quinn

Sonatina for Violin and Piano Op.17 (1943)
Five Short Pieces for Piano Op.4 (1937)
Andantino for Cello and Piano Op.21 No.2a (1945)
Three Pieces for Clarinet Solo (1939)
Mazurka for Piano Op.101b (1982)
Duo for Cello and Piano Op.81 No.1 (1971)
Six Preludes for Piano Op.23 (1945)
Concertino for Flute, Violin, Cello and Piano Op.49 (1955)
8.557324

Reviews by Jonathan Woolf and Terry Barfoot

String Quartet No.1 Op.6 (1935)
String Quartet No.2 Op.15 (1941)
String Quartet No.3 Op.76 (1970)
8.570415

Review by Hubert Culot

Trio for violin, horn and piano, Op.44 (1944)
Sonatina for flute and piano, Op.13 (1939)
Viola Sonata Op.22 (1945)
Quintet, Op.90 for piano and winds (1975)
8.572288

Review by John France

Judith BINGHAM (1952-)

Salt in the Blood (1995)
The Darkness Is No Darkness (1993)
First Light (2001)
The Snows Descend (1997)
The Secret Garden (2004)

8.570346

Reviews by John Quinn, Christopher Howell and Robert Hugill

Jacob’s Ladder (2007)
St Bride, Assisted by Angels (2000)
Prelude and Voluntary [from Missa Brevis] (2003)
Annunciation I (2000) Hope (1989/2003)
Into the Wilderness (1982) The Gift (1996)
Vol de nuit (2004) Gothick (1973/2009)
Incarnation with Shepherds Dancing (2002/2003)
Ancient Sunlight (2003)
8.572687

Review by Byzantion

Howard BLAKE (b. 1938)

Violin Sonata, op.586 (1973–2007)
Penillion, op.571 (1975/2005)
Piano Quartet, op.179 (1974)
Jazz Dances, op.520a (1976/2008)
8.572083

Reviews by Jonathan Woolf, Bob Briggs and Rob Barnett

The Passion of Mary, op.577 (2006)
Four Songs of the Nativity, op.415 (1990)
8.572453

Reviews by Bob Briggs and John Quinn

Spieltrieb, op.594 (2008)
A Month in the Country, op.611 (2010)
Leda and the Swan, op.249a (1977)
String Trio, op.199 (1975/2010)
Walking in the Air (2010)
8.572688

Reviews by Byzantion and John France

Sir Arthur BLISS (1891-1975)

Piano Quartet (1915)
Sonata for Viola and Piano (1933)
Oboe Quintet (1927)
8.555931

Reviews by Kevin Sutton (Recording of the Month) and Neil Horner

String Quartet No. 1 in B flat major
Conversations for flute, oboe, violin, viola & cello
String Quartet in A minor
8.557108

Reviews by Terry Barfoot and Neil Horner

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in B flat major (1939)
Sonata for Piano (1952)
Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra (1950)
8.557146

Reviews by John Quinn, Ian Lace and Rob Barnett

String Quartet No. 2 (1950)
Clarinet Quintet (1932)
8.557394

Review by Patrick Waller

Mêlée Fantasque (1921)
Checkmate - complete ballet (1937)
8.557641

Reviews by John Quinn, Terry Barfoot and Ray Hall

Meditations on a Theme by John Blow (1955)
Metamorphic Variations (1972)
8.572316

Reviews by John France and John Quinn

York BOWEN (1711-1779)

Viola Sonata No.1 in C minor Op.18 (1905)
Phantasy for Viola and Piano Op.54 (1918)
Viola Sonata No.2 in F major (1905)
8.572580

Review by Nick Barnard

William BOYCE (1711-1779)

Symphonies, op. 2
8.557278

Reviews by Johan van Veen and Jonathan Woolf

Havergal BRIAN (1876-1972)

Symphony No. 1 The Gothic (1919-1927)
8.557418/9

Reviews by John France, Rob Barnett (2004), Paul Serotsky and Rob Barnett (2011)

Comedy Overture – The Jolly Miller (1962)
Violin Concerto in C major (1934-35)
Symphony No. 18 (1961)
8.557775

Reviews by John France and Jonathan Woolf

Symphony No. 4, 'Das Siegeslied' (1932-33)
Symphony No. 12 (1957)
8.570308

Review by Colin Clarke

Symphony 2 (1930-31)
Festival Fanfare (1967)
8.570506

Reviews by Colin Clarke and Derek Warby

Concert Overture: For Valour (1902-06)
Comedy Overture: Doctor Merryheart (1911-12)
Symphony No. 11 (1954)
Symphony No. 15 (1960)
8.572014

Reviews by John France and Bob Briggs

In Memoriam (1910)
Festal Dance (1908)
Symphony No.17 (1960-1961)
Symphony No.32 (1968)
8.572020

Reviews by John France and Bob Briggs

Symphony No. 22, Symphonia brevis (1964/65)
Symphony No. 23 (1965)
Symphony No. 24 in D major (1965)
English Suite No. 1, Op. 12 (1905/06)
8.572833

Reviews by Nick Barnard, Rob Barnett and Michael Cookson

Frank BRIDGE (1879-1941)

Works for string quartet
Phantasie Quartet (1905), Novelletten (1904)
Three Idylls (1906), Sir Roger de Coverley (1922)
An Irish Melody – The Londonderry Air (1908)
Sally in Our Alley (1916), Cherry Ripe (1916)
Three Pieces
8.553718

Review by Jonathan Woolf and Gary Higginson

String Quartet No. 1 (1906)
String Quartet No. 3 (1926)
8.557133

Review by Rob Barnett

Enter Spring (Rhapsody) (1927)
Summer (Tone Poem) (1914)
Two Poems for orchestra (1915)
The Sea - Suite (1911)
8.557167

Reviews by John France and Rob Barnett

String Quartet No.2 in G minor (1914-15)
Phantasy Piano Quartet in F sharp minor (1909-10)
String Quartet No.4 (1937)
8.557283

Reviews by Tony Haywood and Terry Barfoot

Piano Music Volume 1
The Fairy Tale (1917), The Hour Glass (1920)
Three Poems (1915), Miniature Pastorals (set 1) (1917)
Three Pieces (1912), In Autumn (1924)
Three Lyrics (1921-4)
8.557842

Reviews by Christopher Howell and Em Marshall

Piano Music Vol. 2
Piano Sonata (1921-24), Lament for Catherine (1915)
Three Improvisations for the Left Hand (1917)
Three Sketches (1906), Moderato (1903)
Pensées fugitives I (1902), Scherzettino (1902)
8.557921

Review by William Kreindler

Phantasie Trio (Piano Trio No.1) (1907)
Piano Trio No.2 (1928-29)
Nine Miniatures for Piano Trio (1908)
8.570792

Review by John France

Piano quintet (1905)
8.572474

Reviews by Ian Lace and John France

David BRIGGS (1962-)

Choral works
8.573111

Review by John Quinn and Dave Billinge

Benjamin BRITTEN (1913-1976)

Rejoice in the Lamb
Hymn to St. Cecilia
Hymn to St Peter
Hymn to the Virgin
Missa Brevis and other choral works
8.554791

Review by Harry Downey

Symphonic Suites: Gloriana, Op.52a (1953)
Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia from Peter Grimes, Op.33
Sinfonia da Requiem, Op.20
8.557196

Review by Em Marshall

Overture to Paul Bunyan (1939-42) (arr. Colin Matthews, 1977)
Piano Concerto, op.13 (including both original and revised third movement) (1938)
Johnson over Jordan Suite (1939)
8.557197

Review by Michael Cookson

Canadian Carnival Op.19 (1939)
Violin Concerto Op.15 (1939)
Mont Juic Op.12/Op.9 (1937) (jointly composed with Lennox Berkeley)
8.557198

Review by Hubert Culot

Serenade for tenor, horn and stings, Op. 31 (1943)
Nocturne, Op. 60 (1958)
Phaedra, Op. 93 (1975)
8.557199

Reviews by Em Marshall, Kevin Sutton, Colin Clarke and Stephen Hall

Occasional Overture (1946)
Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op.10 (1937)
Prelude and Fugue for 18-part String Orchestra, Op.29: (1943)
The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, Op.34 ‘Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Henry Purcell’ (1946)
8.557200

Reviews by Em Marshall and Kevin Sutton

Canticle I– My Beloved is Mine, op.40
Canticle II– Abraham and Isaac, op.51
The Heart of the Matter
Canticle III– Still Falls the Rain, op.55
Canticle IV– Journey of the Magi, op.86
Canticle V– The Death of Saint Narcissus, op. 89
8.557202

Reviews by Gwyn Parry-Jones and Bruce Hodges

St. Nicolas, Op. 42 (1948)
Christ’s Nativity (1931)
Psalm 150, Op 67 (1962)
8.557203

Review by Kevin Sutton

On This Island, op.11 (1937)
Fish in the unruffled lakes (1938)
Night covers up the rigid land (1937)
To lie flat on the back (1937)
The sun shines down (1937)
What’s on your mind? (early 1940s)
Underneath the abject willow (early 1940s)
Cabaret Songs (1937-39)
When you’re feeling like expressing your affection (1935?)
Underneath the abject willow (1936)
8.557204

Review by Gwyn Parry-Jones

Simple Symphony for Strings, op.4 (1934)
Temporal Variations (1936) (orch. C. Matthews, 1993)
A Charm of Lullabies, op.41 (1947) (arr. C Matthews, 1993)
Lachrymae, op.48a (1976)
Suite on English Folk Tunes, ‘A time there was….’ op.90 (1974)
8.557205

Review by Gwyn Parry-Jones

Quatre Chansons Françaises, op.posth. (1928)
Our Hunting Fathers, op.8 (1936)
Les Illuminations, op.18 (1939)
8.557206

Review by Gwyn Parry-Jones

Folksong Arrangements 1
Volumes 1-6
8.557220/1

Reviews by Evan Dickerson and Em Marshall

Folksong Arrangements 2
Eight Folk Song Arrangements for High Voice and Harp
Orchestral Arrangements
8.557222

Review by Em Marshall

Songs and Proverbs of William Blake, Op 74 (1965)
Tit for Tat (1929-1931)
Folk song arrangements
8.572600

Review by William Hedley

Complete Scottish songs
8.572706

Review by John France

Albert Herring
8.660107/8

Reviews by William Hedley, John France and John Leeman

Gavin BRYARS (1943-)

After Handel’s Vesper (1995)
Ramble on Cortona (2010)
Piano Concerto (The Solway Canal) (2010)
8.572570

Reviews by Kirk McElhearn, John France and Jonathan Woolf

George BUTTERWORTH (1881-1916)

Songs from A Shropshire Lad
Folk Songs from Sussex
8.572426

Reviews by Jonathan Woolf and Bob Briggs

Bob CHILCOTT (1955-)

Everyone Sang
8.573158

Review by John Quinn

The rose in the middle of winter & other carols
8.573159

Reviews by John Quinn, Paul Corfield Godfrey & Simon Thompson

Rebecca CLARKE (1886-1979)

Viola Sonata (1919)
Passacaglia (on an old English tune) for viola and piano (c.1941)
Morpheus for viola and piano (c.1918)
Untitled Piece for viola and piano (c.1918)
Dumka for violin, viola and piano (c.1941)
Prelude, Allegro and Pastorale for viola and clarinet (1941)
8.557934

Reviews by Hubert Culot, Michael Cookson and Jonathan Woolf

Ronald CORP (1951-)

String Quartet no.1 The Bustard (2008)
String Quartet no.2 (2009)
Country Matters, (1972)
8.572578

Review by Byzantion

The ice mountain
8.572777

Review by Byzantion

Collections

English String Miniatures
Works by John Rutter, C W Orr, George Melachrino, Peter Dodd, Armstrong Gibbs, Frank Cordell, David Lyon, Roy Douglas and Philip Lane
8.554186

Reviews by Ian Lace and Colin Scott-Sutherland

English String Miniatures Vol. 2
Works by Frank Bridge, Sir Edward Elgar, Haydn Wood,
John Ireland, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Frederick Delius, Peter Warlock and Geoffrey Bush
8.555068

Reviews by John France and Adrian Smith

English String Miniatures Vol. 3
Works by Carlo Martelli, Gerald Finzi, Gustav Holst, William Blezard, Michael Hurd, Haydn Wood and Bruce Montgomery
8.555069

Reviews by Rob Barnett & Terry Barfoot

British Guitar Music
William Walton - Five Bagatelles
Peter Maxwell Davies - Farewell to Stromness
Alan Rawsthorne - Elegy
Lennox Berkeley - Sonatina for Guitar
Richard Rodney Bennett -Five Impromptus
8.557040

Review by Göran Forsling

British Piano Concertos
Howard Ferguson (1951)
Roberto Gerhard (1961)
Alec Rowley (1938)
Christian Darnton (1948)
8.557290

Reviews by Christopher Howell, Rob Barnett, Brian Wilson and John France

Bethlehem Down
Works by Rutter, Holst, Warlock, Britten, Haldey and others
8.557581

Reviews by William Hedley, Christopher Thomas and Em Marshall

English String Miniatures Vol. 5
Works by Pamela Harrison, John Ireland, Francis Chagrin, Percy Fletcher, Paul Lewis, Albert Cabazon, Thomas Roseingrave and Humphrey Searle
8.557752

Review by Jonathan Woolf and Michael Cookson

English String Miniatures Vol. 6
Works by Gustav Holst, Paul Carr, Adam Carse, Malcolm Lipkin, Peter Warlock, Paul Lewis, William Lloyd Webber and Lionel Sainsbury
8.557753

Reviews by Rob Barnett, Gwyn Parry-Jones and Raymond Walker

British Tuba Concertos
Edward Gregson - Tuba Concerto (1978)
Roger Steptoe - Tuba Concerto (1983)
Ralph Vaughan Williams - Tuba Concerto (1954)
John Golland - Tuba Concerto Op. 46 (1980s)
8.557754

Reviews by Hubert Culot, Rob Barnett and Christopher Thomas

The English Clarinet
Works by Bliss, Finzi, Bax, Hurlstone, W Lloyd Webber, Patterson, German & Roxburgh
8.570539

Review by Michael Cookson

The Best of British
8.570573/4

Review by John Sheppard

Best of British Light Music
8.570575/6

Review by John Sheppard

In Terra Pax
8.572102

Review by Simon Thompson

English Viola Sonatas
Gordon Jacob - Viola sonata
John Ireland - Cello sonata (trans. Tertis)
Malcolm Arnold - Viola sonata
Frederick Delius - Cello sonata (trans. Outram)
Lennox Berkeley - Viola sonata
8.572208

Reviews by Bob Briggs and Gary Higginson

British Women Composers
Ethel Smyth - Violin Sonata
Elizabeth Maconchy - Three Preludes
Irène Regina Wienawska - Violin
Phyllis Tate - Triptych
Ethel Barns - La Chasse
8.572291

Reviews by Bob Briggs and Gary Higginson

The English viola
Arthur Bliss - Viola sonata
Frederic Delius - Violin sonata 3 (arr. viola Tertis)
Frank Bridge - small works
8.572407

Reviews by Bob Briggs and Jonathan Woolf

English Recorder Music
Works by Lane, Arnold, Pitfield, Gregson, Lyon, Parrott & Bullard
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