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Cyril SCOTT (1879-1970)

Violin Sonata No. 1, Op.59 (1908)
Sonata Melodica (1950)
Violin Sonata No. 3 (1955)
8.572290

Reviews by John France and Bob Briggs

Sir John STAINER (1840-1901)

The Crucifixion (1887)
8.557624

Reviews by Jonathan Woolf, John Quinn and Michael Cookson

Sir Charles Villiers STANFORD (1852-1924)

Requiem, op. 63 (1896)
The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan (excerpts) (1879)
8.555201/2

Reviews by Michael Cookson and Em Marshall

Morning, Evening & Communion Services in C, op. 115 (1909)
Te Deum, Benedictus, Three Latin Motets, op. 38
Prelude in G, op. 105/3 (1908)
Evening Service in G, op. 81 (1902)
Postlude in D minor, op. 105/6 (1908)
For lo, I raise up, op. 145 (1914)
8.555794

Review by Christopher Howell

Symphony no.4 in F major, op.31 (1888)
Symphony no.7 in D minor, op.124 (1911)
8.570285

Reviews by Christopher Howell and John Quinn

Symphony No. 2 in D minor, ‘Elegiac’ (1880)
Symphony No. 5 in D major, ‘L’Allegro ed il Penseroso’, Op. 56 (1894)
8.570289

Reviews by Kevin Sutton, John Quinn and Christopher Howell

Sonata in F major for Clarinet and Piano, op. 129 (1911)
Fantasy no.1 for Clarinet and String Quartet (1921)
Fantasy no.2 for Clarinet and String Quartet (1922)
Three Intermezzi for Clarinet and Piano, op. 13 (1879)
Piano Trio no.3 in A minor, op. 158 (1918)
8.570416

Reviews by Christopher Howell and Michael Cookson

Symphony No. 6 in E flat major, ‘In honour of the life-work of a great artist: George Frederick Watts’ Op. 94 (1905)
Symphony No. 3 in F minor ‘Irish’, Op. 28 (1887)
8.570355

Reviews by John Quinn and Christopher Howell

Symphony 1 (1876)
Clarinet Concerto (1903)
8.570356

Reviews by John France and John Quinn

Piano Trio 1 in E flat major op.35 (1889)
Legend (1893)
Irish Fantasies op.54 (1894)
Piano Quartet 2 in C minor op.133 (1913)
8.572452

Reviews by Christopher Howell and John France

Arthur SULLIVAN (1842-1900)

Pineapple Poll (arr. Mackerras)
Symphony in E "Irish" (1866)
8.570351

Reviews by Michael Greenhalgh and Stephen Vasta

Giles SWAYNE (1946-)

Magnificat I (1982)
The silent land (1997)
Ave verum corpus (2003)
Stabat mater (2004)
8.572595

Reviews by Robert Hugill and John Quinn

Thomas TALLIS (c.1505-1585)

Spem in alium
Salve intemerata
Missa salve intemerata
With all our heart
Discomfort them, O Lord
I call and cry to thee, O Lord
8.557770 & 6.110111

Reviews by Kevin Sutton, John Quinn (CD) and Robert Hugill (SACD)

John TAVENER (b. 1945)

God is with us-Christmas Proclamation
Song for Athene; The Lamb; The Tiger
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis; Funeral Ikos
Two Hymns to the Mother of God
Love bade me welcome; As One who has slept
The Lord's Prayer; Svyati-"O Holy One"
8.555256

Review by Christopher Thomas

Lament for Jerusalem (2002)
8.557826

Reviews by Robert Hugill and John Quinn

Michael TIPPETT (1905-1988)

A Child Of Our Time (1944)
8.557570

Reviews by Gwyn Parry-Jones and John Quinn

Piano Sonata No. 1 (1936-7, rev. 1942)
Piano Sonata No. 2 (1962)
Piano Sonata No. 3 (1973)
8.557611

Reveiws by Dominy Clements and David Blomenberg

String Quartet 1 in A major (1934-35, rev. 1943)
String Quartet 2 in F sharp major (1941-1942)
String Quartet 4 (1977-78)
8.570496

Reviews by John France and Tony Haywood

String Quartet No. 3 (1945-46)
String Quartet No. 5 (1990-91)
8.570497

Review by Gavin Dixon

Ralph VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958)

Symphony No. 5
Symphony No. 9
8.550738

Review by Gerald Fenech

Mass in G minor
Motets: Lord, Thou hast been our refuge; Prayer to the Father of Heaven; O vos omnes; O clap your hands; O taste and see
Anthem: O how amiable
Hymn: Come, down, O Love divine (Down Ampney)
8.554826

Reviews by Terry Barfoot and Gary Higginson

Phantasy Quintet
String Quartet No. 1 in G minor
String Quartet No. 2 in A minor
8.555300

Reviews by Aidan Twomey, Terry Barfoot and Hubert Culot

Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Norfolk Rhapsody No. 1
In the Fen Country
Fantasia on Greensleeves
Concerto Grosso
8.555867

Review by Roy Brewer

A Sea Symphony (1909)
8.557059

Reviews by Colin Clarke and John Philips

Songs
It was a lover and lass; The Lawyer; The splendour falls; The water mill; Tired; Silent Noon; Searching for lambs; Nocturne; Joy, Shipmate, Joy; Lord, come away!; Come love, Come Lord; Dirge for Fidele
Five Mystical Songs (1909)
On Wenlock Edge (1911)
8.557114

Review by Rob Barnett

Symphony No. 4 in F minor (1934)
Norfolk Rhapsody No. 1 (1906)
Flos Campi (1925)
8.557276

Review by William Hedley, Christopher Thomas and Patrick Weller

Songs of Travel (1904)
The House of Life (1903)
Linden Lea (1908)
Four poems by Fredegond Shove (1924)
8.557643

Review by Anne Ozorio and Em Marshall

Toward the Unknown Region (1907)
Willow-Wood (1909)
The Voice of the Whirlwind (1947)
Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus (1939)
The Sons of Light (1951)
8.557798

Reviews by Tony Haywood, Christopher Howell and Anne Ozorio

Fantasia on Christmas Carols (1912)
Hodie (This Day) (1954)
8.570439

Reviews by Brian Wilson and Margarida Mota-Bull

The Wasps suite (1909)
Piano Concerto (1926-31)
English Folk Song Suite (1923)
The Running Set (1933)
8.572304

Reviews by Michael Greenhalgh and Christopher Fifield

Dona Nobis Pacem (1936)
Sancta Civitas (1925)
8.572424

Review by John Quinn

Mass in G minor (1921), A Vision of Aeroplanes (1956)
The Voice out of the Whirlwind (1947)
Valiant-for-Truth (1940), Three Choral Hymns (1929)
Nothing is here for tears (1936), A Choral Flourish (1956)
The Souls of the Righteous (1947)
8.572465

Reviews by William Hedley and John Quinn

A Sea Symphony (1909)
6.110016

Review by Paul Shoemaker

Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (1910)
Norfolk Rhapsody no.1 (1906 rev.1914)
In the Fen Country (1904)
Fantasia on Greensleeves [1934]
Concerto Grosso (1950)
6.110053

Review by Christopher Howell and Em Marshall

Ian VENABLES (1955-)

On the Wings of Love, (2005-2006)
Venetian Songs (1994-1995) & other songs
8.572514

Reviews by John Quinn, John France and Brian Wilson

Complete Works for Piano Solo
8.573156

Reviews by John France, Rob Barnett and John Quinn

William Vincent WALLACE (1812-1865)

Opera fantasies and paraphrases
8.572774

Reviews by Raymond Walker and Christopher Howell

Lurline (1860)
8.660293-94

Reviews by Göran Forsling and Jonathan Woolf

Maritana (1845)
8.660308-9

Reviews by Christopher Howell and Göran Forsling

William WALTON (1902-1983)

Henry V (film score suite)
8.553343

Review by Rob Barnett

Hamlet (film score suite)
As You Like It (film score suite)
8.553344

Review by Jane Erb

Spitfire Prelude and Fugue
Sinfonia Concertante (1927 version)
Hindemith Variations
March: A History of the English Speaking Peoples
8.553869

Reviews by Ian Lace and Rob Barnett

Cello Concerto
Violin Concerto
8.554325

Reviews by Rob Barnett and Ian Lace

String Quartet in a minor
Piano Quartet in d minor
8.554646

Review by Harry Downey

Coronation Te Deum; Drop, drop slow tears
Magnificat and Nunc Dimitis
Where does the uttered music go?
Jubilate Deo; Cantico del Sole
The Twelve; Set me as a seal upon thine heart
Antiphon; Missa Brevis
Touch her soft lips and part; The Death of Falstaff
8.555793

Review by Terry Barfoot

The Quest
Siesta
The Wise Virgins
8.555868

Review by Terry Barfoot

Belshazzar's Feast (1931)
Crown Imperial (1937)
Orb and Sceptre (1953)
8.555869

Reviews by John Quinn and Rob Barnett

Songs (complete)
8.557112

Review by Jürgen Schaarwächter

Peter WARLOCK (1894-1930)

Choral works
8.573227

Review by Gwyn Parry-Jones

Charles WOOD (1866-1926)

St Mark Passion (1920)
8.570561

Reviews by Michael Cookson and John Quinn

 



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