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WILLIAM ALWYN (1905-1985)

LIST OF RECORDINGS
(By composition)

by David Barker and Len Mullenger

 

 

 

This page provides a list of all known CD recordings of Alwyn's music, arranged by composition.

It is intended to complement the other Alwyn discography page, which lists the performances by recording. Links to reviews and purchase links are to be found on the other page.

David Barker, 2007

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ORCHESTRAL

Aphrodite in Aulis (1932)
Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.570144

Autumn Legend (1955, English horn & orch.)
Geoffrey Browne/London PO/William Alwyn • Lyrita SRCD230
Nicholas Daniel/City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9065
Rachel Pankhurst, Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.570704

Concerto Grosso No. 1 (1943)
City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN8866
Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.570704

Concerto Grosso No. 2 (1950)
City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN8866
London PO/William Alwyn • Lyrita SRCD230

Concerto Grosso No. 3 (1964)
City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN8866

Concerto for Oboe, Harp and Strings (1943-44)
Nicholas Daniel, Rachel Masters/City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN8866
Jonathan Small, Eleanor Hudson/Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.570144

Derby Day (1960)
Bournemouth SO/James Judd • Naxos 8.557590
London PO/William Alwyn • Lyrita SRCD229
London SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9093

Elizabethan Dances (1957)
London PO/William Alwyn • Lyrita SRCD229
London SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN8902 • re-released on Chandos CHAN9935
Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.570144

Fanfare for a Joyful Occasion (1948)
London SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9093

Festival March (1951)
London PO/William Alwyn • Lyrita SRCD229
London SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN8902
Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.570144

The Innumerable Dance (1933)
Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.570144

Lyra Angelica (1954, harp & orch.)
Osian Ellis/London PO/William Alwyn • Lyrita SRCD230
Rachel Masters/City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9065
Suzanne Willison/Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.557647

The Magic Island (1952)
London PO/William Alwyn • Lyrita SRCD229
London SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9093
Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.570144

The Moor of Venice (1956)
Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Gavin Sutherland • Whiteline CDWHL2137
Williams Fairey Band/Bryan Hurdley • Chandos CHAN4547 (arr. for brass band)

Overture to a Masque (1940)
London SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9093 • re-released on Chandos CHAN9935
Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.570704

Pastoral Fantasia (1939, viola & str.)
Sarah-Jane Bradley/Orchestra Nova/George Vass • Dutton CDLX7186
Philip Dukes/Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.570704
Stephen Tees/City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9065

Piano Concerto No. 1 (1930)
Peter Donohoe/Bournemouth SO/James Judd • Naxos 8.557590
Howard Shelley/London SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9155 • re-released on Chandos CHAN9935

Piano Concerto No. 2 (1960)
Howard Shelley/London SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9196 • re-released on Chandos CHAN9935
Peter Donohoe/Bournemouth SO/James Judd • Naxos 8.557590

Five Preludes (1927)
Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.570704

Sinfonietta for Strings (1970)
London PO/William Alwyn • Lyrita SRCD229
London SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9196 • re-released on Chandos CHAN9429
Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.557649

Suite of Scottish Dances (1946)
Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.570704
Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Gavin Sutherland • Whiteline CDWHL2113 • also available on CDWHL2116 & Resonance CDRSB205

Symphony No. 1 (1949)
Hallé O/Sir John Barbirolli • Dutton CDSJB1029
London PO/William Alwyn • Lyrita SRCD227
London SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9155 • re-released on Chandos CHAN9429
Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.557648

Symphony No. 2 (1953)
Hallé O/Sir John Barbirolli • Dutton CDSJB1029
London PO/William Alwyn • Lyrita SRCD228
London SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9093 • re-released on Chandos CHAN9429
Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.557647

Symphony No. 3 (1956)
London PO/William Alwyn • Lyrita SRCD228
BBC SO/Sir Thomas Beecham • Somm Beecham23
London SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9187 • re-released on Chandos CHAN9429
Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.557648

Symphony No. 4 (1959)
London PO/William Alwyn • Lyrita SRCD227
London SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN8902 • re-released on Chandos CHAN9429
Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.557649

Symphony No. 5 'Hydriotaphia' (1973)
London PO/William Alwyn • Lyrita SRCD228
London SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9196 • re-released on Chandos CHAN9429
Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.557647

Tragic Interlude (1936)
City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9065
Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.570704

Violin Concerto (1939)
Lydia Mordkovitch/London SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9187

 

CHAMBER

Ballade for viola and piano (1939)
Roger Chase, Andrew Ball • Naxos 8.570340

Chaconne for Tom for recorder & piano (1982)
John Turner, Iain Burnside • Naxos 8.570340

Concerto for flute and eight wind instruments (1980)
Phillipa Davies/Nash Ensemble • Dutton CDLX7176
Kate Hill, Haffner Wind Ensemble of London • Chandos CHAN9152

Crepuscule for solo harp (1955)
Ieuan Jones • Chandos CHAN9197

Divertimento for solo flute (1941)
Phillipa Davies • Dutton CDLX7176
Kate Hill • Chandos CHAN9197
Christopher Hyde-Smith • Lyrita SRCD293

French Suite for flute, violin, viola and harp (1937)
Phillipa Davies, Malin Broman, Louise Williams, Lucy Wakeford • Dutton CDLX7176

Fantasy-Sonata for flute and harp 'Naiades' (1971)
Elinor Bennett, Judith Hall • Nimbus NI5247
Emily Beynon, Catherine Beynon • Metier 92006
Phillipa Davies, Lucy Wakeford • Dutton CDLX7176
Kate Hill, Ieuan Jones • Chandos CHAN9152
Christopher Hyde-Smith, Mariso Robles • Lyrita SRCD293
Peter Verduyn Lunel, Elisabet Waage • AC Classics AC94001
Anna Noakes, Gillian Tingay • Guild 7202
Jennifer Stinton, Aline Brewer • Collins 1297-2 • re-released on Collins 7070-2

Music for Three Players for violin, clarinet & piano (1950)
Leland Chen, Joy Farrall, Julius Drake • Chandos CHAN9152

Novellete for string quartet (1938-9)
Maggini Qt Naxos • 8.570560

Rhapsody for piano quartet (1938)
Holywell Ens • British Music Label BML010
Madeleine Mitchell, Roger Chase, Lucy Wilding, Andrew Ball • Naxos 8.570340
Primrose Piano Qt • Meridian CDE84547
David Willison, Quartet of London • Chandos CHAN8440

Sonata for clarinet and piano (1963)
Joy Farrall, Julius Drake • Chandos CHAN9197
Charles West, Susan Grace • Klavier 11073

Sonata for flute and piano (1948)
Ingrid Culliford, Dominic Saunders • Lorelt LNT107
Phillipa Davies, Ian Brown • Dutton CDLX7176
Kate Hill, Julius Drake • Chandos CHAN9197
Kenneth Smith, Paul Rhodes • Divine Art DDA25069

Sonata for oboe and piano (1934)
Nicholas Daniel, Julius Drake • Chandos CHAN9197
Katsuya Watanabe, David Johnson • Hänssler Profil PH08038

Sonata impromptu for violin and viola (1939)
Leland Chen, Clare MacFarlane • Chandos CHAN9197
Madeleine Mitchell, Roger Chase • Naxos 8.570340

String Quartet No. 1 (1955)
Quartet of London • Chandos CHAN9219
Maggini Qt Naxos • 8.570560
Rasumovsky String Qt • Dutton CDLX7168

String Quartet No. 2 'Spring Waters' (1975)
Quartet of London • Chandos CHAN9219
Maggini Qt Naxos • 8.570560
Rasumovsky String Qt • Dutton CDLX7168

String Quartet No. 3 (1984)
Quartet of London • Chandos CHAN8440
Maggini Qt Naxos • 8.570560
Rasumovsky String Qt • Dutton CDLX7168

String trio (1962)
Quartet of London • Chandos CHAN8440

Suite for oboe and harp (1945)
Nicholas Daniel, Ieuan Jones • Chandos CHAN9152
Christopher O’Neal, Gillian Tingay • Deux-Elles DXL1121

Trio for flute, cello & piano (1951)
Phillipa Davies/Nash Ensemble • Dutton CDLX7176

Violin Sonatina (1933)
Madeleine Mitchell, Andrew Ball • Naxos 8.570340

Three Winter Poems for string quartet (1948)
Bridge Qt • Naxos 8.570340
Rasumovsky String Qt • Dutton CDLX7168

 

INSTRUMENTAL

April Morn (1924-26)
Ashley Wass • Naxos 8.570359

Cinderella (1952)
Ashley Wass • Naxos 8.570464

Contes Barbares (Homage to Paul Gaugin) (1930-33)
Ashley Wass • Naxos 8.570464

Cricketty Mill (1935)
Ashley Wass • Naxos 8.570359

Fancy Free (1926)
Ashley Wass • Naxos 8.570359

Fantasy Walzes for piano (1956)
Julian Milford • Chandos CHAN9825
John Ogdon • Chandos CHAN8399
Sheila Randall • Lyrita SRCD293
Ashley Wass • Naxos 8.570359

Green hills for piano (1935)
Julian Milford • Chandos CHAN9825
Ashley Wass • Naxos 8.570359

Harvest Home (1938)
Ashley Wass • Naxos 8.570359

Haze of Moon (1925)
Ashley Wass • Naxos 8.570359

Hunter's Moon (1932)
Ashley Wass • Naxos 8.570464

Two Irish Pieces (1926)
Ashley Wass • Naxos 8.570464

Movements for piano (1961)
Julian Milford • Chandos CHAN9825
Ashley Wass • Naxos 8.570464

Night thoughts for piano (1939)
Julian Milford • Chandos CHAN9825
Ashley Wass • Naxos 8.570464

Twelve Preludes for piano (1958)
John Ogdon • Chandos CHAN8399
Ashley Wass • Naxos 8.570464

Prelude and Fugue on an Indian Scale (1945)
Ashley Wass • Naxos 8.570359

Sonata alla toccata for piano (1946)
Peter Donohoe • Naxos 8.557590
Julian Milford • Chandos CHAN9825
Sheila Randall • Lyrita SRCD293
Ashley Wass • Naxos 8.570359

Water Lilies (1952)
Ashley Wass • Naxos 8.570464

 

FILMSCORES

The Card (1952)
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN9959

The Crimson Pirate (1952)
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN9959
Prague Philharmonic/unknown • Silva America SSD3009 • re-released on Silva Screen SILCD1170 and Silva Screen FILMXCD309

The Cure for Love (1949)
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN10349

Desert Victory (1943)
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN9959

The Fallen Idol (1948)
London SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9243

Geordie (1955)
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN10349

Green Girdle (1941)
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN9959

The History of Mr Polly (1949)
London SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9243

The Magic Box (1951)
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN10349

The Million Pound Note (1953)
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN10349

A Night To Remember (1958)
Prague Philharmonic/unknown • Silva America SSD1094 • re-released on Silva Screen FILMXCD309
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN9959

Odd Man Out (1945)
London SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9243

Penn of Pennsylvania (1941)
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN10349

The Rake's Progress (1945)
London SO/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9243
unknown/Muir Matheson • EMI 8288442-2

The Rocking Horse Winner (1949)
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN10349

The Running Man (1962)
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN10349

In Search of Castaways (1962)
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN9959

State Secret (1950)
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN9959

Svengali (1955)
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN9959

Swiss Family Robinson (1960)
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN10349

Take My Life (1947)
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN9959

The True Glory (1944-45)
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN10349

The Way Ahead (1944)
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN10349

The Winslow Boy (1948)
BBC PO/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN9959


VOCAL

Invocations (1977)
Jill Gomez, John Constable • Chandos CHAN9220
Elin Manhan Thomas, Iain Burnside • Naxos 8.570201

Mirages (1970)
Benjamin Luxon, David Willison • Lyrita SRCD293
Jeremy Huw Williams, Iain Burnside • Naxos 8.570201

Miss Julie (1976)
Jill Gomez, Benjamin Luxon, Della Jones, John Mitchinson/Philharmonia O/Vilem Tausky • Lyrita SRCD2218

A Leave-taking (1978)
Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Graham Johnson • Chandos CHAN9220

Six Nocturnes (1973)
Jeremy Huw Williams, Iain Burnside • Naxos 8.570201

Seascapes for soprano, recorder & piano (1980)
Eleanor Meynell, John Turner, Peter Lawson • Olympia OCD714
Elin Manhan Thomas, John Turner, Iain Burnside • Naxos 8.570201
Zefiro Torna • Eufoda EUF1343 (Dawn at sea only)

Two songs for voice, violin and piano (1931)
Jeremy Huw Williams, Madeleine Mitchell, Iain Burnside • Naxos 8.570340

Three songs to words by Trevor Blakemore (1940)
Jeremy Huw Williams, Iain Burnside • Naxos 8.570340

Slum song (1947)
Jeremy Huw Williams, Iain Burnside • Naxos 8.570201

 

 

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