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Anderson Choral music


colourful and intriguing


Artyomov
Pekarsky Percussion Ensemble


one of Berlioz greatest works


Rebecca Clarke Frank Bridge
High-octane performances


An attractive Debussy package


immaculate Baiba Skride


eloquent Cello Concerto


tension-filled work


well crafted and intense


Laangaard
another entertaining volume


reeking of cordite


Pappano with a strong cast


imaginatively constructed quartets


the air from another planet


vibrantly sung


NOT a budget performance


very attractive and interesting


finesse and stylistic assurance

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Discography & Review Listing

Orchestral

Vocal & Choral Chamber, Instrumental & Brass Band

 

ORCHESTRAL

Captain Harry Morgan (1920) (see also Vocal)
Peter Dawson, unknown O/Clifford Greenwood • Avid

Celtic Symphony (1940)
Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA20450 [review] • Hyperion CDA66450 • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review] • Universal 0396072 [review]

Four Chinese Landscapes (1936)
London Prom O/Walter Collins • Dutton CDLX7043 [review]

Christus (1907)
(Wilderness) Elizabeth Connell, Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA67395 • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]

Circus Life Overture (1941)
London Prom O/Walter Collins • Dutton CDLX7043 [review]

The Cyprian Goddess (Symphony No.3) (1938/9)
Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA66810 • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]

Dancing Dolls
London Prom O/Walter Collins • Dutton CDVS1954

Dante and Beatrice (1901, rev. 1910)
Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA66810 • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]

Fifine at the Fair (1901)
Royal PO/Sir Thomas Beecham EMI CDM7634052 • EMI 9099152 [review][review] • Naxos Archives 9.80133
BBC Scottish SO/Norman Del Mar • Lyrita REAM2128 [review][review]
Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA66630 • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]

The Frogs of Aristophanes (1935)
BBC Ntl O Wales/Rumon Gamba • Chandos CHAN10797 [review]

Glory of the Sun
London Prom O/Walter Collins • Dutton CDLX7043 [review]

Two Hebridean Sea-Poems (1920)
London Prom O/Sir Granville Bantock • Dutton CDBP9766
(Caristiona) Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA67250 [review] • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]
(Reivers) London Prom O/Walter Collins • Guild GLCD5140 [review]
(Reivers) Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA20450 [review] • Hyperion CDA66450 • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]

Hebridean Symphony (1913)
BBC Scottish SO/Adrian Boult • Intaglio INCD704-1
Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA20450 [review] • Hyperion CDA66450 • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]
Czechoslovak State Phih (Kosice)/Adrian Leaper • Marco Polo 8.223274 • Naxos 8.555473 [review]

The Helena Variations (1899)
Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA66810 • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]

Two Heroic Ballads (1. Cuchullan’s Lament, 2. Kishmul’s Galley) (1944)
London Prom O/composer • Dutton CDBP9766
Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA66630 • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]

King Solomon (1937)
(Processional) London Prom O/composer • Dutton CDLX7043 [review]

Macbeth Overture (1940)
Metropole SO/Dolf van der Linden • Dutton CDLX7043 [review]

Two Orchestral Scenes (1893)
(Processional) Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA67250 [review] • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]

Old English Suite (1909)
Czechoslovak State Phih (Kosice)/Adrian Leaper • Marco Polo 8.223274 • Naxos 8.555473 [review]

Omar Khayyam (1906-09)
BBC SCh & SO/Vernon Handley • Chandos CHSA5051-3 [review] [review]
BBC Singers & SO/Norman Del Mar • Lyrita REAM2128 [review][review]
(Prelude & Camel Caravan) Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA67250 • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]

Overture to a Greek Comedy (1911)
Philharmonia O/Nicholas Braithwaite • Lyrita SRCD269 [review] [review] [review]
Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA67395 • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]

Now
Frank Mullings, BBC SO/composer • Dutton CDLX7043 [review]

Pagan Symphony (1927)
BBC PO/Sir Edward Downes • BBC Radio Classics 15656 91592
BBC Northern SO/Maurice Handford • Intaglio INCD704-1
Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA66630 • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]

The Pierrot of the Minute (1908)
Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Norman Del Mar • Chandos CHAN6566
BBC Scottish SO/Norman Del Mar • Lyrita REAM2128 [review][review]
Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA67395 [review] • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]

Pilgrim's Progress (1937)
(Pilgrim now hath found his Lord; In praise of famous men) National Ch, BBC Wireless SO/Stanford Robinson • Dutton CDLX7043 [review]

Praise Ye The Lord
London Select Ch/BBC SO/composer • Dutton CDLX7043 [review]

Russian Scenes (1899)
Czechoslovak State Phil (Kosice)/Adrian Leaper • Marco Polo 8.223274 • Naxos 8.555473 [review]
London PO/Barry Wordsworth • Lyrita SRCD214 [review] [review]
(polka) BBC Welsh O/Mansel Thomas • Dutton CDLX7043 [review]

Sapphic Poem (1906)
Julian Lloyd Webber, Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA66899 [review] • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]

Sappho (1906)
Susan Bickley, Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA66899 [review] • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]
Johanna Peters, BBC Scottish SO/Norman Del Mar • Lyrita REAM2128 [review][review]

The Songs of Egypt (see also Vocal)
(Invocation to the Nile; Lament of Isis) Leila Megane, unknown orch./CW Byng • Dutton CDLX7043 [review]
(Lament of Isis) Eva Turner, unknown orch. & conductor • Pearl GEMM0094 [review]

The Song of Songs (1912-22)
Kim Begley, Elizabeth Connell, Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA67395 [review] • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]
(Prelude) Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA67250 [review] • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]
(Shulamite's Monologue) Laelia Finneberg, BBC SO/composer • Dutton CDLX7043 [review]

Thalaba The Destroyer (1900)
Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA67250 [review] • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]

Twilight Memories (1946)
London Prom O/Walter Collins • Living Era CDAJA5419

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (JS Bach - orchestration)
Capella Istropolitana/Jaroslav Dvorak • Naxos 8.550244
BBC Phil/Leonard Slatkin • Chandos CHAN9835 [review]

The Witch of Atlas (1902)
Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Hyperion CDA20450 [review] • Hyperion CDA66450 • Hyperion CDS4481-6 [review]

 



 


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