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Three Catalan recordings

CATALAN CONCERTOS (1967-1995) SALVADOR BROTONS (1959-) Trombone Concerto (1995) (Ricardo Casero - trombone) 23:54 XAVIER MONTSALVATGE (1912-) Concerto Capriccio (1975) (Magdalena Barrera - harp) 25:55 Serenade for Lydia de Cadaques (1973) (Magdalena Martinez - flute) 10:19 LLUÍS BENEJAM (1914-68) Saxophone Concerto (1967) (John Harle - saxophone) 15:11 Barcelona SO/Lawrence Foster recorded in Barcelona, 14-18 June 1997 CLAVES CD 50-9808 [75:33]

JESUS GURIDI - HIS ORCHESTRAL WORKS: DIEZ MELODIAS VASCAS, HOMENAJE A WALT DISNEY ,  UNA AVENTURA DE DON QUIJOTE , EUZKO IRUDIAK Euskadiko Orkestra Sinfonikoa (Basque National Orchestra); Orfeon Donostiarra, choir; Ricardo Requejo, piano; Miguel A. Gomez Martinez, conductor With funding from Eusko Jaurlaritza (Gobierno Vasco), Mondragon Corporacion Cooperativa and Gasnalsa. CLAVES RECORDS CD 50-9709

JOSE MARIA USANDIZAGA (1887-1915) orchestral music (1904-12) Dans la Mer - Poema Sinfónico (1904) Fantasía para Violoncello y Orquesta (1908) (with Asier Polo - vc) Hassan y Melihah: Fantasía Danza (1912) Irurak Bat: Rapsodia sobre 3 cantos populares (1906) Obertura Sinfonica sobre un Tema de Canto Llano (1904) Suite en La (1904)Euskadiko Orkestra Sinfonikoa (Basque National Orchestra)/Gabriel Chmura recorded San Sebastian 7-9 September 1998 Volume 2 Basque Orchestral Music. CLAVES RECORDS CD 50-9814 [60:38]

ARNOLD BAX Symphony No 6 (1934) Tintagel (1920) Overture to Adventure (1937)  Munich SO/Douglas Bostock ClassicO CLASSCD 254 63:08


DEREK BELL · Variations and Musical Quotations Come on Northern Ireland, Come On for mezzo. chorus and orchestra · Divertissement Variations on a Tune kindly contributed by Dr Paddy Moloney · Toccata Burlesca for oboe and piano Symphony No 2 The Violet Flame, Comte de Saint Germain BEINSA DOUNO   Izgyava slunteseto (arr Barnaby Brown) for flute and harp · Vehadi for tenor and harp · Kiamen Zenu (arr Derek Bell) for tenor and harp · Gospodi. kolko te obicham (arr Barnaby Brown) for solo harp  Vratza Philharmonic Orchestra/Bulgarian National Philharmonic Choir cond Valeri Vatchev - various Bulgarian soloists Derek Bell appears as harpist in the Douno pieces and in the symphony and variations. He is the pianist in the Toccata.  MINERVA Athene ATH CD14 73:52

Leonard BERNSTEIN - Reaching for the note - his life in music Compilation of excerpts DG 459-552-2 [155 mins]

HAVERGAL BRIAN (1876-1972) The Complete Piano Music  Raymond Clarke (piano) Esther King (mezzo) Tessa Spong (speaker) Recorded at Potton Hall, Dunwich 19-20 June 1997   Minerva Athene ATH CD12 recording sponsored by the Havergal Brian Society 76:34

ELEGY - 20th CENTURY BRITISH GUITAR MUSIC. Jonathan Richards Divine Art 25008

MANUEL DE FALLA (1876-1946) Atlantida - a scenic cantata in a prologue and three parts (1927-1946).(completed by Ernesto Halffter in 1960)Performers detailed below AUVIDIS VALOIS V4685

Zdenek FIBICH (1850-1900) The complete symphonies Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi CHANDOS CHAN 9682 (2)



JANIS IVANOVS    Baltic Violin Concertos: by Ivanovs, Sibelius and Sallinen Valdis Zarins/Latvian National Symphony Orchestra/Vassily Sinaisky Campion Cameo - Cameo CD 2004 Symphonies 2 and 3 Latvian National SO/Dmitry Yablonsky Marco Polo 8.223331 Symphonies 5 and 12 Latvian National SO/Dmitry Yablonsky  Marco Polo 8.223332

GORDON JACOB (1895-1984) Symphony No 2 in C major (1944/45) 31'22" A Little Symphony (1957) 20'11" A Festival Overture (1963) 6'49" Munich Symphony Orchestra/Douglas Bostock. ClassicO CLASSCD 204 [58:22]

ANDRZEJ KORZYNSKI Music to the films of Andrzej Wajda (1969-81) OST orchestras conducted by composer OLYMPIA OCD601 [77:28]

ROBERT LAMB The Children of Lir . Fiona Shaw - narrator National SO of Ireland/composer Naxos 8.554407 [73:23]

RONAN MAGILL Titanic 10th-15th April 1912 - An Atmospheric Poem in five pictures for solo piano - plus five other pieces Ronan Magill (piano) Recorded at Potton Hall, Dunwich 20th June 1997 MINERVA ATHENE ATH CD 13 [62:13 ]

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