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Georges AURIC Film Music Caesar and Cleopatra*; The Titfield Thunderbolt; Dead of Night*; Passport to Pimlico; The Innocents*; The Lavender Hill MobÆ; Moulin rougeÆ; Father Brown*; It Always Rains on Sunday*; Hue and Cry*.
(* - Premier recording Æ -Premier recording in this version.)  Rumon Gamba conducts the BBC Philharmonic CHANDOS CHAN 9774 [72:50]

J.S.BACH Lutheran Masses (Vol. one)   Susan Gritton, Robin Blaze, Mark Padmore & Peter Harvey with Purcell Quartet & instrumentalists CHANDOS Chaconne CHAN 0642 (59 min)

EDGAR BAINTON (1880-1956) Symphony No. 2 (1940) [27.21] HUBERT CLIFFORD (1904-1959)) Symphony (1940) [42.49] JOHN GOUGH (1903-1951) Serenade for small orchestra (1931) [2.14]  BBCPO/Vernon Handley CHANDOS CHAN 9757 [72.30]


AMY BEACH (1867 - 1944) Piano Trio Op150, Piano Quintet Op 67, Theme and Variations for flute and string quartet Op 80  The Ambache CHANDOS CHAN 9752 [64.16]

ERNST VON DOHNANYI (1877-1960) Suite in f sharp minor (1909) [28.42] Variations on a Nursery Theme * (1913) [24.31] The Veil of Pierrette suite (1909)  Howard Shelley (piano) * BBCPO/Mathias Bamert CHANDOS CHAN 9733 [69.52]

Antonín DVORÁK (1841-1904) Symphony No. 8*, Nocturne for Strings*, Overture: In Nature's Realm,Carnival Overture London Philharmonic Orchestra* Ulster Orchestra conducted by Vernon Handley CHANDOS CHAN 7123 [68:07] Reissues from 1983 and 1985

ALEXANDER GLAZUNOV (1865-1936) Symphony No. 1 (1881) Violin Concerto (1903)*   Julia Krasko (violin) * Russian State SO/Valeri Polyansky CHANDOS CHAN 9751 [59.12]

ALEXANDER GLAZUNOV (1865-1936) Symphony No. 4 (1893) [32.16] Symphony No. 5 (1895) [34.45]  Russian State SO/Valeri Polyansky recorded Moscow April and November 1997 CHANDOS CHAN 9739 [67.08]

Percy GRAINGER (1882-1961) WORKS FOR CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA Volume IV Including: Danish Folk-Song Suite; Father and Daughter; Kleine Variationen-Form To a Nordic Princess; The Merry Wedding; The Crew of the Long Serpent Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo-soprano); Johan Reuter (baritone) Danish National Radio Choir Danish National Radio Symphony conducted by Jesper Grove Jørgensen and Richard Hickox The Chandos Grainger Edition Volume Eleven: Chandos CHAN 9721 [64:35]

Percy GRAINGER (1882-1961) SONGS FOR MEZZO Including: Died for Love; The Sprig of Thyme; Willow, Willow; Colonial Song; Four settings from Songs of the North; Two settings of Rudyard Kipling Della Jones (mezzo-soprano); Penelope Thwaites (piano) With Mark Padmore (tenor); Stephen Varcoe (baritone); John Lavender (piano) The Chandos Grainger Edition Volume Twelve: Chandos CHAN 9730 [73:49]


FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN (1732-1809) Nelson Mass, Ave Regina, Missa Brevis  Collegium Musicum 90 Richard Hickox CHANDOS  Early Music CHAN 0640

Gustav HOLST (1874-1934) Suite de Ballet ; A Song of the Night*;The Wandering Scholar Chamber Opera in One Act cast below *Lesley Hatfield (violin) Northern Sinfonia conducted by Richard Hickox Chandos CHAN 9734 [53:39]

ZOLTAN KODALY Missa Brevis, Jesus and the Traders, Evening, Matra pictures Helen Charlotte Pedersen (sop), Maria Streijffert (alto), Lars Pedersen (ten), Michael W, Hansen (bass), Torsten Nielsen (org)Danish National Radio Choir conducted by Stefan Parkman CHANDOS CHAN 9754 [53.39]

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