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Carey Blyton

IN PRAISE OF A LIFE by Gary Higginson

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Short Stories


A compendium of reviews of the music of Carey Blyton by Gary Higginson

CAREY BLYTON Sherlock Holmes meets Dr.Who. Music for brass and saxophone. UPBEAT CLASSICS URCD148 featuring The Fine Arts Brass Ensemble The Phoenix Saxophone Quartet with Jennifer Partridge piano  

CAREY BLYTON THE GUITAR MUSIC: Bach-Chat / In memoriam Scott Fitzgerald / In memoriam Django Reinhardt / Saxe Blue / The Oceans of the Moon all for guitar duo. Patterns / Pantomime, 2 Japanese Pieces / Pastiches / For the Delight of Shiva / The Bream for guitar solo Yugen for 3 guitars  The Hand/DUPRÉ Guitar Duo Apollo Sound ASCD 203

CAREY BLYTON Miniatures: The Return of Bulgy Gogo Music for Saxophone Quartet. Phoenix Saxophone Quartet (65 mins) UPBEAT URCD 106

CAREY BLYTON The Piano Music (for solo piano and piano duet) Richard Deering - Piano Solo. Cann Piano Duet. Apollo Sound ASCD 204

CAREY BLYTON A Newfoundland Posy Op. 72 for Violin, Clarinet and piano; Six Regional Canadian Folk Songs Op. 39 arr. for Voice & Piano; Three Canadian Folk Songs Op. 44 arr for Voice, Clarinet and Piano; Three Welsh Folk Songs Op. 36 arr for Voice and Harp; The Maiden Deceived - a British Folk Song Cycle Op 84 for Voice, Clarinet, Horn, and Piano. four original songs in various 'folk' idioms.  Soo-Bee Lee (oprano) Robert Ivan Foster Baritone Upbeat URCD 131

Further reviews

Carey BLYTON The Early Songs Three a.m. Op. 9; Two Pensive Songs Op. 10; Toi et Moi Op. 11; Moresques Op. 14; Symphony in Yellow Op. 15; The Poetry of Dress Op. 25 What then is Love? Op. 26; The Sea Dog’s Song Op. 28; Prayers from the Ark Op. 48; The Flea Op. 100˝;
The Rose and the Nightingale by Rimsky-Korsakov arr. Blyton;
Indigo Blues Op. 103˝
Beryl Korman, soprano; Ian Partridge, tenor; Stephen Roberts, piano; Jennifer Partridge, piano; David Campbell, clarinet and "Scheherazade". Recorded at Snape, Maltings November 2000 UPBEAT URCD 160 [79.23]

reviewed by Gary Higginson and Philip Scowcroft


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