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BALFE

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Michael William BALFE A Unique Victorian Composer
Basil Walsh

Publ. Irish Allied Press
ISBN 978 0 7165 2947 7

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CENTAUR

CRC 2889-90

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Romances for Saxophone and Orchestra
Joanna BRUZDOWICZ Largo for soprano saxophone and string orchestra (1991) [3:58]
David MORGAN Three Vignettes for alto saxophone and string orchestra (2005) [27:35]
Subaram RAMAN (b. 1986) Aria for alto saxophone and string orchestra [8:11]
Wojciech KILAR (b.1932) Vocalise (1997) [4:24]
Heitor VILLA-LOBOS (1887-1959) Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 (Aria only) for saxophone and cellos [6:54]
Alan HOVHANESS (1911-2000) Concerto for saxophone and string orchestra op. 344 (1980) [24:31]
James LEATHERBARROW Don Quixote in Love for soprano saxophone and orchestra (2004) [9:58]
Eugene BOZZA (1905-1991) Aria (1936) [4:47]
Greg Banaszak (soprano and alto saxophones)
Beethoven Academy Orchestra/Piotr Borkowski
rec. 7-9 July 2006, Krakow Concert Hall, DDD
CENTAUR CRC 2889-90 [49:59 + 39:16]

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CRC 2828

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Review [WK]


John Powell (1882-1963)
Early Piano Works

In the South Op. 16 (1906) [19:00]
Nicholas Ross (piano)
rec. 3-4 January 2006, Louisiana State University Recital Hall, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Text by the performer included
CENTAUR RECORDS CRC 2828 [65:23]

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CAMPION

Campion 2071

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Review [HC]


The British Quartet
Geoffrey KIMPTON (b. 1927)

String Quartet No.2 (1992) [17:17]
Alan BUSH (1900–1996)

String Quartet Op.4 (1923) [16:38]
David BECK (b. 1941)

String Quartet (1962) [15:07]
Kevin MALONE (b. 1958)

Aims, Goals, Targets and Objectives (2003) [8:08]
New World Quartet
rec. Cosmo Rodewald Hall, University of Manchester, 7-8 April 2007
CAMEO CAMPION 2071 [57:16]

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CONCERTO

CONCERTO CD 2026

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Review [GPu]


Giovanni Benedetto PLATTI (1697-1763)
Sonata No.1 in D major (1742) [13:15]
Sonata No.2 in C major (1742) [15:21]
Sonata No.3 in F major (1742) [13:17]
Sonata No.4 in G minor (1742) [13:28]
Sonata No.5 in C minor (1742) [15:31]
Filippo Emanuele Ravizza (harpsichord)
rec. Spring 2006, Studio Bartok, Bernareggio, Milan
CONCERTO CD 2026 [71:04]

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MEGADISC

MEGADISC MDC7799

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John CAGE (1912-1992)
Thirteen (1992) [29:56]
Four6 (1992) [30:00]
Four3 [Excerpt] (1991) [19:27]
The Barton Workshop/James Fulkerson
rec. 13 August 2002, De Hoop, Diemen, The Netherlands
MEGADISC MDC7799 [79:32]

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NIMBUS

NIMBUS NI5746

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John METCALF (b. 1946)
Mapping Wales (2000, rev. 2001)a [18:31]
Plain Chants (2001)b [13:45]
Cello Symphony (2004)c [35:25]
Catrin Finch (harp)a; Raphael Wallfisch (cello)c; Cardiff Ardwyn Singersb; Bulgarian Chamber Orchestra Orpheusa; English Symphony Orchestrac; Raicho Christova, Helena Braithwaiteb, William Boughton
rec. Wyastone Leys, Monmouth, 6 October 2004 (Mapping Wales); St. Augustine’s, Penarth, 7 November 2004 (Plain Chants) and (live) Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff, 9 September 2004 (Cello Symphony)
NIMBUS NI 5746 [67:41]

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NIMBUS NI5081

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Review [BW]


Alfonso X of Castile ‘El Sabio’ (1221-1284)
Cantigas of Santa María

Martin Best Medieval Ensemble
rec. All Saints’ Church, Tooting, 10-12 June 1984. DDD.
Booklet with summaries and/or translations but not original texts.
NIMBUS NI5081 [51:30]

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NIMBUS

NIMBUS NI5125

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Review [BW]


Thomas WEELKES (c.1576-1623)
Ninth Service, Evening Service and Anthems

Alleluia, I heard a voice [2:56]
Give ear, O Lord* [5:31]
Evening Service for five voices:
Magnificat [6:20]
Nunc Dimittis [3:10]
Hosanna to the Son of David [1:51]
When David Heard [4:56]
O Lord, Grant the King a Long Life [2:01]
Give the King Thy Judgements+ [5:31]
Gloria in Excelsis Deo [3:01]
Ninth Service:
Magnificat [8:37]
Nunc Dimittis [6:48]

Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford/Stephen Darlington
NIMBUS NI5125 [50:42]

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