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Discography & Review Listing - Orchestral Works

Chamber & Instrumental Choral & Vocal

Five Bagatelles (orch. L Ashmore)
Michael Collins, BBC SO • Chandos CHAN10891 [review]
Richard Stoltzman, Guildhall String Ensemble/Robert Salter • RCA 604372 [review]

Cello concerto
Tim Hugh, Northern Sinf/Howard Griffiths • Naxos 8.555766 [review] 8.508017 [review]
Yo-Yo Ma, Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Lyrita SRCD236 [review] [review] [review]
Raphael Wallfisch, Royal Liverpool PO/Vernon Handley • Chandos CHAN8471, CHAN9949 & CHAN10425

Clarinet concerto
David Campbell, Aurora O/Nick Collon • Clarinet Classics CC0057
James Campbell, Manitoba CO/Simon Streatfeild • CBC SMCD5204
Michael Collins, City London Sinf/Richard Hickox • Virgin Classics 7907182
Michael Collins, BBC SO • Chandos CHAN10739 [review]
John Denman, New PO/Vernon Handley • Lyrita SRCD236 [review] [review] [review]
Margaret Donohoe, Russian State PO/Thomas M Sleeper • Centaur CRC2453
Alan Hacker, English CO/William Boughton • Nimbus NI5665 [review]
Emma Johnson, Royal PO/Charles Groves • ASV CDDCA787& Resonance CDRSB505 & CDRSB506
Dame Thea King, Philharmonia O/Alun Francis • Hyperion CDH55101 [review]
George McDonald, Northern Sinf/Steuart Bedford • ASV CDDCA568
Andrew Marriner, ASMF/Neville Marriner • Decca 4737192 & 4762163 [review]
Andrew Marriner, ASMF/Neville Marriner • Philips 4544382
Robert Plane, Northern Sinf/Howard Griffiths • Naxos 8.553566 [review] 8.508017 [review]
Richard Stoltzman, Guildhall String Ensemble/Robert Salter • RCA 604372 [review]
Sarah Williamson, O of the Swan/David Curtis • Somm SOMMCD244 [review]

Eclogue
Mark Bebbington, City of Birmingham SO/Howard Williams • Somm SOMMCD241 [review]
Jane Coop, CBC Vancouver O/Mario Bernardi • CBC SMCD5208
Peter Donohoe, Northern Sinf/Howard Griffiths • Naxos 8.555766 [review] 8.508017 [review]
Martin Jones, English CO/William Boughton • Nimbus NI5366 [review] NI5450-53 [review] NI5665 [review] NI7010 & NI7069 NI1718 [review][review]
Peter Katin, New PO/Vernon Handley • Lyrita SRCD239 [review] [review] [review] SRCD2337 [review] SRCD2345 [review][review]
Piers Lane, English CO/Nicholas Daniel • 4737192 & Decca 4762163 [review]
Piers Lane, Royal Liverpool PO/Vernon Handley • CFP 5759832
Joshua Pierce, Slovak RSO Bratislava/Kirk Trevor • Kleos KL5137 [review] [review]
Tom Poster, Aurora O/Nicholas Collon • Decca 4789357

The fall of the leaf
London PO/Sir Adrian Boult • Lyrita SRCD239 [review][review] [review]
Halle O/Sir Mark Elder • Halle CDHLL7512 [review]
Nthn Sinf/Richard Hickox • EMI 7647212
Bournemouth SO/David Hill • Naxos 8.570417 [review] [review] [review]

Forlana
Emma Johnson, Royal PO/Julian Reynolds • Decca 4762163 [review] & Universal 9866180

Grand fantasia
Peter Donohoe, Northern Sinf/Howard Griffiths • Naxos 8.555766 [review] 8.508017 [review]
Philip Fowke, Royal Liverpool PO/Richard Hickox • EMI 7647202 • EMI 0954332 [review]
Peter Katin, New PO/Vernon Handley • Lyrita SRCD239 [review] [review] [review]

Introit
Rodney Friend, London PO/Sir Adrian Boult • Lyrita SRCD239 [review][review] [review] SRCD2346 [review][review][review]
Thomas Gould, Aurora O/Nicholas Collon • Decca 4789357
Leslie Hatfield, Northern Sinf/Howard Griffiths • Naxos 8.553566 [review] 8.508017 [review]

Love's labours lost
English CO/William Boughton • Nimbus NI5665 [review]
(Soliloquies) London PO/Sir Adrian Boult • Lyrita SRCD239 [review][review] [review]
(Soliloquies) Northern Sinf/Howard Griffiths • Naxos 8.553566 [review] 8.508017 [review]
Royal PO/Vernon Handley • Lyrita SRCD237 [review] [review]

Magnificat
City London Sinf//Richard Hickox • Decca 4688072 [review] & 4762163 [review]

Nocturne
London PO/Sir Adrian Boult • Lyrita SRCD239 [review][review] [review]
Nthn Sinf/Richard Hickox • EMI 7647212
Bournemouth SO/David Hill • Naxos 8.570417 [review] [review] [review]
ASMF/Neville Marriner • 4737192 & Decca 4762163 [review]
ASMF/Neville Marriner • Philips 4544382

Prelude
English CO/William Boughton • Nimbus NI5665 [review]
London PO/Sir Adrian Boult • Lyrita SRCD239 [review][review] [review]
Aurora O/Nicholas Collon • Decca 4789357
City of London Sinf/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9888 [review]
Bournemouth SO/David Hill • Naxos 8.570417 [review] [review] [review]
Royal Ballet Sinf/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.555069 [review]
Guildhall String Ens • RCA RD87761

Romance
English CO/William Boughton • Nimbus NI5665 [review]
London PO/Sir Adrian Boult • Lyrita SRCD239 [review][review] [review]
Aurora O/Nicholas Collon • Decca 4789357
Northern Sinf/Howard Griffiths • Naxos 8.553566 [review] 8.508017 [review]
Guildhall String Ens • RCA RD87761
City of London Sinf/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9888 [review]
Royal Ballet Sinf/David Lloyd-Jones • Naxos 8.555069 [review]
ASMF/Neville Marriner • Decca 4688072 [review] & 4762163 [review] • Philips 4544382
Ostrobothnian CO/Sakari Oramo • Alba ABCD387 [review]
Scottish Ens • Wigmore Hall Live WHL0021
Manitoba CO/Simon Streatfeild • CBC SMCD5204
London Concertante CEns/Adam Summerhayes • CMG 016
Philharmonia O/Christopher Warren-Green • Quartz QTZ2041

A Severn rhapsody
London PO/Sir Adrian Boult • Lyrita SRCD239 [review] [review] [review]
Aurora O/Nicholas Collon • Decca 4789357
Northern Sinf/Howard Griffiths • Naxos 8.553566 [review] 8.508017 [review]

Three soliloquies
Aurora O/Nicholas Collon • Decca 4789357

Violin concerto
Rodney Friend, London PO/Sir Adrian Boult • Lyrita SRCD239 [review][review] [review] SRCD2345 [review]
Tasmin Little, City of London Sinf/Richard Hickox • Chandos CHAN9888 [review]

 

 

 



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