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Edward Gregson's Orchestral works on CD at £12.25*

“… a very Gregsonian cocktail. Enjoy.”

“Wissam Boustany (flute) and Richard Watkins (french horn) play with superlative technique and verve in the two concertos but the same must be averred for the BBC Philharmonic, well marshalled by Bramwell Tovey and caught in sumptuous Chandos sound. There really is something for everyone in this disc – glorious Arnoldesque tunes, stimulatingly serious expression, […]


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Szymanowski’s Violin Concertos 1 & 2 with Baiba Skride

Last night violinist Baiba Skride performed Stravinsky’s Concerto for Violin in D major at the BBC Proms with the BBC Symphony Chorus under Ed Gardner . Last year, she played Karol Szymanowski’s First Violin Concerto at the BBC Proms. Next week, she releases a CD of Szymanowski Violin Concertos Nos 1 & 2 and the  duo cycle ‘Myths’ (with Lauma Skride, piano) and the Oslo Philharmonic […]


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Wild Swans

‘Eliza’s Aria’ from Wild Swans (heard on Lloyds TSB TV advert)

‘Eliza’s Aria’ from Wild Swans is the haunting music featured in the eye-catching Lloyds TSB ‘For the Journey’ adverts. Hear Eliza’s Aria composed by ELENA KATS-CHERNIN on CD –Wild Swans Concert Suite (with Jane Sheldon, soprano), Piano Concerto No. 2 (with Ian Munro, piano), Mythic performed by Jane Sheldon, Ian Munro, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra under Ola Ruder […]


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Spirit of Scotland

Land of the Mountain and the Flood

Spirit of Scotland including The Hebrides, Tam o’Shanter, Rob Roy and Land of the Mountain and the Flood.           With the Commonwealth Games and the Scottish Independence Referendum next month, I thought you may wish to enter the Spirit of Scotland with some of the finest orchestral music inspired by this beautiful country.           The […]


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Vaughan Williams' Five Tudor Portraits

“… the chorus launches itself in lusty fashion into the ale-soaked narrative of ‘The Tunning of Elinor Rumming’…”

BBC Radio 3, Composer of the Week – Ralph Vaughan Williams          This week (11 August 2014) the programme focuses on the highly productive later years, when the young drama student and aspiring poet Ursula Wood entered into Ralph’s life. The unusual role Ursula found herself playing in the lives of Ralph and his then wife Adeline, and […]


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