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Film Music of Lord Berners & Constant Lambert

Film Music of Lord Berners and Constant Lambert

Lord Berners (1883-1950) is Radio 3’s Composer of the Week (beg 1 December 2014) Tracks from this CD will be heard during the week including Halfway House Suite, Come on, Algernon (Mary Carewe – soprano)and Nicholas Nickleby Suite. “Under its regular conductor Rumon Gamba, the BC Concert Orchestra takes to these entertaining tidbits with its […]


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Tasmin Little plays Moeran's Violin Concerto and Vaughan Williams' The Lark Ascending

“Little’s stellar playing [is] brimming with gorgeous and glitz-free tone..”

Our competition for a CD signed by Tasmin Little was drawn on 28 November 2014. The winner was Mr Huyton, Essex.  You can still have a copy of our number 1 CD at £10*. Read on for more details.  The CD, titled The Lark Ascending, includes a recording of E J Moeran’s Violin Concerto (full tracks listing below). Tasmin […]


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HUMMEL’s Trumpet Concerto, Mandolin Concerto

HUMMEL: Trumpet Concerto, Mandolin Concerto etc “This month, with the imminent performance of Hummel’s popular Trumpet Concerto (see above concert preview) I thought it appropriate to review a CD including this work. This is a perfect introduction to the music of this now sadly neglected composer. Both concertos with their lyrical phrasing, rhythmic drills, trills […]


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An Introduction to Sergey Prokofiev

An Introduction to Prokofiev

AN INTRODUCTION to ….. series from Chandos “Each CD in the series features the orchestral music of a specific composer. The discs are beautifully presented, and very good value for money, too. I sincerely hope that each CD will mark the start of your own lifelong passion for classical music.” John Brunning. Chandos CDs created […]


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The Wonder of Christmas

The Wonder of Christmas

THE WONDER OF CHRISTMAS celebrates the art of the Christmas Carol, from the Middle Ages to the music of today, not least in the settings by John Tavener and the ever-popular John Rutter. Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison Order Naxos 8573421 @£7.50*    To order  please ring 0800 999 6994 or  email liz@colchesterclassics.co.uk or use the contact form below […]


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