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“… and the chorus is on excellent form.” Gramophone

MENDELSSOHN – Elijah Op.70 The soloists are Jacqueline Delman soprano, Norma Procter contralto, George Maran tenor and Bruce Boyce baritone. This recording, made at the end of the mono ere in 1954, was, for a long time a benchmark for this work “Boyce sings the part with studied beauty, as indeed do all the other […]


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Dyson's The Canterbuy Pilgrims - 2 CD set for £12.25*

Celebrate Yorkshire Day…

… with music from George Dyson. Born in Halifax in 1883, this composer’s best-known work is his large-scale cantata “The Canterbury Pilgrims” (1930), for soloists, chorus and orchestra. Who was George Dyson (1883-1964)? He taught for many years at various English private schools, before becoming Director of the Royal College of Music in London, where he […]


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Cole Porter on CD

Cole Porter (1891 – 1964), Composer of the Week, BBC Radio 3, 28 July 2014

Porter’s remarkable achievements include witty, sophisticated, and sometimes risqué songs, the popular musical Kiss Me Kate and shows Anything Goes, and Can-Can. The lavish productions were matched by Porter’s glamorous lifestyle. Apparently his parties were legendary yet there were parts of his life that Cole Porter needed to shield from public view as he lived […]


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“Doing Coates proud again” Gramophone

This CD is called Eric Coates, Sound & Vision, and is performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by John Wilson. CD includes Holborn March, Sound and Vision, From the Countryside Suite, Moresque Dance Interlude (First complete recording). Also The Mill O’ Dreams Song Cycle, The Man in the Moon, Blue Bells, Song of Summer, […]


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