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Ruth GIPPS: Orchestral Music

RUTH GIPPS (1921-1999):  Knight in Armour, Op. 8 (1940), Symphony No. 2 in B major, Op. 30 (1945), Song for Orchestra, Op. 33 (1948), Symphony No. 4, Op. 61 (1972) BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Rumon Gamba The Guardian  “…. [Knight in Armour], and the single-movement Second Symphony, from 1945, are clearly both indebted to […]


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William ALWYN: Film Music Volumes 1, 2 and 3

VOLUME 1: Suite from ‘Odd Man Out’, Suite from ‘The History of Mr Polly’, Suite from ‘The Fallen Idol’, Calypso from ‘The Rake’s Progress’. London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox. All music arranged/edited by Christopher Palmer “Hickox conducts all this music with total commitment and it is beautifully played and recorded.” Gramophone Chandos Movies 9243 @ […]


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Overtures from the British Isles – music by Coleridge Taylor, Stanford, Sullivan etc

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Composer of the Week on BBC Radio 3 (week beginning 17 October 2016) and maybe best remembered for his choral masterpiece Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast but read on for more about the man and music.   The man:-   Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, named in recognition of the poet, was mixed race heritage, which was unusual in […]


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