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Lambert: Horoscope; Bliss: Checkmate; Walton: Façade

Album Summary

>Lambert, Constant : Horoscope, suite from the ballet
>Walton, William : Facade, Suite no 2, for orchestra
>Walton, William : Facade, Suite no 1, for orchestra
>Bliss, Sir A. [Composer] : Prologue and Five Dances from "Checkmate," for orchestra, Op. 57, F. 2e
Conductor Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

"A joy to welcome. All in all a disc not to be missed." - Gramophone "The music if all three is essentially English, splendidly dramatic and filled with wonderful tunes." - BBC Music Magazine

'A joy to welcome ... All in all a disc not to be missed' (Gramophone)

'The music of all three is essentially English, splendidly dramatic and filled with wonderful tunes' (BBC Music Magazine)

'The music for Horoscope is sheer delight' (The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs)

'Strongly recommended' (Fanfare, USA)

'Horoscope is a fabulous score and this performance is a match for the extracts conducted by the composer. A lovely CD, in superb natural sound, and with notes by the lamented Christopher Palmer. An outright winner' (International Record Review)



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>Lambert, Constant : Horoscope, suite from the ballet
  • Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones
  • Ensemble: English Northern Philharmonia
  • Notes: Great Hall, Leeds University (06/02/1990/06/03/1990)
  • Running Time: 26 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1938

>Walton, William : Façade, Suite no 2, for orchestra
  • Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones
  • Ensemble: English Northern Philharmonia
  • Notes: Great Hall, Leeds University (06/02/1990/06/03/1990)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1938

>Walton, William : Façade, Suite no 1, for orchestra
  • Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones
  • Ensemble: English Northern Philharmonia
  • Notes: Great Hall, Leeds University (06/02/1990/06/03/1990)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1926

>Walton, William : Façade, Suite no 2, for orchestra
  • Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones
  • Ensemble: English Northern Philharmonia
  • Notes: Great Hall, Leeds University (06/02/1990/06/03/1990)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1938

>Walton, William : Façade, Suite no 1, for orchestra
  • Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones
  • Ensemble: English Northern Philharmonia
  • Notes: Great Hall, Leeds University (06/02/1990/06/03/1990)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1926

>Walton, William : Façade, Suite no 2, for orchestra
  • Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones
  • Ensemble: English Northern Philharmonia
  • Notes: Great Hall, Leeds University (06/02/1990/06/03/1990)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1938

>Walton, William : Façade, Suite no 1, for orchestra
  • Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones
  • Ensemble: English Northern Philharmonia
  • Notes: Great Hall, Leeds University (06/02/1990/06/03/1990)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1926

>Bliss, Sir A. [Composer] : Prologue and Five Dances from "Checkmate," for orchestra, Op. 57, F. 2e
  • Conductor: David Lloyd-Jones
  • Ensemble: English Northern Philharmonia
  • Notes: Great Hall, Leeds University (06/02/1990/06/03/1990)
  • Running Time: 24 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1938