4 CD / Lyrita / 2010-01-12Works: William Alwyn: Magic Island, symphonic prelude for orchestra; Malcolm Arnold: English Dances Set 2, for orchestra, Op. 33; Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata and Fugue for Organ in D minor, BWV 565; Gran...
Performers: Binns, Malcolm; Pyatt, David [Horn]; Wallfisch, Raphael [Cello]
Conductors: Alwyn, William; Arnold, Malcolm, Sir; Braithwaite, Nicholas; Wordsworth, Barry; Boult, Adrian; Fredman, Myer; Berkeley, Lennox; Bliss, Sir Arthur; Handley, Vernon; Joly, Simon; Davison, Arthur
A box set celebrating Lyrita's 50-year devotion to British music!...continue...
1 CD / Lyrita / 2008-06-10Works: Havergal Brian: Symphony no 6 "Sinfonia Tragica"; Symphony no 16; Arnold Cooke: Symphony no 3 in D major
Conductors: Fredman, Myer; Braithwaite, Nicholas
Ensemble: ; London Philharmonic Orchestra
"...With this disc Lyrita have made available two of the most fascinating of Brian symphonies. Of the two, the Sixth is simply stunning. It is...continue...
1 CD / Lyrita / 2007-06-12Works: Arnold Cooke: Concerto in D, for string orchestra; Symphony no 1; Jabez and the Devil (Suite from the Ballet)
Conductors: Braithwaite, Nicholas
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Writing in the journal Musical Opinion in 1936, Havergal Brian hailed Arnold Cooke (1906-2005) as one of the most promising young British composers of his...continue...