Arnold Cooke (1906-2005): Symphony Nos. 4 & 5 / BBC SO, John Pritchard; BBC Northern SO, Bernard Keeffe
1 CD / Lyrita / 2016-03-11Works: Arnold Cooke: Symphony no 4 in E flat major; Symphony no 5 in G major
Conductors: Pritchard, John; Keeffe, Bernard
Ensemble: BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra; BBC Symphony Orchestra
'My music is mainly based on traditional procedures and principles ... I do not have any particular theories of composition, just a natural inclination for...continue...
Recording information: BBC Broadcast (01/15/1975); BBC Broadcast (07/17/1981)....continue...
Peter Racine Fricker (1920-1990): The Vision of Judgement; Symphony No. 5 / Jane Manning, soprano; Leeds Festival Chorus, Royal Liverpool PO; BBC SO, Charles Groves, Colin Davis
1 CD / Lyrita / 2016-03-11Works: Peter Racine Fricker: The Vision of Judgement, for soprano, tenor, chorus & orchestra, Op. 29; Symphony no 5 for organ & orchestra, Op. 74
Performers: Manning, Jane; Tear, Robert; Weir, Gillian
Conductors: Groves, Charles; Davis, Colin
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Peter Racine Fricker was among the first composers in Britain to be influenced by the music of Béla Bartók, Arnold Schoenberg and Igor Stravinsky, assimilating...continue...
Recording information: BBC Broadcast (05/05/1976); BBC Broadcast (10/14/1980)....continue...
British Violin & Cello Concertos - Works by Benjamin, Moeran, Bax & Walton / Collier, Compoli & Gertler, violins; Piatiagorsky, cello; BBC Northern Orch.; BBC SO et al.
2 CD / Lyrita / 2015-03-01Conductors: Robinson, Stanford; Schwartz, Rudolf; Sargent, Sir Malcolm
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; British Northern Orchestra
This two-disc set presents recordings of four British works from the Itter Broadcast Collection, the pristine recording archive of Lyrita founder Richard Itter, featuring fine...continue...
1 CD / Lyrita / 2008-03-01Works: Elisabeth Lutyens: Quincunx, for baritone, soprano & orchestra (after Sir Thomas Browne), Op. 44; And Suddenly it's Evening, for tenor & chamber ensemble, Op. 66; David Bedford: Music for Albion Moon...
Performers: Handt, Herbert; Manning, Jane; Nendick, Josephine; Shirley-Quirk, John
Conductors: del Mar, Norman; Carewe, John
Ensemble: ; BBC Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Lyrita / 2008-01-01Works: Roberto Gerhard: Symphony no 4 "New York"; Concerto for Violin & orchestra
Performers: Neaman, Yfrah
Conductors: Davis, Colin
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Lyrita / 2006-08-01Works: Alan Rawsthorne: Symphony no 1; Symphony no 2 ("A Pastoral Symphony"); Symphony no 3
Performers: Chadwell, Tracey
Conductors: Pritchard, John; Braithwaite, Nicholas; del Mar, Norman
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra
Alan Rawsthorne (1905-1971) is perhaps the only notable composer who started a career as a dentist. Tiring of teeth, he turned to music but didn't...continue...