Sir Arthur Bliss: The Beatitudes (1961); Madam Noy A Witchery Song (1918); The Enchantress / Pamela Bowden, Jennifer Vyvyan, Heather Harper, Gerald English
1 CD / Lyrita / 2015-07-10Conductors: ; Schwarz, Rudolf; Bliss, Arthur
Ensemble: BBC Chorus; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Goldsmiths Choral Union; Royal Choral Society; Wigmore Ensemble
Following demobilization from the army in 1919, Bliss wrote four exploratory essays in sonority and textures, including Madam Noy and Rout. They accorded him a...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 / 2015-06-09Conductors: 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 / 2008-07-08Works: 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 / 2008-05-13Works: Roberto Gerhard: Symphony no 4 "New York"; Concerto for Violin & orchestra
Performers: Neaman, Yfrah
Conductors: Davis, Colin
Ensemble: BBC Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / Lyrita / 2006-11-14Works: 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...