1 CD / Chandos Records / 2006-09-19Works: Percy Grainger: Country Gardens; Irish Tune from County Derry (Londonderry Air), folk song for 10 strings with 2 horns ad lib. (BFMS; Green Bushes, passacaglia for 22 solo instruments or orchestra (B...
Performers: Archer, David; Thwaites, Penelope; Varcoe, Stephen [Baritone Vocals]; Watkinson, Andrew
Conductors: Hickox, Richard; Bamert, Matthias; Reynish, Timothy
Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
This CD includes the cream of Grainger's vast output and the carefully planned compilation is both an ideal introduction to this extraordinary composer's music....continue...
1 CD / Chandos Records / 1996-11-19Works: Percy Grainger: Shallow Brown, chanty for 1 or 2 voices (solo or chorus) & ensemble (SCS 3); Marching Tune, folk song for chorus & brass choir (or piano or brass band) (BFMS 9); I'm Seventeen Come Su...
Performers: Archer, David; Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocal]; Pearson, Leslie [Keyboard]; Thwaites, Penelope; Varcoe, Stephen [Baritone Vocals]; Watkinson, Andrew
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: City of London Sinfonia; Joyful Company of Singers
"...Most of the music is glorious. I'm a sucker for songs of the sea, and here are two intensely sad, gorgeously atmospheric chanteys: 'Stormy' and...continue...