Cyril Rootham (1875-1938): Symphony No. 2; Ode on the Morning of Christ's Nativity / BBC Scottish SO; Vernon Handley et al.
2 CD / Lyrita / 2015-11-16Works: Cyril Rootham: Symphony no 2; Ode on the Morning of Christ's Nativity, for soloiosts, children's chorus, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Cahill, Teresa; Langridge, Philip [Tenor Vocals]; Rippon, Michael
Conductors: Handley, Vernon
Ensemble: Scottish Philharmonic Singers; Trinity Boys Choir
It has been said that Cyril Rootham has done much for other contemporary composers; unfortunately, he has been deficient in peddling his own wares. This...continue...
1 DVD Video / Juxtapositions / 2011-09-27Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Magnificat in D major, BWV 243; Igor Stravinsky: Mass
Performers: Hardesty, Rodney; Hudson, Paul; Mitchinson, John; Mory, Anny; Parker, Patricia
Conductors: Bernstein, Leonard
Ensemble: English Bach Festival Choir; English Bach Festival Chorus; English Bach Festival Orchestra; Trinity Boys Choir
Soon the objection to the reading of Stravinsky's Mass, a work steeped in the neoclassical style most genuine Russian composer Bernstein recreates sober expression. Good...continue...
Run Time: 54 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, B&W
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo,
Subtitles: Latin, English, German, French
2 Super Audio CD / Chandos Records / 2008-02-05Works: John Foulds: A World Requiem, Op. 60
Performers: Charbonnet, Jeanne-Michèle; Finley, Gerald [Bass-Baritone Vocals]; Hicks, Malcolm; Skelton, Stuart; Wyn-Rogers, Catherine
Conductors: Botstein, Leon
Ensemble: Trinity Boys Choir
"Though the work is a virtuoso piece of writing with no living performance tradition behind it, the soloists, choruses, and orchestra handle the work with...continue...