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CHAN 10159 - Bax: Orchestral Works, Volume 6
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CD available From: 13 October 2003

Orchestral Works, Vol.6

 Arnold Bax (1883-1953)
      Orchestral Works, Volume 6
Russian Suite 18:46
      'Nocturne' orchestrated by Graham Parlett
1 1 Gopak (National Dance). Allegro deciso 6:03
2 2 Nocturne (May Night in the Ukraine). Tempo moderato quasi andante 8:54
3 3 In a Vodka Shop. Allegro vivace 3:49
Four songs* 22:30
      for tenor and orchestra
      Orchestration of 'Glamour' realised from Bax's manuscript piano score by Rodney Newton
4 Glamour 9:01
5 Slumber Song 3:21
6 Eternity 2:58
7 A Lyke-Wake (Border Ballad) 7:03
Golden Eagle 11:33
      Incidental music to the drama by Clifford Bax
      Richard Nunn piano
8 I Prelude, Act I. Andante 2:25
9 IV Prelude, Act II, Scene 1. Pavane. Tempo pomposo 2:39
10 VII Prelude, Act II, Scene 2. Allegro appassionato 2:00
11 VIII Prelude, Act III, Scene 1. Poco lento 1:32
12 IX Prelude, Act III, Scene 2. Maestoso 1:03
13 X Mary Stuart's Prayer. Lento 1:54
14 Saga Fragment† 11:12
      for Piano and Small Orchestra
15 Romantic Overture 13:21
      Allegro moderato ma con molta vivacità
 Martyn Hill tenor*
 Margaret Fingerhut piano†
 London Philharmonic Orchestra
 Bryden Thomson
 Recorded in:
 All Saints' Church, Tooting, London
      3 & 4 April 1986 (Saga Fragment), and 11 & 12 April 1988 (Four songs)
 Recorded in:
 St Jude on the Hill, Hampstead, London
      2 & 3 November 1988 (Russian Suite) and 23-25 June 1991 (Golden Eagle, Romantric Overture)
 Brian Couzens (Saga Fragment)
 Tim Oldham (other works)
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Richard Lee (Golden Eagle, Romantic Overture)
 Ralph Couzens (other works)
 Janet Middlebrook (Assistant: Four songs)
 Ben Connellan (Assistant: Russian Suite)
 Philip Couzens (Assistant: Saga Fragment))
 Peter Sheldon (Assistant: other works)
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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