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Cat. No. CHAN 10797 Price: £10.5 No. of discs: 1
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CHAN 10797 - Overtures from the British Isles
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CD available From: 16 December 2013
     
 Frederic Austin (1872-1952)
1 The Sea Venturers (1934) 11:07
      Concert Overture
      To Charles Kennedy Scott
      Allegro vivo - Poco meno mosso - Tempo I - Poco meno mosso - Tranquillo - Lento -
     
 Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
2 Prelude to 'Oedipus tyrannus', Op. 29 (1887, revised 1888) 8:27
      from incidental music to the play by Sophocles (c. 496 BC – c. 406 BC)
      Adagio molto - Più mosso - Tempo I (Adagio molto)
     
 Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912)
3 Overture to 'The Song of Hiawatha', Op. 30 No. 3 (1899) 11:21
      from Scenes from The Song of Hiawatha
      Larghetto - Allegro ma non troppo - Animato - Più mosso - Tranquillo -
     
 Frederic Hymen Cowen (1852-1935)
4 The Butterfly's Ball (1901) 11:48
      (Le Bal des Papillons)
      Concert Overture for Full Orchestra
      Dedicated to Robert Newman's Queen's Hall Orchestra
      Molto vivace - Poco tranquillo - Animato come prima - Più animato - Tempo I - Poco tranquillo -
     
 Granville Bantock (1868-1946)
5 The Frogs (1935) 8:26
      (of Aristophanes)
      Comedy Overture for Orchestra
      To Werner Janssen
      Vivace - L'istesso tempo - Poco cantabile - Cantabile sostenuto - Liberamente -
     
 Alexander Campbell Mackenzie (1847-1935)
6 Overture to 'The Little Minister' (1897) 8:12
      from incidental music to the play by Sir James Matthew (J.M.) Barrie (1860-1937)
      Allegro marcato - Allegretto moderato - Molto più animato - Tranquillo - Un poco animato -
     
 Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900)
7 Overture to 'Macbeth' (1888) 8:13
      from incidental music to the play by William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
      Allegro non troppo vivace
     
 Henry Balfour Gardiner (1877-1950)
8 Overture to a Comedy (1906, revised 1911) 8:29
      for Orchestra
      To York Bowen
      Allegro - Meno mosso, più tranquillo - Ancora meno mosso - Allegro (Tempo I) - Con fuoco -
      77:06
     
 BBC National Orchestra of Wales
 Rumon Gamba
 Recorded in:
 BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales
      24-26 April 2013
 Producer(s)
 Tim Thorne
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Jonathan Cooper
 Catherine McGhee (Assistant)
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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