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Cat. No. CHAN 241-1 Price: £10.5 No. of discs: 2
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CHAN 241-1 - Bliss: Various 2-CD Set
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CD available From: 18 February 1999
 Arthur Bliss
      COMPACT DISC ONE
Checkmate Suite 25:15
1 I Prologue: The Players 6:22
2 II Dance of the Four Knights 4:00
3 III Entry of the Black Queen 5:46
4 IV The Red Knight's Mazurka - 2:53
5 V Ceremony of the Red Bishops - 2:23
6 VI Finale: Checkmate 3:49
 Ulster Orchestra
 Vernon Handley
     
Quintet for Clarinet and Strings 29:11
7 I Moderato 6:34
8 II Allegro molto 7:25
9 III Adagietto espressivo - Allegro moderato 9:00
10 IV Allegro energico 6:10
 Janet Hilton clarinet
 Lindsay String Quartet
     
11 Hymn to Apollo 11:19
 Ulster Orchestra
 Vernon Handley
      65:59
     
      COMPACT DISC TWO
Music for Strings 27:11
1 I Allegro moderato, energico - 9:18
2 II Andante, molto sostenuto 11:12
3 III Allegro molto 6:39
     
Pastoral 'Lie Strewn the White Flocks'* 33:51
4 I Introdcution and The Shepherd's Holyday - 4:29
5 II A Hymn to Pan - 2:54
6 III Pan's Saraband - 1:56
7 IV Pan and Echo - 3:43
8 V The Naļads' Music 5:23
9 VI The Pigeon Song 4:38
      Della Jones Mezzo-soprano
10 VII The Song of the Reapers - 2:08
11 VIII Finale - 1:39
12 IX The Shepherd's Night-Song 6:58
      61:04
 Sinfonia Chorus *
 Northern Sinfonia
 David Haslam flute*
 Richard Hickox
     
 Recorded in:
 Ulster Hall, Belfast
      25-27 March 1986 (Checkmate Suite) & 22 August 1989 (Hymn to Apollo)
 Recorded in:
 St Georges Church, Bloomsbury, London
      31 May and 1 June 1982 (Clarinet Quintet)
 Recorded in:
 All Saints Church, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
      28-29 January 1990 (other works)
 Producer(s)
 Brian Couzens (Checkmate Suite & Clarinet Quintet)
 Tim Oldham (other works)
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Ralph Couzens
 Philip Couzens (Assistant)
 Richard Lee (Assistant)
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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