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CHAN 10729
 
Multiple Set of 6 CDs
Bridge: Orchestral Works, The Collector's Edition
Release Date: July 2012
Originally recorded in 2001
Composer (1879-1941)
Frank Bridge
Solo piano
Howard Shelley
Solo cello
Alban Gerhardt
Choral
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Solo baritone
Roderick Williams
Solo tenor
Philip Langridge
Solo mezzo-soprano
Sarah Connolly
Conductor
Richard Hickox
Venue
Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
Producer
Ralph Couzens
Engineer (Assistant: Vols 1, 2, and 3 [Sir Roger de Coverley])
Christopher Brooke
Engineer (Assistant: Vols 3 [other works] and 4)
Matthew Walker
Engineer (Assistant: Vols 5 and 6)
Michael Common
Genre:
Orchestral & Concertos
Choir

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FRANK BRIDGE

(1879-1941)
1.

Enter Spring, H 174 (1926-27)

18:36
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Rhapsody
Allegro moderato - Tempo giusto - Andante tranquillo - Tempo I - Energico - Andante molto tranquillo
2.

Isabella, H 78 (1907)

18:00
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Symphonic Poem after Keats
Adagio ma non troppo - Allegretto moderato - L'istesso tempo - Allegro vivo - Adagio ma non troppo - Più adagio

Two Poems for Orchestra, H 118 (1915)

12:58
after Richard Jefferies
3.
I
Andante moderato e semplice
8:35
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4.
II
Allegro con brio
4:18
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5.

Mid of the Night, H 30 (1903)

26:05
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Symphonic Poem for Orchestra
Andante - Allegro moderato - Poco più vivo - Andante moderato - Allegro moderato - Andante moderato - Più lento
premiere recording in this version
6.

Dance Rhapsody, H 84 (1908)

19:16
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Allegro energico - Moderato - Allegretto moderato - Tempo di valse - Vivo - Allegro energico

Five Entr'actes, H 95 (1910)

12:05
from the play The Two Hunchbacks by Émile Cammaerts (1878-1953) for orchestra
7.
I
Prelude to Act I. Allegretto - Lento
3:20
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8.
II
Intermezzo from Act II. Andantino
1:36
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9.
III
Intermezzo from Act III. Allegretto (marziale)
1:19
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10.
IV
Prelude to Act III. Lento
2:36
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11.
V
Entr'acte between Acts II and III. Moderato
3:04
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12.

Dance Poem, H 111 (1913)

13:48
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Tempo di valse - Lento e languido - Tempo di valse - Largamente - Grazioso - Tempo di valse - A tempo, poco lento - Vivo - Presto
13.

Norse Legend, H 60 (1905/1938)

4:48
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Andante con moto

The Sea, H 100 (1910-11)

22:08
Suite for Orchestra
14.
1
Seascape. Allegro ben moderato
7:14
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15.
2
Sea-Foam. Allegro vivo
2:23
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3
Moonlight. Adagio ma non troppo
5:50
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17.
4
Storm. Allegro energico - Allegro moderato e largamente
6:33
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18.

Coronation March, H 97 (1911)

6:49
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Tempo di marcia, maestoso - L'istesso tempo ma poco largamente - Allargando - Tempo I
19.

Summer, H 116 (1914-15)

10:42
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Tone Poem for Orchestra
Andante ben moderato - A tempo ben moderato e tranquillo - Animato - Tempo I ma poco tranquillo
20.

Phantasm, H 182 (1931)

24:21
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Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra
Allegro moderato - Allegretto molto moderato - Lento e tranquillo - Allegro moderato -
Solo: Howard Shelley piano
21.

There Is a Willow Grows aslant a Brook, H 173 (1927)

11:19
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Impression for Small Orchestra
Adagio e tranquillo - Poco allegretto - A tempo I - Animato appassionato e rubato -

Vignettes de danse, H 166 (1938)

11:21
for Small Orchestra
22.
I
Nicolette. Andante moderato - Allegretto moderato - Andante - Allegretto -
3:13
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23.
II
Zoraida. Allegretto molto moderato
3:40
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24.
III
Carmelita. Con brio - Grazioso - A tempo con brio
4:19
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25.

Sir Roger de Coverley (A Christmas Dance), H 155 (1922)

4:41
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Allegro con spirito - Tempo risoluto e più animato
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26.

Rebus, H 191 (1940)

10:44
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Overture for Orchestra
Allegro deciso - Poco moderato - Tempo giusto - Ben ritmico - Tempo I - Moderato - Largamente -
27.

Oration (Concerto elegiaco), H 180 (1929-30)

29:17
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Poco lento - Lento e ritmico - Allegro - Ben moderato (poco lento) - Poco lento - Allegro giusto - Tranquillo -
Solo: Alban Gerhardt cello
28.

Allegro moderato, H 192 (1940-41)

13:24
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Fragment of a symphony for string orchestra
Edited by Anthony Pople
Allegro moderato - Animato e deciso - Moderato - Poco largamente - Tranquillo -
29.

Lament, H 117 (1915)

5:19
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Catherine, aged 9, 'Lusitania' 1915
Adagio, con molto espressione - Poco più adagio
30.

A Prayer, H 140 (1916-18)

17:55
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Andante moderato - Allegro moderato - Poco allargando - Più lento e largamente - A tempo moderato -

Suite for Strings, H 93 (1909-10)

21:03
31.
I
Prelude. Moderato - Un pochettino maestoso - Allegro ma non troppo - Tempo I, tranquillo -
7:33
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32.
II
Intermezzo. Allegretto grazioso
3:27
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33.
III
Nocturne. Adagio molto - Un pochettino animato - Tempo I
6:09
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34.
IV
Finale. Allegro vivo - Poco meno mosso - Tempo I
3:45
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35.

The Hag, H 14 (1902)

2:25
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Song for Baritone and Orchestra
Allegro molto
Solo: Roderick Williams baritone
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Two Songs of Robert Bridges, H 65 (1905-06)

6:32
for Baritone and Orchestra
36.
1
I praise the tender flower. H 65a. Andante moderato - Pochettino più mosso - Tempo I
3:13
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37.
2
Thou didst delight my eyes. H 65b. Allegro appassionato - Moderato
3:16
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Solo: Roderick Williams baritone

Two Intermezzi from 'Threads', H 151 (1921-1938)

8:33
38.
I
Andante molto moderato e tranquillo
3:53
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39.
II
Tempo di valse - Animato
4:38
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Two Old English Songs, H 119 (1916)

7:30
Arranged for String Orchestra
40.
Sally in Our Alley. Andante con moto - Poco tranquillo - Tempo I
4:19
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41.
Cherry Ripe. Allegretto con moto
3:11
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Two Entr'actes (1906, 1926)

6:38
42.
I
Rosemary, H 68b. Andante espressivo e molto rubato - Allegro - Tempo I ma poco più tranquillo
3:54
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II
Canzonetta, H 169. Allegretto molto moderato e rubato - Allegro con moto - Tempo I
2:42
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44.

Valse Intermezzo a cordes, H 17 (1902)

6:49
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No. 2 from Four Pieces for String Orchestra assembled and arranged by Paul Hindmarsh
Moderato - Valse lente - Coda
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45.

Todessehnsucht, H 181 (1932/1936)

3:53
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Arrangement for string orchestra of Komm, süßer Tod, BWV 478, from Schemelli's Musicalisches Gesang-Buch, by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Lento e sostenuto - Poco più andante ma sostenuto - Largamente
46.

Sir Roger de Coverley (A Christmas Dance), H 155 (1922/1939)

4:24
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Allegro con spirito - Tempo risoluto
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47.

Blow out, you bugles, H 132 (1918)

5:37
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Allegro moderato e risoluto - Lento - Andante moderato - Andante ben moderato -
Solo: Philip Langridge tenor
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48.

Adoration, H 57 (1905/1918)

2:55
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Molto adagio - Adagio ma non tropo - Poco a poco animato - A tempo, largamente
Solo: Philip Langridge tenor
premiere recording
49.

Where she lies asleep, H 113 (1914)

3:01
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Andante ben moderato
Solo: Philip Langridge tenor
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50.

Love went a-riding, H 114 (1914)

1:40
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Allegro
Solo: Philip Langridge tenor
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51.

Thy hand in mine, H 124 (1917/1923)

2:10
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Andante moderato
Solo: Philip Langridge tenor
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52.

Berceuse, H 9 (1901)

5:06
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Andante con moto - Poco più mosso - Tempo I
Solo: Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
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53.

Mantle of blue, H 131 (1918/1934)

2:47
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Andante ben moderato - Tranquillo - A tempo
Solo: Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
54.

Day after day, H 164i (1922)

4:55
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Lento ma non troppo - Andante moderato - Poco animato - A tempo moderato - A tempo con moto ma tranquillo -
Solo: Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
55.

Speak to me, my love!, H 164ii (1924)

5:56
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Andante moderato - Poco a poco animato - Tempo I, ma calmato - Allegro con moto - Tempo I, ma tranquillo -
Solo: Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
56.

Berceuse, H 8 (1901/1902/1928)

3:23
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Andante con moto - Poco più mosso - Tempo I
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57.

Chant d'esperance, H 18ii (1902)

3:40
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No. 2 from Trois Morceaux d'orchestre
Allegro moderato - Presto
58.

Serenade, H 23 (1903)

2:51
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Allegro grazioso - Meno mosso - Più animato - Meno mosso - Tempo I - Presto
premiere recording

The Pageant of London, H 98 (1911)

15:08
Suite for wind orchestra
59.
I. Solemn March 'Richard III leaving London'. Tempo di marcia ma maestoso
4:41
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II. First Discoveries
60.
1. Introduction Moderato
2:01
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61.
2. Pavane. Moderato
1:49
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62.
3. La Romanesca [a Galliard]. Allegretto
1:04
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63.
III. March 'Henry VIII entering London'. Allegro marziale
5:33
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64.

A Royal Night of Variety, H 184 (1934)

1:27
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Epilogue for orchestra
Allegro moderato - Tranquillo - Moderato
Total time: 61:14
Conductor: Richard Hickox
26 and 27 November 2000 (Vol. 1, Vol. 3 [Sir Roger de Coverley]), 19 and 20 September 2001 (Vol. 2), 28 and 29 November 2002 (Vol. 3 [other works]), 13 and 14 May 2003 (Vol. 4), 3 and 4 December 2003 (Vol. 5), & 23 and 24 October 2004 (Vol. 6)

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FRANK BRIDGE

(1879-1941)
COMPACT DISC ONE
1.

Enter Spring, H 174 (1926-27)

18:36
Rhapsody
Allegro moderato - Tempo giusto - Andante tranquillo - Tempo I - Energico - Andante molto tranquillo
2.

Isabella, H 78 (1907)

18:00
Symphonic Poem after Keats
Adagio ma non troppo - Allegretto moderato - L'istesso tempo - Allegro vivo - Adagio ma non troppo - Più adagio

Two Poems for Orchestra, H 118 (1915)

12:58
after Richard Jefferies
3.
I
Andante moderato e semplice
8:35
4.
II
Allegro con brio
4:18
premiere recording
5.

Mid of the Night, H 30 (1903)

26:05
Symphonic Poem for Orchestra
Andante - Allegro moderato - Poco più vivo - Andante moderato - Allegro moderato - Andante moderato - Più lento
Total time: 75:47
COMPACT DISC TWO
premiere recording in this version
1.

Dance Rhapsody, H 84 (1908)

19:16
for orchestra
Allegro energico - Moderato - Allegretto moderato - Tempo di valse - Vivo - Allegro energico

Five Entr'actes, H 95 (1910)

12:05
from the play The Two Hunchbacks by Émile Cammaerts (1878-1953) for orchestra
2.
I
Prelude to Act I. Allegretto - Lento
3:20
3.
II
Intermezzo from Act II. Andantino
1:36
4.
III
Intermezzo from Act III. Allegretto (marziale)
1:19
5.
IV
Prelude to Act III. Lento
2:36
6.
V
Entr'acte between Acts II and III. Moderato
3:04
7.

Dance Poem, H 111 (1913)

13:48
for orchestra
Tempo di valse - Lento e languido - Tempo di valse - Largamente - Grazioso - Tempo di valse - A tempo, poco lento - Vivo - Presto
8.

Norse Legend, H 60 (1905/1938)

4:48
for orchestra
Andante con moto

The Sea, H 100 (1910-11)

22:08
Suite for Orchestra
9.
1
Seascape. Allegro ben moderato
7:14
10.
2
Sea-Foam. Allegro vivo
2:23
11.
3
Moonlight. Adagio ma non troppo
5:50
12.
4
Storm. Allegro energico - Allegro moderato e largamente
6:33
Total time: 72:34
COMPACT DISC THREE
premiere recording
1.

Coronation March, H 97 (1911)

6:49
Tempo di marcia, maestoso - L'istesso tempo ma poco largamente - Allargando - Tempo I
2.

Summer, H 116 (1914-15)

10:42
Tone Poem for Orchestra
Andante ben moderato - A tempo ben moderato e tranquillo - Animato - Tempo I ma poco tranquillo
3.

Phantasm, H 182 (1931)

24:21
Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra
Allegro moderato - Allegretto molto moderato - Lento e tranquillo - Allegro moderato -
Solo: Howard Shelley piano
4.

There Is a Willow Grows aslant a Brook, H 173 (1927)

11:19
Impression for Small Orchestra
Adagio e tranquillo - Poco allegretto - A tempo I - Animato appassionato e rubato -

Vignettes de danse, H 166 (1938)

11:21
for Small Orchestra
5.
I
Nicolette. Andante moderato - Allegretto moderato - Andante - Allegretto -
3:13
6.
II
Zoraida. Allegretto molto moderato
3:40
7.
III
Carmelita. Con brio - Grazioso - A tempo con brio
4:19
premiere recording in this version
8.

Sir Roger de Coverley (A Christmas Dance), H 155 (1922)

4:41
for Large Orchestra
Allegro con spirito - Tempo risoluto e più animato
Total time: 69:51
COMPACT DISC FOUR
premiere recording on CD
1.

Rebus, H 191 (1940)

10:44
Overture for Orchestra
Allegro deciso - Poco moderato - Tempo giusto - Ben ritmico - Tempo I - Moderato - Largamente -
2.

Oration (Concerto elegiaco), H 180 (1929-30)

29:17
for Solo Cello and Orchestra
Poco lento - Lento e ritmico - Allegro - Ben moderato (poco lento) - Poco lento - Allegro giusto - Tranquillo -
Solo: Alban Gerhardt cello
3.

Allegro moderato, H 192 (1940-41)

13:24
Fragment of a symphony for string orchestra
Edited by Anthony Pople
Allegro moderato - Animato e deciso - Moderato - Poco largamente - Tranquillo -
4.

Lament, H 117 (1915)

5:19
for String Orchestra
Catherine, aged 9, 'Lusitania' 1915
Adagio, con molto espressione - Poco più adagio
5.

A Prayer, H 140 (1916-18)

17:55
for Chorus and Orchestra
Andante moderato - Allegro moderato - Poco allargando - Più lento e largamente - A tempo moderato -
Total time: 77:01
COMPACT DISC FIVE

Suite for Strings, H 93 (1909-10)

21:03
1.
I
Prelude. Moderato - Un pochettino maestoso - Allegro ma non troppo - Tempo I, tranquillo -
7:33
2.
II
Intermezzo. Allegretto grazioso
3:27
3.
III
Nocturne. Adagio molto - Un pochettino animato - Tempo I
6:09
4.
IV
Finale. Allegro vivo - Poco meno mosso - Tempo I
3:45
premiere recording
5.

The Hag, H 14 (1902)

2:25
Song for Baritone and Orchestra
Allegro molto
Solo: Roderick Williams baritone
premiere recording

Two Songs of Robert Bridges, H 65 (1905-06)

6:32
for Baritone and Orchestra
6.
1
I praise the tender flower. H 65a. Andante moderato - Pochettino più mosso - Tempo I
3:13
7.
2
Thou didst delight my eyes. H 65b. Allegro appassionato - Moderato
3:16
Solo: Roderick Williams baritone

Two Intermezzi from 'Threads', H 151 (1921-1938)

8:33
8.
I
Andante molto moderato e tranquillo
3:53
9.
II
Tempo di valse - Animato
4:38

Two Old English Songs, H 119 (1916)

7:30
Arranged for String Orchestra
10.
Sally in Our Alley. Andante con moto - Poco tranquillo - Tempo I
4:19
11.
Cherry Ripe. Allegretto con moto
3:11

Two Entr'actes (1906, 1926)

6:38
12.
I
Rosemary, H 68b. Andante espressivo e molto rubato - Allegro - Tempo I ma poco più tranquillo
3:54
13.
II
Canzonetta, H 169. Allegretto molto moderato e rubato - Allegro con moto - Tempo I
2:42
14.

Valse Intermezzo a cordes, H 17 (1902)

6:49
No. 2 from Four Pieces for String Orchestra assembled and arranged by Paul Hindmarsh
Moderato - Valse lente - Coda
premiere recording
15.

Todessehnsucht, H 181 (1932/1936)

3:53
Arrangement for string orchestra of Komm, süßer Tod, BWV 478, from Schemelli's Musicalisches Gesang-Buch, by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Lento e sostenuto - Poco più andante ma sostenuto - Largamente
16.

Sir Roger de Coverley (A Christmas Dance), H 155 (1922/1939)

4:24
for Strings
Allegro con spirito - Tempo risoluto
Total time: 68:17
COMPACT DISC SIX
premiere recording
1.

Blow out, you bugles, H 132 (1918)

5:37
for tenor and orchestra
Allegro moderato e risoluto - Lento - Andante moderato - Andante ben moderato -
Solo: Philip Langridge tenor
premiere recording
2.

Adoration, H 57 (1905/1918)

2:55
for tenor and orchestra
Molto adagio - Adagio ma non tropo - Poco a poco animato - A tempo, largamente
Solo: Philip Langridge tenor
premiere recording
3.

Where she lies asleep, H 113 (1914)

3:01
for tenor and orchestra
Andante ben moderato
Solo: Philip Langridge tenor
premiere recording
4.

Love went a-riding, H 114 (1914)

1:40
for tenor and orchestra
Allegro
Solo: Philip Langridge tenor
premiere recording
5.

Thy hand in mine, H 124 (1917/1923)

2:10
for tenor and orchestra
Andante moderato
Solo: Philip Langridge tenor
premiere recording
6.

Berceuse, H 9 (1901)

5:06
for soprano and orchestra
Andante con moto - Poco più mosso - Tempo I
Solo: Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
premiere recording
7.

Mantle of blue, H 131 (1918/1934)

2:47
for high voice and orchestra
Andante ben moderato - Tranquillo - A tempo
Solo: Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
8.

Day after day, H 164i (1922)

4:55
for mezzo-soprano and orchestra
Lento ma non troppo - Andante moderato - Poco animato - A tempo moderato - A tempo con moto ma tranquillo -
Solo: Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
9.

Speak to me, my love!, H 164ii (1924)

5:56
for mezzo-soprano and orchestra
Andante moderato - Poco a poco animato - Tempo I, ma calmato - Allegro con moto - Tempo I, ma tranquillo -
Solo: Sarah Connolly mezzo-soprano
10.

Berceuse, H 8 (1901/1902/1928)

3:23
Andante con moto - Poco più mosso - Tempo I
premiere recording
11.

Chant d'esperance, H 18ii (1902)

3:40
No. 2 from Trois Morceaux d'orchestre
Allegro moderato - Presto
12.

Serenade, H 23 (1903)

2:51
Allegro grazioso - Meno mosso - Più animato - Meno mosso - Tempo I - Presto
premiere recording

The Pageant of London, H 98 (1911)

15:08
Suite for wind orchestra
13.
I. Solemn March 'Richard III leaving London'. Tempo di marcia ma maestoso
4:41
II. First Discoveries
14.
1. Introduction Moderato
2:01
15.
2. Pavane. Moderato
1:49
16.
3. La Romanesca [a Galliard]. Allegretto
1:04
17.
III. March 'Henry VIII entering London'. Allegro marziale
5:33
premiere recording
18.

A Royal Night of Variety, H 184 (1934)

1:27
Epilogue for orchestra
Allegro moderato - Tranquillo - Moderato
Total time: 61:14
Conductor: Richard Hickox
26 and 27 November 2000 (Vol. 1, Vol. 3 [Sir Roger de Coverley]), 19 and 20 September 2001 (Vol. 2), 28 and 29 November 2002 (Vol. 3 [other works]), 13 and 14 May 2003 (Vol. 4), 3 and 4 December 2003 (Vol. 5), & 23 and 24 October 2004 (Vol. 6)




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