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CHAN 241-1
 
Multiple Set of 2 CDs
Bliss: Various 2-CD Set
Release Date: February 1999
Originally recorded in 1998
Composer
Sir Arthur Bliss
Orchestra
Ulster Orchestra
Conductor
Vernon Handley
Solo clarinet
Janet Hilton
Chamber
Lindsay String Quartet
Choral *
Sinfonia Chorus
Orchestra
Northern Sinfonia
Solo flute*
David Haslam
Conductor
Richard Hickox
Venue
Ulster Hall, Belfast
Venue
St Georges Church, Bloomsbury, London
Venue
All Saints Church, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Series Consultant
Terry Holmes
Producer (Checkmate Suite & Clarinet Quintet)
Brian Couzens
Producer (other works)
Tim Oldham
Engineer
Ralph Couzens
Engineer (Assistant)
Philip Couzens
Engineer (Assistant)
Richard Lee
Genre:
Orchestral & Concertos
Compilations & Collections

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SIR ARTHUR BLISS

Checkmate Suite

25:15
1.
I
Prologue: The Players
6:22
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2.
II
Dance of the Four Knights
4:00
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3.
III
Entry of the Black Queen
5:46
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4.
IV
The Red Knight's Mazurka -
2:53
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5.
V
Ceremony of the Red Bishops -
2:23
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6.
VI
Finale: Checkmate
3:49
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Conductor: Vernon Handley

Quintet for Clarinet and Strings

29:11
7.
I
Moderato
6:34
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8.
II
Allegro molto
7:25
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9.
III
Adagietto espressivo - Allegro moderato
9:00
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10.
IV
Allegro energico
6:10
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Solo: Janet Hilton clarinet
11.

Hymn to Apollo

11:19
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Conductor: Vernon Handley

Music for Strings

27:11
12.
I
Allegro moderato, energico -
9:18
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13.
II
Andante, molto sostenuto
11:12
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14.
III
Allegro molto
6:39
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Pastoral 'Lie Strewn the White Flocks'*

33:51
15.
I
Introdcution and The Shepherd's Holyday -
4:29
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16.
II
A Hymn to Pan -
2:54
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17.
III
Pan's Saraband -
1:56
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18.
IV
Pan and Echo -
3:43
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19.
V
The Naïads' Music
5:23
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20.
VI
The Pigeon Song
4:38
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Della Jones Mezzo-soprano
21.
VII
The Song of the Reapers -
2:08
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22.
VIII
Finale -
1:39
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23.
IX
The Shepherd's Night-Song
6:58
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Solo: David Haslam flute*
Conductor: Richard Hickox
25-27 March 1986 (Checkmate Suite) & 22 August 1989 (Hymn to Apollo)
31 May and 1 June 1982 (Clarinet Quintet)
28-29 January 1990 (other works)

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SIR 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
Conductor: 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
Solo: Janet Hilton clarinet
11.

Hymn to Apollo

11:19
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Total time: 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 Naïads' 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
Total time: 61:04
Solo: David Haslam flute*
Conductor: Richard Hickox
25-27 March 1986 (Checkmate Suite) & 22 August 1989 (Hymn to Apollo)
31 May and 1 June 1982 (Clarinet Quintet)
28-29 January 1990 (other works)




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