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Bliss: Morning Heroes/Hymn to Apollo

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Bliss: Morning Heroes/Hymn to Apollo
Running Time: 64:56
CD UPC: 0095115515921

Release Date: October 2015
Originally recorded in 2015
Composer (1891-1975)
Sir Arthur Bliss
Solo narrator
Samuel West
Choral
BBC Symphony Chorus
Orchestra
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Conductor
Sir Andrew Davis
Venue
Fairfield Halls, Croydon
Producer
Brian Pidgeon
Engineer
Ralph Couzens
Engineer (Assistant)
Robert Gilmour
Genre:
Choir
Orchestral & Concertos

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SIR ARTHUR BLISS

(1891-1975)

Morning Heroes, F 32 (1930)

55:33
A Symphony for Orator, Chorus, and Orchestra
To the memory of my brother FRANCIS KENNARD BLISS and all other comrades killed in battle
1.
I. Hector's Farewell to Andromache.
13:00
Maestoso - L'istesso tempo - L'istesso tempo -
2.
II. The City Arming.
11:14
Allegro alla marcia (with great spirit and elation) - Poco meno -
3.
III. Vigil.
7:53
Andante sostenuto - L'istesso tempo (Tranquillo) -
4.
The Bivouac's Flame.
4:26
Adagio maestoso - Più mosso - A tempo maestoso -
5.
IV. Achilles Goes Forth to Battle.
6:45
Allegro con fuoco - Tranquillo -
6.
The Heroes.
1:38
Allegro con fuoco - Molto animato
V. Trumpeter, for thy Close
7.
Spring Offensive.
5:32
Andante maestoso - Più animato - Andante molto
tranquillo -
8.
Dawn on the Somme.
5:02
Grave (quasi chorale) - Andante tranquillo - Pochissimo più mosso -
Solo: Samuel West narrator
Choral: BBC Symphony Chorus
premiere recording
9.

Hymn to Apollo, F 116 (1926)

9:26
for Orchestra
Original version
Moderato maestoso - Più mosso (assai allegro) -
A tempo -
Total time: 65:12
Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis
16 and 17 May 2015




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